Northern Ireland Peace Process

Blair to make announcement next week
Blair steps down under shadow of Iraq

Tony Blair has given his strongest indication yet that he will resign next week. His announcement firmly ends speculation he would resign today or tomorrow to mark the tenth anniversary as prime minister – and deflect from Labour’s likely losses in the forthcoming elections. Speaking to GMTV, Mr Blair said he would make his position… Read more »

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Two thousand schoolchildren ‘learn moor’

More than 2,000 schoolchildren were treated to an upland educational experience during this year’s Let’s Learn Moor events. Talks and interactive presentations were provided by those who live and work in the uplands including gamekeepers, farmers, conservationists, local organisations and the emergency services. Now in its fifth year the project continues to offer local schools… Read more »

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Mandelson praises Blair's NI record
Mandelson denies split with Blair over NI

The Northern Ireland peace process could be Tony Blair’s legacy, former Northern Ireland secretary and ally Peter Mandelson hinted today. Mr Mandelson was moved to play down reports of a rift between himself and the prime minister during his time as Ulster secretary after telling a Guardian reporter that Mr Blair had acted in an… Read more »