Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told Bloomberg he thinks there is a 30% chance that Britain’s decision to quit the European Union will be reversed. Said Blair: “I still have some difficulty seeing how, after the general election which [...]
LONDON (AP) — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is not giving up his campaign to prevent Britain from leaving the European Union, using a Sunday Times article to propose that Britain instead toughen its rules on EU immigration.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain could bring in tough new controls on immigration from the European Union without actually having to leave the bloc, former prime minister Tony Blair said on Sunday.
On 9/11, as the World Trade Center collapsed and the Pentagon was in flames, Jo Moore, an adviser to one of British prime minister Tony Blair’s Cabinet members, sent a short email to her boss’ press office: “It is now a very good day to get out anything we want to bury. Councillors expenses?” This...
The late prime minister Jim Callaghan was said to have described Kevin McNamara once as “the Fianna Fail member for Kingston upon Hull North”. Kevin himself recalled how Tony Blair on being elected Labour leader summoned him and told him straight : “I don’t want you in my shadow cabinet.” At which Kevin rose from more...
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair cannot be prosecuted for war crimes, the High Court has ruled. Following a legal action brought by a former Iraqi general, two senior judges have ruled that Blair – whose tenure as Premier came...Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - A British court on Monday rejected an attempt by a former Iraqi general to bring a private prosecution against former Prime Minister Tony Blair over the invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Britain's High Court has blocked a bid by an Iraqi ex-general to prosecute former Prime Minister Tony Blair for invading Iraq in 2003. Gen. Abdulwaheed Shannan Al Rabbat's case centered … Click to Continue »
High court rejects attempt by former Iraqi general to bring private prosecution against former prime minister The high court has blocked a bid by a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq war. Show More Summary
The last time Mick Jagger put out a solo album, George W. Bush was president of the U.S., Tony Blair was prime minister of England, and Jagger was none too keen on their shared politics. Sixteen years later and both countries are still in disarray under new leadership, and Jagger ... More »
Tony Blair has called for Brexit to be stopped in its tracks. The former prime minister, who campaigned for Remain last year, has suggested public opinion is “moving”. He told Sky News: “I think it’s possible now that Brexit doesn’t happen. Show More Summary
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says there's a chance Britain won't leave the European Union — and stopping Brexit is "necessary" to avoid severe economic damage. In an article published … Click to Continue »
LONDON (Reuters) - European Union leaders are willing to change the bloc's rules for the freedom of movement of workers, opening an opportunity for Britain to avoid a damaging "hard Brexit", former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday.
European Union leaders would accept tightening up immigration rules to accomodate Britain, so the option of the UK staying in the bloc should remain open, former prime minister Tony Blair said Saturday. More than a decade of mass immigration...Show More Summary
"There's a sense of horrified fascination" and fear, says Jonathan Powell, who ran the British prime minister's office during the Tony Blair years
Controversy revolves around then prime minister’s decision in 2003 to take Britain into the invasion A high court judge will consider on Tuesday whether a legal ban on prosecuting Tony Blair over the Iraq war can be challenged. A private...Show More Summary
France's incoming president Emmanuel Macron got some advice on Friday from former British prime minister Tony Blair, with whom the reform-minded Frenchman has often been compared. In an opinion piece in Le Monde daily titled "What Emmanuel...Show More Summary
Former British prime minister Tony Blair said Friday that the landmark 1998 peace agreement for Northern Ireland -- which he helped to negotiate -- would have to be changed because of Brexit. "The Good Friday or Belfast Agreement was...Show More Summary
KILCOOLE, Ireland (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's 1998 peace deal will need to be amended in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union as it contains references to the bloc, former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Friday.
LONDON — The left-wing media is unfair in its treatment of US President Donald Trump, according to the former British prime minister Tony Blair. Blair told GQ magazine that he agreed with some of the criticisms the US president has made...Show More Summary