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Daniel Craig Slams Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair

Daniel Craig has spoken out against UK politicians in an interview with Men's Journal. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star pointed the finger of blame at Tony Blair for giving politicians the green light...

Al-jazeera Chief Steps Down; Too Friendly With U.s.?

The longtime director of the al-Jazeera satellite news channel has resigned. Several reports linked the resignation of Wadah Khanfar to the release of Wikileaks documents claiming that Khanfar had close ties with U.S. diplomats and...

Murdoch Clan Fighting Over Hacking Scandal

A rift has developed in Rupert Murdoch's family over the handling of the News of the World telephone hacking scandal. Britain's Guardian newspaper reported on Friday that Elisabeth Murdoch walked out of a meeting of...

British M.p. Charges Hacking Scandal Is Being Covered Up

Tom Watson, a Labor Party member of Parliament, charged on Wednesday that Scotland Yard was attempting to limit its investigation of illegal hacking of voicemails conducted by Rupert Murdoch's London tabloid News of the World...

Roy Harper Brands Tony Blair A Criminal

British musician Roy Harper has launched a scathing attack on the country's former Prime Minister Tony Blair, branding him a "criminal", a "monster", and a "throwback" to the 1980s.The veteran folk rocker is furious Blair...

Richards Backed Blair Over Iraq Invasion

ROLLING STONES legend KEITH RICHARDS wrote a letter to former British prime minister TONY BLAIR while he was in power, backing the invasion of Iraq.The rocker agreed with Blair's decision to join forces with the...

Bono Lost In Downing Street

U2 frontman BONO once "got lost" at the residence of the British Prime Minister following a boozy dinner with former leader TONY BLAIR.The rocker was invited to Number 10 Downing Street while Blair was in...

Fry Blasts Blair Over War

STEPHEN FRY has blasted former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR over the war in Iraq, insisting the politician made the decision to send in troops while there was a "storm" raging in his mind.The actor...

Morgan Accuses Blair Of Copying Line From The Queen

THE QUEEN screenwriter PETER MORGAN has accused former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR of copying one of his lines from the movie and using it in his autobiography.In his book, A Journey, the former politician...

Blair: 'I Told Princess Diana Of My Concerns'

Former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has spoken candidly about PRINCESS DIANA's death in a new TV interview, revealing he was "worried for her" when she started dating multi-millionaire playboy DODI FAYED after splitting from...

Blair: 'Bono Has World Leader Potential'

Former British prime minister TONY BLAIR is convinced Irish rocker BONO could be running the world if he hadn't shunned politics for a career in rock music.The U2 frontman has spent years wading into political...

Sheen's Awkward Dinner Party Meeting With Blair

Actor MICHAEL SHEEN had an awkward meeting with former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR at a 2009 gala - because it was clear the ex-leader wanted to grill him about the techniques the movie star...

Michael Sheen's Blair Confession

Michael Sheen has only met Tony Blair once. Despite portraying the former British Prime Minister in 'The Deal', 'The Queen' and new movie 'The Special Relationship', the actor has only had the opportunity to spend...

Smirnoff Wants Blair For Dancing Show

Top dancer KARINA SMIRNOFF hopes reports suggesting former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR is set to waltz onto U.S. TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS are true - because she'd like to partner up with...

Pierce Brosnan Not Blair In Ghost Writer

Pierce Brosnan's character in 'The Ghost Writer' is not based on Tony Blair. Despite parallels between Blair and fictional Prime Minister Adam Lang - a Labour politician accused of war crimes and of being close...

Brosnan Hits Out At 'Hollow' Blair

PIERCE BROSNAN has taken aim at former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR, branding him a "hollow man" who faltered politically due to his "mild stupidity".The former James Bond studied footage of Blair as part of...

Mcgregor Blasts Bush And Blair Over War On Terror

Actor EWAN MCGREGOR has blasted GEORGE W. BUSH and former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR over the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.The Trainspotting star is furious ex-U.S. President Bush has not been called to account...

Brosnan Studied Blair For Polanski Film

PIERCE BROSNAN studied former U.K. leader TONY BLAIR to perfect his politician in ROMAN POLANSKI's new film THE GHOST WRITER - because he's convinced author ROBERT HARRIS based the character on the ex-Prime Minister.Polanski assured...

Michael Sheen Imagines Lennon Role

Michael Sheen wants to play John Lennon in a film about The Beatles.The actor - who has played a number of British icons on the big screen, including former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair -...

Jackman Addresses U.n. Summit On Climate Change

Hollywood actor HUGH JACKMAN added some star appeal to the United Nations Climate Summit in New York on Monday (21Sep09) when he joined U.N. Secretary General BAN KI MOON and former British prime minister TONY...

Michael Sheen's Daughter Date

Michael Sheen's daughter will be his date for his next movie premiere.The actor - who played interviewer David Frost in 'Frost/Nixon' and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in 'The Queen' - admits 10-year-old Lily...

Sheen Shocked As Morgan Quits Film

MICHAEL SHEEN is devastated after his director pal PETER MORGAN quit work on his new TONY BLAIR movie THE SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP.The pair has shared a close friendship since the screenwriter cast the actor in his...

Sick Jackman Missed Blair Meeting

HUGH JACKMAN once missed the chance to meet former British prime minister TONY BLAIR - because he was too busy vomiting. The X-Men actor starred in the 1998 London production of musical Oklahoma! and during his...

Quaid To Play Clinton To Michael Sheen's Blair

Dennis Quaid will portray Bill Clinton as Michael Sheen reprises his role as Tony Blair in a new television film about the two politicians.Sheen has already played the former prime minister in The Deal (2003)...

By on 25 March 2009

Knighthood For Discworld Creator Pratchett In Honours List

Terry Pratchett, the author of the Discworld novels, has been knighted in the New Year's honours list.The 60-year-old, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease in 2007, said he was "flabbergasted" to receive the knighthood...

By on 31 December 2008

Sheen To Play Brian Clough In Soccer Biopic

The British star who has portrayed TONY BLAIR and TV personality DAVID FROST on the big screen is to star in a new biopic about English soccer legend BRIAN CLOUGH. Michael Sheen, who played Blair...

London Film Festival Opens With Frost/nixon Premiere

The stars of Frost/Nixon have attended the film's world premiere in Leicester Square as the 52nd BFI London Film Festival got underway.Veteran broadcaster David Frost joined the man playing him on the big screen, Michael...

By on 16 October 2008

Blair To Appear On Daily Show

Former prime minister Tony Blair is to appear on the US satirical TV programme, the Daily Show with John Stewart.Mr Blair's appearance on the popular late-night show is due to be aired on Thursday and...

By on 17 September 2008

Knighthood For Tv Legend Michael Parkinson

Television great Michael Parkinson has been knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.The talkshow legend, who received the honour for services to broadcasting in the New Year's honours list, said it was a "wonderful surprise"."I...

By on 04 June 2008

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