Blair: I expect Labour win in 2015




Tony Blair has insisted he is fully behind Ed Miliband despite appearing to suggest Labour risks being too left-wing to win the general election. The former prime minister told the Economist May’s poll could become one “in which a traditional left-wing party competes with a traditional right-wing party, with the traditional result”. Asked if this…




Global new year celebrations begin




Sydney’s Harbour Bridge was the centrepiece of the city’s new year fireworks Revellers across the globe are gathering to welcome in the new year, with New Zealand and Australia leading the celebrations. A giant clock in Auckland’s Sky Tower counted down the minutes until midnight (11:00 GMT), when fireworks erupted. Up to 1.5m people lined…