UK Column News - 13th September 2023

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and Debi Evans with today’s UK Column News.


Autumn Approaches With The Next Round Of Mainstream Media Fear To Be Unleashed—And The Mail Thinks Half The Country Lives In Care Homes

00:24 Daily Mail: Covid and flu autumn vaccine rollouts kick off today: 30 million care home residents invited for jab one month early amid fears over mutant Pirola variant

Pharmaceutical Technology: MHRA grants approval for Pfizer-BioNTech’s adapted vaccine for Covid–19

The Independent: FDA approves updated Moderna and Pfizer Covid boosters set to arrive soon as cases rise

BBC News: Infection expert calls for return of free Covid tests

The Independent: Covid vaccine should be rolled out to everyone among fears of highly infectious variant, health boss says

ITV News: 'A fight against time': 7,000 seabirds die from bird flu at UK colonies 

Mirror: Scientist's chilling warning over 'signals of next epidemic' coming for humans

Herald Scotland: Nine things we've learned about Devi Sridhar and Covid from her new book Preventable


Far East Focus: DPRK-Russia Summit

05:07 NBC News: Kim Jong Un, Putin meet for arms talks at Russian spaceport

BBC News (YouTube): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets Russia's President Putin

Mirage News: Full Text Transcript of Putin & Kim Jong-un Meeting

BBC: Ukraine war: Kim Jong Un 'to visit Putin for weapons talks'


Chief Of General Staff Sanders Is Sad For 'His' Tank; What About The Men Within, Sir Patrick?

09:15 Forces News (YouTube): British Army chief felt 'emotional tug' seeing Challenger 2 destroyed in Ukraine

The Guardian: British Challenger 2 tank destroyed in combat for first time, Ukraine footage shows

Weeb Union (YouTube): Double The Meatgrinder

Monthly Review (Originally published by Punch Newspaper but now removed): Luxurious villa owned by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s family discovered on Egyptian Coast


Restructuring The Military-Industrial Complex: Britain Keen To Participate, Having Destroyed Its Armed Forces

14:27 GOV.UK: Defence Minister James Cartlidge formally opens DSEI 2023

GOV.UK: General Sir Patrick Sanders DSEI 2023 Keynote Speech

The Guardian: BRICS to more than double with admission of six new countries

Al Jazeera: Saudi Arabia, Iran among six nations invited to join BRICS


Worthy Events And Viewers' E-Mails

19:13 On Guard for the Liberty of Mankind—Saturday 30 September 2023

UK Column content: Debi Evans Blog: 12 September 2023

UK Column interview: Prof. Michael Esfeld—Common law requires the courage to judge

Forthcoming UK Column Interview: A Lesson for the Ages—Charles Ortel on Clinton money and charity law: Thursday 13:00

E-mail to UK Column: A Postman Speaks

E-mail to UK Column: An RAF Veteran Speaks, And Recommends UK Defence Matters

E-mail to UK Column: Stroud CSSD

Social Work Today: Family court proceedings linked to suicide, mental and physical health problems in new study


Culling The Backlog? With NHS Waiting Lists Growing, List Of Patients Put On Palliative Care Grows

22:53 The Telegraph: Anorexia patients may be given palliative care not life-prolonging treatment under new NHS guidance 

Research Gate: Caring for Patients With Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders (SEED): Certification, Harm Reduction, Palliative Care, and the Question of Futility

LinkedIn: Patricia Westmoreland MD—Psychiatrist—Self-employed

Johns Hopkins University: Philip S. Mehler, MD, FAED, CEDS

Psych Central: DSM–5 Diagnostic Codes

NHS Data Dictionary: ICD–10 Code

Holocaust Encyclopedia: Euthanasia Program and Aktion T4 (Tiergartenstrasse)

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust: Eating disorders community team


Final Warning: The Online Safety Bill Is In Its Final Stages

29:35 British Government Science Secretary (and former Digital Secretary) Michelle Donelan (Twitter/X):

It’s time to pass our online safety law and crack down on the sick, cowardly trolls who prowl out of sight online.

Michelle Donelan (Twitter/X):

The Online Safety Bill is critical to protecting children and empowering adults online. It will become law in a matter of days, marking a historic and unprecedented leap forward with British leadership in online safety.

Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (Twitter/X):

Representatives from sport, journalism and television shared their experiences of online abuse 10 Downing Street and discussed what’s needed to protect people from harmful content online.

Soon to be law, the Online Safety Bill will make the UK the safest place to be online.

Local Government Association: Online Safety Bill, Consideration of Lords Amendments, House of Commons—12 September 2023

BBC: Grooming cases at record high amid online safety laws delay

UK Parliament: Online Safety Bill

GOV.UK: Stars descend on Downing Street to throw support behind new laws to make UK safest place to be online 


Common Purpose Exposed

32:52 Laura Kuenssberg (Twitter/X):

Civil servants are meant to be totally impartial … but here’s what the former foreign office chief did in the aftermath of the EU vote.

Freedom of Information Request RF120091146: BBC spent £158,100 of public money on Common Purpose over 7 years.

Freedom of information request RFI2007000049: BBC also spent £47,260 Jan 2005 to Jan 2007. Mr Harding attends Common Purpose in a private capacity.

CP Exposed: Common Purpose Collaboration Laboratory to mind-bend Civil Service

CP Exposed: Common Purpose penetration of Civil Service


BBC Censors Criticism Of The BBC—To 'Protect' The Public?

38:45 Sophie Little (Twitter/X): 

The BBC have decided to cut out something I said on my final radio show today. You can still listen to it here.


A Bit Of A Fight At G20 Summit In New Delhi

41:48 G20: G20 Summit, New Delhi

One Earth • One Family • One Future

Amitabh Kant (Twitter/X): 

The most complex part of the entire G20 was to bring consensus on the geopolitical paras (Russia-Ukraine). This was done over 200 hours of non-stop negotiations, 300 bilateral meetings, 15 drafts. In this, I was greatly assisted by two brilliant officers.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation: Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s statement and answers to media questions following the G20 Summit, New Delhi, September 10, 2023

NDTV: Plane Fixed, Justin Trudeau Leaves For Home Two Days After G20 Meet Ended 

Outlook Planet: G20 Commits To Phase Out Inefficient Coal And Fossil Fuel Subsidies

TASS: Russia signs memorandum on development of coal energy sector in Afghanistan—envoy 

Global Times: Who is the 'spoiler' of the G20 summit in New Delhi?


Back to the Past—A Re-Emergence of Victorian Diseases

46:53 Daily Express: Urgent NHS warning over return of Victorian-era disease and the symptoms to look out for

UK Column Article (June 2022): Back to the Past—A Reemergence of Victorian Diseases

Daily Mail: Doctors demand that NHS stops hiring lower-ranking medics and for patients to be told when they are not being seen by fully-trained medic

BBC: Northumberland NHS drone trial 'massive airspace grab'

MHRA (YouTube, 2013): Introduction to the MHRA Innovation Office 

GOV.UK (2013): Dr Ian Hudson appointed as the MHRA’s new Chief Executive 

GOV.UK (2017): MHRA awarded over £980,000 for collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Health Organisation 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Ian Hudson

Previous coverage for UK Column of Ian Hudson's revolving-door appointments by Hedley Rees


‘Scientists’ Say What Now? 

51:43 New York Post: People who trust their gut are suckers for conspiracy theories

Linköping University: They fall more easily for conspiracy theories

E-mails to UK Column from Canada: Hate Crime, Holocaust Denial


And Finally: Thanks To Totnes SITP

57:51 Devon Live: I live in 'Conspiracyland' Totnes and it may be bonkers but it's not dangerously crazy