UK Column News - 4th October 2023

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


​​Censored, Arrested, Oppressed—Online Safety Laws Selectively Begin To Apply

​​00:27 The Sun: Laurence Fox arrested for ‘criminal damage’ after calling on people to ‘tear down’ ULEZ cameras in video rant

​​Ofcom: BitChute improves its safety measures following engagement with Ofcom

​​UK Column Updated Timeline: Censored

​​Axios: Social media traffic to top news sites craters

​​AP News: Swiss LGBTQ+ rights groups hail 60-day sentence for polemicist who called journalist a ‘fat lesbian’

​​BBC: Yury Garavsky: Swiss trial acquits man who admitted abducting Belarus politicians

​​Huffington Post: Pentagon Official Accused Of Dogfighting Ring Executed Losers With Jumper Cables: Feds

​​Fox News: DoD official, longtime friend charged after allegedly operating dog fighting ring for over 20 years: DOJ


​​Regulator Reframed: The Transformation Of The MHRA

​​11:19 MHRA (YouTube): MHRA Board Meeting March 2023 (Timestamped at Cheryl Grainger’s question)

​​GOV.UK: MHRA Chair Stephen Lightfoot Standing Down

​​Sussex Health and Care: Our Board: Chair of Board—Stephen Lightfoot

​​GOV.UK: Agenda for board meeting held in public (Tuesday 19 September 2023) Chair: Professor Graham Cooke

​​GOV.UK: Professor Graham Cooke 

​​Professor Graham Cooke has extensive experience of international clinical research, innovative clinical trial design, World Health Organisation (WHO) Committees and expert groups.

​​GOV.UK (Companies House): Saffron Underwriting Limited


​​MHRA Pays Tribute To Winning Scientists Behind mRNA Covid Vaccines 

​​18:22 Nobel Prize: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2023 was awarded jointly to Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman

​​GOV.UK: MHRA pays tribute to Nobel Prize winning scientists behind mRNA COVID vaccines 

​​GOV.UK: Weekly all-cause mortality surveillance: 2022 to 2023

​​The Doctors’ Appeal: On Guard for the Liberty of Mankind 2023

​​AV: Alternative View Events—AV13, October 2023

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​​UK Column article: Debi Evans Blog: 3 October 2023


​​It’s Time To Put Pressure On Your Local MPs: Ask Them If They Will Be Attending Andrew Bridgen’s Debate On Excess Deaths

​​25:40 E-mail to UK Column: Kenny Macaskill MP: Ignorance and Arrogance

​​UK Column comment: 

​​Letters to your MP do make a difference, and it is numbers that count. Also write to the local party chairman if the MP fails to engage.

​​UK Column Interview: The future of anti-war activism in a one party system


​​Western Funds For Ukraine's Destruction Finally Being Questioned

​​29:01 Ukrainian World Congress: Nobel Peace Prize: Zelenskyy's chances

​​NTD News (YouTube): ‘What Is the Goal Here’ for the US?—Sen. Hawley After Zelenskyy Makes Cases for More Funding

​​Free Russia Channel (YouTube): Russians Launch Two Successful Counter Attacks In The East, Inflicting Heavy Losses In The Process. 

​​Ukrainian World Congress: “EU from Lisbon to Luhansk”: highlights of EU ministers meeting in Kyiv

​​Politico: German Greens leader Baerbock under fire for resumé inflation

​​New Strategy Center: The reconstruction of Ukraine. The topic of a new NSC study

​​NATO: Euro-Atlantic Resilience Forum: Strength in Societies, at Sea, on Land

​​Telegraph: Grant Shapps: 'Migrants must learn our language to integrate'

​​Independent: Sunak insists no plan to send British troops for training in Ukraine ‘here and now’

​​Politics Home: The James Cleverly interview: "Trump's particular style can be surprisingly effective"

​​ZeroHedge: Supporting Ukraine Is 'Tough & Painful' Amid Growing War Fatigue, UK Foreign Secretary Admits


​​Let’s Look At Water, As The WEF And The UN Have Interesting Comments

​​41:22 United Nations: Goal 6—Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

​​UN-Water: Second WaPOR Hackathon: Communicating data for agricultural applications

​​UN-Water: World Toilet Day

​​World Economic Forum: Public-private collaboration on water, key to achieving SDGs

​​Global Commission on the Economics of Water: Turning the Tide: A Call to Collective Action

​​World Economic Forum (YouTube):  Press Conference: The New Economics of Water—Launch of Global Commission

​Did we actually manage to vaccinate everyone in the world, no. So highlighting water as a global common and what it means to work together, and see it both out of that kind of global common perspective but also the self-interest perspective. Because it is, it does have that parallel it's not only important, but it's also important because we haven't managed to solve those problems but which had similar attributes and water is something that people understand you know climate change is a bit abstract some people understand it really well some understand it a bit some just don't understand.

​​BBC: Water firms want bill rises to cut leaks and spills


​​UK Vaccine Moneymakers

​​48:04 GOV.UK: UKHSA announces new UK-based vaccine deal

​​GOV.UK: UKHSA winter briefing

​​All eligible groups are being encouraged to take up the flu vaccine, and at the same time book their Covid–19 autumn booster to protect themselves against the expected rise in cases as winter approaches.

​​Office for National Statistics: Coronavirus (Covid–19) Infection Survey


​​Electric Cars—No, Thank You

​​50:31 GOV.UK (2018): Reducing emissions from road transport: Road to Zero Strategy 

​​GOV.UK: Government sets out path to zero emission vehicles by 2035

​​Guardian: Most new cars sold in UK will have to be fully electric by 2030, government confirms

​​Independent: How many electric cars are on UK roads?

​​Daily Mail: Chinese electric cars are flooding Europe—will they come to America?

​​Insurance Times: John Lewis pauses offering EV cover after underwriter decision

​​Daily Express: ‘I’m a mechanic—this is why drivers should not buy an electric car today’


​​Ex-Military People Beckoned Back To The Government

​​54:49 GOV.UK: FCDO to recruit more armed forces veterans

​​GOV.UK: Foreign prison rental to ensure public protection


​​Spider-Man Comic Graphics For A Daily Mail Exclusive

​​58:23 Daily Mail (EXCLUSIVE): 55 Chinese sailors are feared dead after nuclear submarine 'gets caught in a trap intended to snare British and US vessels in the Yellow Sea'