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2005-11-29 05:52:37

By Mike Peacock and Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Anti-nuclear protesters staged a rooftop demonstration on Tuesday in a hall where British Prime Minister Tony Blair was due to launch a major review of Britain's future energy needs, forcing him to deliver his speech elsewhere.

2005-11-29 04:08:33

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair will launch a review on Tuesday of Britain's energy needs and stoke speculation that he favours nuclear power by warning that renewable sources cannot fully meet the country's needs.

2005-11-17 10:00:07

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Tony Blair, who suffered his first-ever parliamentary defeat this month when rebels in his own party voted against him, is facing another possible revolt -- this time over education reform.

2005-11-14 06:55:00

Environmental activists accused British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Monday of failing to tackle global warming despite many pledges of tough action.

2005-11-13 19:11:55

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair will urge world leaders on Monday to step up their efforts to secure a deal at next month's trade talks and warn that the global economy will suffer if no agreement is reached.

2005-11-13 11:40:59

By Madeline Chambers LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Sunday he was determined to push through health and education reforms as he fights to maintain his authority after his first ever parliamentary defeat last week.

2005-11-10 09:35:03

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Tony Blair set himself up on Thursday for high-risk clashes with his party, refusing to compromise on future reforms despite a first parliamentary defeat that raised doubts about his ability to govern.

2005-11-10 07:46:08

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Tony Blair set himself up on Thursday for high-risk clashes with his party, refusing to compromise on future reforms despite a first parliamentary defeat that raised doubts about his ability to govern.

2005-11-09 21:01:19

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Tony Blair faces a fight to shore up his ailing political authority on Thursday after his first parliamentary defeat over new anti-terrorism powers raised doubts about his political future.

2005-11-09 14:16:33

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair suffered his first major parliamentary defeat in more than eight years in power on Wednesday over new anti-terrorism powers, raising fresh questions about his future.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.