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  • Former British Prime Minister and Middle East quartet envoy Tony Blair looks to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, not seen, as they meet, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Tony Blair: 'I cried for Iraq war victims'

    Tony Blair regrets banning fox hunting, but not invading Iraq. He was captivated by Princess Diana, intimidated by Queen Elizabeth II. He heaps praise on President George W. Bush but calls his close colleague Gordon Brown a man of "zero" emotional intelligence. He acknowledges that some find him delusional, and says he possibly drank a bit too much.


  • Copies of Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair's book is placed on sale at a bookshop in London, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. Tony Blair's long-awaited memoir says the former British prime minister doesn't regret the Iraq war, although he wept for its victims, and carries revelations about the politician's alcohol use, his interactions with the queen and his testy relationship with his successor. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Blair memoir excites booksellers, riles critics

    It's a political memoir with celebrity trappings _ secrecy, security, a multimillion-dollar deal and, crucially, controversy.


  • UK's ousted Brown writing book on financial crisis

    Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is publishing an insider account of the global financial crisis, his first book since being ousted from office.


  • Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama, right, reach out to shake hands during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Toronto, Saturday, June 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    KUHNER: The conservative ban on Michael Savage

    Radical Islam has won a major victory in its war with the West. This triumph did not take place on the battlefield. A bomb was was not detonated. A treaty was not signed. Hostages were not taken. Rather, it involved the surrender of a government - and an entire nation - to the dark clutches of political correctness.


  • Susman

    Embassy Row

    In London, U.S. Ambassador Louis Susman is fending off criticism that President Obama displayed an anti-British attitude in his attacks on BP over the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.


  • Labor defeat weakens Brown

    LONDON — British Prime Minister Gordon Brown yesterday faced a desperate battle to restore his authority after a second election rout in less than a month that dealt another blow to his shaky grip on power.


  • Britain's Conservative Party leader David Cameron, left, holds up the hand of Conservative candidate Edward Timpson in Crewe city centre, Friday May 23, 2008, as they celebrate winning the Crewe and Nantwich by-election. Timpson easily defeated Labour's Tamsin Dunwoody to take the House of Commons seat, in a victory that deeply underlines the unpopularity of Gordon Brown's government.

    British Conservatives win seat, weaken Brown

    LONDON - Britain's Conservative Party won a special election that was viewed as a barometer of Labor Party leader and Prime Minister Gordon Brown's popularity, according to vote results today.


  • Refusal of embryo ban riles pro-life Britons

    LONDON — Religious leaders and pro-life campaigners have angrily attacked the British government for its refusal to ban the creation of animal-human embryos and so-called "savior siblings" — research described by one Roman Catholic cardinal as a form of "Frankenstein" science.


  • Two British musicals belt out Tony Blair story

    EDINBURGH, Scotland


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