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Blair Warns UK Labour Party of Lurch to Left as Corbyn Takes Lead

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a scathing attack on surprise Labour Party front-runner Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday, telling supporters of the leftist politician to "get a transplant." His comments came after a YouGov...Show More Summary

Tony Blair advises Corbyn supporters to get a heart transplant

Tony Blair has made his predictable intervention in the Labour leadership contest. At an event with the Progress think tank in London this morning, the former Prime Minister made his… Continue reading The post Tony Blair advises Corbyn supporters to get a heart transplant appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Northern Ireland Peace-Broker Visits North Korea

A key figure in negotiating the Northern Ireland peace agreement visited North Korea last week, his organisation has confirmed. Jonathan Powell, the once the chief of staff to former British prime minister Tony Blair, visited the secretive country with a delegation of political figures from Europe. Show More Summary

UK Ex-PM Blair Urges Global Community to Counter Islamic Extremist Threat

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair called on the world community on Tuesday to "wake up" in the face of the Islamic extremist threat.

Dear ISIS, We Need to Talk

It was a petty gesture, a stubborn mistake he still regrets. In 1997, after years of bickering and violence in Northern Ireland, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his chief of staff, Jonathan Powell, met with leaders of the Irish Republican Army about a possible peace agreement. Show More Summary

We absolutely do negotiate with terrorists, which is good because we have to

Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, on why we have to talk to terrorists.

How the UK Prime Minister's office gets around Freedom of Information requests

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Weeks before the 2005 Freedom of Information Act came into effect, Tony Blair's government instituted a policy of automatically purging all calendar items and emails after three months. Read the rest

Ukraine's Poroshenko Offers Ex-British PM Tony Blair a Job

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has offered former British prime minister Tony Blair a job as an advisor as he continued his overhaul of government staff, seeking to increase his country's effectiveness in responding to RussianShow More Summary

Poroshenko Offers Tony Blair A Job

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko can't seem get enough of foreign advisors telling his government how to carry out reforms, this time offering former British Prime Minister Tony Blair a job in his International Advisory Council for Reforms, a press release on the president's website reported.

Tony Blair’s Trips Cost a Bundle for British Taxpayers: $25,000 Weekly

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s travels and security cost the British taxpayer up to 16,000 pounds (almost $25,000) weekly, secret documents seen by The Telegraph revealed.

Tony Blair takes a dig at chillaxing Cameron

Tony Blair popped into King’s College London this morning to discuss ‘how to run a government’ with his former adviser Michael Barber. Amongst other things, the former Prime Minister discussed David… Continue reading The post Tony Blair takes a dig at chillaxing Cameron appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Tony Blair's New Job: Fighting Anti-Semitism In Europe

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has a new job campaigning against religious and political extremism in Europe. A week after he stepped down as Middle East envoy of the Quartet — the United States, United...Show More Summary

Yahoo Pipes: An obituary for a former ‘internet milestone’ turned busted flush

In his first appearance at Prime Minister’s Questions, David Cameron, now British premier but then Leader of the Opposition, sneered at Tony Blair: “I want to talk about the future…He was the future once.” That may be how the developers of...Show More Summary

Meet Tony Blair, antisemitism and racism fighter

He resigned as special envoy to the Middle East. Now former British Prime Minister Tony Blair had emerged in another role. Chairman of a group that combats antisemitism and racism in Europe.

Ex-UK PM Tony Blair Takes Up Yet Another Role: This Time, Anti-Semitism

Multi-millionaire former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, who has recently stepped down as Middle East Representative of the Quartet, has been appointed as chairman of a European organization tackling anti-Semitism.

Tony Blair Joins European Council on Tolerance After Leaving Madrid Quartet

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair reportedly has been appointed chairman of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation.

Stepping Down as Envoy, Tony Blair Likely to Keep Close Ties with Powerful in Gulf

2 months agoNews : Vice News

While the Quartet role was itself unpaid, the former British prime minister has amassed a vast fortune from business deals, many in the Gulf.

Tony Blair quits as Middle East Quartet’s peace envoy

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Former British prime minister Tony Blair will step down from his role as the Middle East envoy representing the Quartet — composed of the United Nations, Russia, European Union and the United States — next month, the U.N. announced in a statement released Wednesday. Blair served as the...

Middle East Quartet Confirms Tony Blair’s Resignation

The Middle East Quartet, comprising Russia, the European Union, the United States and the United Nations, confirmed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair resignation as its representative in a statement Wednesday.

Britain's Tony Blair reportedly to step down as U.N. Middle East envoy

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced in a letter to the United Nations chief on Wednesday that he will step down as the world body's special Middle East envoy at the end of June, British media reported, citing unnamed diplomatic sources.

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