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Tony Blair asks Labour voters to switch to other parties in June vote

April 24, 2017 7:46 am
Tony Blair asks Labour voters to switch to other parties in June vote

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on registered Labour Party voters to break ranks and vote Tory or Liberal Democrat in the upcoming general election, further challenging Jeremy Corbyn’s troubled leadership over the main opposition party. In an interview with BBC on […]

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson blasts Tony Blair for Brexit remarks

February 17, 2017 7:50 pm
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson blasts Tony Blair for Brexit remarks

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives to attend a meeting on Syria at the World Conference Center in Bonn, western Germany, February 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has lambasted former premier Tony Blair for urging opponents of Brexit to “rise up” against leaving the […]

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Tony Blair urges people to ‘rise up’ and stop Brexit

2:30 pm
Tony Blair urges people to ‘rise up’ and stop Brexit

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker poses with former British prime minister Tony Blair (L) ahead of a meeting at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January 25, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Former British prime minister Tony Blair is urging the British people to “rise up” against Brexit and prevent […]

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Tony Blair warns of dangerous times ahead for Western democracies

December 6, 2016 10:30 pm
Tony Blair warns of dangerous times ahead for Western democracies

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair speaks with USA TODAY Washington bureau chief Susan Page on Monday, December 5, 2016. Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has warned that political upheavals in the West, including Britain’s vote to leave the European Union in June and the election of Donald Trump […]

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British citizens can stop UK’s departure from European Union (EU): Tony Blair

November 25, 2016 9:30 am
British citizens can stop UK’s departure from European Union (EU): Tony Blair

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair says British citizens can stop the country’s departure from the European Union (EU) if they want to since Brexit is not etched in stone. In an interview with the New Statesman on Thursday, Blair said Brexit “can be […]

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Tony Blair in talks to return to British politics: Report

November 20, 2016 5:20 pm
Tony Blair in talks to return to British politics: Report

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair (File photo) Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is positioning himself to return to politics, seeking an office close to Parliament to shape the Brexit negotiations, according to a report. Blair is understood to have held talks with senior British ministers and officials recently […]

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Nobody dared challenging Tony Blair’s will to invade Iraq: Chilcot

November 2, 2016 10:30 pm
Nobody dared challenging Tony Blair’s will to invade Iraq: Chilcot

Former British prime minister Tony Blair Former British prime minister Tony Blair’s political and personal “dominance” over his cabinet had reached such levels that nobody could challenge his decision to enter the Iraq War, says the author of the Chilcot report. John Chilcot, who wrote a damning report about how […]

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Tony Blair’s call to mobilize against Brexit stirs anger

October 28, 2016 9:30 pm
Tony Blair’s call to mobilize against Brexit stirs anger

Former British prime minister Tony Blair (file photo) Former British prime minister Tony Blair has come under fire for calling on Britons to “mobilize” against Brexit. “The issue is not whether we ignore the will of the people, but whether, as information becomes available, and facts take the place of […]

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Tony Blair ‘very sorry’ over inquiries into UK soldiers’ misconduct in Iraq, Afghanistan

September 25, 2016 8:39 pm
Tony Blair ‘very sorry’ over inquiries into UK soldiers’ misconduct in Iraq, Afghanistan

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Inquiries into misconduct by UK soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan have infuriated former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph, Blair said he was “very sorry” for the investigations, asserting they should have never been launched in the first place. […]

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British MPs plan vote against Tony Blair

July 12, 2016 3:00 am
British MPs plan vote against Tony Blair

Tony Blair holds a press conference at Admiralty House, London, after retired civil servant John Chilcot presented The Iraq Inquiry Report. Photo / AP Tony Blair faces being thrown out of the Queen’s Privy Council after senior British MPs from both sides of the Commons said they will use the […]

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