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Mr Blair told : “On some estimates 70 per cent of people with the disease are asymptomatic, so if you are only testing people with symptoms you are losing the majority of people from your testing strategy,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "His contribution to peace in Northern Ireland was epic and he will rightly be remembered for it. He was insistent it was possible, tireless in pursuit of it and endlessly creative in seeking ways of making it happen," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, August 3, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Hume ) : “John Hume was a political titan; a visionary who refused to believe the future had to be the same as the past,” External link

theirishworld Monday, August 3, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I was fortunate to work with John on the Good Friday Agreement but also to get to know him years before,” External link

theirishworld Monday, August 3, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Hume ) : "John Hume was a political titan; a visionary who refused to believe the future had to be the same as the past," External link

msn-uk Monday, August 3, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "His contribution to peace in Northern Ireland was epic and he will rightly be remembered for it. He was insistent it was possible, tireless in pursuit of it and endlessly creative in seeking ways of making it happen," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, August 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Hume ) : "John Hume was a political titan; a visionary who refused to believe the future had to be the same as the past," External link

skynews Monday, August 3, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "My view of Scotland is there's been two problems really over the last decade," External link

skynews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Well, for the foreseeable future, for enough of the future that means it's worth putting in place the containment infrastructure that allows you to control it. " External link

skynews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "No, I think even the most ardent supporter of the government would say that. " External link

skynews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I am already horrified by the potential economic damage, even from the lockdown we've done and the loss of confidence, if you go back into another big lockdown, I think it would be devastating for the economy," External link

skynews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : "You should know and the government should investigate for the future at any rate," External link

heart Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "My view of Scotland is there's been two problems really over the last decade," External link

heart Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "My view of Scotland is there's been two problems really over the last decade," External link

skynews Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “He’s (Boris Johnson’s) not going to be the person who’s going to save the Union in that sense,” External link

pressandjournal Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Well, for the foreseeable future, for enough of the future that means it's worth putting in place the containment infrastructure that allows you to control it. " External link

msn-uk Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "No, I think even the most ardent supporter of the government would say that. " External link

msn-uk Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "No, I think even the most ardent supporter of the government would say that. :: Listen to the All Out Politics podcast on " External link

skynews Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Well, for the foreseeable future, for enough of the future that means it's worth putting in place the containment infrastructure that allows you to control it. " External link

skynews Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : "You can't be sure of this but there's at least a 50/50 chance that you have a resurgence of the disease in the autumn and that's why it is absolutely essential now to prepare for that" External link

thesun Friday, July 24, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "It is now clear what you have to do to prepare and we should prepare," External link

thesun Friday, July 24, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "It's all quite new, you're trying to keep everybody safe and still have as close to what it used to be like as possible. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “So, we will have to live with the reality that we will in some areas have to be prepared to confront China where its actions conflict with the reasonable interests and values of the wider international community; be able to compete with China where it is legitimate; and be ready to cooperate with China where it is necessary and to the benefit of the West, China and the world,” “In developing this strategic framework, the USA, Europe and our Asian allies should stand together so that any partnership with China comes from a position of strength; engage China – actively and intensely – both at the level of government and people to people; and in doing so enlarge the space for cooperation, shrink that of confrontation and keep competition according to international laws and norms” External link

thenational Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “even those UK Government members you talk to privately would admit that the lockdown response was too slow” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “even those UK Government members you talk to privately would admit that the lockdown response was too slow” External link

thecourier Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “even those UK Government members you talk to privately would admit that the lockdown response was too slow” External link

msn-uk Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous" External link

heart Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “even those UK Government members you talk to privately would admit that the lockdown response was too slow” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “It is in the interests of no-one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous" External link

skynews Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous” External link

msn-uk Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I am utterly dismayed by the decision to abolish DfID,” External link

kentonline Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I am utterly dismayed by the decision to abolish DfID,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I am utterly dismayed by the decision to abolish DfID,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I am utterly dismayed by the decision to abolish DfID,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “People should not be gathering in large groups in the midst of a pandemic. They are putting into risk not only their own lives, but the lives of others,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair urged : "not testing enough, [was] the spike yet to come or could it be there is an additional resistance [to Covid-19] within the population?" External link

thenational Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I'm aware that the appropriate investigations are currently under way," "And I would expect a report on the incident to be brought to the Policing Board at the earliest opportunity. I understand that it has been reported to the Police Ombudsman as well, and therefore, in addition to that, I would expect some briefing on the incident to be brought to the Policing Board" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair recalled : “Your answers get longer and more convoluted; your tone becomes more shrill; your face gets redder as the paucity of your argument becomes plainer,” “You glance sideways, imploring your own benches to give some sign of support and see the look of embarrassment on their faces” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair recalled : “Your answers get longer and more convoluted; your tone becomes more shrill; your face gets redder as the paucity of your argument becomes plainer,” “You glance sideways, imploring your own benches to give some sign of support and see the look of embarrassment on their faces” External link

nytimes Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 18, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 18, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 18, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 18, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 18, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 18, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 18, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 18, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 18, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

worcesternews Monday, May 18, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

worcesternews Monday, May 18, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

worcesternews Monday, May 18, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair noting : “the deliberate recourse to knives by young men must be deterred and the public must be protected” External link

irishtimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "There are enough people, with enough disposable income, for us to be able to make a lot of money out of our higher quality, clean and green, value-added food and fibre products," "I've seen people in China pay $11 for a litre of Australian milk. They just don't trust their own produce in some cases and they've got the income to afford it" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 13, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "There are enough people, with enough disposable income, for us to be able to make a lot of money out of our higher quality, clean and green, value-added food and fibre products," "I've seen people in China pay $11 for a litre of Australian milk. They just don't trust their own produce in some cases and they've got the income to afford it" External link

theage Sunday, April 12, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “I’ve never known a situation like this. If it goes on for a long period of time, then that economic damage doesn’t just effect the economy per se, it also effects your ability to operate your health care system effectively” External link

independent-UK Monday, April 6, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I’m not going to second guess them on that. He knows the state of his own condition and he will be judging it carefully himself, I’m sure” External link

independent-UK Monday, April 6, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : "I think you're talking about virtually everybody" External link

heart Sunday, March 29, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : "I think you're talking about virtually everybody" External link

skynews Sunday, March 29, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “To beat populism, we have to be politically competent, strategically focused, and redefine the progressive challenge for the modern world,” External link

washtimes Friday, March 13, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Those who want to make the case for radical change make it best, not by setting people against each other, but by showing that shared purpose and common endeavor advances us all together,” “The more reasonable our demeanor, the more palatable the radical change” External link

washtimes Friday, March 13, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “We can’t just stop looking for new products and ways to expand just because of some rumours about what might be banned,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, March 2, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Any continuity candidate cannot take the country forward,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Any continuity candidate cannot take the country forward,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "Ian Murray understands that if Labour is to have any hope, it's got to be able to win in every part and every corner of the United Kingdom," "It's got to have a bold vision and programme, but it's got to be a programme realistic enough to win power" External link

bbc Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "We have a good education system in Ireland… [but] this is more than just a research announcement - it's a call to action for a stronger approach to how Government, business and education can work together to shape a society fit for the opportunities of tomorrow," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, February 24, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “We don’t need to be fighting that culture war,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “You’ve got to distinguish between the advocacy of certain things that are right and you can say that whether it is about gay rights, transgender rights, whatever it is,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : "We can be clear and radical and still in the centre," External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I don't want to damage anyone by supporting them so I have made up my mind that I am not going to give an on which candidate. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "If you're going to start trying to advocate things in a finger-jabbing sectarian way, saying 'If you don't sign up to what I'm saying then I'm going to disrupt your meetings and shout at you', you're not going to win that battle. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “We can be clear and radical and still in the centre,” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “We can be clear and radical and still in the centre,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair acknowledged ( about Harold Wilson ) : “It’s not as if my advice is particularly welcome to today’s party. But then it occurred to me that there are only two people born in the last 120 years who have actually won an election for Labour. And alas Harold Wilson is long gone” External link

standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : "I literally don't know at this stage, it could go in a number of different directions" External link

skynews Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair acknowledged ( about Harold Wilson ) : “It’s not as if my advice is particularly welcome to today’s party. But then it occurred to me that there are only two people born in the last 120 years who have actually won an election for Labour. And alas Harold Wilson is long gone” External link

standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What is going to make the next 120 years different from the first? That is the big challenge a mountain bigger than who’s the next leader,” External link

worcesternews Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What is going to make the next 120 years different from the first? That is the big challenge a mountain bigger than who’s the next leader,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair recalled : “He would take me outside the room we were in, point across the sea towards Iran and say: ‘You see this short distance, that is why we cannot afford conflict’,” External link

thenational Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "I have seen this every day, in my own community, for 10 years or more. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : "I have seen this every day, in my own community, for 10 years or more. " External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, February 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair replied : “Thank you Kev. That’s quite enough” External link

thevisitor Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “We should recognise today that all over the Middle East and wider region there is one essential struggle – a struggle against extremism and in favour of rule-based economies and religiously tolerant societies,” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I want to make sure we have strong legislation that will include penalties and offences, new authorities for our police and our border agencies to be more effective at keeping those guns out,” “And finally, we know that there is a really big problem with criminal diversion, where people are buying legally and selling them illegally. [We want] to make sure the police have the means to catch these guys and prosecutors have the tools they need to convict them and that there are real consequences when they get caught and convicted” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, February 3, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s a destiny-changing decision and obviously it’s one I’m profoundly sad about,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “There was horrendous chalking this past semester,” External link

nytimes Thursday, January 30, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “By strategically investing in our existing venues, we are pleased to report a year-on-year rise in turnover and underlying profitability” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, January 30, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair noted ( about Tony Blair ) : “Strong argument by @IanMurrayMP that needs to be made and heard if Labour is going to once again become a party of government - Tony Blair” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “There is a great deal of work going on right now with our security officials looking at security issues with respect to 5G in Canada,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Cameron, my darling son - when you were a small boy I used to call you ‘My buddy’. You grew up to be a fine young man and I was so proud to be your father,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “There is a great deal of work going on right now with our security officials looking at security issues with respect to 5G in Canada,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “As a rugby player, Cameron had a lovely confidence about him . He played rugby like he lived, with a great joy and exuberance and he was an exciting player to see running with the ball in hand,” External link

irishtimes Monday, January 20, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Canadians rightly expect to be able to rely on the accuracy of these lifesaving services,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 13, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "If people like Harry and Meghan — who have brought new life into the monarchy and helped people think about it in a new way — if they've felt enough pushback from doing that, that they now feel like they have to effectively leave it, that says a lot about the institution of the monarchy in the UK," External link

abc-au Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "If people like Harry and Meghan — who have brought new life into the monarchy and helped people think about it in a new way — if they've felt enough pushback from doing that, that they now feel like they have to effectively leave it, that says a lot about the institution of the monarchy in the UK," External link

abc-au Friday, January 10, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “I don’t have a good sense of smell, but certainly the women in our camp do and they complained,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It was quite obvious … the camp had been vacated for a while,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : “I don’t have a good sense of smell, but certainly the women in our camp do and they complained,” External link

smh Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It was quite obvious … the camp had been vacated for a while,” External link

smh Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "We called out, no one answered, the dog wasn't there and we walked into the camp," "It was quite obvious … the camp had been vacated for a while. We thought they might have been missing for a bit longer than people thought" External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “You can discount the people that don’t vote and you can discount the adult vapers that maybe vote on other issues or don’t care about this,” External link

washtimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “There are more than 200,000 adult vapers in Wisconsin in 2016, and Ron Johnson outperformed Donald Trump by 70,000 votes and won by nearly 100,000 votes after not a single poll showed Ron Johnson winning the entire year,” “Every single vape shop across Wisconsin was motivated and engaged and politically active to get Ron Johnson [elected]” External link

washtimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “the benefit of the referendum will not just be here in Scotland, but throughout the United Kingdom” External link

heraldscotland Monday, December 30, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I think, from what I’ve observed, it seems like the convenience of streaming sort of trumps owning something,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, December 22, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The takeover of the Labour party by the far left turned it into a glorified protest movement with cult trimmings, utterly incapable of being a credible government, the result has brought shame on us” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, December 19, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The takeover of the Labour Party by the far left turned it into a glorified protest movement with cult trimmings, utterly incapable of being a credible government," "The result has brought shame on us" External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "We pursued a path of almost comic indecision, alienated both sides of the debate," "The absence of leadership on what was obviously the biggest question facing the country then reinforced all the other doubts about Jeremy Corbyn" External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

thecourier Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The takeover of the Labour Party by the far-Left turned [Labour] into a glorified protest movement, with cult trimmings, utterly incapable of being a credible government” External link

standard Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting," External link

tamworthherald Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "The Labour Party is presently, today, marooned on fantasy island. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "made impossible by failure to take a clear position and to stick to it" "The result has brought shame on us. We let our country down," External link

bbc Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting,” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “the Labour Party is presently, today, marooned on fantasy island” External link

themirror Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair acknowledged : “And meanwhile there’s a great big elephant sitting on grandma in the middle of the room!” External link

themirror Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "The Labour Party is presently, today, marooned on fantasy island. " External link

skynews Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair says : "The Crown failed to assess and test the claims of Hauraki in the Tauranga and Aotea areas, just as it failed to do so in TÄmaki Makaurau," "Our goal has always been to make sure that tikanga is protected, and as Ahi KÄ and kaitiaki of this whenua from before and since 1840, our rights should be recognised by the Crown, Council and MarutÅ«Ähu" External link

voxy Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The mining sector pays high wages and you need to replace it with something else that offers high paying jobs," "Transition can be hard but fear not because the beauty in what we'll hopefully see, with new food and food waste developments, is new industries with replacement high-paying jobs" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, December 15, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The minimum payment I would expect him to make is the £500 or so charity money he collected and kept” External link

thecourier Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:38:00 AM 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

thecourier Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

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



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Mr Blair told : “On some estimates 70 per cent of people with the disease are asymptomatic, so if you are only testing people with symptoms you are losing the majority of people from your testing strategy,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "His contribution to peace in Northern Ireland was epic and he will rightly be remembered for it. He was insistent it was possible, tireless in pursuit of it and endlessly creative in seeking ways of making it happen," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, August 3, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Hume ) : “John Hume was a political titan; a visionary who refused to believe the future had to be the same as the past,” External link

theirishworld Monday, August 3, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I was fortunate to work with John on the Good Friday Agreement but also to get to know him years before,” External link

theirishworld Monday, August 3, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Hume ) : "John Hume was a political titan; a visionary who refused to believe the future had to be the same as the past," External link

msn-uk Monday, August 3, 2020 12:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "His contribution to peace in Northern Ireland was epic and he will rightly be remembered for it. He was insistent it was possible, tireless in pursuit of it and endlessly creative in seeking ways of making it happen," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, August 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about John Hume ) : "John Hume was a political titan; a visionary who refused to believe the future had to be the same as the past," External link

skynews Monday, August 3, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "My view of Scotland is there's been two problems really over the last decade," External link

skynews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Well, for the foreseeable future, for enough of the future that means it's worth putting in place the containment infrastructure that allows you to control it. " External link

skynews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "No, I think even the most ardent supporter of the government would say that. " External link

skynews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I am already horrified by the potential economic damage, even from the lockdown we've done and the loss of confidence, if you go back into another big lockdown, I think it would be devastating for the economy," External link

skynews Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : "You should know and the government should investigate for the future at any rate," External link

heart Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "My view of Scotland is there's been two problems really over the last decade," External link

heart Sunday, July 26, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "My view of Scotland is there's been two problems really over the last decade," External link

skynews Sunday, July 26, 2020 3:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Boris Johnson ) : “He’s (Boris Johnson’s) not going to be the person who’s going to save the Union in that sense,” External link

pressandjournal Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Well, for the foreseeable future, for enough of the future that means it's worth putting in place the containment infrastructure that allows you to control it. " External link

msn-uk Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "No, I think even the most ardent supporter of the government would say that. " External link

msn-uk Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "No, I think even the most ardent supporter of the government would say that. :: Listen to the All Out Politics podcast on " External link

skynews Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "Well, for the foreseeable future, for enough of the future that means it's worth putting in place the containment infrastructure that allows you to control it. " External link

skynews Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : "You can't be sure of this but there's at least a 50/50 chance that you have a resurgence of the disease in the autumn and that's why it is absolutely essential now to prepare for that" External link

thesun Friday, July 24, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "It is now clear what you have to do to prepare and we should prepare," External link

thesun Friday, July 24, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "It's all quite new, you're trying to keep everybody safe and still have as close to what it used to be like as possible. " External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “So, we will have to live with the reality that we will in some areas have to be prepared to confront China where its actions conflict with the reasonable interests and values of the wider international community; be able to compete with China where it is legitimate; and be ready to cooperate with China where it is necessary and to the benefit of the West, China and the world,” “In developing this strategic framework, the USA, Europe and our Asian allies should stand together so that any partnership with China comes from a position of strength; engage China – actively and intensely – both at the level of government and people to people; and in doing so enlarge the space for cooperation, shrink that of confrontation and keep competition according to international laws and norms” External link

thenational Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “even those UK Government members you talk to privately would admit that the lockdown response was too slow” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “even those UK Government members you talk to privately would admit that the lockdown response was too slow” External link

thecourier Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “even those UK Government members you talk to privately would admit that the lockdown response was too slow” External link

msn-uk Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:29:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous" External link

heart Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “even those UK Government members you talk to privately would admit that the lockdown response was too slow” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “It is in the interests of no-one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, June 25, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous" External link

skynews Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous” External link

msn-uk Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “It is in the interests of no one that China is anything other than stable and prosperous” External link

chesterfirst Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I am utterly dismayed by the decision to abolish DfID,” External link

kentonline Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I am utterly dismayed by the decision to abolish DfID,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I am utterly dismayed by the decision to abolish DfID,” External link

thecourier Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I am utterly dismayed by the decision to abolish DfID,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, June 16, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “People should not be gathering in large groups in the midst of a pandemic. They are putting into risk not only their own lives, but the lives of others,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair urged : "not testing enough, [was] the spike yet to come or could it be there is an additional resistance [to Covid-19] within the population?" External link

thenational Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I'm aware that the appropriate investigations are currently under way," "And I would expect a report on the incident to be brought to the Policing Board at the earliest opportunity. I understand that it has been reported to the Police Ombudsman as well, and therefore, in addition to that, I would expect some briefing on the incident to be brought to the Policing Board" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair recalled : “Your answers get longer and more convoluted; your tone becomes more shrill; your face gets redder as the paucity of your argument becomes plainer,” “You glance sideways, imploring your own benches to give some sign of support and see the look of embarrassment on their faces” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair recalled : “Your answers get longer and more convoluted; your tone becomes more shrill; your face gets redder as the paucity of your argument becomes plainer,” “You glance sideways, imploring your own benches to give some sign of support and see the look of embarrassment on their faces” External link

nytimes Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:09:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 18, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 18, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, May 18, 2020 11:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 18, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 18, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, May 18, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 18, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 18, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

yorkpress Monday, May 18, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “They’re right, I think, to be reopening the schools,” External link

worcesternews Monday, May 18, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “Let’s be clear, the private schools will have been educating their children throughout this,” External link

worcesternews Monday, May 18, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s changed for the better, for sure, in my view,” External link

worcesternews Monday, May 18, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair noting : “the deliberate recourse to knives by young men must be deterred and the public must be protected” External link

irishtimes Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "There are enough people, with enough disposable income, for us to be able to make a lot of money out of our higher quality, clean and green, value-added food and fibre products," "I've seen people in China pay $11 for a litre of Australian milk. They just don't trust their own produce in some cases and they've got the income to afford it" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 13, 2020 3:40:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "There are enough people, with enough disposable income, for us to be able to make a lot of money out of our higher quality, clean and green, value-added food and fibre products," "I've seen people in China pay $11 for a litre of Australian milk. They just don't trust their own produce in some cases and they've got the income to afford it" External link

theage Sunday, April 12, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : “I’ve never known a situation like this. If it goes on for a long period of time, then that economic damage doesn’t just effect the economy per se, it also effects your ability to operate your health care system effectively” External link

independent-UK Monday, April 6, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I’m not going to second guess them on that. He knows the state of his own condition and he will be judging it carefully himself, I’m sure” External link

independent-UK Monday, April 6, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : "I think you're talking about virtually everybody" External link

heart Sunday, March 29, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : "I think you're talking about virtually everybody" External link

skynews Sunday, March 29, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “To beat populism, we have to be politically competent, strategically focused, and redefine the progressive challenge for the modern world,” External link

washtimes Friday, March 13, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Those who want to make the case for radical change make it best, not by setting people against each other, but by showing that shared purpose and common endeavor advances us all together,” “The more reasonable our demeanor, the more palatable the radical change” External link

washtimes Friday, March 13, 2020 9:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “We can’t just stop looking for new products and ways to expand just because of some rumours about what might be banned,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, March 2, 2020 2:21:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Any continuity candidate cannot take the country forward,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Any continuity candidate cannot take the country forward,” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "Ian Murray understands that if Labour is to have any hope, it's got to be able to win in every part and every corner of the United Kingdom," "It's got to have a bold vision and programme, but it's got to be a programme realistic enough to win power" External link

bbc Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "We have a good education system in Ireland… [but] this is more than just a research announcement - it's a call to action for a stronger approach to how Government, business and education can work together to shape a society fit for the opportunities of tomorrow," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, February 24, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “We don’t need to be fighting that culture war,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “You’ve got to distinguish between the advocacy of certain things that are right and you can say that whether it is about gay rights, transgender rights, whatever it is,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : "We can be clear and radical and still in the centre," External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "I don't want to damage anyone by supporting them so I have made up my mind that I am not going to give an on which candidate. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "If you're going to start trying to advocate things in a finger-jabbing sectarian way, saying 'If you don't sign up to what I'm saying then I'm going to disrupt your meetings and shout at you', you're not going to win that battle. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “We can be clear and radical and still in the centre,” External link

wandsworthguardian Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair argued : “We can be clear and radical and still in the centre,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair acknowledged ( about Harold Wilson ) : “It’s not as if my advice is particularly welcome to today’s party. But then it occurred to me that there are only two people born in the last 120 years who have actually won an election for Labour. And alas Harold Wilson is long gone” External link

standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair replied : "I literally don't know at this stage, it could go in a number of different directions" External link

skynews Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:48:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair acknowledged ( about Harold Wilson ) : “It’s not as if my advice is particularly welcome to today’s party. But then it occurred to me that there are only two people born in the last 120 years who have actually won an election for Labour. And alas Harold Wilson is long gone” External link

standard Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What is going to make the next 120 years different from the first? That is the big challenge a mountain bigger than who’s the next leader,” External link

worcesternews Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What is going to make the next 120 years different from the first? That is the big challenge a mountain bigger than who’s the next leader,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair recalled : “He would take me outside the room we were in, point across the sea towards Iran and say: ‘You see this short distance, that is why we cannot afford conflict’,” External link

thenational Wednesday, February 19, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "I have seen this every day, in my own community, for 10 years or more. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair added : "I have seen this every day, in my own community, for 10 years or more. " External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, February 17, 2020 2:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair replied : “Thank you Kev. That’s quite enough” External link

thevisitor Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “We should recognise today that all over the Middle East and wider region there is one essential struggle – a struggle against extremism and in favour of rule-based economies and religiously tolerant societies,” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I want to make sure we have strong legislation that will include penalties and offences, new authorities for our police and our border agencies to be more effective at keeping those guns out,” “And finally, we know that there is a really big problem with criminal diversion, where people are buying legally and selling them illegally. [We want] to make sure the police have the means to catch these guys and prosecutors have the tools they need to convict them and that there are real consequences when they get caught and convicted” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, February 3, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It’s a destiny-changing decision and obviously it’s one I’m profoundly sad about,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:23:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “There was horrendous chalking this past semester,” External link

nytimes Thursday, January 30, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “By strategically investing in our existing venues, we are pleased to report a year-on-year rise in turnover and underlying profitability” External link

heraldscotland Thursday, January 30, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair noted ( about Tony Blair ) : “Strong argument by @IanMurrayMP that needs to be made and heard if Labour is going to once again become a party of government - Tony Blair” External link

heraldscotland Wednesday, January 29, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “There is a great deal of work going on right now with our security officials looking at security issues with respect to 5G in Canada,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, January 28, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Cameron, my darling son - when you were a small boy I used to call you ‘My buddy’. You grew up to be a fine young man and I was so proud to be your father,” External link

irishtimes Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “There is a great deal of work going on right now with our security officials looking at security issues with respect to 5G in Canada,” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “As a rugby player, Cameron had a lovely confidence about him . He played rugby like he lived, with a great joy and exuberance and he was an exciting player to see running with the ball in hand,” External link

irishtimes Monday, January 20, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “Canadians rightly expect to be able to rely on the accuracy of these lifesaving services,” External link

theglobeandmail Monday, January 13, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "If people like Harry and Meghan — who have brought new life into the monarchy and helped people think about it in a new way — if they've felt enough pushback from doing that, that they now feel like they have to effectively leave it, that says a lot about the institution of the monarchy in the UK," External link

abc-au Saturday, January 11, 2020 1:55:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "If people like Harry and Meghan — who have brought new life into the monarchy and helped people think about it in a new way — if they've felt enough pushback from doing that, that they now feel like they have to effectively leave it, that says a lot about the institution of the monarchy in the UK," External link

abc-au Friday, January 10, 2020 9:06:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair told : “I don’t have a good sense of smell, but certainly the women in our camp do and they complained,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It was quite obvious … the camp had been vacated for a while,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair told : “I don’t have a good sense of smell, but certainly the women in our camp do and they complained,” External link

smh Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “It was quite obvious … the camp had been vacated for a while,” External link

smh Wednesday, January 8, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "We called out, no one answered, the dog wasn't there and we walked into the camp," "It was quite obvious … the camp had been vacated for a while. We thought they might have been missing for a bit longer than people thought" External link

abc-au Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “You can discount the people that don’t vote and you can discount the adult vapers that maybe vote on other issues or don’t care about this,” External link

washtimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “There are more than 200,000 adult vapers in Wisconsin in 2016, and Ron Johnson outperformed Donald Trump by 70,000 votes and won by nearly 100,000 votes after not a single poll showed Ron Johnson winning the entire year,” “Every single vape shop across Wisconsin was motivated and engaged and politically active to get Ron Johnson [elected]” External link

washtimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “the benefit of the referendum will not just be here in Scotland, but throughout the United Kingdom” External link

heraldscotland Monday, December 30, 2019 8:13:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “I think, from what I’ve observed, it seems like the convenience of streaming sort of trumps owning something,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, December 22, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The takeover of the Labour party by the far left turned it into a glorified protest movement with cult trimmings, utterly incapable of being a credible government, the result has brought shame on us” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, December 19, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The takeover of the Labour Party by the far left turned it into a glorified protest movement with cult trimmings, utterly incapable of being a credible government," "The result has brought shame on us" External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said ( about Jeremy Corbyn ) : "We pursued a path of almost comic indecision, alienated both sides of the debate," "The absence of leadership on what was obviously the biggest question facing the country then reinforced all the other doubts about Jeremy Corbyn" External link

independent-ie Thursday, December 19, 2019 5:57:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

thecourier Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

thecourier Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The takeover of the Labour Party by the far-Left turned [Labour] into a glorified protest movement, with cult trimmings, utterly incapable of being a credible government” External link

standard Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “This is a moment whether we either use the lessons of defeat to build a progressive modern political coalition capable of competing for, winning and retaining power, or accept the Labour Party has exhausted its original mission and is unable to fulfil the purpose for which it was created” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “What (the public) want is someone who is going to govern the country with a creditable programme,” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting," External link

tamworthherald Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "The Labour Party is presently, today, marooned on fantasy island. " External link

msn-uk Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting,” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : "made impossible by failure to take a clear position and to stick to it" "The result has brought shame on us. We let our country down," External link

bbc Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “He (Mr Corbyn) personified politically a brand of quasi-revolutionary socialism, mixing far left economic policy with deep hostility to Western foreign policy which never has appealed to traditional Labour voters and never will appeal to them, and represented for them a combination of misguided ideology and terminal ineptitude that they found insulting,” External link

chesterfirst Wednesday, December 18, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair said : “the Labour Party is presently, today, marooned on fantasy island” External link

themirror Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair acknowledged : “And meanwhile there’s a great big elephant sitting on grandma in the middle of the room!” External link

themirror Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair added : "The Labour Party is presently, today, marooned on fantasy island. " External link

skynews Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Mr Blair says : "The Crown failed to assess and test the claims of Hauraki in the Tauranga and Aotea areas, just as it failed to do so in TÄmaki Makaurau," "Our goal has always been to make sure that tikanga is protected, and as Ahi KÄ and kaitiaki of this whenua from before and since 1840, our rights should be recognised by the Crown, Council and MarutÅ«Ähu" External link

voxy Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:11:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : "The mining sector pays high wages and you need to replace it with something else that offers high paying jobs," "Transition can be hard but fear not because the beauty in what we'll hopefully see, with new food and food waste developments, is new industries with replacement high-paying jobs" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, December 15, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Mr Blair said : “The minimum payment I would expect him to make is the £500 or so charity money he collected and kept” External link

thecourier Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:38:00 AM 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

thecourier Saturday, December 14, 2019 11:56:00 PM EAT

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



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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