UK Column News - 24th April 2023

Mike Robinson, David Scott and Mark Anderson with today’s UK Column News.


​​Don’t Panic—Fear Generators

​​00:20 Emergency Alerts—Brian's phone is too old to receive one

​​Defence Science and Technology Laboratory: Sensor trial helps develop alert system for airborne hazards 

​​SIGMA: Sensing Airborne Hazards—YouTube


​​Pin The Antisemitism Label On The Politician

​​04:04 The Times: Diane Abbott has Labour whip suspended over Jewish racism claims

​​The Guardian: Racism in Britain is not a black and white issue. It’s far more complicated

​​Wikipedia: Historical race concepts

​​Dominic Raab’s resignation statement

​​The Times: How Dominic Raab was brought down over bullying report

​​BBC: Dominic Raab hits out at 'activist civil servants' after resignation

​​Telegraph: Kemi Badenoch: Civil servants prevented me learning truth about Tavistock clinic 

​​Cartoon explanation of Gnosticism, Classical Marxism, Feminism, Critical Race Theory and Queer Theory tweet



​​19:46 BMJ: UK childhood vaccination rates fell last year in almost all programmes, figures show

​​UK Health Security Agency—Twitter

​​NHS England—Twitter

​​Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act 2023

​​Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Act 2023: Table of contents

​​SpringerOpen: Broadening the GMO risk assessment in the EU for genome editing technologies in agriculture:

​​However, there are numerous reports of unintended effects such as off-target effects, unintended on-target effects and other unintended consequences arising from genome editing, summarised under the term genomic irregularities.

​​The National: Food experts slam the BBC for 'lies' about genetic edited foods

​​Webinar: Opening the Door to Gene Editing in the UK Farm Animals, Pets and Wild NatureWed, 10 May 2023 13:30 – 15:00 (General admission is free)

​​Defence and Security Accelerator: Competition launch—£2 million available for novel human augmentation innovations to enhance human capability in defence 

​​Human Augmentation launch webinar: Join the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) on 3 May, to hear more about this new competition, and ask your questions


​​Localising Globalism

​​32:31 G7 Urban 7 Initiative—Urban Diplomacy Exchange

​​G7 Urban7: U7’s long-term goal is to be recognised as an official G7 Engagement Group

​​U7 National associations of cities, UK: Core Cities UK

​​UK Column article: Covid Injections 'Tip of the Spear' for Global Cities Militant Pursuit of 'Equity'

​​UK Column Shop

​​UK Column Extracts


​​Twitter Welcomes Back One More Suspended Account

​​49:02 David Scott’s Twitter: @Albion_Rover: See me, I'm back!

​​David Scott asks NHS Lanarkshire, “Why did miscarriages suddenly double in your area?”

​​Prof Norman Fenton’s Twitter reply:

​​Something very strange going on. Here are all the relevant tables from NHS Lanarkshire's FOI response. While there's been a worrying drop in number of live births & increase in neonatal deaths, a doubling of miscarriages in 2022 doesn't seem possible. Might be a reporting error?

​​The SNP Explained by David Scott on UKaForceForGood


​​Relationships, Sexual Health And Parenthood (RSHP) Education For Children

​​54:24 The Times: Head teachers urged to drop trans lesson plan

​​RSHP Scot: Learning Resource. Title: A fair and equal life for girls and boys. Part 3: Being transgender

​​RSHP Scot: digital teaching materal

​​Natalie Jean Beisner pushback


​​British Nationals In Sudan

​​1:00:00 John Stevens Twitter2,000 British nationals still trapped in Sudan told to stay indoors as fighting rages

​​A message to British Nationals from Ruth Lawson, the UK Chargé d’Affaires at the British Embassy in Khartoum

​​UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly says British diplomats have been evacuated from Sudan 

​​Tobias Ellwood’s input on the Sudan situation

​​British Embassy Kyiv is accepting project proposals for the financial years 2023–2024 and 2024–2025 (pending funding) from not-for-profit organisations operating in Ukraine


​​Richard Haass Peddles Half-Baked Scheme

​​1:08:17 Richard Haass on Renewing American Citizenship

​​Richard Haass’ book The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens


​​And Finally: You Can’t Get Mad

​​1:17:45 Declaration of Memes: NATO to Russia: “I’m not touching you”