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 […]

Sam Allardyce quits as England manager after newspaper sting

Sam Allardyce quits as England manager after newspaper sting

Sam Allardyce has been sacked as England manager after one match and 67 days in charge having behaved “inappropriately” when caught up in a newspaper sting, the Football Association said on Tuesday. The 61-year-old’s departure follows a Daily Telegraph investigation claiming he offered advice to a bogus group of Far East businessmen on how to […]

Top Syrian opposition negotiator quits peace talks

Top Syrian opposition negotiator quits peace talks

The chief peace negotiator of Syria’s mainstream opposition said on Sunday he was resigning over the failure of the U.N.- backed Geneva peace talks to bring a political settlement. Mohammed Alloush, who is also the representative of the powerful Jaish al Islam rebel faction in the Saudi-based High Negotiations Committee (HNC), said in a statement […]