Tony Blair


article 10 November 2015 UK
Bloody Sunday: former soldier arrested

A former soldier is arrested on suspicion of murdering three civil rights demonstrators in Londonderry on Bloody Sunday in 1972.

post 07 October 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog David Cameron tries to return to his liberal Conservatism mission

Long marchers from the 2005 Cameron leadership bid will hope it's a return to his original programme of work, but he now faces divisive and headline-hogging battles.

post 12 September 2015
Read more from Jon on Snowblog The Corbyn factor: shocking the political system through sheer normality

A sense of political intoxication: the enthusiasm, the detail, the debate, and the understanding of the issues was unlike anything I had experienced.

post 11 September 2015
Read more on Michael's blog When Tony Blair nearly ended Jeremy Corbyn's career

Had Blair withdrawn the whip from Jeremy Corbyn, it would probably have been the end of his political career. And ended any chance of taking the leadership himself 19 years later.

article 01 September 2015 Politics
Labour leadership hustings
Labour leadership hustings: the key moments

The four contenders clash over immigration, benefits cuts, "making excuses" for Vladimir Putin and the shadow of the Iraq war.

post 26 August 2015
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Does Corbyn's run indicate that alienation rules?

There is a genuine sense that some of those supporting Jeremy Corbyn are invigorated by the sense of a genuine alternative to the broad consensus among the major parties.

article 07 April 2015 UK
Ed Miliband and Tony Blair
Tony Blair and Ed Miliband: how they compare

Both educated at Oxford and both married to barristers, but beyond that Ed Miliband and Tony Blair are very different Labour leaders.

post 07 April 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Tony Blair, the election and the brand

Tony Blair would look disloyal if he didn't raise a finger to help his successor. He's already sprinkled 106,000 around local parties - not all of it welcomed with open arms.

article 23 March 2015 UK
Michael Crick by Blair to Bloom: the best political 'doorstep' interviews

Getting answers to difficult questions from politicians can be tough. Channel 4 News presents the top 10 'doorstep' interviews from Political Correspondent Michael Crick, a master of the art.