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Mr Blair said : “We never joined the EU, we joined the Common Market, an economic market, not a political powerhouse where we surrender sovereignty to a foreign power in return for less than we put in” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Bristol North West is essentially a two-horse race and what is vital is that we have Darren back in Parliament because the alternative is a Conservative party committed to the possibility of crashing out of Europe without a deal," External link

bristolpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Darren Jones ) : "No one is going to push him around, no-one is going to tell him what he has to do, if it's against the principles he believes in, and we need people like Darren back in Westminster - strong moderate, mainstream, and a great representative of the people" External link

bristolpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Bristol North West is essentially a two-horse race and what is vital is that we have Darren back in Parliament because the alternative is a Conservative party committed to the possibility of crashing out of Europe without a deal," External link

bristolpost Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Darren Jones ) : "No one is going to push him around, no-one is going to tell him what he has to do, if it's against the principles he believes in, and we need people like Darren back in Westminster - strong moderate, mainstream, and a great representative of the people" External link

bristolpost Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Major ) : "This is the final chance for a final say. It's not one general election but 650 individual ones. Meanwhile, John Major said the general election was the " External link

independent-ie Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added ( about Michael Heseltine ) : "To John, to Michael Heseltine, for years I stood against you, tonight, it is an honour to stand with you. " External link

skynews Friday, December 6, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This isn’t just about me. It’s about anyone in the province of Ontario who may be harmed by the government and is unable to hold them accountable,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The problem with revolutions is never how they begin but how they end," "The problem with revolutions is that they always end badly" External link

thenational Monday, November 25, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “Brexit is not over after Brexit because you’ve still got the main negotiation to happen even after the 31st of January when you’re supposed to leave,” External link

thenational Monday, November 25, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

newsandstar Monday, November 25, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, November 25, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

worcesternews Monday, November 25, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

pressandjournal Monday, November 25, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

southwalesargus Monday, November 25, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are – if the polls are right – negligible” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 25, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Yet though Brexit is a distraction, it is also the vital determinant of the nation's future. " External link

YorkshirePost Monday, November 25, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “A vital component of an enlightened security approach is to treat open-minded education as an imperative. We cannot afford for young children, at the moment of maximum impression in their lives, to be denied an education which will equip them for success in the modern world,” External link

thenational Friday, November 15, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Frank Dobson ) : "Frank Dobson was an exemplary public servant and politician of the highest calibre. " External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Let me be frank, there is going to be a complete battle in the Labour Party because what has happened over these past years – particularly over antisemitism – is absolutely killing the party,” External link

eurojewcong Wednesday, November 6, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr Laurie's advocacy, understanding of the need to protect soil and water, as well as strong relationships with all levels of government stand him in good stead to fulfil this critical role," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : “He [Jeremy Corbyn] can make that happen. He can say the moment that’s done properly, he’s up for a general election. But it’s got to encompass the future negotiations and not simply the exit deal” External link

themirror Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Why don’t we just be honest about this? The reason why Boris Johnson wants an election is because he thinks he gets into an election and says to the country, ‘look, you might not like what I’m doing on Brexit but if you don’t vote for me you’re going to get Jeremy Corbyn’. That’s what he thinks” External link

themirror Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair warned ( about Kwasi Kwarteng ) : “Kwasi Kwarteng’s words are a revelation that no-deal is still a real possibility in the negotiation over Britain’s future relationship with Europe,” External link

independent-UK Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This statement should transform Labour’s position. To take no-deal off the table, it has to be taken off not only in respect of the withdrawal negotiation but also of the subsequent negotiation around the future relationship due to finish by end 2020” External link

independent-UK Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Just ‘get it done’ has turned into a highly effective but utterly false mantra. The Remain side is in danger of winning the process battle but losing the battle for public opinion, such is the fatigue” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Just ‘get it done’ has turned into a highly effective but utterly false mantra. The Remain side is in danger of winning the process battle but losing the battle for public opinion, such is the fatigue” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 22, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The allegations made in the article are grossly inaccurate, implicating 21st Century in underhanded dealings and obtaining the awarded tender via inappropriate channels,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Mr Blair ) : “If the journalist in question had allowed Blair to respond, he would have had the facts before publication,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The insignificant depth of the investigation and sensationalist reporting of this article not only serves as a major discredit to the media platform but more importantly to SAA, ourselves as suppliers, and the South African public who were ‘fed’ what I can only describe as lies. Creating more ill will and negativity in a country where many of us are evolving and growing the environment for all in a positive manner,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair says : “The allegations made in the article are grossly inaccurate, implicating 21st Century in underhanded dealings and obtaining the awarded tender via inappropriate channels… Not only was there no relationship with the Acting Board Chair, but there were also no pre-meeting as alleged in the article, with the first time the parties having met at the official presentation round at SAA. All requests and correspondence were conducted via the procurement department at SAA, as it should be” External link

iol Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 9, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 9, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, October 9, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, October 9, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

itv Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

itv Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : "It's a struggle for me with Labour and I am quite open about that" External link

bbc Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "The right thing is indeed to go back to the people but I beg you, please, not by way of a general election. "To mix a general election up with the specific issue of Brexit is wrong in principle and it's wrong in the politics" External link

bbc Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair cited : “access opportunities and mitigate its risks and dangers” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Thomas Cook is part of the changing way that consumers are operating today and that technological change,” “This is a symbol of the change that is going to be happening in industries and sectors right across the economy for years to come” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Thomas Cook is part of the changing way that consumers are operating today and that technological change,” “This is a symbol of the change that is going to be happening in industries and sectors right across the economy for years to come” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair cited : “access opportunities and mitigate its risks and dangers” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Thomas Cook is part of the changing way that consumers are operating today and that technological change,” “This is a symbol of the change that is going to be happening in industries and sectors right across the economy for years to come” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair wrote : "The open border between north and south was key. Had that been in doubt, there would never have been a peace agreement. Simple as that," "All this is to show that the issue of the Irish border is not some invented ruse by 'Remoaners' to derail 'the will of the people' – it has deep historical roots and was always bound to be critical to the Brexit debate" External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : "Today I set a target of 50% of young adults going into higher education in the next century," External link

bbc Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "It is simply not good enough that white working class boys are far less likely to go to university and black students are far less likely to complete their courses than others," External link

bbc Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The amendment provides an express exclusion of any identifying information about the woman who received the termination," "The amendment addresses concerns around the adequacy of information currently being collected on terminations while balancing the need to protect the privacy of women who undergo a procedure" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The amendment provides an express exclusion of any identifying information about the woman who received the termination," "The amendment addresses concerns around the adequacy of information currently being collected on terminations while balancing the need to protect the privacy of women who undergo a procedure" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A decision to abolish the post of deputy leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. " External link

standard Saturday, September 21, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair warned : "A decision to abolish the post of deputy leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. To suggest it at this time shows a quite extraordinary level of destructive sectarianism. " External link

heart Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A decision to abolish the post of Deputy Leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. To suggest it at this time shows a quite extraordinary level of destructive sectarianism. " External link

skynews Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A decision to abolish the post of Deputy Leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. To suggest it at this time shows a quite extraordinary level of destructive sectarianism. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A decision to abolish the post of Deputy Leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. To suggest it at this time shows a quite extraordinary level of destructive sectarianism. " External link

skynews Saturday, September 21, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair says : “Now I would find that difficult on the doorstep to argue,” External link

standard Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I think he is trying now to do that,” “I don’t think he was before” External link

standard Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "They have got a coherent argument. If I was the two main parties at the moment, I would worry a lot about that" External link

TheScotsman Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The fact that I worry about doing an interview with you is a tribute to you, not a criticism" External link

bbc Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : "NSW Health will then identify someone who does not have a conscientious objection," External link

bordermail Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : "NSW Health will then identify someone who does not have a conscientious objection," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Many in society think that whatever is being said in this area is actually true, that there would be doctors who would allow a child that had been born just to lay there and suffer," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Many in society think that whatever is being said in this area is actually true, that there would be doctors who would allow a child that had been born just to lay there and suffer," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : "It is disappointing that we find ourselves having to codify what is already in existence and having to explicitly set out what is actually the law at the moment to allay community concerns or misunderstanding," External link

smh Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : "We need to focus on what's at hand, we need to focus on what's important for the people of NSW and I think some people need to pull their head in," External link

bordermail Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Doctor Patient Unity represents tens of thousands of doctors across the country who understand the importance of preserving access to lifesaving medical care and support a solution to surprise medical billing that protects patients, similar to laws enacted in New York and Texas,” External link

nytimes Friday, September 13, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The writ’s going to drop, [but] we’ve got support from the federal government and senior officials to keep this file moving,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 9, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "If he had died after 10 years in power, he would have been my hero forever," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "He loves power, it's in his DNA," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "People were told there were magic binoculars which could tell which way they voted and there were no-go areas for other parties," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A lot of people think that pan-Africanism is a thing of the past but that is not true," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "He loves power, it's in his DNA," External link

bbc Friday, September 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "People were told there were magic binoculars which could tell which way they voted and there were no-go areas for other parties," External link

bbc Friday, September 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : “In backing away from the idea of himself as a ‘caretaker prime minister’, Jeremy Corbyn has behaved responsibly and if he continues to put country first he will benefit the country and himself,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, September 3, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Boris Johnson knows that if no-deal Brexit stands on its own as a proposition it might well fail, but if he mixes it up with the Corbyn question in a general election he could succeed despite a majority being against a no-deal Brexit because some may fear a Corbyn premiership more," External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Boris Johnson knows that if no-deal Brexit stands on its own as a proposition it might well fail, but if he mixes it up with the Corbyn question in a general election he could succeed despite a majority being against a no-deal Brexit because some may fear a Corbyn premiership more," External link

abc-au Monday, September 2, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "That's a really difficult question. Because of the struggle I have with other aspects of Labour policy. " External link

skynews Monday, September 2, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Boris Johnson knows that if no-deal Brexit stands on its own as a proposition it might well fail but if he mixes it up with the Corbyn question in a general election he could succeed despite a majority being against a no-deal Brexit because some may fear a Corbyn premiership more," External link

abc-au Monday, September 2, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The Tories can obviously see that it is possible for them to win a general election by pitting it as Johnson versus Corbyn” External link

thesun Monday, September 2, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “If the Government tries to force an election now, Labour should vote against it. No opposition leader or party with these poll ratings has won an election. The 2017 result has inoculated the Labour Party against a realistic assessment of where it stands” External link

standard Monday, September 2, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair warned : “Should the government seek an election, it should be refused in favour of a referendum,” External link

thenational Monday, September 2, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "It is conceivable. But you have got to look at the polling. I mean, look. Where's Labour in the polls? Some are in the twenties. Read More It was a slapdown to Tony Blair - who said Labour should oppose an election (Image: PA) " External link

themirror Monday, September 2, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : “In backing away from the idea of himself as a ‘caretaker prime minister’ Jeremy Corbyn has behaved responsibly and if he continues to put country first he will benefit the country and himself,” External link

independent-UK Monday, September 2, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "People have a right to remember their dead respectfully but this was not that. This will have done nothing to move our community forward or heal the hurt felt by so many across all sections of our society. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “will face the facts and decide that if you try to engineer no-deal without Parliament — against Parliament’s wishes — and without public endorsement, you better hope it works perfectly,” “Because if it doesn’t, you’re going to be in all sorts of difficulty for the rest of your time in politics” External link

nytimes Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It could be merely very difficult – or it could be catastrophic,” External link

theirishworld Tuesday, July 23, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “It is a very Boris approach to things, which is to say, ‘Never mind the detail, if we only believe in ourselves we can do it’” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “It is a very Boris approach to things, which is to say, ‘Never mind the detail, if we only believe in ourselves we can do it’” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “It is a very Boris approach to things, which is to say, ‘Never mind the detail, if we only believe in ourselves we can do it’” External link

themirror Tuesday, July 23, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "A general election might be appealing. Confront people with a choice between Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister and a significant proportion of Remain voters might choose the former over the latter, despite hating Brexit. " External link

independent-UK Monday, July 22, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I don't want to vote Lib Dem. I want to vote Labour. But I won't resile from the fact that the Labour Party is in a difficult situation at the moment, particularly with this anti-Semitism business" External link

bbc Monday, July 22, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "A general election might be appealing. Confront people with a choice between Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister and a significant proportion of Remain voters might choose the former over the latter, despite hating Brexit. " External link

independent-UK Monday, July 22, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Even before he becomes prime minister this week, Boris Johnson has boxed himself in to a no-deal Brexit," "If he doesn't back down from his stated negotiating position, he will fail" External link

heraldscotland Monday, July 22, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Brexit is an issue that stands on its own. It should be decided that way," External link

heraldscotland Monday, July 22, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "A general election might be appealing. Confront people with a choice between Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister and a significant proportion of Remain voters might choose the former over the latter, despite hating Brexit. " External link

independent-UK Monday, July 22, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair warned : "crashing out without public endorsement would be a gargantuan risk" External link

heart Monday, July 22, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "When the man regained consciousness, he kept asking, 'Who choked me out?'" External link

themirror Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Success will be premised on how African governments and their economies adapt technological change,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 5, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Unexplained wealth orders can be really effective, [but] they face some really significant hurdles that would have to be addressed around the Charter to ensure that people’s rights were balanced with the invasive nature of the orders,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I remain a believer in the two-state solution, in the legitimate aspirations of the Palestinian people for a state,” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Politics is necessary for the economy to flourish,” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about British ) : “I do not believe any British Prime Minister will be so irresponsible as to do no deal without going back to the people, but if they tried to do it, I’m pretty sure Parliament would insist that such a step could not be taken without the endorsement of the British people” External link

mehrnews-en Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about British ) : “I do not believe any British Prime Minister will be so irresponsible as to do no deal without going back to the people, but if they tried to do it, I’m pretty sure Parliament would insist that such a step could not be taken without the endorsement of the British people” External link

tehrantimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Lord ) : "My thoughts are with John, Pauline and all the family. Hoping very much that he gets better soon" External link

skynews Monday, June 24, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “Because of the particular vulnerability of large urban centres to gang violence, there may be additional measures that can be appropriately applied within those municipalities, and we’re prepared to explore that with them,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, June 21, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “the social lift [mobility] is blocked,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, June 18, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I believe that would be potentially a very expensive proposition but just as importantly, it would not in my opinion be perhaps the most effective measure in restricting the access that criminals would have to such weapons, because we’d still have a problem with them being smuggled across the border,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "But what about the men in suits at the BBC who have given themselves a pay rise quite recently?" External link

dailypost-co-uk Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I understand why you did what you did. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, May 29, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I understand why you did what you did. You wouldn’t be the only person I know who has voted Labour all their lives who didn’t vote Labour in this election” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is the result we have worked for and wanted,” “It’s another giant stride along the path to peace, hope and the future” External link

macaudailytimes Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : “When you look at the [Brexit] situation, you’re going to have this fundamental division in the country,” External link

thesundaytimes Monday, May 13, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Team ) : “We recently supported trade missions to Atlanta and Boston for UK businesses and they have been tremendously positive experiences,” “We also supported Team Tyne Innovation in the successful completion of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge in January, the world’s toughest rowing race and a clear example of the enduring Mayflower spirit” External link

YorkshirePost Monday, May 13, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : “When you look at the [Brexit] situation, you’re going to have this fundamental division in the country,” External link

thetimes Monday, May 13, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Theresa May ) : "It's a fallacy because the soft Brexit Theresa May has tried to articulate and the Labour position won't work," External link

msn-uk Sunday, May 12, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I do come across people who cannot vote for Labour, in which case I say, 'don't stay at home - vote for any of the other parties'," "At the end of this there's going to be a totting up and... it's important that the Remain side comes out because MPs will be making decisions based on that" External link

msn-uk Sunday, May 12, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Nigel Farage ) : "Nigel Farage and the people associated with him are not the people to drain the swamp - they are the people who created the swamp. " External link

heart Sunday, May 12, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Theresa May ) : "It's a fallacy because the soft Brexit Theresa May has tried to articulate and the Labour position won't work," External link

heart Sunday, May 12, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I do come across people who cannot vote for Labour, in which case I say, 'don't stay at home - vote for any of the other parties'," "At the end of this there's going to be a totting up and... it's important that the Remain side comes out because MPs will be making decisions based on that" External link

heart Sunday, May 12, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Nigel Farage ) : "Nigel Farage and the people associated with him are not the people to drain the swamp - they are the people who created the swamp. " External link

skynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair adds : "The European elections should have been the occasion for a large unified anti-Brexit vote. " External link

msn-uk Sunday, May 12, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair adds : "The European elections should have been the occasion for a large unified anti-Brexit vote. " External link

heart Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair adds : "The European elections should have been the occasion for a large unified anti-Brexit vote. " External link

skynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The best-behaved person in this House this year has been Arthur Houssos," "At times it was the perfect circuit-breaker to have him in the House. It took a little pressure off members and they started to think about what really matters. It has been special to witness all members from all sides of politics playing with him and entertaining him" External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “If you’re a Nationalist, it gives you an additional argument, which is another very good reason, by the way, for not doing Brexit,” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, May 8, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “If you’re a Nationalist, it gives you an additional argument, which is another very good reason, by the way, for not doing Brexit,” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “If you’re a Nationalist, it gives you an additional argument, which is another very good reason, by the way, for not doing Brexit,” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “If you’re a Nationalist, it gives you an additional argument, which is another very good reason, by the way, for not doing Brexit,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair says : “I would still want Scotland to remain with the UK; be in no doubt about that,” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 8, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I couldn't wait for that [fly] to fall into my glove," External link

baltimoresun Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “There is no way the acquisition thing will stop,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 6, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair suggested : “The most interesting development in Scotland has been the decline of the Labour Party and the resurgence of the Conservative Party. Now, that has been very simply because the Conservatives have spotted a gap in the market that Labour have left; pro-Union, pro-reform” External link

heraldscotland Monday, April 29, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Yes. But I simply say to people, obviously it is for individual countries to state their own position" External link

pidp Friday, April 12, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair noted : "the tremendous success the government has achieved within the past two years in the agricultural sector " External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, April 7, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “We don’t need to be catching him up to speed that it is weird to kiss a woman on her head and sniff her,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, April 3, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “If, for example, there was an agreement of the United States to accept back those people that are crossing at the end of Roxham Road, then Canadian officials who are already there dealing with those people as they come across could theoretically take them back to a regular point of entry … and give effect to those regulations at that place,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, April 1, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told ( about Boris Johnson ) : “If you have a Boris Johnson-led Conservative Party, he’s a formidable campaigner, he’s an interesting personality, he can get out there and do his stuff, for sure,” External link

thetimes Monday, April 1, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What happens within a country's borders is not just that country's business,” External link

mercopress Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Premier Doug Ford will be responding to Mr. Blair’s filing through his legal counsel,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "What happens within a country's borders is not just that country's business," External link

bbc Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “no I don’t think so, because I am not sure what a general election does right now. There are different views in both political parties. I think it is better that we treat Brexit as a sui generis issue. You should have another referendum with a final say on what parliament has decided. A general election doesn’t solve the issue” External link

thenational Monday, March 25, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “what we have to do is put in place an agreed process or plan for resolving Brexit. That is going to require parliament to come to an agreement, not necessarily at this stage on what the conclusion is on Brexit but a process for getting to that conclusion” External link

thenational Monday, March 25, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “politics today is conducted in a completely different atmosphere, it has been revolutionised by social media, the post-financial crisis has made politics more difficult, although I am a bit of a sceptic about the degree to which that in itself is changing things. We live in a fast changing world where people want to cling on to identity and they worry they are losing control of the environment around them and they want to feel some sense of belonging and that not everything in the world is changing without their consent or control” External link

thenational Monday, March 25, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "It was also the level of aggression generally and a lot of the comments and questioning the motivations behind decisions," "It wasn't just to me or my family, my staff had to put up with a hell of a lot and that's not okay" External link

abc-au Monday, March 25, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I cannot deny that the level of aggression directed towards me around water policy has had a profound impact," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Gladys Berejiklian ) : "Yesterday's election result was a vote for four more years of stability under the leadership of NSW's first elected female premier, Gladys Berejiklian. " External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : "I have done the job of being prime minister, and I know how difficult it is. Frankly, she doesn't need me making it anymore difficult in this particular moment in time" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 24, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : “I have done the job of being prime minister, and I know how difficult it is. Frankly, she doesn’t need me making it anymore difficult in this particular moment in time” External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, March 24, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : “I have done the job of being prime minister, and I know how difficult it is. Frankly, she doesn’t need me making it anymore difficult in this particular moment in time” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, March 24, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The agreement remains in effect and … is a good model, but there are unfortunately vulnerabilities within that agreement that if someone who presents at any other place other than a regular point of entry, the provisions of safe third country do not apply, so that’s part of the discussion that’s taking place,” External link

amren Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair explained : “If, for example, there was an agreement of the United States to accept back those people that are crossing at the end of Roxham Road, then Canadian officials who are already there dealing with those people as they come across could theoretically take them back to a regular point of entry … and give effect to those regulations at that place,” External link

amren Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Even though Labor says yes we match it, they still have to put it into the parliamentary budget office," "They can't just say oh yes we will do it. Unless you put them into the Parliamentary Budget Office they don't exist. What that means is our farmers are left high and dry when it comes to Labor and their drought commitments" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, March 20, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "We know that this small price increase isn't a silver bullet but it's a good start and I congratulate Coles and Aldi on this important first step," "So please, get out there and get some milk" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 19, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The agreement remains in effect and … is a good model, but there are unfortunately vulnerabilities within that agreement that if someone who presents at any other place other than a regular point of entry, the provisions of safe third country do not apply, so that’s part of the discussion that’s taking place,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, March 18, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair explained : “If, for example, there was an agreement of the United States to accept back those people that are crossing at the end of Roxham Road, then Canadian officials who are already there dealing with those people as they come across could theoretically take them back to a regular point of entry … and give effect to those regulations at that place,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, March 18, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "We have got to remind them that this is a product essential for human health," "The thing that really upsets me is that we've got people willing to advocate and find out where their coffee is from and check that it's responsibly farmed - it's time for everyone to do the same thing for our dairy farmers, that starts with consumers demanding that dairy farmers get the correct amount of money for their product" External link

qt Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “The next step is a true culture of equality, where all members of a diverse workforce feel equally empowered to innovate,” External link

independent-ie Friday, March 8, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair writes : “It is patently clear to me that this is reprisal and an attempt to muzzle me,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair writes : “It is clear by [Monday’s] actions regarding my termination, that deputy minister Di Tommaso does not appreciate what a conflict of interest is,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair wrote : “I brought the serious issues of real and/or perceived political interference with the independent operations of the OPP to the Provincial Ombudsman, because the cost of a compromised OPP is too great a price to pay,” “The OPP can be called in to investigate provincial politicians, and the citizens of Ontario need to have faith that the OPP is truly independent, above political interference, and free from abuses of power” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair writes : “It is patently clear to me that this is reprisal and an attempt to muzzle me,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 6, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair writes : “It is clear by [Monday’s] actions regarding my termination, that deputy minister Di Tommaso does not appreciate what a conflict of interest is,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “As a result of what he’s doing, he’s encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he’s actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he’s providing a space within which people can debate and argue” External link

TheScotsman Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “I think it’s absolutely inevitable that if you put the choice before the country - hard Brexit Tory party, hard-left Labour Party - it doesn’t matter what I say, what I want to happen, what anyone else says, you leave that amount of fertile territory open, someone is going to cultivate it” External link

TheScotsman Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added ( about Tory Mps ) : "I think it's absolutely inevitable that if you put the choice before the country - hard Brexit Tory party, hard-left Labour Party - it doesn't matter what I say, what I want to happen, what anyone else says, you leave that amount of fertile territory open, someone is going to cultivate it" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "As a result of what he's doing, he's encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he's actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he's providing a space within which people can debate and argue" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added ( about Mr Watson ) : "As a result of what he's [Mr Watson] doing, he's encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he's actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he's providing a space within which people can debate and argue" External link

standard Sunday, March 3, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "I think it's absolutely inevitable that if you put the choice before the country - hard Brexit Tory party, hard-left Labour Party - it doesn't matter what I say, what I want to happen, what anyone else says, you leave that amount of fertile territory open, someone is going to cultivate it" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "As a result of what he's doing, he's encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he's actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he's providing a space within which people can debate and argue" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "As a result of what he's doing, he's encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he's actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he's providing a space within which people can debate and argue" External link

themirror Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "I think it's absolutely inevitable that if you put the choice before the country - hard Brexit Tory party, hard-left Labour Party - it doesn't matter what I say, what I want to happen, what anyone else says, you leave that amount of fertile territory open, someone is going to cultivate it" External link

themirror Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I was in Coonabarabran the other day where they've had to put emergency bores in the ground, and I actually was watching the monitoring and the aquifer water levels," "They're on the digital display panel at the bore. And it wasn't dropping at all. The good news is that that looks like a sustainable system there" External link

abc-au Friday, March 1, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “These types of requests are made by politicians of all stripes, at both the federal and provincial levels of government,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, February 25, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “As has been repeatedly stated by the Premier, he requested the OPP look into the possibility of obtaining a cost-effective used van for purposes of working and travelling the province,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, February 25, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "is talking to all towns to ensure there is greater consistency across all councils" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 25, 2019 6:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "is talking to all towns to ensure there is greater consistency across all councils" External link

watoday Sunday, February 24, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Many people in our communities are really seeing something they haven't seen before," "They can clearly see what's happening on their own properties" External link

theage Saturday, February 23, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT



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Tony Blair warned ( about Mr Blair ) : "a combination of anxiety over the Labour leadership and Brexit” is “tipping” voters in the North - who would not traditionally have voted Conservative - to change their mind. Speaking at a Reuters Newsmaker event this morning, former Labour leader Mr Blair said voters should look at this election seat by seat, describing the General Election as " External link

YorkshirePost Monday, November 25, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr Laurie's advocacy, understanding of the need to protect soil and water, as well as strong relationships with all levels of government stand him in good stead to fulfil this critical role," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Mr Blair ) : “If the journalist in question had allowed Blair to respond, he would have had the facts before publication,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Doug Ford said ( about Mr Blair ) : “It’s unfortunate that one person [Mr. Blair] has sour grapes … and reacting the way he’s reacting and breaking the [Police Services Act] numerous times,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

cp24 Friday, March 8, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

thespec Friday, March 8, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer wrote ( about Mr Blair ) : “Mr. Blair’s efforts to protect the OPP from political interference have not come without significant personal costs,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, March 8, 2019 4:13:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

barrie Friday, March 8, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

barrie Friday, March 8, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : “Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, March 7, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

barrie Thursday, March 7, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : “Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination,” External link

cp24 Thursday, March 7, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Sylvia Jones said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair breached his duties as both a police officer and a public servant," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Doug Ford said ( about Mr Blair ) : "The allegations that anyone in the Premier's Office requested a van be 'kept off the books' are a complete fabrication by Mr. Blair, and are categorically false," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT

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Mr Blair said : “We never joined the EU, we joined the Common Market, an economic market, not a political powerhouse where we surrender sovereignty to a foreign power in return for less than we put in” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Bristol North West is essentially a two-horse race and what is vital is that we have Darren back in Parliament because the alternative is a Conservative party committed to the possibility of crashing out of Europe without a deal," External link

bristolpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Darren Jones ) : "No one is going to push him around, no-one is going to tell him what he has to do, if it's against the principles he believes in, and we need people like Darren back in Westminster - strong moderate, mainstream, and a great representative of the people" External link

bristolpost Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Bristol North West is essentially a two-horse race and what is vital is that we have Darren back in Parliament because the alternative is a Conservative party committed to the possibility of crashing out of Europe without a deal," External link

bristolpost Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Darren Jones ) : "No one is going to push him around, no-one is going to tell him what he has to do, if it's against the principles he believes in, and we need people like Darren back in Westminster - strong moderate, mainstream, and a great representative of the people" External link

bristolpost Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Major ) : "This is the final chance for a final say. It's not one general election but 650 individual ones. Meanwhile, John Major said the general election was the " External link

independent-ie Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:12:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added ( about Michael Heseltine ) : "To John, to Michael Heseltine, for years I stood against you, tonight, it is an honour to stand with you. " External link

skynews Friday, December 6, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This isn’t just about me. It’s about anyone in the province of Ontario who may be harmed by the government and is unable to hold them accountable,” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:47:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The problem with revolutions is never how they begin but how they end," "The problem with revolutions is that they always end badly" External link

thenational Monday, November 25, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “Brexit is not over after Brexit because you’ve still got the main negotiation to happen even after the 31st of January when you’re supposed to leave,” External link

thenational Monday, November 25, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

newsandstar Monday, November 25, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, November 25, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

worcesternews Monday, November 25, 2019 4:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

pressandjournal Monday, November 25, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are if the polls are right negligible” External link

southwalesargus Monday, November 25, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Both as majority governments pose a risk. It’s just that the chances I think of Labour doing that are – if the polls are right – negligible” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 25, 2019 3:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Yet though Brexit is a distraction, it is also the vital determinant of the nation's future. " External link

YorkshirePost Monday, November 25, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “A vital component of an enlightened security approach is to treat open-minded education as an imperative. We cannot afford for young children, at the moment of maximum impression in their lives, to be denied an education which will equip them for success in the modern world,” External link

thenational Friday, November 15, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Frank Dobson ) : "Frank Dobson was an exemplary public servant and politician of the highest calibre. " External link

YorkshirePost Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Let me be frank, there is going to be a complete battle in the Labour Party because what has happened over these past years – particularly over antisemitism – is absolutely killing the party,” External link

eurojewcong Wednesday, November 6, 2019 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr Laurie's advocacy, understanding of the need to protect soil and water, as well as strong relationships with all levels of government stand him in good stead to fulfil this critical role," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : “He [Jeremy Corbyn] can make that happen. He can say the moment that’s done properly, he’s up for a general election. But it’s got to encompass the future negotiations and not simply the exit deal” External link

themirror Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Why don’t we just be honest about this? The reason why Boris Johnson wants an election is because he thinks he gets into an election and says to the country, ‘look, you might not like what I’m doing on Brexit but if you don’t vote for me you’re going to get Jeremy Corbyn’. That’s what he thinks” External link

themirror Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair warned ( about Kwasi Kwarteng ) : “Kwasi Kwarteng’s words are a revelation that no-deal is still a real possibility in the negotiation over Britain’s future relationship with Europe,” External link

independent-UK Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This statement should transform Labour’s position. To take no-deal off the table, it has to be taken off not only in respect of the withdrawal negotiation but also of the subsequent negotiation around the future relationship due to finish by end 2020” External link

independent-UK Saturday, October 26, 2019 5:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Just ‘get it done’ has turned into a highly effective but utterly false mantra. The Remain side is in danger of winning the process battle but losing the battle for public opinion, such is the fatigue” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Just ‘get it done’ has turned into a highly effective but utterly false mantra. The Remain side is in danger of winning the process battle but losing the battle for public opinion, such is the fatigue” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 22, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The allegations made in the article are grossly inaccurate, implicating 21st Century in underhanded dealings and obtaining the awarded tender via inappropriate channels,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Mr Blair ) : “If the journalist in question had allowed Blair to respond, he would have had the facts before publication,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The insignificant depth of the investigation and sensationalist reporting of this article not only serves as a major discredit to the media platform but more importantly to SAA, ourselves as suppliers, and the South African public who were ‘fed’ what I can only describe as lies. Creating more ill will and negativity in a country where many of us are evolving and growing the environment for all in a positive manner,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair says : “The allegations made in the article are grossly inaccurate, implicating 21st Century in underhanded dealings and obtaining the awarded tender via inappropriate channels… Not only was there no relationship with the Acting Board Chair, but there were also no pre-meeting as alleged in the article, with the first time the parties having met at the official presentation round at SAA. All requests and correspondence were conducted via the procurement department at SAA, as it should be” External link

iol Tuesday, October 15, 2019 8:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 9, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, October 9, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

oxfordtimes Wednesday, October 9, 2019 6:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

newsandstar Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, October 9, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

southwalesargus Wednesday, October 9, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “where you have a grievance that you want to exploit rather than answer effectively” External link

itv Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Brexit is a classic example of populism because Brexit answers nothing” External link

itv Wednesday, October 9, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : "It's a struggle for me with Labour and I am quite open about that" External link

bbc Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "The right thing is indeed to go back to the people but I beg you, please, not by way of a general election. "To mix a general election up with the specific issue of Brexit is wrong in principle and it's wrong in the politics" External link

bbc Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair cited : “access opportunities and mitigate its risks and dangers” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Thomas Cook is part of the changing way that consumers are operating today and that technological change,” “This is a symbol of the change that is going to be happening in industries and sectors right across the economy for years to come” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Thomas Cook is part of the changing way that consumers are operating today and that technological change,” “This is a symbol of the change that is going to be happening in industries and sectors right across the economy for years to come” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, October 8, 2019 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair cited : “access opportunities and mitigate its risks and dangers” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Thomas Cook is part of the changing way that consumers are operating today and that technological change,” “This is a symbol of the change that is going to be happening in industries and sectors right across the economy for years to come” External link

dailyecho Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair wrote : "The open border between north and south was key. Had that been in doubt, there would never have been a peace agreement. Simple as that," "All this is to show that the issue of the Irish border is not some invented ruse by 'Remoaners' to derail 'the will of the people' – it has deep historical roots and was always bound to be critical to the Brexit debate" External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:58:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : "Today I set a target of 50% of young adults going into higher education in the next century," External link

bbc Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "It is simply not good enough that white working class boys are far less likely to go to university and black students are far less likely to complete their courses than others," External link

bbc Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The amendment provides an express exclusion of any identifying information about the woman who received the termination," "The amendment addresses concerns around the adequacy of information currently being collected on terminations while balancing the need to protect the privacy of women who undergo a procedure" External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The amendment provides an express exclusion of any identifying information about the woman who received the termination," "The amendment addresses concerns around the adequacy of information currently being collected on terminations while balancing the need to protect the privacy of women who undergo a procedure" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A decision to abolish the post of deputy leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. " External link

standard Saturday, September 21, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair warned : "A decision to abolish the post of deputy leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. To suggest it at this time shows a quite extraordinary level of destructive sectarianism. " External link

heart Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A decision to abolish the post of Deputy Leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. To suggest it at this time shows a quite extraordinary level of destructive sectarianism. " External link

skynews Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A decision to abolish the post of Deputy Leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. To suggest it at this time shows a quite extraordinary level of destructive sectarianism. " External link

msn-uk Saturday, September 21, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A decision to abolish the post of Deputy Leader would be undemocratic, damaging and politically dangerous. To suggest it at this time shows a quite extraordinary level of destructive sectarianism. " External link

skynews Saturday, September 21, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair says : “Now I would find that difficult on the doorstep to argue,” External link

standard Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I think he is trying now to do that,” “I don’t think he was before” External link

standard Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "They have got a coherent argument. If I was the two main parties at the moment, I would worry a lot about that" External link

TheScotsman Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:48:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The fact that I worry about doing an interview with you is a tribute to you, not a criticism" External link

bbc Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : "NSW Health will then identify someone who does not have a conscientious objection," External link

bordermail Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : "NSW Health will then identify someone who does not have a conscientious objection," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, September 19, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Many in society think that whatever is being said in this area is actually true, that there would be doctors who would allow a child that had been born just to lay there and suffer," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, September 18, 2019 9:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Many in society think that whatever is being said in this area is actually true, that there would be doctors who would allow a child that had been born just to lay there and suffer," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : "It is disappointing that we find ourselves having to codify what is already in existence and having to explicitly set out what is actually the law at the moment to allay community concerns or misunderstanding," External link

smh Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : "We need to focus on what's at hand, we need to focus on what's important for the people of NSW and I think some people need to pull their head in," External link

bordermail Tuesday, September 17, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Doctor Patient Unity represents tens of thousands of doctors across the country who understand the importance of preserving access to lifesaving medical care and support a solution to surprise medical billing that protects patients, similar to laws enacted in New York and Texas,” External link

nytimes Friday, September 13, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The writ’s going to drop, [but] we’ve got support from the federal government and senior officials to keep this file moving,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, September 9, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "If he had died after 10 years in power, he would have been my hero forever," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "He loves power, it's in his DNA," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "People were told there were magic binoculars which could tell which way they voted and there were no-go areas for other parties," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "A lot of people think that pan-Africanism is a thing of the past but that is not true," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "He loves power, it's in his DNA," External link

bbc Friday, September 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "People were told there were magic binoculars which could tell which way they voted and there were no-go areas for other parties," External link

bbc Friday, September 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : “In backing away from the idea of himself as a ‘caretaker prime minister’, Jeremy Corbyn has behaved responsibly and if he continues to put country first he will benefit the country and himself,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, September 3, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Boris Johnson knows that if no-deal Brexit stands on its own as a proposition it might well fail, but if he mixes it up with the Corbyn question in a general election he could succeed despite a majority being against a no-deal Brexit because some may fear a Corbyn premiership more," External link

abc-au Tuesday, September 3, 2019 3:44:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Boris Johnson knows that if no-deal Brexit stands on its own as a proposition it might well fail, but if he mixes it up with the Corbyn question in a general election he could succeed despite a majority being against a no-deal Brexit because some may fear a Corbyn premiership more," External link

abc-au Monday, September 2, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "That's a really difficult question. Because of the struggle I have with other aspects of Labour policy. " External link

skynews Monday, September 2, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Boris Johnson knows that if no-deal Brexit stands on its own as a proposition it might well fail but if he mixes it up with the Corbyn question in a general election he could succeed despite a majority being against a no-deal Brexit because some may fear a Corbyn premiership more," External link

abc-au Monday, September 2, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The Tories can obviously see that it is possible for them to win a general election by pitting it as Johnson versus Corbyn” External link

thesun Monday, September 2, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “If the Government tries to force an election now, Labour should vote against it. No opposition leader or party with these poll ratings has won an election. The 2017 result has inoculated the Labour Party against a realistic assessment of where it stands” External link

standard Monday, September 2, 2019 3:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair warned : “Should the government seek an election, it should be refused in favour of a referendum,” External link

thenational Monday, September 2, 2019 3:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "It is conceivable. But you have got to look at the polling. I mean, look. Where's Labour in the polls? Some are in the twenties. Read More It was a slapdown to Tony Blair - who said Labour should oppose an election (Image: PA) " External link

themirror Monday, September 2, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : “In backing away from the idea of himself as a ‘caretaker prime minister’ Jeremy Corbyn has behaved responsibly and if he continues to put country first he will benefit the country and himself,” External link

independent-UK Monday, September 2, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "In a short amount of time the world will be big global blocks - USA, China and probably India" External link

RTERadio Monday, September 2, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "People have a right to remember their dead respectfully but this was not that. This will have done nothing to move our community forward or heal the hurt felt by so many across all sections of our society. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “will face the facts and decide that if you try to engineer no-deal without Parliament — against Parliament’s wishes — and without public endorsement, you better hope it works perfectly,” “Because if it doesn’t, you’re going to be in all sorts of difficulty for the rest of your time in politics” External link

nytimes Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It could be merely very difficult – or it could be catastrophic,” External link

theirishworld Tuesday, July 23, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “It is a very Boris approach to things, which is to say, ‘Never mind the detail, if we only believe in ourselves we can do it’” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, July 23, 2019 5:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “It is a very Boris approach to things, which is to say, ‘Never mind the detail, if we only believe in ourselves we can do it’” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “It is a very Boris approach to things, which is to say, ‘Never mind the detail, if we only believe in ourselves we can do it’” External link

themirror Tuesday, July 23, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "A general election might be appealing. Confront people with a choice between Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister and a significant proportion of Remain voters might choose the former over the latter, despite hating Brexit. " External link

independent-UK Monday, July 22, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I don't want to vote Lib Dem. I want to vote Labour. But I won't resile from the fact that the Labour Party is in a difficult situation at the moment, particularly with this anti-Semitism business" External link

bbc Monday, July 22, 2019 10:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "A general election might be appealing. Confront people with a choice between Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister and a significant proportion of Remain voters might choose the former over the latter, despite hating Brexit. " External link

independent-UK Monday, July 22, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : "Even before he becomes prime minister this week, Boris Johnson has boxed himself in to a no-deal Brexit," "If he doesn't back down from his stated negotiating position, he will fail" External link

heraldscotland Monday, July 22, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Brexit is an issue that stands on its own. It should be decided that way," External link

heraldscotland Monday, July 22, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "A general election might be appealing. Confront people with a choice between Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister and a significant proportion of Remain voters might choose the former over the latter, despite hating Brexit. " External link

independent-UK Monday, July 22, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair warned : "crashing out without public endorsement would be a gargantuan risk" External link

heart Monday, July 22, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "When the man regained consciousness, he kept asking, 'Who choked me out?'" External link

themirror Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Success will be premised on how African governments and their economies adapt technological change,” External link

standardmedia Friday, July 5, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Unexplained wealth orders can be really effective, [but] they face some really significant hurdles that would have to be addressed around the Charter to ensure that people’s rights were balanced with the invasive nature of the orders,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, July 3, 2019 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I remain a believer in the two-state solution, in the legitimate aspirations of the Palestinian people for a state,” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Politics is necessary for the economy to flourish,” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about British ) : “I do not believe any British Prime Minister will be so irresponsible as to do no deal without going back to the people, but if they tried to do it, I’m pretty sure Parliament would insist that such a step could not be taken without the endorsement of the British people” External link

mehrnews-en Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about British ) : “I do not believe any British Prime Minister will be so irresponsible as to do no deal without going back to the people, but if they tried to do it, I’m pretty sure Parliament would insist that such a step could not be taken without the endorsement of the British people” External link

tehrantimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Lord ) : "My thoughts are with John, Pauline and all the family. Hoping very much that he gets better soon" External link

skynews Monday, June 24, 2019 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “Because of the particular vulnerability of large urban centres to gang violence, there may be additional measures that can be appropriately applied within those municipalities, and we’re prepared to explore that with them,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, June 21, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “the social lift [mobility] is blocked,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, June 18, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I believe that would be potentially a very expensive proposition but just as importantly, it would not in my opinion be perhaps the most effective measure in restricting the access that criminals would have to such weapons, because we’d still have a problem with them being smuggled across the border,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:10:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "But what about the men in suits at the BBC who have given themselves a pay rise quite recently?" External link

dailypost-co-uk Tuesday, June 11, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I understand why you did what you did. " External link

independent-ie Wednesday, May 29, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I understand why you did what you did. You wouldn’t be the only person I know who has voted Labour all their lives who didn’t vote Labour in this election” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is the result we have worked for and wanted,” “It’s another giant stride along the path to peace, hope and the future” External link

macaudailytimes Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : “When you look at the [Brexit] situation, you’re going to have this fundamental division in the country,” External link

thesundaytimes Monday, May 13, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Team ) : “We recently supported trade missions to Atlanta and Boston for UK businesses and they have been tremendously positive experiences,” “We also supported Team Tyne Innovation in the successful completion of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge in January, the world’s toughest rowing race and a clear example of the enduring Mayflower spirit” External link

YorkshirePost Monday, May 13, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : “When you look at the [Brexit] situation, you’re going to have this fundamental division in the country,” External link

thetimes Monday, May 13, 2019 2:31:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Theresa May ) : "It's a fallacy because the soft Brexit Theresa May has tried to articulate and the Labour position won't work," External link

msn-uk Sunday, May 12, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I do come across people who cannot vote for Labour, in which case I say, 'don't stay at home - vote for any of the other parties'," "At the end of this there's going to be a totting up and... it's important that the Remain side comes out because MPs will be making decisions based on that" External link

msn-uk Sunday, May 12, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Nigel Farage ) : "Nigel Farage and the people associated with him are not the people to drain the swamp - they are the people who created the swamp. " External link

heart Sunday, May 12, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Theresa May ) : "It's a fallacy because the soft Brexit Theresa May has tried to articulate and the Labour position won't work," External link

heart Sunday, May 12, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I do come across people who cannot vote for Labour, in which case I say, 'don't stay at home - vote for any of the other parties'," "At the end of this there's going to be a totting up and... it's important that the Remain side comes out because MPs will be making decisions based on that" External link

heart Sunday, May 12, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Nigel Farage ) : "Nigel Farage and the people associated with him are not the people to drain the swamp - they are the people who created the swamp. " External link

skynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair adds : "The European elections should have been the occasion for a large unified anti-Brexit vote. " External link

msn-uk Sunday, May 12, 2019 8:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair adds : "The European elections should have been the occasion for a large unified anti-Brexit vote. " External link

heart Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair adds : "The European elections should have been the occasion for a large unified anti-Brexit vote. " External link

skynews Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The best-behaved person in this House this year has been Arthur Houssos," "At times it was the perfect circuit-breaker to have him in the House. It took a little pressure off members and they started to think about what really matters. It has been special to witness all members from all sides of politics playing with him and entertaining him" External link

theage Friday, May 10, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “If you’re a Nationalist, it gives you an additional argument, which is another very good reason, by the way, for not doing Brexit,” External link

TheScotsman Wednesday, May 8, 2019 5:22:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “If you’re a Nationalist, it gives you an additional argument, which is another very good reason, by the way, for not doing Brexit,” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “If you’re a Nationalist, it gives you an additional argument, which is another very good reason, by the way, for not doing Brexit,” External link

yorkpress Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “If you’re a Nationalist, it gives you an additional argument, which is another very good reason, by the way, for not doing Brexit,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair says : “I would still want Scotland to remain with the UK; be in no doubt about that,” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, May 8, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I couldn't wait for that [fly] to fall into my glove," External link

baltimoresun Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “There is no way the acquisition thing will stop,” External link

irishtimes Monday, May 6, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair suggested : “The most interesting development in Scotland has been the decline of the Labour Party and the resurgence of the Conservative Party. Now, that has been very simply because the Conservatives have spotted a gap in the market that Labour have left; pro-Union, pro-reform” External link

heraldscotland Monday, April 29, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Yes. But I simply say to people, obviously it is for individual countries to state their own position" External link

pidp Friday, April 12, 2019 7:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair noted : "the tremendous success the government has achieved within the past two years in the agricultural sector " External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, April 7, 2019 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “We don’t need to be catching him up to speed that it is weird to kiss a woman on her head and sniff her,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, April 3, 2019 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “If, for example, there was an agreement of the United States to accept back those people that are crossing at the end of Roxham Road, then Canadian officials who are already there dealing with those people as they come across could theoretically take them back to a regular point of entry … and give effect to those regulations at that place,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, April 1, 2019 1:01:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told ( about Boris Johnson ) : “If you have a Boris Johnson-led Conservative Party, he’s a formidable campaigner, he’s an interesting personality, he can get out there and do his stuff, for sure,” External link

thetimes Monday, April 1, 2019 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What happens within a country's borders is not just that country's business,” External link

mercopress Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:32:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Premier Doug Ford will be responding to Mr. Blair’s filing through his legal counsel,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 27, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "What happens within a country's borders is not just that country's business," External link

bbc Wednesday, March 27, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “no I don’t think so, because I am not sure what a general election does right now. There are different views in both political parties. I think it is better that we treat Brexit as a sui generis issue. You should have another referendum with a final say on what parliament has decided. A general election doesn’t solve the issue” External link

thenational Monday, March 25, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “what we have to do is put in place an agreed process or plan for resolving Brexit. That is going to require parliament to come to an agreement, not necessarily at this stage on what the conclusion is on Brexit but a process for getting to that conclusion” External link

thenational Monday, March 25, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “politics today is conducted in a completely different atmosphere, it has been revolutionised by social media, the post-financial crisis has made politics more difficult, although I am a bit of a sceptic about the degree to which that in itself is changing things. We live in a fast changing world where people want to cling on to identity and they worry they are losing control of the environment around them and they want to feel some sense of belonging and that not everything in the world is changing without their consent or control” External link

thenational Monday, March 25, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "It was also the level of aggression generally and a lot of the comments and questioning the motivations behind decisions," "It wasn't just to me or my family, my staff had to put up with a hell of a lot and that's not okay" External link

abc-au Monday, March 25, 2019 6:30:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I cannot deny that the level of aggression directed towards me around water policy has had a profound impact," External link

abc-au Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Gladys Berejiklian ) : "Yesterday's election result was a vote for four more years of stability under the leadership of NSW's first elected female premier, Gladys Berejiklian. " External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : "I have done the job of being prime minister, and I know how difficult it is. Frankly, she doesn't need me making it anymore difficult in this particular moment in time" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 24, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : “I have done the job of being prime minister, and I know how difficult it is. Frankly, she doesn’t need me making it anymore difficult in this particular moment in time” External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, March 24, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : “I have done the job of being prime minister, and I know how difficult it is. Frankly, she doesn’t need me making it anymore difficult in this particular moment in time” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, March 24, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The agreement remains in effect and … is a good model, but there are unfortunately vulnerabilities within that agreement that if someone who presents at any other place other than a regular point of entry, the provisions of safe third country do not apply, so that’s part of the discussion that’s taking place,” External link

amren Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair explained : “If, for example, there was an agreement of the United States to accept back those people that are crossing at the end of Roxham Road, then Canadian officials who are already there dealing with those people as they come across could theoretically take them back to a regular point of entry … and give effect to those regulations at that place,” External link

amren Thursday, March 21, 2019 10:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Even though Labor says yes we match it, they still have to put it into the parliamentary budget office," "They can't just say oh yes we will do it. Unless you put them into the Parliamentary Budget Office they don't exist. What that means is our farmers are left high and dry when it comes to Labor and their drought commitments" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, March 20, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "We know that this small price increase isn't a silver bullet but it's a good start and I congratulate Coles and Aldi on this important first step," "So please, get out there and get some milk" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 19, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The agreement remains in effect and … is a good model, but there are unfortunately vulnerabilities within that agreement that if someone who presents at any other place other than a regular point of entry, the provisions of safe third country do not apply, so that’s part of the discussion that’s taking place,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, March 18, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair explained : “If, for example, there was an agreement of the United States to accept back those people that are crossing at the end of Roxham Road, then Canadian officials who are already there dealing with those people as they come across could theoretically take them back to a regular point of entry … and give effect to those regulations at that place,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, March 18, 2019 12:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "We have got to remind them that this is a product essential for human health," "The thing that really upsets me is that we've got people willing to advocate and find out where their coffee is from and check that it's responsibly farmed - it's time for everyone to do the same thing for our dairy farmers, that starts with consumers demanding that dairy farmers get the correct amount of money for their product" External link

qt Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “The next step is a true culture of equality, where all members of a diverse workforce feel equally empowered to innovate,” External link

independent-ie Friday, March 8, 2019 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair writes : “It is patently clear to me that this is reprisal and an attempt to muzzle me,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair writes : “It is clear by [Monday’s] actions regarding my termination, that deputy minister Di Tommaso does not appreciate what a conflict of interest is,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair wrote : “I brought the serious issues of real and/or perceived political interference with the independent operations of the OPP to the Provincial Ombudsman, because the cost of a compromised OPP is too great a price to pay,” “The OPP can be called in to investigate provincial politicians, and the citizens of Ontario need to have faith that the OPP is truly independent, above political interference, and free from abuses of power” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair writes : “It is patently clear to me that this is reprisal and an attempt to muzzle me,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, March 6, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair writes : “It is clear by [Monday’s] actions regarding my termination, that deputy minister Di Tommaso does not appreciate what a conflict of interest is,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, March 5, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “As a result of what he’s doing, he’s encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he’s actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he’s providing a space within which people can debate and argue” External link

TheScotsman Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “I think it’s absolutely inevitable that if you put the choice before the country - hard Brexit Tory party, hard-left Labour Party - it doesn’t matter what I say, what I want to happen, what anyone else says, you leave that amount of fertile territory open, someone is going to cultivate it” External link

TheScotsman Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added ( about Tory Mps ) : "I think it's absolutely inevitable that if you put the choice before the country - hard Brexit Tory party, hard-left Labour Party - it doesn't matter what I say, what I want to happen, what anyone else says, you leave that amount of fertile territory open, someone is going to cultivate it" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "As a result of what he's doing, he's encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he's actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he's providing a space within which people can debate and argue" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 3, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added ( about Mr Watson ) : "As a result of what he's [Mr Watson] doing, he's encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he's actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he's providing a space within which people can debate and argue" External link

standard Sunday, March 3, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "I think it's absolutely inevitable that if you put the choice before the country - hard Brexit Tory party, hard-left Labour Party - it doesn't matter what I say, what I want to happen, what anyone else says, you leave that amount of fertile territory open, someone is going to cultivate it" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "As a result of what he's doing, he's encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he's actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he's providing a space within which people can debate and argue" External link

RTERadio Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "As a result of what he's doing, he's encouraging people who do share a perspective of the Labour Party as a governing, modern, progressive party, he's actually encouraging them in a sense to stay because he's providing a space within which people can debate and argue" External link

themirror Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "I think it's absolutely inevitable that if you put the choice before the country - hard Brexit Tory party, hard-left Labour Party - it doesn't matter what I say, what I want to happen, what anyone else says, you leave that amount of fertile territory open, someone is going to cultivate it" External link

themirror Sunday, March 3, 2019 3:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I was in Coonabarabran the other day where they've had to put emergency bores in the ground, and I actually was watching the monitoring and the aquifer water levels," "They're on the digital display panel at the bore. And it wasn't dropping at all. The good news is that that looks like a sustainable system there" External link

abc-au Friday, March 1, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “These types of requests are made by politicians of all stripes, at both the federal and provincial levels of government,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, February 25, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “As has been repeatedly stated by the Premier, he requested the OPP look into the possibility of obtaining a cost-effective used van for purposes of working and travelling the province,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, February 25, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "is talking to all towns to ensure there is greater consistency across all councils" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 25, 2019 6:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "is talking to all towns to ensure there is greater consistency across all councils" External link

watoday Sunday, February 24, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Many people in our communities are really seeing something they haven't seen before," "They can clearly see what's happening on their own properties" External link

theage Saturday, February 23, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
envoy1.59%EN03/05/201705/03/2017
accused17.46%EN02/18/201718/02/2017
philanthropist1.59%EN09/23/201623/09/2016
prime minister26.98%EN08/03/201603/08/2016
minister12.70%EN08/03/201603/08/2016
premier1.59%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
labour premier1.59%EN08/02/201602/08/2016
predecessor3.17%EN07/12/201612/07/2016
president7.94%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
former foreign secretary4.76%EN07/05/201605/07/2016
former boss3.17%EN07/05/201605/07/2016
former labour prime minister1.59%EN07/03/201603/07/2016
major1.59%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
successor9.52%EN06/09/201609/06/2016
former labour leader1.59%EN05/29/201629/05/2016
leader1.59%EN03/11/201511/03/2015
labour leader1.59%EN03/09/201509/03/2015
Names Lang Count
Mr BlairEN99.94%
Mr BlairFR0.06%


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Tony Blair warned ( about Mr Blair ) : "a combination of anxiety over the Labour leadership and Brexit” is “tipping” voters in the North - who would not traditionally have voted Conservative - to change their mind. Speaking at a Reuters Newsmaker event this morning, former Labour leader Mr Blair said voters should look at this election seat by seat, describing the General Election as " External link

YorkshirePost Monday, November 25, 2019 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr Laurie's advocacy, understanding of the need to protect soil and water, as well as strong relationships with all levels of government stand him in good stead to fulfil this critical role," External link

abc-au Wednesday, November 6, 2019 6:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Mr Blair ) : “If the journalist in question had allowed Blair to respond, he would have had the facts before publication,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Doug Ford said ( about Mr Blair ) : “It’s unfortunate that one person [Mr. Blair] has sour grapes … and reacting the way he’s reacting and breaking the [Police Services Act] numerous times,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

cp24 Friday, March 8, 2019 4:33:00 PM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

thespec Friday, March 8, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer wrote ( about Mr Blair ) : “Mr. Blair’s efforts to protect the OPP from political interference have not come without significant personal costs,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, March 8, 2019 4:13:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

barrie Friday, March 8, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

barrie Friday, March 8, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : “Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, March 7, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination," External link

barrie Thursday, March 7, 2019 7:55:00 PM EAT

Julian Falconer said ( about Mr Blair ) : “Mr. Blair contests the legal validity of the termination of his employment as a sworn police officer of the OPP and he will seek full accountability and compensation for the actions leading to this termination,” External link

cp24 Thursday, March 7, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Sylvia Jones said ( about Mr Blair ) : "Mr. Blair breached his duties as both a police officer and a public servant," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 6, 2019 3:58:00 AM EAT

Doug Ford said ( about Mr Blair ) : "The allegations that anyone in the Premier's Office requested a van be 'kept off the books' are a complete fabrication by Mr. Blair, and are categorically false," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 26, 2019 1:03:00 AM EAT