UK Column News - 4th January 2017

Mike Robinson and Alex Thomson with the first news update of 2017, including:

START    2017 the year of the Royal Navy
02:49      Ministry of Defence pays extra £100 million for new Offshore Patrol vessels
06:13      Brexit in chaos - as expected
11:40      NATO auditor assassinated - about to expose terrorist funding?
15:50      Russian response to provocations
17:08      Assassination of Karlov retribution for Putin "war crimes"
18:35      A third assassination: senior counsellor to Russian ministry of foreign affairs
19:21      A look at Eastern Europe: Poland, the Baltics, Ukraine and Georgia
39:44      In Germany, SZ exposes Facebook's "secret" deletion policy
40:45      German politicians call for huge fines for "fake news"