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Mining And The Future Of African Prosperity

Last week I attended the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, as both a presenter and a student seeking opportunities. One of the highlights of the conference was former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s keynote address, during which he offered some crucial advice to African governments: To attract and foster a robust […]

Inspiring People

Tony Blair wrote a moving tribute to this young woman who worked with the former prime Minister in Government before moving on to head up the Africa Governance Initiative. But like many talented people instead of just succumbing to her...Show More Summary

Kate Gross

Here's an article from The Sunday Times in which Tony Blair paid tribute to a former member of his staff Kate Gross who sadly died on Christmas Day 2014. She was 36 when death took her. But it didn’t beat her The former prime minister...Show More Summary

Tony Blair's letter apologizing to Colonel Gaddafi surfaces

A letter has former British prime minister Tony Blair apologizing for Britain's failure to send dissidents to Libya.

Weekend Show Preview — 1.25.15

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on “Face the Nation”; former Prime Minister of the U.K., Tony Blair on “Fareed Zakaria GPS”;...Show More Summary

Notorious 20-year-old British hacker could be behind CENTCOM hack

A 20-year-old British hacker who was once jailed for publishing former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's personal details, is said to be the leader of the group behind the hack of CENTCOM's Twitter account on Monday Investigators believe...Show More Summary

Poor Public Servants, Tony Blair Wants You Paid More

Photo courtesy Getty Images Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair penned an op-ed for the New York Times late last week under the headline “Is Democracy Dead?” In it, Blair lamented the “general state of malaise and disillusionment” plaguing...Show More Summary

Tony Blair's Christmas card is terrifying

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair may not be smiling, but recipients of his Christmas card sure are. The photo features his wife, Cherie Blair, smiling under a classic "Season's Greetings" message. Tony, unfortunately, is grimacing hard beside her. Show More Summary

Tony Blair’s Prime Christmas Card Gives Early Christmas Cheer

Tony and Cherie Blair’s Christmas card is garnering lots of attention this year and could be the season’s most popular and talked about greeting. The former Prime Minister of the U.K., accompanied by his wife, posed recently for the annual holiday salutation. Show More Summary

Season's Greetings from Tony Blair and His Worst, Creepiest Smile 

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Monday, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, his teeth, and his wife Cherie released a Christmas card that would make all of the characters from Love Actually cry. Looking at it for too long is hypnotic in a kind of terrifying way. And it didn't take the internet long to jump on the Tony Blair Christmas Card Joke Train. Read more...

Blair Christmas Card Mocked On Twitter

Tony Blair has been widely criticised on social media for his Christmas card. The card features the former Prime Minister and his wife Cherie looking thoroughly miserable, along with the message “Seasons Greetings”. Once the image of...Show More Summary

Charity Workers Furious at Tony Blair's 'Save the Children' Award

Let us now praise famous men. This line from Ecclesiasticus 44:1 today finds human form in one Anthony Charles Lynton Blair. Last week the former prime minister was presented with something called the Global Legacy Award by the Save the Children charity at their 2nd Annual Illumination Gala in New York. Show More Summary

What is Tony Blair’s ‘global legacy?’

3 months agoNews : BlogPost

Last week, Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain, was in New York to accept the Global Legacy Award from Save the Children, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Ben Affleck and Samantha Power at the high profile Illumination Gala. Read full article >>

Save the Children Staff Call Tony Blair’s Award ‘Morally Reprehensible’

The charity faces major backlash for its decision to give an award to former British prime minister

Blair Brokered Six Figure Cash for Contacts Deal with Saudis

A leaked document has emerged showing that former Prime Minister Tony Blair signed a ‘cash-for-contacts’ deal with PetroSaudi, an oil company owned by a member of the Saudi royal family. The contract promised Blair £41,000 a month, and 2 percent commission on any deals brokered as a result of his help, the Times has reported. Show More Summary

British Jihadi offered to reveal Jihadi John identity for £3k car

Junaid Hussain, who hails from Birmingham, United Kingdom, first came to the limelight when he hacked into the personal details of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair back in 2012. The British Jihadi is now making headlines again, by promising that he would identify the IS executioner Jihadi John in exchange of £3,000 car. Show More Summary

'Bottler' Brown

Gordon Brown acquired a reputation as a 'bottler' when he finally replaced Tony Blair as leader of the Labour Party, but refused when he subsequently became Prime Minister to call an early general election to seek a new mandate from the voters. Show More Summary

Terror suspect 'planned to assassinate Tony Blair'

Credits: CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages Alt Text: Former British prime minister Tony Blair Jury hears of plot similar to the 2008 Mumbai terror attack that left 160 people dead One-Minute Read Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 3:34pm A man accused...Show More Summary


Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair could have been the target of a terror attack, the jury in a secret trial has heard. Erol Incedal, who is accused of preparing acts of terrorism and possessing a document called how to make a bomb on a memory card, was arrested in September last year, the court […]

BREAKING: Terror Suspect 'Planned to Attack Tony Blair'

A suspected terrorist planned to attack Tony and Cherie Blair, a court has heard. The prosecution in the trial of Erol Incedal at the Old Bailey in London said that he potentially planned to attack the former Prime Minister, after Blair's home address was found on his computer. Show More Summary

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