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UK Column News - 10th July 2019

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and Alex Thomson with today's news update from the UK Column.

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START – Kim Darroch resigns following outburst at President Trump’s administration
No criticism of Darroch from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Darroch’s background is Franco-British and he’s a Europhile
07:52 – Welcome to UK Column’s latest viewers
09:15 – European Council appointments: update
EU Military Unification: removing public influence on future conflicts
EU wants to combine military and policing across Europe
PESCO: needed for future crises, European Defence Fund also needed…
British defence cuts over past years are deliberate to prepare for EU Military Unification
Political deception: all parties in Westminster are guilty of this public cover-up  
23:44 – Royal Navy cancels HMS Queen Elizabeth event due to leak
Luckily there were no aircraft onboard…
British Army down thousands of soldiers after outsourcing recruitment IT to Capita
27:32 – Georgia: TV anchor has outburst against Russian President Putin
Putin: not worth any attention, we must focus on real history
32:40 – US drones make temporary move to Black Sea region
34:01 – Iran: Russia and China blame Britain for escalation of tension
China Daily: restraint, diplomacy only way to difuse Iran crisis
Joint statement issued by UK, France, Germany and EU High Representative
The precedent has been set and could escalate
38:02 – Alternative View 10 DVDs available from UK Column and 21 Wire websites
Alternative View 10.1 conference: 27 October – Kensington, London
38:32 – Defend Media Freedom conference update
Conference is supported by Luminate – who are they…?
Meet the Luminate board – Ebay chief, ex-BBC Stephen King among others
Department For International Development defends Media Freedom
£12 million fund provided from DFID for consortium lead by BBC Media Action…
A further £3 million goes to Institute for War & Peace Reporting – chair David Bell
This is not about media freedom, it is about the transformation of society
The irony: Defend Media Freedom event has banned RT and Sputnik from attending…
Media freedom allowed so long as you don’t ask any questions
45:55 – Motorway signs to be translated into different languages