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Ex British PM Blair Steps Into Election Campaign Amid Cries of Foul Play

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has added his support to Labour leader Ed Miliband's campaign to win the next general election, despite widespread hostility to his role in taking the UK to war in Iraq and his controversial career since leaving office.

Review: The lucrative and controversial Blair Inc

Tony Blair has made a small fortune after stepping down as UK prime minister, advising illiberal leaders from Kuwait to Kazakhstan. A timely new book details his awkward juggling of paid and non-profit work. Blair is an extreme example of a wider challenge to politics.

UK Labour Party Pursued Correct Immigration Policy in 2000s – Tony Blair

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair claimed that welcoming migrants to Great Britain from Eastern Europe was a smart idea in 2000s.

Ex-British PM Tony Blair to Step Back From Middle East Role

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in discussions about a change in his role in the Middle East as representative of the Quartet, consisting of Russia, the United States of America, the United Nations and the European Union...

Justin Forsyth has far more to apologise for than Tony Blair’s Save the Children award

You almost have to admire Justin Forsyth’s brass neck. He is a former Gordon Brown spin chief earning more than the Prime Minister’s £142,000 for running Save the Children. Or,… Continue reading The post Justin Forsyth has far more to apologise for than Tony Blair’s Save the Children award appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

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

Weekend Show Preview — 1.25.15

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

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 

4 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?’

5 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

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