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#Tony Blair

# tony-blair - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Tony Blair used lines from film The Queen in his autobiography, scriptwriter claims

Bafta-winning screenwriter Peter Morgan said lines from Blair’s autobiography closely resemble lines from the film.

# tony-blair - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'The Good Friday Agreement was politics that worked because people stopped behaving like politicians'

That is the view of Tony Blair, one of the architects of the deal.

# tony-blair - Friday 30 March, 2018

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?

The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.

# tony-blair - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Tony Blair has had a huge go at Jeremy Corbyn's position on Brexit Leaders This post contains videos

Tony Blair has had a huge go at Jeremy Corbyn's position on Brexit

Blair thinks Labour should be opposing Brexit.

# tony-blair - Monday 31 July, 2017

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

A former Iraqi general has been trying for some time to bring a private prosecution against Blair for his role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

# tony-blair - Monday 17 July, 2017

Theresa May seeks to root out leakers as Tony Blair says Jeremy Corbyn could be PM UK Politics This post contains videos

Theresa May seeks to root out leakers as Tony Blair says Jeremy Corbyn could be PM

May is trying to focus her party’s attention on Brexit.

# tony-blair - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Tony Blair: EU would be prepared to accommodate UK on issue of mass migration

Blair said the election of French President Emmanuel Macron had changed EU dynamics.

# tony-blair - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Tony Blair was 'not straight with the nation' says head of inquiry into Iraq war

Sir John Chilcot told the BBC that Blair based his evidence to the inquiry on beliefs rather than facts.

# tony-blair - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'Tony, will Brexit bring about a united Ireland?': Blair is back and has views on Ireland

Tony Blair was asked if Brexit is going to bring about a united Ireland yesterday.

# tony-blair - Friday 12 May, 2017

Tony Blair says language of Good Friday Agreement will have to be amended due to Brexit

Blair said a hard border between the countries would be a disaster.

# tony-blair - Monday 1 May, 2017

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit

Blair will campaign to give the British people a chance to change their minds.

# tony-blair - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Blair denies report that he's taking a job with Donald Trump

A statement on his website later said: “The story in The Mail on Sunday is an invention.”

# tony-blair - Friday 17 February, 2017

Tony Blair wants Britain to fight against Brexit

Britain is expected to officially apply to leave the EU in March.

# tony-blair - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

From The42 Bernie Ecclestone, the racing Napoleon, forced into exile Wave Goodbye

Bernie Ecclestone, the racing Napoleon, forced into exile

The 86-year-old transformed grand prix racing into one of the most profitable sports.

# tony-blair - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott says the publishing of the Chilcot Report into the war has changed his mind.

# tony-blair - Thursday 7 July, 2016

"Shamed", "mournful" and "a monster of delusion" - Tony Blair is back on the front pages

Much of the coverage focuses on Blair’s assertion that, in the same situation, he would invade Iraq again.

'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War

Some 100,000 Irish people protested on 15 February 2003 to oppose the invasion.

Northern Ireland (and the PSNI) is all over the Chilcot Report - here's why

The British Army used the Northern Irish Troubles as its key reference point for dealing with the Iraq conflict.

# tony-blair - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

MI6 report may have contained plot from a Nicolas Cage film, Chilcot Report says

1996 Michael Bay thriller The Rock showed chemical weapons being stored in glass containers.

'I will be with you, whatever': Conversations between Blair and Bush on the Iraq War

Memos the British Prime Minister sent to the US President before and during the war show the close relationship between them.

Blair: "I express more sorrow and regret and apology than you will ever know"

But, he says he would do it again.

Tony Blair did a solo run on deciding to go to war

He also planned to back a rebellion in Iraq.

The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way

Former PM Tony Blair is in for a hard day, but a trial is some way off.

# tony-blair - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bill Clinton had private concerns over Gerry Adams' IRA links

“I don’t know what the real deal is between him and the IRA.”

# tony-blair - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Tony Blair (kind of) says sorry for Iraq War and admits it (maybe) led to Islamic State

The former British Prime Minister wouldn’t make a full apology in a new TV interview.

# tony-blair - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

95 people with 'On the Run' letters are linked to 300 murders

A report into the so-called ‘On The Runs’ letters was published today

# tony-blair - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 Match of the Day have announced their latest celebrity pundit* Novelty

Match of the Day have announced their latest celebrity pundit*

*Article also includes footage of that time Bertie Ahern appeared on The Premiership.

# tony-blair - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Sinn Féin would have left peace talks without 'On the Run' letters - Blair

The former British prime minister was speaking at a Westminster committee hearing today.

# tony-blair - Monday 1 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tony Blair's odd Christmas card given the vicious Twitter treatment Teeth

# tony-blair - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

UK terror trial suspect had Tony Blair's address on a scrap of paper

Erol Incedal is accused of “intending to commit or preparing acts of terrorism” and possessing a document about bomb-making.

# tony-blair - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Column: It was the largest coordinated demonstration in human history – and they ignored it

Director Amir Amirani writes about his stunning documentary, We Are Many, which explores the 2003 Stop the War global protests and their legacy.

# tony-blair - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge People are not happy about Tony Blair being named 'Philanthropist of the Year' at the GQ Awards Gq Awards

# tony-blair - Monday 18 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa beaten with metal chain in Egyptian prison, says sister

The charity Reprieve has urged Tony Blair to intervene in the case.

# tony-blair - Sunday 22 June, 2014

People eulogising Gerry Conlon had 'no time for him' when he was in prison

Paul Hill, one of the Guildford Four, also said that the group had suffered a “greater miscarriage of justice than those who died in the Guildford, Woolwich and Birmingham bombings”.

# tony-blair - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Tony Blair: Syrian war to blame for Iraq violence, not 2003 invasion

Arguments that there would be no crisis if Saddam Hussein remained are “bizarre” he said.

# tony-blair - Thursday 10 April, 2014

On this day in 1998 the Good Friday Agreement was signed

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the signing of the historic Good Friday Agreement, the most important step towards achieving peace in Northern Ireland.

# tony-blair - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA 'on-the-runs' ? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA 'on-the-runs' ?

The deals were made by former UK Prime Minster Tony Blair but should they be taken back?

# tony-blair - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about GSOC (again), domestic violence and the 34th best city in the world…

Blair told Brooks to toughen up, offered to be "unofficial advisor" court told

The former British Prime Minister gave Rebekah Brooks advice on how to handle the phone hacking scandal in 2011, the ex-CEO of News International CEO has said.

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