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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 [...]

Tony Blair wanted a British Football League

Football Mon 11 Sep, AT 15:44 Tony Blair wanted a British Football League Scottish and English fans react to the former PM’s idea

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.

The pie in the anti-democratic sky

There are many things that could be said about Tony Blair’s suggestion that the UK should toughen its immigration policy to reduce the numbers coming in from Europe. He claims this can be done “by measures within our own law or by negotiation with Europe”. Show More Summary

Tony Blair's Immigration Nonsense

Almost seems I write more about Tony Blair than any other public figure these days. If only he'd make like a whack-a-mole and stay down after each polemical hammering. Anyway, his Blairness was all over the news today and found himself sharing time on Andrew Marr because he has Opinions, this time about immigration. Show More Summary

Blair and Adonis have spoken, but will France and Germany help remainers?

Pair’s call for firmer grip on immigration from within the EU relies heavily on the same mood for change existing on the continent Tony Blair and Andrew Adonis, his former Downing Street policy chief, have made separate if coordinated...Show More Summary

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

3 weeks 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

2 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.

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

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