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2005-08-01 06:31:52

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tony Blair's office dismissed on Monday a report that he has ruled out seeking a wider political role in the European Union or United Nations when he steps down as British premier.

2005-07-26 10:40:14

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Despite putting him back in the dock over the Iraq war, the London bombings have bolstered British Prime Minister Tony Blair's political standing. But the boost to his image may yet prove short-lived.

2005-07-21 14:35:18

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tony Blair urged Britons to be calm and resolute after a second spate of bombings in London on Thursday, but further attacks may tarnish his image as a statesman which has won him praise.

2005-07-18 19:23:17

LONDON (Reuters) - Two-thirds of Britons think the July 7 bombings in London were linked to Prime Minister Tony Blair's support for the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, according to a poll published on Tuesday.

2005-07-13 08:45:31

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - British politicians of all shades have united since London's bomb attacks but some are beginning to break ranks, wondering whether Tony Blair's backing for war in Iraq may have been a factor.

2005-07-11 11:29:38

By Andrew Gray LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tony Blair condemned last week's bomb attacks in London as a "murderous carnage of the innocent" on Monday and vowed Britain would hunt down the suspected Islamist militants responsible.

2005-07-10 04:54:30

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Tony Blair has emerged stronger after a week in which he has experienced the sweetest highs and darkest lows, politicians and insiders say.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.