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Tropicana hotel demolition: Vegas chooses cash over legacy

The Tropicana has been synonymous with old-world Las Vegas glamour for nearly seven decades – but the legendary landmark has now closed its doors to make way for a $1.5 billion baseball stadium. As historians scramble to preserve the Tropicana’s colourful past, the site’s sporting future exemplifies the city’s ever-changing identity, writes Sheila Flynn

Netanyahu is a ruthless opportunist who will do what’s best for him

Having faced increasing pressure from Western allies over Israel’s conduct during the war in Gaza, the Israeli prime minister has had those same allies rush to help over Tehran’s attack, writes Kim Sengupta. He will not want to squander that goodwill

<p>Benjamin Netanyahu with his war cabinet. The Israeli PM has often been accused of using war to his political advantage </p>





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