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Anthony Charles Lynton Blair is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007. After his resignation, he was appointed Special Envoy of the Quartet on the Middle East, an office which he held until 2015. He currently runs the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.
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Tony Blair says he would refuse to sign trans rights pledgeFormer Labour prime minister warns leadership candidates not to launch 'culture war' with right over identity issues
Robots pose biggest Risk to the poorest countriesIn the years following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, many Western policymakers assumed that globalization was irreversible and would lead to rising incomes for all. In 2005, then-U.K. Prime..
Labour anger as Clive Lewis claims Tony Blair is partly to blame for election defeat and left his own constituency 'in a state'Backlash after leadership contender attacks 'state of Sedgefield' after Blair decade and insists of poll debacle: 'This has been 40 years in the making'
Tony Blair ‘sought EU funding while lobbying for second referendum’Former prime minister Tony Blair was seeking funding from the EU while lobbying for a second referendum, it has been reported. The ex-Labour leader pushed this year for a second referendum and has been..
Former Labour MP and Corbyn ally blames Tony Blair for election defeatLaura Pidcock claims former prime minister's legacy 'hangs around this party like a millstone' after losing seat held by Labour since 1950
Labour Will Be ‘Finished’ If Its Next Leader Continues Corbyn’s Politics, Tony Blair WarnsLabour will be “finished” and replaced by a new political party if it chooses a new leader who sticks with Jeremy Corbyn’s politics, Tony Blair has warned. In a withering post-mortem of the..
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Blair tells UK Labour: Overturn Corbyn's 'quasi-revolutionary socialism'Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday urged moderates in the opposition Labour Party to grab back control from outgoing leader Jeremy Corbyn whom he said personified a brand of..
General election post mortem delivers scathing judgment on Jeremy Corbyn's leadershipFormer prime minister Tony Blair warns party risks being 'replaced' as serious competitor for power
General election 2019: Tony Blair warns Labour not to 'whitewash' reasons for poll defeatThe ex-prime minister says Labour will be "replaced" as a political force unless it changes course.
Boris Johnson evokes spirit of Tony Blair as he vows Tories will be 'servants' of people on victory tour'Remember, we are not the masters. We are the servants now,' says PM
Labour won more votes in the general election than in Tony Blair's 2005 victoryBut vote share for Corbyn's party is well below past heights, handing party its worst result since 1935
Britain is a dangerous mess, former PM Blair saysFormer prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a dangerous mess and that neither his own Labour Party nor Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives deserved to win a Dec. 12..
Former PM Blair says Britain is a messFormer Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a mess, warning that neither his own Labour Party nor the Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, deserved to win a..
Former UK PM Blair: Don't hold your breath for UK-U.S. trade dealFormer British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday that a UK-U.S. trade deal would be very difficult to agree, saying protectionist sentiment worldwide was making trade agreements harder to..
Former PM Blair on Labour's Corbyn: Revolutions always end badlyFormer British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday that "revolutions" like the one promised in current Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn's election manifesto always end badly.
Both UK parties are peddling fantasies, says former PM BlairPrime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are peddling fantasies before a Dec. 12 election, former British leader Tony Blair will say on Monday, offering his support to "mainstream"..
Labour election candidate apologises for raising Hitler death celebrations in Tony Blair comments rowJane Aitchison paused in a live radio interview for an awkward 12.5 seconds – thought to be an on-air record
Tony Blair's approach to EU helped cause Brexit, says Jean-Claude JunckerOutgoing European Commission president says the former PM was among those who 'wanted nothing to do with the EU' on political integration
Lord Mandelson attacks Labour's left-wing economic plans but admits voters could be won overTony Blair's former close ally ridicules 'lots of free offers' but acknowledges they could deliver No 10 – if Jeremy Corbyn is ditched
Tony Blair calls for new law to block no-deal Brexit after Tory minister admits it will 'always' be optionKwasi Kwarteng's comments branded 'a revelation' that make it essential MPs block a pre-Christmas election
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Tony Blair praises Jeremy Corbyn for 'very sensible and skilful' actions to block no-deal BrexitFormer prime minister has previously criticised the Labour leader for his Brexit approach
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Tony Blair urges Jeremy Corbyn to avoid general election until after Brexit is sortedFormer prime minister says government has been taken over by a 'gang of adventurers' acting in a 'shocking, irresponsible and dangerous' way
Tony Blair REFUSES to say he will vote Labour at the next general election amid Corbyn's meltdown over Brexit and anti-SemitismTony Blair refused to say three times whether he would vote for Labour at the next general election as the party continues to struggle with Brexit and allegations of anti-Semitism. The former prime..
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British Labour politician Prescott taken to hospital after a strokeJohn Prescott, a former British deputy prime minister in Tony Blair's Labour government, has been taken to hospital after suffering a stroke, his family said on Monday.