Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson, David Scott and Mark Anderson with today’s UK Column News.
Swizz Cheese: Gnomes of Zürich riddled with holes
00:22 FT: Swiss central bank offers Credit Suisse liquidity backstop
Credit Suisse said on Thursday it intended to borrow up to 50 billion Swiss francs from the Swiss National Bank
The Swiss National Bank reports a loss of CHF 132.5 billion for 2022
SNB Balance sheet as at 31 December 2021—Total liabilities: 1,056,776.2
Statement from the Bank of England: Coordinated central bank action to enhance the provision of U.S. dollar liquidity
UBS Rescues Credit Suisse With Help From Swiss National Bank
Credit Suisse says $17 billion debt worthless, angering bondholders
FINMA approves merger of UBS and Credit Suisse
CBDCs by Stealth? It's the Derivatives
11:05 Federal Reserve announces July launch for the FedNow Service
Is the collapse of SVB the start of a banking panic?
Off-Guardian—The SVB Collapse: How financial crisis boosts the rise of CBDCs
WEF: Can central bank digital currencies help stabilize global financial markets?
House of Lords: Central bank digital currencies: a solution in search of a problem?
Financial Collapse? It's the Derivatives
22:15 FED: Recent balance sheet trends
FT: The US bank system is more fragile than you’d think
Mike Robinson shows the big players in derivatives versus assets ratios
Seeking Alpha: Is your bank safe from a Credit Suisse collapse?
Money Creation—The Old Lady Finally Threads the Needle
32:24 BoE: Money creation in the modern economy:
Money in the modern economy is created by commercial banks making loans
BoE: Money creation by the aggregate banking sector making additional loans
Xi In Moscow: New Brokers of Eurasia
38:48 Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Russia
Mature, tenacious—Chinese media celebrates ties with Russia ahead of Xi’s Moscow visit
Syria's Assad arrives in United Arab Emirates in official visit
US and UK Can Invent International Law, But Russia and China Cannot
41:40 BBC: Iraq war 20 years on: How invasion plunged country into decades of chaos
BBC veteran war correspondent Jeremy Bowen:
The problem was how it was done, the way the UK and the US ignored international law
BBC: Xi Putin meeting: What to expect from China-Russia talks
Ukraine Mounts Small-Scale Probing Attacks
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Ukraine attacks Zaporozhye
Telegram channel Rybar reports of Ukrainian artillery strikes on the Kherson City outskirts
Thorough pro-Russian source ILRUSSO12 claims at 11 am UK time today that Russian troops are attacking the south-western neighbourhoods of Bakhmut. This report is unconfirmed at this stage.
Ukrainian tanks trapped in the mud
Last road in/out of Bakhmut a killing zone
Ukrainian resupply routes are cut by Russian fire control and/or impassable mud
BBC: Russia threatens to destroy Ukraine jets after Poland and Slovakia pledges
Bridgen: YouTube Censors the Mother of Parliaments' Adjournment Debate as Thrasher Mitchell Bullies MPs Out
55:35 (N.B.: Another UK Column Extracts YouTube channel has been shut down and removed)
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Andrew Bridgen leads debate on mRNA Covid–19 booster
Bill Gates' friend [Andrew Mitchell] asks members to leave, gets up and walks out as he begins his speech
YouTube have taken down the speech Andrew gave in Parliament. An elected member of the UK Parliament
Democracy: the Tartan Farce
1:04:08 Crisis for Nicola Sturgeon as 30,000 quit SNP over gender reform bill
SNP reject report 30,000 have quit party over Nicola Sturgeon gender reforms
SNP leadership contest: Ash Regan and Kate Forbes use open letter to demand that party CEO Peter Murrell reveals its membership numbers
SNP loses 32,000 members in less than 14 months
Scottish National Party chief executive quits after alleging lies over membership numbers
Peter Murrell called on for exit date or face a no-confidence motion
CFR Intones: No Identity Possible Outside The EU
1:10:10 Foreign Policy: Disunited Kingdom—Will Nationalism Break Britain?
A new system that will give the Government and emergency services the capability to send an alert directly to mobiles phones
Listen to what the government emergency alarm sent to phones will sound like
There will be a National Test Message of the system on Sunday 23 April 2023
Guardian: Met appoints Whitehall troubleshooter Louise Casey to wipe out misogyny
The Daily Mail don’t like me ’cos I’m female and fat and lefty. Other people on the left think I sleep with the devil.
Louise Casey, Baroness Casey of Blackstock—Wikipedia
And Finally: Sadly True Song on Britain's Elderly Culling
1:22:25 Doctor Dr McHonk-Honk—MidazolThem