Tony Blair

‘The Johnson Tories voted for was Boris not Carrie’
Boris Johnson with his wife Carrie at the 2021 Conservative Party conference
Instant Opinion

‘The Johnson Tories voted for was Boris not Carrie’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
4 May 2022
‘Tony Blair is back to haunt voters’
Tony Blair
Instant Opinion

‘Tony Blair is back to haunt voters’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
3 May 2022
Partygate vs. Cash for Honours: the Boris and Blair rows compared
Tony Blair
In Depth

Partygate vs. Cash for Honours: the Boris and Blair rows compared

Boris Johnson could become the first PM to be questioned by police since Tony Blair in 2006
26 Jan 2022
The most bitter political rivalries in history
Tony Blair and Gordon Brown
Between the lines

The most bitter political rivalries in history

The Week looks at some of the most notable feuds between Britain’s parliamentary titans
14 Jan 2022
Tony Blair: a controversial knight
Tony Blair
In Focus

Tony Blair: a controversial knight

More than half a million people have signed a petition calling for his award to be rescinded
7 Jan 2022
What is Tony Blair up to now?
Tony Blair allegedly made the claim to Trump’s son-in-law during a White House visit
In Depth

What is Tony Blair up to now?

Former Labour PM has turned to charitable work but continues to attract controversy
7 Jan 2022
‘The delay to Tony Blair’s award could be a royal comment on his botched job’
Tony Blair
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‘The delay to Tony Blair’s award could be a royal comment on his botched job’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
5 Jan 2022

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Inside Balmoral: the Queen’s Scottish holiday home
Balmoral Castle
In Depth

Inside Balmoral: the Queen’s Scottish holiday home

Furnishings in Her Majesty’s ‘surreal’ summer residence include cushion saying ‘It’s good to be Queen’
29 Oct 2021
Does the UK need a referendum on climate change pledges?
Boris Johnson in front of a projection of Earth
Today’s big question

Does the UK need a referendum on climate change pledges?

Critics say net-zero target has been imposed by ‘elites’ without electoral mandate
27 Oct 2021
All you need to know about the Pandora Papers
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis features in the massive financial data leak
Fact file

All you need to know about the Pandora Papers

World leaders, a Tory donor and Tony Blair among figures named in unprecedented insight into tax avoidance
4 Oct 2021
‘The winter of discontent should serve as a warning to Boris Johnson’
Waste collectors’ strike in London in 1979
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‘The winter of discontent should serve as a warning to Boris Johnson’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
1 Sep 2021
‘Tony Blair is ignoring his own starring role in the destruction’
Tony Blair
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‘Tony Blair is ignoring his own starring role in the destruction’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
23 Aug 2021
‘I have no problem with a holiday in Britain - it’s everyone else’
Couple sunbathing on beach in Wales
Instant Opinion

‘I have no problem with a holiday in Britain - it’s everyone else’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
8 Jun 2021
Blair’s hair: Brad Pitt or Gandalf?
Tony Blair
In Brief

Blair’s hair: Brad Pitt or Gandalf?

When the former prime minister appeared on ITV to discuss Scottish independence last week, all anybody wanted to talk about was his silver mane
7 May 2021
Former PMs lobbied Johnson months ago to up Covid testing
Tony Blair, David Cameron and John Major at a memorial service for ex-Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown
In Brief

Former PMs lobbied Johnson months ago to up Covid testing

Former chancellor says ex-boss David Cameron and three other previous leaders called for more focus on test-and-trace
10 Nov 2020
Keir Starmer’s policy head was hard-left student activist
Labour leader Keir Starmer wearing a face mask.
In Brief

Keir Starmer’s policy head was hard-left student activist

‘Labour’s Dominic Cummings’ campaigned against the party and led marches in protest at intervention in Kosovo
13 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘passing the buck’ on Covid
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘passing the buck’ on Covid

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 17 July
17 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Black lives mattered. Now what?’
black lives matter
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Black lives mattered. Now what?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 22 June
22 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson is a ‘blundering schoolboy’
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson is a ‘blundering schoolboy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 28 May
28 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories ‘risk repeating errors’ of Blair
Newspapers
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Tories ‘risk repeating errors’ of Blair

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 20 December
20 Dec 2019
Tony Blair warns Labour it faces electoral oblivion
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In Brief

Tony Blair warns Labour it faces electoral oblivion

Former leader intervenes after MPs criticise Corbyn at angry meeting
18 Dec 2019
How long will the Tory rule last?
Boris Johnson
In Depth

How long will the Tory rule last?

Former Conservative leader William Hague suggests Boris Johnson is set for ‘decades of dominance in the North’
17 Dec 2019
What is the third way?
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In Depth

What is the third way?

The centrist ideology rejects the conventional left-right political spectrum
25 Sep 2019
John Humphrys: eight of his most memorable moments
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In Depth

John Humphrys: eight of his most memorable moments

The veteran broadcaster has hosted his last episode of the flagship show after 32 years
19 Sep 2019
What the UK’s ex-prime ministers are doing now
Theresa May
In Depth

What the UK’s ex-prime ministers are doing now

Three former PMs unite to condemn Boris Johnson’s plan to leave the EU without a deal
24 Jul 2019
The UK’s five greatest prime ministers
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In Depth

The UK’s five greatest prime ministers

As Britain gets set for a new leader, The Week looks back at some of the nation’s most lauded PMs
24 Jun 2019
Was Labour right to expel Alastair Campbell?
Alastair Campbell
In Depth

Was Labour right to expel Alastair Campbell?

Former spin doctor is ousted for voting Lib Dem in the European elections
28 May 2019
Is there a future for centrist Labour?
Jeremy Corbyn
In Depth

Is there a future for centrist Labour?

Tony Blair fears it may be too late for ‘moderates’ to take back control of the party from Corbyn
7 Sep 2018
Five dramatic political coups in recent British history
Brown, Blair
In Depth

Five dramatic political coups in recent British history

From Purnell’s plot to the curry house coup, May and Corbyn are by no means the first modern-day leaders to face mutinies
4 Sep 2018
British prime ministers on holiday - in pictures
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In Brief

British prime ministers on holiday - in pictures

Theresa May’s latest holiday snaps are branded even more boring than Brexit talks
30 Jul 2018
Is Britain’s ‘deep state’ fact or a right-wing fiction?
Whitehall
In Brief

Is Britain’s ‘deep state’ fact or a right-wing fiction?

Jacob Rees-Mogg is not alone in accusing bureaucrats of secret meddling
5 Feb 2018
Tony Blair denies warning Trump team about UK spying
Tony Blair allegedly made the claim to Trump’s son-in-law during a White House visit
In Brief

Tony Blair denies warning Trump team about UK spying

US author says former PM shared ‘juicy’ rumour about British surveillance with Jared Kushner
4 Jan 2018
Tony Blair wanted a British Football League
Tony Blair
In Brief

Tony Blair wanted a British Football League

Scottish and English fans react to the former PM’s idea
11 Sep 2017
Tony Blair: ‘Get tough on immigration to stay in EU’
Tony Blair at an event organised by anti-Brexit group Open Britain in February 2017
In Brief

Tony Blair: ‘Get tough on immigration to stay in EU’

The former PM defends open-door policy but says circumstances have changed
11 Sep 2017
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