Tony Blair makes The Daily Mail eat its ugly words and gives a master class in how to deal with 'fake news'.
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Earlier this month, British members of Parliament (MPs) overwhelmingly voted to back Brexit, citing deference to the will of the people. Speaking at an event for Open Britain, which wants Britain to maintain access to the single market, Tony Blair declared that the Brexit discussion was far from over. Show More Summary
I enjoyed Tony Blair's speech about the danger of 'Brexit At Any Cost' and I think he made a very fair point that having won a great battle, the Euro 'insurgents' now want everyone else to put down their arms and accept the June 2016 decision as final.'The one incontrovertible characteristic of politics today is its propensity for revolt. Show More Summary
In the absence of anything remotely resembling leadership from Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit, Tony Blair has stepped into the breach with a speech calling for voters to have the right to a second bite at the cherry once the terms of the UK's departure become clear. Show More Summary
I don’t know about you but if I were to make a speech arguing that democracy should be abandoned, I… See the full story of Tony Blair is right about Brexit on Coffee House.
It's been a few months, so we were due another return of Tony Blair. And so we had today's intervention in the Brexit debate, fulfilling his earlier promise that he was going to get more active in British politics again. Naturally, and...Show More Summary
Tony Blair on Friday announced his “mission” to get Brits who voted to remain in the European Union to “rise up in defense of what we believe” while accusing the government of being “obsessed with Brexit” and bemoaning the lack of an effective opposition. Show More Summary
Addressing voters and businesses, former Labour PM backs effort to temper terms of, or even halt, Britain's EU's exit.
Hurtling at us like a comet but unnoticed by the local worthies is the prospect for repatriating powers direct from Brussels to Stormont, Holyrood and Cardiff Bay. Among them are powers over agriculture and energy, which in Ireland are linked or integrated north and south. How they’ll be divvied up is hasn’t even been examined. more...
TONY BLAIR’S speech on Brexit on the morning of February 17th attracted a predictable storm of derision.
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.