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2006-04-30 07:45:29

By Madeline Chambers LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Tony Blair, struggling to overcome a spate of ministerial scandals, is braced for a drubbing in Thursday's local elections, widely seen as a test of how long the prime minister can hold on to power.

2006-04-30 05:46:49

By Madeline Chambers LONDON (Reuters) - British P

2006-04-27 03:50:08

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced the challenge on Thursday of restoring his government's authority after it was engulfed in scandal and crisis a week ahead of crucial local elections.

2006-04-27 00:35:00

British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced the challenge on Thursday of restoring his Labour Party's authority as a government after it was engulfed in scandal and crisis just a week ahead of crucial local elections.

2006-04-01 11:46:35

LONDON (Reuters) - Rock star Chris Martin has joined forces with Britain's right-wing opposition to unseat British Prime Minister Tony Blair, after his Hollywood wife Gwyneth Paltrow met the Conservative leader's wife at yoga class.

2006-03-27 08:44:44

By Adrian Croft CANBERRA (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair sparked a fresh bout of conjecture over his future on Monday when he said it may have been a mistake to rule out a fourth term.

2006-03-27 08:35:37

By Adrian Croft CANBERRA (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair sparked a fresh bout of conjecture over his future on Monday when he said it may have been a mistake to rule out a fourth term.

2006-03-26 23:37:14

By Adrian Croft and James Grubel CANBERRA (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Iraq and Afghanistan were decisive battlegrounds for the values the West believes in and warned of the risk of a U.S. retreat into isolationism.

2006-03-21 14:18:35

By Gideon Long LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Tuesday they were investigating Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labor party to find out whether it offered Lordships to wealthy businessmen in exchange for large loans of money.

2006-03-21 08:29:51

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Tuesday will call for a global, interventionist approach to confront terrorism head on and win a battle over values and ideas.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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