Tony Blair

Mark Steel Trump bombed Syria because he's soft at heart

You might criticise Blair for having hobnobbed with the Assads, but you can see how it happened. Tony put his arm round him and said, ‘Here, Assad mate, fancy coming back to mine for a few tins? I’ll get the Queen up, she can make us beans on toast.’ Then a couple of days later Cherie looked him up on Google and what an embarrassment, it turns out he’s a mass murderer

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John McKee Scottish Labour need to adopt Blair's recommendations

Many in the Labour leadership will have gnashed what is left of the calcium stumps that were once their teeth when Blair conceded that Brexit has changed the case for Scottish Independence. But there is no point denying it – it patently, obviously has