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U.S. Officials Warned Kushner About Friend Wendi Deng Murdoch, Says Her Ex-Husband’s Newspaper

The Wall Street Journal report also features former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and a 70-foot-tall Chinese spy tower in D.C.

Is Michael Wolff's Trump 'Fire And Fury' Book Fake News?

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Wolff's story is "a complete fabrication, literally from beginning to end," former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said.

Tony Blair told Trump British spies were monitoring him

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair warned President Donald Trump’s team that the U.K.’ s security services may have been monitoring them during the presidential election, according to a new book....

UK's Tony Blair argues voters deserve another say on Brexit

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is pressing his view that voters should be given a chance to re-think Brexit once plans for Britain's departure from the European Union are … Click to Continue »

Tony Blair tells UK voters: time is running out to stop Brexit folly

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British prime minister Tony Blair told voters on Thursday that time was running out to reverse Brexit, a folly that he said would torpedo Britain's remaining clout and be regretted for generations to come.

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair denies Trump spying claim

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

A controversial new book claims that Blair shared a “juicy rumor” with Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner.        

Tony Blair allegedly warned Trump the UK was potentially spying on him, explosive new book claims

An explosive new book claims former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told Donald Trump there was a rumour that UK intelligence services spied on the Trump campaign. Blair denies the allegations, with a spokesperson calling it "categorically...Show More Summary

Dodds Does God

Alistair Campbell once famously interrupted Prime Minister Tony Blair during a media interview to insist that "We don't do God". But according to Politics Home the same does not apply to the (DUP) Democratic Unionist Party whose deputy...Show More Summary

Foreign policy mistakes betray lack of a firm hand at No 10

Priti Patel and Boris Johnson’s errors add to impression that UK is a country adrift when it comes to diplomatic matters Strong British prime ministers, such as Margaret Thatcher, Harold Macmillan and Tony Blair – to the frustrationShow More Summary

Gordon Brown Cries Foul

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is crying foul in his new book, that claims the United States misled the United Kingdom over the case for invasion in Iraq. Brown who succeeded Prime Minister Tony Blair, who led Britain inShow More Summary

Tony Blair: ‘We were wrong to boycott Hamas after its election win’

Tony Blair has said for the first time that he and other world leaders were wrong to yield to Israeli pressure to impose an immediate boycott of Hamas after the Islamic faction won Palestinian elections in 2006. As prime minister at the time, Blair offered strong support for the decision – driven by the George […]

Tony Blair: ‘We were wrong to boycott Hamas after its election win’

Former prime minister says international community should have tried to pull militant Islamic faction ‘into a dialogue’ over its refusal to recognise Israel Tony Blair has said for the first time that he and other world leaders wereShow More Summary

Jonathan Powell on Ending Conflicts – Insights on Leadership

5 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Jonathan Powell, the British Government’s chief negotiator on Northern Ireland under Prime Minister Tony Blair (1997-2007), joined Prof Richard English Monday for a conversation on ‘Ending Conflicts’ at the Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s. Powell is now director of Inter/Mediate, a charity he founded in 2011 to more...

Blair Sees Chance Brexit Will Be Reversed

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 [...]

Former UK leader advises immigration curbs instead of Brexit

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.

UK doesn't need Brexit to curb EU immigration, says former PM Blair

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.

Trump is using the Hurricane Harvey tragedy to cover for his collapsing administration

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Kevin McNamara RIP, champion of an old Labour approach to Ireland

7 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

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...

Tony Blair Iraq Prosecution Ruled Out By London High Court; No Crime Committed Under UK Law

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

Attempt to prosecute Blair over Iraq fails in London High Court

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.

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