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Former PM Tony Blair defends his decision to invade Iraq but apologises for mistakes

Chilcot Report criticises “unreliable intelligence” Claims British troops were sent in ill-prepared No plans for aftermath Blair opologises for mistakes – but acted in “good faith” Sir John Chilcot

Chilcot Report criticises “unreliable intelligence” Claims British troops were sent in ill-prepared No plans for aftermath Blair opologises for mistakes – but acted in “good faith” Sir John Chilcot

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Political reaction to the long awaited Chilcot report

The decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 was a divisive one, and this morning, after waiting seven years for its publication, The Iraq Inquiry, headed by Sir John Chilcot, has delivered a deleterious

The decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 was a divisive one, and this morning, after waiting seven years for its publication, The Iraq Inquiry, headed by Sir John Chilcot, has delivered a deleterious

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Tony Blair statement on Chilcot inquiry

The following statement was published by Tony Blair following the publication of the Chilcot report into the war in Iraq: “The report should lay to rest allegations of bad faith, lies or…

The following statement was published by Tony Blair following the publication of the Chilcot report into the war in Iraq: “The report should lay to rest allegations of bad faith, lies or…

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Why is the Chilcot Inquiry important?

The inquiry, led by Whitehall mandarin Sir John Chilcot, has examined the UK government’s role in the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq.

The inquiry, led by Whitehall mandarin Sir John Chilcot, has examined the UK government’s role in the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq.

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British politicians brace themselves for more turmoil with publication of Chilcot report into Iraq war

Chilcot inquiry set up in 2009 PM Tony Blair and others expected to be criticised Legal basis for military action to be assessed The Chilcot report into Britain’s role in the Iraq war is to be p

Chilcot inquiry set up in 2009 PM Tony Blair and others expected to be criticised Legal basis for military action to be assessed The Chilcot report into Britain’s role in the Iraq war is to be p

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Is left-winger Jeremy Corbyn about to shake up British politics?

He is the left-wing political underdog experts think could fatally split Britain’s opposition party. Jeremy Corbyn, a little-known backbench

He is the left-wing political underdog experts think could fatally split Britain’s opposition party. Jeremy Corbyn, a little-known backbench

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Tony Blair to step down as Middle East representative

Tony Blair, a former British prime minister, is to step down as a Quartet representative in the Middle East, the organisation has announced. It comes

Tony Blair, a former British prime minister, is to step down as a Quartet representative in the Middle East, the organisation has announced. It comes

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Former British PM Tony Blair hailed a 'gay icon'

Former British prime minister Tony Blair is one of the biggest ‘gay icons’ of the last three decades, it’s been claimed. British magazine Gay

Former British prime minister Tony Blair is one of the biggest ‘gay icons’ of the last three decades, it’s been claimed. British magazine Gay

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Tony Blair is ‘Philanthropist of the Year’

People have taken to Twitter in their droves in response to Tony Blair being named Philanthropist of the Year at the GQ Awards. The accolade was

People have taken to Twitter in their droves in response to Tony Blair being named Philanthropist of the Year at the GQ Awards. The accolade was

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Blair warns Syria conflict could spread outside region

Britain’s former prime minister Tony Blair, now a Middle East peace mediator, has been attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

Britain’s former prime minister Tony Blair, now a Middle East peace mediator, has been attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

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Israel celebrates 90 years of Shimon Peres

Celebrations have been taking place to mark the 90th birthday of Israel’s President Shimon Peres, although his real birthday is on August 2. Some

Celebrations have been taking place to mark the 90th birthday of Israel’s President Shimon Peres, although his real birthday is on August 2. Some

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Blair defends Iraq invasion, calls for Syria action

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has once again defended his decision to go to war in Iraq ten years after it happened. In an interview on

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has once again defended his decision to go to war in Iraq ten years after it happened. In an interview on

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Blair, Murdoch, who next?

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair answered questions at the Leveson Inquiry for hours on May 28, mostly on his relationship with media mogul Rupert

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair answered questions at the Leveson Inquiry for hours on May 28, mostly on his relationship with media mogul Rupert

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Blair heckled at media ethics inquiry

Former British prime minister Tony Blair’s testimony at the Leveson Inquiry into media ethics was interrupted on Monday by a heckler. At the time

Former British prime minister Tony Blair’s testimony at the Leveson Inquiry into media ethics was interrupted on Monday by a heckler. At the time

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Former Blair aide rocks boat with spy claim

A former aide to ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair has admitted the UK did use a device hidden in a fake rock in Moscow to spy on Russia. At the

A former aide to ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair has admitted the UK did use a device hidden in a fake rock in Moscow to spy on Russia. At the

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No royal wedding cake for Blair and Brown

Sir Elton John will be there, a former Spice girl will be there. Even the governor of the tiny island of St Helena and his wife have received a

Sir Elton John will be there, a former Spice girl will be there. Even the governor of the tiny island of St Helena and his wife have received a

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Blair faces second Iraq war grilling

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared for the second time on Friday before a public inquiry into the Iraq War. Blair first gave

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared for the second time on Friday before a public inquiry into the Iraq War. Blair first gave

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Blair pelted with eggs at Dublin

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his best selling memoir at a

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his best selling memoir at a

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Blair pelted with eggs at Dublin book signing

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his best selling memoir at a

Three people were arrested after protesters threw eggs and shoes at Tony Blair when he arrived to sign copies of his best selling memoir at a

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Tony Blair on Iraq, Iran, Brown and booze

A defence of the Iraq war, an attack on Gordon Brown and a hint of alcohol dependence. These are among the insights offered by Tony Blair’s memoirs

A defence of the Iraq war, an attack on Gordon Brown and a hint of alcohol dependence. These are among the insights offered by Tony Blair’s memoirs

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Blair's book donation sparks controversy

Opinion is divided after former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair announced he is to give the entire profits from his upcoming memoirs to injured British

Opinion is divided after former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair announced he is to give the entire profits from his upcoming memoirs to injured British

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Labour play Blair card in election race

He has been there many times before. Winner of three elections in Britain, Tony Blair has been on the campaign trail for Labour ahead of next week’s

He has been there many times before. Winner of three elections in Britain, Tony Blair has been on the campaign trail for Labour ahead of next week’s