"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
I’ve been banging on about Labour heading for electoral disaster since Jeremy Corbyn first looked like he would win the 2015 Labour Party leadership election. In 2015, I agreed with Tony Blair when he wrote in the Guardian: “If Jeremy Corbyn becomes leader it won’t be a defeat like 1983 or 2015 at the more...
Like Tony Blair in 1997, Mrs May is where the majority of voters are: to the left on the economy and to the right on social issues. She plays to this mood, a political judgment that risks society closing in on itself rather than opening...Show More Summary
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
Twenty years ago, Tony Blair won the U.K. election in a record-breaking landslide. After Brexit, does anything remain of the Britain he led?
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
Am I on my own in becoming weary of yet another of the great and good speaking in general terms about the future of the Border? Tony Blair, addressing a European People’s Party gathering in Co Wicklow was at pains to declare his confidence in Theresa May’s sincerity over wanting a “ frictionless “border, even more...
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
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.
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
As Britain enters the jingoistic, ill-tempered final phase of its forty-four-year membership in the European Union, the early years of Tony Blair’s New Labour government, in the late nineteen-nineties, occur in the mind as a painful and unlikely memory. Show More Summary
The best thing Tony Blair can do for Brexit and the Labour Party is to stay as far away as possible.
"The left media finds it very hard to be objective on Trump," he said, adding that he would be happy to work alongside the Trump administration.
Bill Clinton and Tony Blair wanted to show the world they were blessed peacemakers. But it was spying and covert action that made the peace possible.
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...
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
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