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    1. July 26, 2016

      Search is on to reshape centre-left ground in UK politics

      For Britain’s centre-left, the bad news is becoming unbearable. After the collapse of the Liberal Democrats, the rise...

    2. July 25, 2016

      BHS: twilight of the celebreneur

      You can pick up a knighthood for just over £1m, judging from political donor records. It may cost Sir Philip Green,...

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    1. FT Alphaville

      July 25, 2016

      FT Opening Quote: Philip Green in hot water

      Philip Green slammed by MPs, an approach for William Hill and a warning from Rangold. FT Opening Quote, with commentary...

    2. July 22, 2016

      Theresa May needs to take shareholders with her

      In her last major speech before entering Number 10 as prime minister, Theresa May eerily echoed remarks made by the...

    3. July 16, 2016

      Labour’s war spirals out of control

      Rape threats; homophobic abuse; bricks thrown through windows, MPs barracked and jeered by angry crowds. Jeremy Corbyn...

    4. July 15, 2016

      The bronzer age: is male make-up trend or taboo?

      “He often wore make-up, even when he wasn’t on TV. Maybe it just appealed to his sense of always being a performer.”...

    5. Fast FT

      July 13, 2016

      Smith joins Labour leadership race

      Owen Smith, MP for Pontypridd, and former shadow work and pensions secretary, has thrown his hat into the ring to...

    6. July 11, 2016

      What decision makers can learn from Blair’s failures

      “What does this report tell us? What should we do as decision makers?” asked an exasperated Tony Blair last week, after...

    7. July 10, 2016

      Blair to face Iraq contempt motion in Commons

      Tony Blair is set to face a motion of contempt in the House of Commons over the 2003 invasion of Iraq — with his...

    8. July 8, 2016

      Chilcot’s Iraq war verdict needs scrutiny beyond the headlines

      There are good reasons to be critical of some aspects of the Chilcot report. If you accept, or even entertain the...

    9. July 8, 2016

      The Chilcot report has killed off the innocence of the Blair era

      In the same month that Tony Blair quit Downing Street, a platinum skull encrusted with 8,000 diamonds went on display...

    10. July 7, 2016

      Chilcot report exposes Tony Blair’s sin of certitude

      Few adjectives, no hyperbole, no name-calling. Instead each sentence weighed in a sober narrative punctuated with...

    11. July 6, 2016

      Chilcot report: UK oil groups feared losing out on deals

      UK oil companies lobbied the government in the run-up to the war in Iraq and raised concerns that the US was pledging...

    12. July 6, 2016

      Blair faces his demons and detractors but stands his ground

      Press conferences are usually formulaic affairs: a short statement, a few questions and a swift departure. Tony Blair’s...

    13. July 6, 2016

      Chilcot report: The government hid the legal case from view

      Section five of the Chilcot report provides a fascinating and detailed account of how the legal basis for military...

    14. July 6, 2016

      Chilcot report rebukes Tony Blair over Iraq invasion

      Tony Blair committed to an invasion of Iraq almost eight months before receiving parliamentary and legal backing, and...

    15. July 6, 2016

      Chilcot report: excerpts of Tony Blair’s memos to George W Bush

      The Chilcot report includes a series of declassified notes from Tony Blair to US President George W Bush spanning the...

    16. July 6, 2016

      Corbyn shows restraint in response to Chilcot report

      It was billed as the moment that Tony Blair would be eviscerated by his successor Jeremy Corbyn in an electrifying...

    17. Westminster Blog

      July 6, 2016

      Chilcot Report: Iraq inquiry puts Tony Blair under scrutiny - as it happened

      This Live Blog session closed at 18:18 on 6 Jul 2016.Sir John Chilcot has released his long-awaited report on the UK...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      July 6, 2016

      Tony Blair effigy

      A member of the stop the war coalition, dressed as Tony Blair, protest outside the Chilcot inquiry at the QEII Centre...

    19. July 6, 2016

      The Chilcot report will change few minds about the Iraq war

      “I will be with you, whatever”. Out of the 2.6m words in Sir John Chilcot’s report on the Iraq war, these six — from a...

    20. July 6, 2016

      Chilcot has ended ‘whitewash’ reports on Iraq war

      Every previous inquiry into Britain’s decision to invade Iraq has swiftly been condemned by the public as a...

    21. July 6, 2016

      Chilcot report: individuals singled out for criticism

      The Chilcot report handed down a verdict on a failed process more than it did on specific individuals and...

    22. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Blair: world is a 'better place without Saddam Hussein'

      Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has expressed “sorrow” and “regret” following the publication of the long-awaited...

    23. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Blair: 'I believe it was better to remove Saddam Hussein'

      Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has responded to the findings of the Chilcot inquiry into Britain’s military...

    24. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Chilcot: Blair committed to Iraq war 'before alternatives exhausted'

      Tony Blair committed to an invasion of Iraq eight months before receiving parliamentary and legal backing, and began...

    25. July 6, 2016

      Chilcot report: the key conclusions

      The Chilcot report will disappoint those who were seeking a clear and decisive condemnation of Tony Blair, the former...

    26. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      Chilcot: Consequences of Iraq invasion 'underestimated'

      Sir John Chilcot is presenting the findings of his long-awaited inquiry into the UK invasion of Iraq in 2003, which he...

    27. Brussels Blog

      July 6, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: A very British breakdown

      To get the Brussels Briefing into your inbox, sign up here. The British establishment is set to receive another beating...

    28. July 5, 2016

      Chilcot report into the Iraq war: Four things to watch

      Sir John Chilcot’s report into the Iraq war is released online at 11.30am on Wednesday. Sir John said on Tuesday that...

    29. June 26, 2016

      Pro-Brexit leaders play down Leave campaign promises

      Senior pro-Brexit politicians have attempted to play down or distance themselves from some of the promises they made...

    30. June 24, 2016

      Labour leaders’ failure to listen led to defeat over Brexit

      Jamie Reed, the Labour MP for Copeland in Cumbria, nailed in a tweet the question the UK opposition party needs to ask...

    31. June 9, 2016

      Brexit ‘wholly negative’ for Ireland, warn Blair and Major

      A vote for Britain to leave the EU will have a “wholly negative effect” on relations with Ireland, John Major and Tony...

    32. June 9, 2016

      Major and Blair warn Brexit could harm peace in Northern Ireland

      Tony Blair warned the Northern Ireland peace process could be at risk as he joined fellow former prime minister Sir...

    33. Fast FT

      June 9, 2016

      Brexit countdown: Vote Leave MP defects

      Here’s a taste of today’s UK politics email. You can sign up for the full briefing here. Sarah Wollaston has become the...

    34. June 2, 2016

      If anyone is to blame for Britain leaving the EU, it’s Tony Blair

      It is fashionable to blame Tony Blair for everything. To some in the Labour party, the former prime minister took it on...

    35. June 1, 2016

      Mayors and devolved city powers could offer Labour’s best hope

      Rarely have the three major UK-wide political parties been collectively in such a parlous state. Despairing Labour...

    36. May 31, 2016

      How a Eurosceptic Treasury became Remain’s anti-Brexit champion

      Ask almost any Whitehall official which government department is the most Eurosceptic and they would say it was the...

    37. May 26, 2016

      A Brexit myth of Brussels (mis)rule

      Britain is (mis)ruled by Brussels. European federalists have demoted the Westminster parliament to the status of a...

    38. May 25, 2016

      Rwanda’s leader is both Solomon and Saddam

      You get the feeling that nothing moves in Kigali, Rwanda’s prim and tidy capital, without Paul Kagame’s say-so. On the...

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