Transcripts of two telephone calls between the leaders on February 25, 2011 reveal that the West was quick to downplay the presence of Islamic extremists in the 2011 uprising
The former PM told the Libyan leader to get to a safe place
Transcripts of phone calls between the pair have been released by the Foreign Affairs Committee as it investigates British intervention in Libya
With the Comic Strip's latest fantasy screening this month, its creators tell Gerard Gilbert about their phone-hacking parody and why they set it in the Seventies
In his analysis of Libya the former PM echoed a point Burke made in a political pamphlet published 225 years ago
If it hadn't been for the 2004 'deal in the desert' Gaddafi's stockpile of weapons would still be in circulation, former PM claims
The former prime minister says his concern was not for the Libyan dictator's safety, however
Mr Blair's long-awaited appearance in front of MPs comes as Isis takes advantage of the chaos in the country
This week, Tony Blair discussed his failed attempts at becoming a comedian and a gigs promoter. He joins a number of politicans who have held positions a world away from their current careers
The reluctant politician added comedy to being in a rock band and trying to be a gig promoter to his list of failed careers
London’s former Mayor was denounced as 'shameful' and 'despicable'
A spokesperson for the former Prime Minister has dismissed the claims as 'nonsense'
When Steve Richards' Vespa was stolen, a friend suggested he consider an electric bike instead: no MOT, tax, petrol, or parking problems
Blair, Brown, Miliband, Corbyn: it’s been a tumultuous two decades for Labour, and Angela Eagle has had a ringside seat throughout. Geraldine Bedell hears her story
'I didn’t think it was as fantastical as conventional wisdom opined'
The 1.6 billion word collection offers some unexpected insights into the way politicians use language