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    1. October 14, 2014

      Terror suspect had Blair address, court told

      A man suspected of plotting a Mumbai-style terrorist attack in Britain may have identified former prime minister Tony Blair...

    2. October 5, 2014

      Senior Labour figures criticise Ed Miliband

      Ed Miliband’s performance at last month’s Labour conference was criticised at the weekend by senior party figures as new...

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    1. FT Top Schools

      Interview with David Laws, education minister, as changes to the system bring testing ...
    2. Investing in Young People

      With a third of the world’s 200m unemployed under the age of 25, FT writers examine th...
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    1. October 2, 2014

      Ofcom chief Ed Richards to stand down

      Ed Richards is to step down as the head of communications regulator Ofcom after eight years adjudicating disputes between...

    2. September 22, 2014

      Ed Balls delivers a touch of mush on a pink background

      Ed Balls gave his big conference speech in front of a backdrop that said simply “Labour’s Plan for Britain’s Future”. It did...

    3. September 21, 2014

      US confident of allies’ support in air strikes on Isis

      Allies of the US are ready to begin bombing Islamist extremists in Iraq and Syria, according to the country’s ambassador to...

    4. September 19, 2014

      The way back for Labour in Scotland

      In the end, despite the wobbles, Scotland voted No by a very big margin. The late rally to the United Kingdom had many...

    5. The World

      September 15, 2014

      Au revoir and thank you to Mr Van Rompuy

      It’s time to say “thank you” to Herman Van Rompuy. Mr Van Rompuy, 66, is nearing the end of five years as the first...

    6. August 29, 2014

      America: the best place to be British

      It was a hot night in a bar at my British university, 20-odd years ago. A group of young American women had come over for a...

    7. August 22, 2014

      David Cameron caught in holiday dilemma

      On vacation with the prime minister After David Cameron returned from his second summer holiday to deal with the aftermath...

    8. August 21, 2014

      Britain’s problem with jihadism

      The videotaped killing of James Foley, an American journalist, at the hands of a British Islamist militant offers a chilling...

    9. August 19, 2014

      Raytheon’s timeline of problems with UK border control

      2003: UK prime minister Tony Blair launches the eBorders programme, promising that the database of foreign travellers...

    10. August 18, 2014

      Number 10 is reduced to an office of stately weakness

      At the turn of the millennium, peace and prosperity were leaving Britain’s cognoscenti with frustratingly little to moan...

    11. August 8, 2014

      Boardroom trades August 9

      Stephen Blair made his second purchase in E2V Technologies this week, having joined the company this year from Spectris, a...

    12. August 4, 2014

      Small-scale vision is right for post-imperial Britain

      Does America Need a Foreign Policy? asked the title of a book by Henry Kissinger in 2001. It turned out to be a cheeky ruse...

    13. The World

      August 4, 2014

      Iraq's Christians are just one victim of a bloody conflict

      The call this weekend by bishops of the Church of England for the UK to grant asylum to the Christians driven out of the...

    14. August 3, 2014

      Doubts cast over David Cameron completing full term if re-elected

      Supporters of George Osborne and Boris Johnson are increasingly convinced David Cameron will not continue as prime minister...

    15. July 21, 2014

      Tony Blair urges Labour to remain party of the centre ground

      Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has urged Labour leader Ed Miliband to stick to the political centre ground, warning...

    16. July 21, 2014

      The Tony Blair legacy is electoral domination, not policy

      Tony Blair became leader of the Labour party 20 years ago this week. What if that event, which the former prime minister...

    17. July 18, 2014

      The radical reformer felled by his imaginary Blob

      I am a child of the Blob. My mother was a teacher. I am biased but she was a good one; parents gave her fancy chocolates at...

    18. July 18, 2014

      Lords’ anguish revealed in euthanasia debate

      Peers shared wrenching personal stories of suffering and loss on Friday as they debated whether “right to die” legislation...

    19. July 17, 2014

      Downing Street is more effective than you think

      Reshuffles entrance political junkies. But for Number 10 they are sheer agony. Tony Blair and Gordon Brown sweated for hours...

    20. July 17, 2014

      UK deal reached on sensitive Iraq war files

      Agreement has been reached on the release of sensitive documents as part of the much-delayed Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq...

    21. July 17, 2014

      Tony Blair to advise on Azerbaijan gas project

      Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, has been hired to advise a BP-led consortium on the export of natural gas...

    22. July 17, 2014

      Letters to IRA suspects found to be ‘flawed’ but not unlawful

      Official letters given to IRA suspects telling them they would not be prosecuted for Troubles-related offences after the...

    23. Off Message

      July 16, 2014

      Michael Gove's unfinished revolution

      Shortly after Margaret Thatcher died, Chris Husbands wrote of her: She established more comprehensive schools than any other...

    24. FT Alphaville

      June 26, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - It’s important to distinguish between criticism of dark pools generally, and Barc’s dark pool in...

    25. June 25, 2014

      Hacking trial: Blair offered support to Brooks but not Dowlers

      The parents of Milly Dowler believe Tony Blair should apologise for offering his support to Rebekah Brooks over phone...

    26. June 24, 2014

      Hacking trial: Top legal team defended Rebekah Brooks

      Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper arm, had the benefit of one of the best legal teams in...

    27. June 24, 2014

      Hacking trial: A woman at the centre of the UK establishment

      The judge in the UK’s phone-hacking trial was clearly referring to Rebekah Brooks when he told the jury in summing up not to...

    28. June 23, 2014

      Tony Blair eyes Abu Dhabi office as he looks to expand Middle East role

      Tony Blair is looking to open an office in Abu Dhabi, the increasingly assertive oil-rich emirate, in an apparent bid to...

    29. June 23, 2014

      TBA belies its name as Blair Inc oils into new markets

      A consultant visits Tony Blair Associates to advise on new offices overseas*. Blair: What’s your thinking? Consultant:...

    30. June 21, 2014

      Guildford Four’s Gerry Conlon dies in Belfast

      Gerry Conlon, a victim of one of the most notorious miscarriages of justice in British history, has died in Belfast aged 60....

    31. June 18, 2014

      Depression carries a stigma in the office

      When I returned to work after suffering my first depressive episode, I shared very little of what had happened with...

    32. June 17, 2014

      NHS urged to heed cost-cutting lessons from Tesco and BMW

      The NHS should look to Tesco and BMW for lessons on how to deliver care more cheaply and efficiently, according to a former...

    33. June 15, 2014

      Tony Blair links alleged Birmingham schools plot to Boko Haram

      Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has compared the alleged attempt by hardline Muslims to take over schools in Birmingham...

    34. June 15, 2014

      Blair rejects claims US-UK invasion to blame for Iraq insurgency

      Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, has rejected suggestions that the US-UK Iraq invasion is to blame for the...

    35. June 13, 2014

      This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this what?

      Freedom, tolerance, the rule of law, personal liberty, respect for institutions: these are the “British values” that David...

    36. Off Message

      June 4, 2014

      Centrifugal Britain

      (A question from the 2011 census.) “Devolution will be and is the salvation of the UK”, Tony Blair said in 1999. Fifteen...

    37. June 2, 2014

      Tony Blair calls for ‘manifesto’ to reform EU

      Leaders should set out a “manifesto for change” to address disillusionment with the EU , Tony Blair said on Monday, as the...

    38. June 2, 2014

      Middle East hackers target Europe and US

      A group of Middle Eastern hackers has targeted European national governments and a major US financial institution in a...

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