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Former prime minister Tony Blair did not mislead Parliament in the run-up to the Iraq War, Alastair Campbell insisted today.

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Daily Mail columnist Liz Jones was approached to appear in Celebrity Big Brother for, I can reveal, a figure not unadjacent to £150,000. Now living in rural bliss with a number of damaged animals, she decided against submitting herself to the profile-raising ordeal.

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Campbell to coach PM for Piers Morgan appearance

Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell is to coach Gordon Brown ahead of his showpiece interview with Piers Morgan, he said yesterday.

Brown 'didn't care about expenses – only himself'

Gordon Brown was more concerned about salvaging his own reputation than the damage to Parliament when the expenses scandal erupted, according to a book published yesterday.

Sam Wallace: Forget the scandal – what is best for the England team is all that matters

Capello is not a manager who will be spooked into dancing to someone else's agenda

Brown 'frozen out of war decision'

Tony Blair planned to use a quick victory in Iraq to stamp his authority on the Government and remove Gordon Brown from the Treasury, a former Cabinet minister said yesterday.

Leading article: The truth on trial

As much as with Margaret Thatcher and the Falklands, Britain's role in the Iraq conflict has been personally identified with Tony Blair. He often referred to it as "my decision", and did so again in his evidence to the Chilcot inquiry on Friday. Yet one of the important themes emerging from the inquiry is the extent to which the Iraq war was a collective enterprise.

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