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Duran Duran And Tony Blair Pay Tribute To Robin Gibb

Duran Duran, Liam Gallagher and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair have all paid tribute to the late Robin Gibb.Pop stars, politicians and public figures have all offered their condolences after the Bee Gees star...

Murdoch Treated With Kid Gloves At Hearing

Rupert Murdoch's appearance today (Wednesday) before the Leveson hearing into journalistic ethics in Britain was notable for its lack of fireworks. While his son James was subjected to a barrage of questions about his role...

Apple-y Ever After: 'Gay' Ben & Jerry's Hits Shelves

Ben and Jerry's have thrown their support behind gay marriage by renaming their bestselling flavoured ice cream. The iconic ice cream makers have teamed up with the gay rights charity Stonewall to campaign for marriage...

Wife Of Ex-p.m. Blair Says She Was Phone-hacking Victim

The latest public figure in Britain to file suit against Rupert Murdoch's News International is Cherie Blair, the wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair. Her attorney, Graham Atkins, said that the lawsuit was filed...

The Simpsons Celebrate 500th Episode, With Julian Assange

The Simpsons reached the television milestone of 500 episodes on Sunday (February 9, 2012) with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - who is fighting extradition to Sweden over alleged sex offences - providing his voice for...

Julian Assange Crashes The Simpsons 500th Episode

The man at the centre of the Wikileaks scandal will make a cameo appearance in the upcoming 500th episode of The Simpsons. According to a Reuters report, the episode, scheduled to be aired on Sunday...

Amanda Knox Memoirs Spark Multi-million Dollar Bidding War

A bidding war has broken out for the memoirs of Amanda Knox - the 24-year-old American student who was cleared of murdering her British housemate Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy. A number of US publishers...

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...

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