LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a campaign Friday to persuade the U.K. to rethink its decision to leave the European Union, saying those who want to remain should rise up and make their wishes known.
The former Prime Minister argued that it's not inevitable that the UK has to leave the EU and criticized Theresa May and her government in a speech on Friday.
Former Prime Minister vows to lead new cross-party initiative to "rise up" and stop EU exit in its tracks
By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Former British prime minister Tony Blair issued a battle cry against a so-called 'hard Brexit' on Friday, calling on voters, businesses and campaigners to "rise up" and back a coordinated effort to temper the terms of, or even halt, Britain's EU exit. Show More Summary
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is to give a speech on Friday in which he will encourage pro-European British citizens to “rise up” against Brexit. Blair will say that the British people voted to leave the European Union “without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit” and should have the...
Former British prime minister Tony Blair on Friday urged Britons who support the European Union to "rise up" and persuade Brexit voters to change their mind about leaving the bloc in a high-profile speech. "This is not the time for retreat,...Show More Summary
LONDON — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has lambasted Tony Blair's "bare-faced effrontery" after the former prime minister called on British people to "rise up" and prevent the UK from leaving the European Union. In a speech...Show More Summary
In a fiery speech delivered in London aimed to show U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May that she won’t get everything her own way, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Tony Blair urged opponents of Brexit to “rise up” and fight to change...Show More Summary
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair called on the British people to "rise up" against a "hard Brexit" and to stop Britain leaving the European Union. "The people voted without knowledge of the terms of Brexit," he said at an event in London on Friday. "As the terms become clear it is their right to change their mind. Show More Summary
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is launching a new campaign to persuade Britons to change their minds about leaving the European Union. Blair is set to urge voters to speak … Click to Continue »
LONDON (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will outline his "mission" to persuade people to "rise up" and change their minds on Brexit on Friday, arguing that the vote to leave the European Union poses a threat to the future of the country.
LONDON — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is urging people to fight the leader of Britain to stop Brexit. Blair said that Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's plans of a "hard Brexit" — leaving the European Union's single market...Show More Summary
In a piece asking whether the United Kingdom’s new prime minister, Theresa May, will revive the “special” relationship between the U.K. and United States, NBC News went on to claim that at the time of 9/11, Tony Blair was the stronger leader of the two longtime allies compared to George W. Bush. Read it for […]
Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond believes former Prime Minister Tony Blair's immigration policies are to blame for the rhetoric that drove Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Speaking on a panel discussing the global...Show More Summary
If you’ve read Cherie Blair’s autobiography or seen her speak on television, you know that this woman is a fighter. The first member of her family to go to college and the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Blair has spent much of her career (and “free time”) [...]
Daniel R. DePetris Security, Middle East The Iraq War should have permanently ruined more reputations in DC. By all objective measures, former prime minister Tony Blair was one of the most successful British politicians in the modern era. Show More Summary
When it comes to U.S. foreign policy under President-elect Donald Trump, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking a wait-and-see approach. Continue reading ? The post Tony Blair on Trump: ‘Let’s wait and see’ what happens appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has conceded that he cannot have a frontline role in British politics because he faces such hostility in the country he once led. But speaking to the New Statesman magazine, Blair said that he...Show More Summary