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Out of my mind: Resolving a crisis

The idea that the UK should leave the EU was unthinkable just five years ago. Those demanding it were mainly on the Right-wing political fringe, but there was also a Left demand for quitting the “capitalist” Common Market.

Tony Blair says UK needs a referendum to stop Brexit

Less than six months before the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union, there is little clarity about how the world's fifth largest economy and its preeminent international financial centre will trade with the EU after Brexit.

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Tony Blair tells UK voters: Time is running out to stop Brexit folly

More than a year and a half since the 2016 Brexit vote, the United Kingdom remains deeply divided over the planned EU exit that Prime Minister Theresa May says will take place on March 29, 2019.

Tony Blair calls for EU migration curbs to avoid Brexit

He writes: "We can curtail the things that people feel are damaging about European immigration, both by domestic policy change and by agreeing change within Europe. This is precisely the territory the Labour Party should camp upon."

Tony Blair, John Major planning to warn citizens on how Brexit threatens UK's unity

Voting against staying in the EU could undermine the peace in Northern Ireland and stoking calls for Scottish independence.

Remains of Blair’s day

Blair didn’t say sorry for the armed intervention and the war itself, and defended the removal of Saddam Hussein from power.

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Iraq invasion: Tony Blair’s apology that isn’t

Looking down the barrel at Sir John Chilcot’s official enquiry into the Iraq war Blair has come closer than ever before to the apology he vowed he’d never make.

Tony Blair admits 2003 Iraq invasion led to rise of ISIS, apologises for mistake

Blair's decision to send troops to back the US-led invasion is still a live political issue in Britain, where a six-year public inquiry into the conflict is yet to publish its findings.

Tony Blair to take on anti-extremism role in Europe

Blair, 62, stepped down as the Middle East envoy representing the US, Russia, the UN and the EU last week.

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair warns of dangers of second term for Conservatives

Blair's appearance in his former constituency of Sedgefield will be the first of a series of stops to promote Labour candidate Ed Miliband.

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