tony blair

  • January 29, 2010

    Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that his view remains unchanged about the Iraq war and he would take the same decision again. He made the comments at the beginning of his evidence to the Iraq War Inquiry in central London this morning

  • January 28, 2010

    Large demonstrations are expected to greet Tony Blair as he gives evidence to the Iraq War Inquiry tomorrow. Relatives of those killed in Iraq will stage a Naming of the Dead ceremony outside the venue as Blair gives evidence inside.

  • January 28, 2010

    There has been an outraged response to a decision to prevent demonstrations immediately outside the Iraq war inquiry when Tony Blair is questioned tomorrow (29 January).

  • January 19, 2010

    For British politics, the defining moment of the last decade was on 15 February 2003, when over a million people marched through London to oppose the invasion of Iraq. But the war went ahead despite public opposition. This striking image illustrates two key aspects of the last decade – a government pursuing a thoroughly militaristic agenda, and a public resistant to going along with it.

  • November 7, 2009

    This is the first November since the death of the “last Tommy”, Harry Patch. But Patch regarded Remembrance Day as "just show business". We can honour his memory by recognising that it's time to change the way that we remember.

  • July 6, 2009

    Tony Blair has today (Monday) published a new report offering ‘practical solutions to tackle climate change through technology’.

  • April 8, 2009

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, a Catholic convert, has said that the Vatican should rethink its negative and "entrenched" attitudes towards homosexuality.

  • March 25, 2009

    Baptist leaders and dignitaries -- including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair -- took part in a ceremony at the weekend dedicating a new evangelical Christian baptism centre

  • March 23, 2009

    Tony Blair has met with Christian peacemakers working in the West Bank. Blair was visiting the Palestinian village of At-Tuwani.

  • February 5, 2009

    Tony Blair delivered the keynote speech to the annual National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama's first, in Washington DC this morning. He spoke of religion as "a source of so much inspiration; an excuse for so much evil."