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Sunday 01 November 2009
Adam Boulton insists that he wrote this book neither to praise Tony Blair nor to dismantle him, but to bear witness to the epoch we lived through. Boulton began working as a political journalist 25 years ago, and here draws on the experience gleaned from his "front-row seat". (In 2006, Blair attended Boulton's wedding to Anji Hunter, Blair's closest friend and long-serving amanuensis, though she is largely absent from these pages.)
Sunday 25 October 2009
Foreign Secretary David Miliband today gave his strong backing to Tony Blair's candidacy to be the first permanent President of the European Union.
Thursday 15 October 2009
It is hard work defending Tony Blair and thankless. But there are some things that just have to be done.
Monday 05 October 2009
Boris Johnson writes today that Tony Blair will not become EU president because he is too much of an Atlanticist and a defender of the Anglo-Saxon market economy. He's willing to bet any reader £5 that he's right.
Friday 25 September 2009
Lord Saville's report into the events surrounding the Bloody Sunday shootings in Londonderry in 1972 have been delayed yet again and will not be presented to ministers until March next year.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Stephen Frears, the director, was at it again yesterday. One joke about executing Tony Blair could perhaps be brushed off as a lapse of taste, but now he has said this to Sueddeutsche Zeitung:
Tuesday 25 August 2009
My previous two posts pose the question: Why is Tony Blair so hated in some quarters?
Saturday 01 August 2009
Not used to speaking in public, civil servants give themselves away as soon as they open their mouths. Sir John Chilcot, the dark-suited respectable figure selected to head Gordon Brown's inquiry into the Iraq war, was determined to talk tough when he launched his investigation this week.
Wednesday 22 July 2009
This is a strong contender for this year's Worst Interview Question award, a competition that I have just instituted. Here is Graydon Carter, editor of Vanity Fair, "in conversation with" Tony Blair last month (photo by Justin Bishop), asking about his memoirs:
Tuesday 21 July 2009
I'll shut up about Tony Blair in a minute, or when the Daily Mail stops printing, er, economies with the actualité about him. But, once again, the poison machine has been denied the story it wants, namely: "Blairs victims of property crash."
Monday 20 July 2009
The Sunday Times two weeks ago carried a sneering interview with Tony Blair by Jonathan Leake, its science and environment editor, who plainly thought the former prime minister's claim that "the answer to climate change is the development of science and technology" was beneath his superior station
Thursday 16 July 2009
Monday 13 July 2009
Sillier than it seemed at the time, and much less sinister. It turns out that Tony Blair really did have a Roman Catholic priest hopping in to 10 Downing Street through a back window.
Friday 03 July 2009
- 1 Heading for America? Prepare for the longest US immigration queues ever
- 2 Notes from a small island: Is Sealand an independent 'micronation' or an illegal fortress?
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 'Swivel-gate': David Cameron at war with press over 'swivel-eyed loons' slur
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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