Brian Gerrish and Mike Robinson are joined by Alex Thomson for today's news update from the UK Column.
START – Syria: $6 billion available for rebuilding but only if Assad goes…
Haaretz: Everyone’s talking about Russia’s S300…why should Israel be worried…?
Craig Murray: big idea seems to be reinstatement of France’s colonial power in Syria
Disconcerting ‘bromance’ between France’s Macron and Trump
11:02 – BBC: Investigative journalism or psychological mind games…?
Russian evidence twisted to seem like ‘propaganda’
Atlantic Council spokesman: who is Ben Nimmo…?
Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab: attacks Russia – without evidence
Digital Forensic Research Lab: team listed on website is anonymous…
DFR Lab: spin, obfuscation and inversion of the truth
26:02 – We live in a post-truth World: the public are flooded with lies
28:40 – Media on Trial event: 27 May, Leeds
NHS conference: Dying for Good Health – 12 May, Nottingham
Alternative View 9 conference: 4-7 May, near Milton Keynes
29:30 – What is behind the collapse in US airmanship…?
Sowing division with fake political correctness and bogus diversity concerns
33:20 – French policy in Eastern Mediterranean now overt
France turning areas of South and East Mediterranean into virtual protectorates
36:09 – Germany re-arming like it’s 1936…
Germany to manufacture its own air defences…?
37:53 – Parliamentary questions about deployments in Syria
40:03 – Good news (or not): Change Makers 2018 conference – sponsor Bloomberg
Change will happen through social sector organisations…
Matt Hancock: on the side of the disruptors – blessed are the change makers
45:00 – Peter and Barbara Hofschröer appeal
46:54 – Peter Hitchens defends himself after BBC smears