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Where’s Britain’s Wellington when you need him?

Tony Blair has called for Brexit to be stopped in its tracks. The former prime minister, who campaigned for Remain last year, has suggested public opinion is “moving”. He told Sky News: “I think it’s possible now that Brexit doesn’t happen. Show More Summary

Tony Blair says Brexit must be stopped to halt harm to UK

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says there's a chance Britain won't leave the European Union — and stopping Brexit is "necessary" to avoid severe economic damage. In an article published … Click to Continue »

EU leaders willing to compromise on freedom of movement, says Tony Blair

LONDON (Reuters) - European Union leaders are willing to change the bloc's rules for the freedom of movement of workers, opening an opportunity for Britain to avoid a damaging "hard Brexit", former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday.

Blair says EU would level with UK on mass migration

European Union leaders would accept tightening up immigration rules to accomodate Britain, so the option of the UK staying in the bloc should remain open, former prime minister Tony Blair said Saturday. More than a decade of mass immigration...Show More Summary

Fascination and fear in Europe over Trump presidency

"There's a sense of horrified fascination" and fear, says Jonathan Powell, who ran the British prime minister's office during the Tony Blair years

Tony Blair: Iraq war prosecution attempt goes back to court

Controversy revolves around then prime minister’s decision in 2003 to take Britain into the invasion A high court judge will consider on Tuesday whether a legal ban on prosecuting Tony Blair over the Iraq war can be challenged. A private...Show More Summary

Focus on what really matters, Blair advises Macron

France's incoming president Emmanuel Macron got some advice on Friday from former British prime minister Tony Blair, with whom the reform-minded Frenchman has often been compared. In an opinion piece in Le Monde daily titled "What Emmanuel...Show More Summary

Brexit means changing N.Ireland peace deal: Blair

Former British prime minister Tony Blair said Friday that the landmark 1998 peace agreement for Northern Ireland -- which he helped to negotiate -- would have to be changed because of Brexit. "The Good Friday or Belfast Agreement was...Show More Summary

Former UK PM Blair says Northern Ireland peace deal needs Brexit amendment

KILCOOLE, Ireland (Reuters) - Northern Ireland's 1998 peace deal will need to be amended in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union as it contains references to the bloc, former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Friday.

Tony Blair says 'left media' is being unfair on Donald Trump

LONDON — The left-wing media is unfair in its treatment of US President Donald Trump, according to the former British prime minister Tony Blair. Blair told GQ magazine that he agreed with some of the criticisms the US president has made...Show More Summary

Fianna Fail must not make the same mistake with Bertie, that Labour have with Blair

3 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

1st May 2017, marked the 20th anniversary of the election of Tony Blair as British Prime Minister. For the current Labour Leadership, a huge part of their existence is owed to a repudiation of the Blair years with its mix of missed opportunities and misadventures such as the War in Iraq. Fianna Fail and Ireland more...

Tony Blair is returning to politics

The former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has told the Daily Mirror that he would like to return to politics to fight Brexit. Blair was Prime Minister for ten years (1997-2007) and had welded the foreign policy of the United Kingdom to the US's. Show More Summary

Ex-PM Blair announces comeback to fight Brexit

3 months agoNews : The Cutline

Former British prime minister Tony Blair on Monday announced a return to domestic politics to fight Brexit, while acknowledging he remains a divisive figure whose contribution may not be welcomed. The former Labour leader will not be...Show More Summary

Tony Blair Urges U.K. to Stay Centered, and Close to Europe

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Twenty years after his landslide election as prime minister, Mr. Blair says he will “never give up” on the idea of remaining in the European Union.

Stating the Obvious

The Guardian reports that Tony Blair has refused to endorse Jeremy Corbyn for prime minister - pointing to the opinion polls as evidence that the Labour leader just doesn't have what it takes. Here's what the former Labour leader had...Show More Summary

Tony Blair: Theresa May will win the general election

LONDON — Theresa May is on course to win the general election, former Labour prime minister Tony Blair said on Thursday. Speaking to Sky News in an interview aired today, Blair said that if the polls are correct: "we know who is going to be prime minister on June 9 – that’s not the issue. Show More Summary

Tony Blair may return to politics over Brexit

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said he is tempted to return to frontline British politics. Blair told BBC Radio 4’s “World This Weekend” Sunday: “I look at the British political scene at the moment and I actually almost feel motivated to go right back into it.” Since...

Tony Blair May Return to Politics Over Brexit

Former prime minister says Britain has been hijacked by anti-EU ideologues.

TONY BLAIR: Do not vote for MPs who 'back Brexit at any cost'

Tony Blair, the former Labour leader who was Britain's prime minister from 1997 to 2007, is urging voters not to elect politicians who "back Brexit at any cost." Blair told BBC Radio 4's World This Weekend that Prime Minister Theresa...Show More Summary

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