UK Column News - 15th March 2023

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


Bombshell from Germany's Minister of Health

00:34 Viral Immunologist: German Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach admits Governnent aware that vast number suffered ‘severe’ Covid vaccine injury—1 in 10,000 doses (not people)

Relevant UK Column interview in French: Christophe Foltzenlogel : À propos du droit à l'objection de conscience

Relevant UK Column interview: Sir Christopher Chope MP on vaccine adverse reactions and the need for compensation

Dr. Byram W. Bridle—COVID Chronicles on Substack


NHS: Day 3 of Junior Doctors’ Pay Strike

16:27 Sky: Junior doctors' strike: Anger at 'national scandal' of unnecessary NHS deaths as thousands start three-day walkout

Leeds University Business School: Two months in the life of a junior doctor

Telegraph: NHS could be 'safer than normal' as consultants cover striking junior doctors 

Mirror: More than 17,000 NHS consultants would vote to strike in ballot next month

Unison trade union: Nearly a quarter (24%) of ambulance operations staff say they will leave as soon as they can find another job

Health Watch Middlesbrough: The Government has confirmed that NHS prescription charges will go up next month. Last April, the charges were frozen at 2021 levels


Safety Withdrawal of Cough Medicine—Global Excess Deaths

21:34 Safety withdrawal of pholcodine-containing cough and cold medicines

Gov.UK—Class 2 Medicines Recall: Various Marketing Authorisation Holders, pholcodine-containing products, EL (23)A/09 

Daily Record: Warning issued as cough medicine urgently recalled over safety concerns

Guardian: Pholcodine has been used as a cough suppressant since the 1950’s

Guardian: NHS crisis causing continued higher-than-normal levels of death

James Roguski: Excess Deaths piece on Substack

Our World In Data—Excess mortality: Deaths from all causes compared to average over previous years

CMI mortality monitor—Week 9 of 2023



Biden Assures Americans Their Money Is Safe

29:54 CNN: Joe Biden addressed his nation to reassure Americans that the banking system is safe after the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank

Federal Deposit Insurance Act—Laws & Regulations

Daily Mail: Former Lehman Brothers CFO was hired by Silicon Valley Bank and recently-appointed risk manager worked at Deutsche Bank when it lied to investors and had to pay $7.2 billion

Financial Times: Banks are designed to fail — and they do

Times: Credit Suisse admits ‘material weaknesses’ in financial reporting

BoE: Monetary Policy Report Press Conference, February 2023 video

Bank of England: Monetary Policy Report—February 2023

Higher energy and goods prices have pushed inflation above 10%


Russian Advances in Eastern Ukraine

49:55 Tweet: Subdivisions of the Wagner Group private military company are located in the immediate vicinity of the administration building of Bakhmut

The Intel Drop: 2nd Kinzhal Attack Hits NATO’s Western Command Center 80 Meters Underground

Tweet: Near Chasovy Yar, a column of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was hit

Tweet: Donetsk Oblast, a Ukrainian T-64BV mod 2017 recovers a stuck M777

Photos: Destruction in Ukraine

Russian advances

Sky News: Mariupol, with a population of 400,000, fell into Russian hands 

Kiev Independent: Ukrainian soldiers in Bakhmut: ‘Our troops are not being protected’

GuardianBakhmut may fall in the 'coming days', says Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg

CNN: Russian fighter jet forces down US drone over Black Sea

BBC: Russian reservists fighting with shovels

HITC: The downing of an MQ-9 Reaper drone is likely to cost the US military several million dollars

BBC: US drone crashes after encounter with Russian jet

Latvian tweet: Kyiv Independent reporting UK Defence Intelligence misinfomation claiming Russian ammunition shortages.

New Statesman: Boris Johnson claimed the days of big tank battles in Europe were over to a rebelling Tobias Ellwood

Gov.UK: The Integrated Review 2021

Integrated Review Refresh 2023: PDF

£20 million of additional funding to the BBC World Service over the next two years to protect all 42 World Service language services it provides, support English language broadcasting and counter disinformation.

Gov.UK: Integrated Review Refresh 2023: Responding to a more contested and volatile world 

PM announces major defence investment in launch of Integrated Review Refresh £5bn for UK defence to pay for nuclear and munitions piles

Pentagon: Department of Defense Releases the President's Fiscal Year 2024 Defense Budget 

BBC—AUKUS deal: US, UK and Australia agree on nuclear submarine project

Gov.UK: British-led design chosen for AUKUS submarine project 


Updates and Important Reminders 

1:17:05 Alternative View 13 Live Stream in April

AV13 Ticket Booking Page

Fundraiser by UK CV Family

Stories we’re watching: At the bottom of the homepage UKCOLUMN.ORG

Debi Evans Blog: 14 March 2023

UK Column article—Canary in the Coal Mine: Yellow Cards dumped in the docks? 

UK Column interview: You are not alone—Peter Todd, Consultant Solicitor, ‘Maverick’ Vaccine Injury Expert