From correspondents in London

BRITISH Prime Minister Tony Blair has condemned a plan by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to host a “Holocaust denial” conference, calling it “shocking, ridiculous, stupid”.

Speaking at his monthly news conference in Downing Street, Mr Blair told reporters: “I’m shocked, if those reports are correct, that he’s actually going to hold a conference on denying the Holocaust.

“That’s shocking, ridiculous, stupid, take whatever adjectives you want and apply it. MORE.