UK Column News - 30th October 2023

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson, David Scott and Mark Anderson with today's UK Column News.


Current Situation: Where The War Is At

00:33 Sky News: Israeli military operations in Gaza 'will escalate', IDF warns

American Jewish Committee (2018 on X):

On this day 17 years ago [2001], a Palestinian suicide bomber murdered 15 people, including 7 children, at the Sbarro pizzeria in Jerusalem. We honor their memory.

BBC: Jerusalem Sbarro pizza bombing victim dies after 22 years in coma

Darren Grimes (on X):

The Guardian’s columnist meeting on Israel this morning has leaked.

Embassy of Israel to the USA (on X):

21 days later and still no information about the hostages. Have Hirsch and 228 others received the medical attention they require?

The Courier: Dundee MP heckled in tense scenes at pro-Palestine protest

Teoría Política Libertaria Comparada (2017 on YouTube): Hans Hoppe on Palestine and Israel


Neil Oliver: 'Whilst blood flows, legislation scuttles through Parliament’

19:56 AP News: Democrats’ divisions on Israel-Hamas war boil over in Michigan as Detroit-area Muslims feel betrayed

People's World: U.S. weapons makers tell investors to expect big profits from Israel's war

Wilder (on X): Former Green Beret talks of Gaza civilian deaths

E-mail to UK Column—JewishVoiceForPeace:

Regarding Hamas, If we use our fascist governments logic we would have called the French Resistance in the Second World War terrorist.

JewishVoiceForPeace: URGENT: Demand a ceasefire now

The Guardian (2017): British Isis fighters should be hunted down and killed, says defence secretary

The Telegraph (2017): Libyan terror suspect put in charge of guarding David Cameron on 2011 Tripoli visit

GBNews (YouTube):Neil Oliver: Whilst blood flows, legislation scuttles through Parliament stealing our ways of life'


Putin Meets With Religious Leaders 

34:54 United Nations: UN Security Council meets on Israel-Palestine crisis; no place is safe in Gaza says UNRWA chief 

Union Leader: Russian President Putin meets religious leaders in Moscow

President of Russia: Meeting with representatives of religious associations (Full transcript)


The Company That Associated Press Keeps—March Of The Fact-Checkers

38:41 Associated Press (2022): AP announces sweeping democracy journalism initiative

Hewlett Foundation: Hewlett Foundation Joins Press Forward; National Effort Will Award More Than $500 Million to Revitalize Local News

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Is mRNA Technology A Vaccine? More Research Is Needed

52:23 AP News: Updated Covid shots are coming. They’re part of a trio of vaccines to block fall viruses

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Myocarditis and Pericarditis After mRNA Covid–19 Vaccination

Vaccine Quiz: How much do you really know about vaccines? Take the quiz & find out


Wickedness In NHS Wales

57:20 James Freeman (on X): 

It looks like healthcare workers know about the Covid–19 injections. I wonder what 'interventions' the NHS Chief is suggesting?


Norman Drummond And Change Agents

59:42 Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: Loretto pupils suffered sexual, physical and emotional abuse

Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: Norman Drummond Witness Statement

Good Reads: The Spirit of Success: How to Connect Your Heart to Your Head in Work and Life by Norman Drummond

Columba 1400: Head Teachers' Leadership Academy

Spotlight on Abuse: Blair's school mentor was sex abuser (25 May 1997)


Hierarchy of Allyhood: Ukraine Gets Pushed Into Fourth Place

1:07:24 BBC: Ukraine war: Forced evacuations as Russian attacks intensify

Bloomberg: Ukraine’s Missing EU Ammunition Could Hand Russia Advantage

Bloomberg (via MSN): EU falling short on plan to supply Ukraine with ammunition

The Kyiv Independent: As Bakhmut counteroffensive lags, soldiers burnt out from horrors of war


Honours For Ursula von der Leyen

1:10:56 Chicago Council on Global Affairs: Global Leadership Awards Dinner 2023 

At the 2023 Global Leadership Awards Dinner, the Council will honor European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and UL Solutions President and CEO Jennifer Scanlon for their extraordinary leadership and commitment to creating a more open and promising world for all.


And Finally: Elon Musk Calls Scottish First Minister A Blatant Racist

1:13:06 The Telegraph: Elon Musk calls Humza Yousaf a ‘blatant racist’ over ‘whites fill all top roles in Scotland’ speech 

Roma Invicta (YouTube): Humza Yousaf Racist Rant about white people in Scotland