Britain’s EU ambassador quits just months before Brexit negotiations set to start

Britain’s EU ambassador quits just months before Brexit negotiations set to start

Britain’s ambassador to the European Union resigned on Tuesday, adding uncertainty to the Brexit process less than three months before the UK is due to trigger its departure negotiations. Ivan Rogers, a highly-regarded diplomat who had been due to end his four-year stint in October, stepped down as London prepares to invoke Article 50, which […]

Britain’s Chris Froome wins third Tour de France title

Britain’s Chris Froome wins third Tour de France title

Chris Froome won his third Tour de France as German Andre Greipel claimed Sunday’s 21st and final stage on the Champs Elysees in Paris. Froome, who was also champion in 2013 and last year, finished ahead of Frenchman Romain Bardet in second and Nairo Quintana of Colombia in third. For Greipel, who pipped world champion […]

‘Why should I do the hard s***?’ Cameron ‘told aides he’d rather quit now than spend six months working on Brexit only to hand over to rival’

‘Why should I do the hard s***?’ Cameron ‘told aides he’d rather quit now than spend six months working on Brexit only to hand over to rival’

David Cameron asked his aides ‘why should I do the hard s***’ as he announced his resignation on Friday following the Brexit vote. The departing Prime Minister reportedly told members of his inner circle that he would rather hand over control sooner than spend time negotiating Britain’s tricky exit from the EU. Mr Cameron then […]

What now after Brexit?

What now after Brexit?

Britons voted in a referendum on Thursday to leave the European Union. Following are answers to key questions on what will happen next in Britain’s relations with the bloc. The EU is in shock and entering uncharted territory. No member state has ever left and Article 50 of the EU treaty, which sets out how […]