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

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.

UK court blocks ex-general's bid to prosecute Blair

Britain's High Court has blocked a bid by an Iraqi ex-general to prosecute former Prime Minister Tony Blair for invading Iraq in 2003. Gen. Abdulwaheed Shannan Al Rabbat's case centered … Click to Continue »

Tony Blair prosecution over Iraq war blocked by judges

High court rejects attempt by former Iraqi general to bring private prosecution against former prime minister The high court has blocked a bid by a former chief of staff of the Iraqi army to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq war. Show More Summary

Mick Jaggers Drops Two New Solo Songs Bemoaning the Political Climate in England and America

The last time Mick Jagger put out a solo album, George W. Bush was president of the U.S., Tony Blair was prime minister of England, and Jagger was none too keen on their shared politics. Sixteen years later and both countries are still in disarray under new leadership, and Jagger ... More »

Blair Brown Joins Beau Willimon’s ‘Parisian Woman’ On Broadway; Bedlam Revives ‘Peter Pan’

Blair Brown, whose credits range from Orange Is The New Black to her Tony Award-winning performance in Copenhagen and the title role in the seminal TV series The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, has signed on with Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas to co-star in Beau Willimon‘s The Parisian Woman. Show More Summary

Leadership vs Followership

Tony Blair, the former Labour leader, published an interesting article the other day about the changing face of Brexit in which he argued that the 2017 general election result provides an opportunity for fundamentally reappraising the pros and cons of leaving the European Union (EU). Show More Summary

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 is Wrong about Everything

Taking time out from hanging with Bono and advising Central Asian dictators on how best to spin repression and executions, His Blairness has condescended to return to British politics to tell us things. And there are two things on his mind: Brexit and the election result. Show More Summary

Saturday PS: The old ones are the best

THE 1974 revival rolls on. Hard on the heels of the snap election that led to a minority government, we have, courtesy of Tony Blair, the old lie that Europe is about to reform itself so massively that we ought...

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 »

BLAIR: UK could stay in EU without freedom of movement

LONDON – The European Union may be preparing to allow the UK to both reject free movement and stay in the single market, Tony Blair said. In an interview with the BBC's Today programme, Blair said the EU was examining plans that would...Show More Summary

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

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