UK Column News - 10th March 2023

Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen with today’s UK Column News. Pre-recorded segment with Vanessa Beeley.


Je t'aime... moi non plus: The Small Men Meet in Paris

00:19 Migrationwatch: Taxpayers have to cough up nearly £2 billion per year on hotel rooms for migrants

Guardian: Britain and France signed a 50-year defence deal in 2010

UK-France Summit 2018: UK Government documents—United Kingdom-France Summit set out plans for closer co-operation between the United Kingdom and France

Prime Minister agrees unprecedented measures to tackle illegal migration alongside France

BBC—"Small boats": Sensible to give France cash to stop crossings, says PM

Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS): Student finance for refugees, asylum seekers, and those with limited leave to remain in the UK


False Dichotomy: A New Covid Narrative Just For You

08:25 Telegraph: No one believed the Covid Wuhan lab leak theory—then the world changed its tune

Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield testifies on the origins of Covid–19 before the House Select Subcommittee

Denis Rancourt on Twitter: Is Malone an idiot? This does the opposite of "blowing up the narrative"


NATO and Covid

18:43 21st Century Wire: NATO's Trojan Horse Behind Europe's Covid–19 Response—Part 1

Medical Countermeasures to Biological Warfare Agents by David R. Franz

Bioweapons BS—Dr Sam Bailey

21st Century Wire—Italy 2020: Inside Covid's 'Ground Zero' in Europe

21st Century Wire interview: Michael Bryant 


None Shall Pass: Digital Border Monitoring

30:44 People travelling to the UK without a visa will soon need to get an Electronic Travel Authorisation

UK unveils plans for travel scheme to bolster the border—The UK’s new ETA

Mail: Newly installed ULEZ cameras are vandalised with wires cut and lenses painted black

Exeter Hold The Line event: 11 March, 12:00 at Exeter Cathedral Green


Georgian Dreaming: Who funds all these Tbilisi NGOs?

34:29 Guardian: Protesters and police clash in Georgia for second day over ‘foreign agents’ law

Guardian: Georgia drops bill on ‘foreign agents’ after two nights of violent protests

Euractiv: EU must act on Georgia's 'foreign agent' law

Georgian Court Watch: "Georgian Dream" is attempting to remove public's ability to monitor the government's activities

New Eastern Europe—The European Dream: Georgia’s growing anti-European rhetoric undermines its pro-western aspirations

Reuters: EU's Borrell condemns Georgia foreign influence law


Syria Can't Shake Special Visitors

45:26 Congressional Progressive Caucus Urges ‘Yes’ Vote on Syria War Powers Resolution

The Intercept: House Hawks Kill Bipartisan Effort to End War in Syria 

Defense News: US House votes down Gaetz bill to withdraw troops from Syria

Vanessa Beeley pre-recorded interview on the revamping of the White Helmets

The Cradle: Syria condemns illegal visit of top US general

Reuters: Syria says Israeli air raid takes Aleppo airport out of service


Russian Escalations; War-Weary Ukrainians

1:02:51 Russia hits Ukraine with the largest missile strikes since the start of the conflict

Latest UK Defence Intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine—10 March 2023

PressBee: Kiev’s security chief names ‘dangerous tendency’ among even Western Ukrainians (desire for peace talks)

Attorney-General Victoria Prentis on Twitter: Visiting a town destroyed by missile strikes


Nord Stream Volte-Face: Throw Ukrainians Under The Bus

1:11:05 NYT: Intelligence Suggests Pro-Ukrainian Group Sabotaged Pipelines, U.S. Officials Say

Politico: In Nord Stream bombings probe, German investigators see Ukraine link

Seymour Hersh: How America Took Out The Nord Stream Pipeline

HM Treasury: Global Advisory on Russian Sanctions Evasion—Issued Jointly by the Multilateral REPO Task Force

Gov.UK: Russian Elites, Proxies and Oligarchs Task Force: statement and advisory

Mail: Are sanctions REALLY wrecking life in Russia? As British supermarkets ration eggs and vegetables—thanks in part to Putin's war in Ukraine 


Green Issues: Car Exhaust Is Racist

1:18:30 21st Century Wire: The Troubling Future of the Green Electric Revolution

LA Times: “White drivers are polluting the air breathed by L.A.’s people of color”