UK Column News - 20th March 2017

Brian Gerrish and Mike Robinson with today's UK Column news update, including:

START      Speculation of early general election can only be wrong
02:40        Allegations of EU funding Socttish IndyRef2 campaign
05:16        British soft power in the Horn of Africa as Pritti Patel makes a claim on NGOs in the area
11:30        Increased pressure on Russia as Britain deploys more troops to Estonia 
14:30        A new defence pact - this time Britain and Germany. Oh what a tangled web we weave.
17:15        20% of British military personnel have left in last 12 months over concerns of EU military unification
28:10       Happy World Happiness Day!
32:15       Suicide now the leading cause of death among under 50's in UK
39:15       Avon & Somerset police refuse to answer freedom of information request on child abuse because Security Services source of information held, or not held.