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Top diplomat at heart of Brexit sends out explosive message after stepping down - Global Times

Top diplomat at heart of Brexit sends out explosive message after stepping downGlobal TimesPoliticians from both the remain and leave camps in Britain's ongoing Brexit process eagerly awaited hearing on Wednesday who would win the job as the country's top diplomat in the European Union (EU). Britain's Ambassador to the EU, Sir Ivan Rogers, ...and more »

Political reaction to Sir Tim Barrow's appointment as UK ambassador to EU - International Business Times UK

Political reaction to Sir Tim Barrow's appointment as UK ambassador to EUInternational Business Times UKForeign Secretary Boris Johnson hailed him as 'just the man to get the best deal for the UK'. Mark Piggott. By Mark Piggott. January 5, 2017 00:16 GMT. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream ...and more »

Brexit: shooting the messenger - Irish Times

Brexit: shooting the messengerIrish TimesThe resignation of the UK's EU ambassador Sir Ivan Rogers is being taken, or so it is reported, as evidence that a “hard” Brexit is now more likely than a “soft” one. The latter would effectively mean continued membership of the single market but, in ...and more »

Britain picks 'tough negotiator' as new EU envoy - Channel NewsAsia;

Britain picks 'tough negotiator' as new EU envoy - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaBritain picks 'tough negotiator' as new EU envoyChannel NewsAsiaBritain on Wednesday said it has picked a "tough negotiator" to replace its ambassador to the European Union, who unexpectedly resigned just weeks before Brexit negotiations are due to start. Posted 05 Jan 2017 05:03. Former UK ambassador to Russia ...and more »

UK's May Selects Career Diplomat to Replace EU Envoy After Scathing Resignation - Newsweek;

UK's May Selects Career Diplomat to Replace EU Envoy After Scathing Resignation - Newsweek

NewsweekUK's May Selects Career Diplomat to Replace EU Envoy After Scathing ResignationNewsweekBritish Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a senior career diplomat as envoy to the European Union on Wednesday to replace an ambassador who quit with a scathing resignation letter that exposed frustration among officials over her strategy. Tim ...and more »

Britain Replaces Its EU Ambassador Who Quit With Someone a Lot Like Its EU Ambassador Who Quit - Foreign Policy (blog);

Britain Replaces Its EU Ambassador Who Quit With Someone a Lot Like Its EU Ambassador Who Quit - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)Britain Replaces Its EU Ambassador Who Quit With Someone a Lot Like Its EU Ambassador Who QuitForeign Policy (blog)By Ruby MellenRuby Mellen is an editorial fellow at Foreign Policy with a background in TV, print, and digital journalism. Before coming to FP, she covered the 2016 election as a news associate at CNN in D.C. Prior to that, she was a politics fellow at ...and more »

May taps career diplomat to replace EU envoy after scathing resignation - Reuters UK;

May taps career diplomat to replace EU envoy after scathing resignation - Reuters UK

Reuters UKMay taps career diplomat to replace EU envoy after scathing resignationReuters UKFILE PHOTO: Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev (R) speaks with Tim Barrow, Britain's ambassador to Russia, during a ceremony in which newly appointed ambassadors present their credentials, in Moscow's Kremlin December 7, 2011.and more »

Departing UK envoy to EU attacks Theresa May's Brexit plan - Hawaii News Now;

Departing UK envoy to EU attacks Theresa May's Brexit plan - Hawaii News Now

Hawaii News NowDeparting UK envoy to EU attacks Theresa May's Brexit planHawaii News Now(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and Britain's permanent representative to European Union Ivan Rogers, right, leave after an EU summit in Brusse.and more »

After Ivan Rogers, Britain will still need friends in Europe – and diplomats - The Guardian;

After Ivan Rogers, Britain will still need friends in Europe – and diplomats - The Guardian

The GuardianAfter Ivan Rogers, Britain will still need friends in Europe – and diplomatsThe GuardianThe resignation of Ivan Rogers (left) 'confirms that the Brexit war machine set up by Theresa May six months ago is not yet fit for purpose'. Composite: Getty/EPA. Wednesday 4 January 2017 15.01 EST Last modified on Wednesday 4 January 2017 17.00 EST.and more »

'Tough negotiator' Sir Tim Barrow will help make success of Brexit says No 10 - News & Star;

'Tough negotiator' Sir Tim Barrow will help make success of Brexit says No 10 - News & Star

News & Star'Tough negotiator' Sir Tim Barrow will help make success of Brexit says No 10News & StarCareer diplomat Sir Tim Barrow is a "seasoned and tough negotiator" who will help the Government make a success of Brexit, No 10 has said. Downing Street officially confirmed the former ambassador to Russia will replace Sir Ivan Rogers as the UK's top ...and more »

Sir Tim Barrow appointed as UK's new ambassador to EU - BBC News;

Sir Tim Barrow appointed as UK's new ambassador to EU - BBC News

BBC NewsSir Tim Barrow appointed as UK's new ambassador to EUBBC NewsSenior diplomat Sir Tim Barrow has been appointed the UK's new ambassador to the EU, replacing Sir Ivan Rogers. Downing Street described the former ambassador to Moscow, who will now play a key role in the UK's Brexit talks, as a "seasoned and tough ...and more »

Sir Tim Barrow will be UK's new envoy to EU after Brexit furore - Juice Brighton;

Sir Tim Barrow will be UK's new envoy to EU after Brexit furore - Juice Brighton

Juice BrightonSir Tim Barrow will be UK's new envoy to EU after Brexit furoreJuice BrightonSir Tim Barrow will replace Sir Ivan Rogers as the UK's ambassador to the European Union, the Government has confirmed. The former ambassador to Russia will take over from Sir Ivan, who unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday, just weeks before formal Brexit ...and more »

Britain swiftly appoints career diplomat as EU envoy replacement - Financial Times - The Straits Times

Britain swiftly appoints career diplomat as EU envoy replacement - Financial TimesThe Straits TimesLONDON (REUTERS) - Britain is to appoint career diplomat Tim Barrow to replace Ivan Rogers, its top envoy at the EU who quit this week with a blistering attack on the government's plans to leave the bloc, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday (Jan 4).and more »

May names career diplomat as the UK's new man in Brussels - Herald Scotland;

May names career diplomat as the UK's new man in Brussels - Herald Scotland

Herald ScotlandMay names career diplomat as the UK's new man in BrusselsHerald ScotlandTheresa May has made a career diplomat the UK's new EU ambassador in a bid to stem an explosive row about the impartiality of the civil service after his predecessor's resignation letter contained stinging criticism of the UK Government. Sir Ivan ...and more »

Sir Ivan's resignation sign of greater Whitehall strain - BBC News;

Sir Ivan's resignation sign of greater Whitehall strain - BBC News

BBC NewsSir Ivan's resignation sign of greater Whitehall strainBBC NewsFor one minister - an enthusiast for Brexit - it was very simple: "You're either on board, or you're not. He wasn't. We move on." The minister sounded rather cheerful. So, Sir Ivan Rogers had gone because his face didn't fit. Now the way was clear for ...and more »

Diplomat Sir Tim Barrow named as UK's new ambassador to the EU - Evening Standard;

Diplomat Sir Tim Barrow named as UK's new ambassador to the EU - Evening Standard

Evening StandardDiplomat Sir Tim Barrow named as UK's new ambassador to the EUEvening StandardCareer diplomat Sir Tim Barrow is set to become the UK's new ambassador to the European Union in Brussels. The former ambassador to Russia will take over the crucial role following the surprise resignation of Sir Ivan Rogers just weeks before the ...and more »

Former UK Ambassador to Russia to Be Appointed Ambassador to EU - Sputnik International;

Former UK Ambassador to Russia to Be Appointed Ambassador to EU - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalFormer UK Ambassador to Russia to Be Appointed Ambassador to EUSputnik InternationalTim Barrow, a former UK ambassador to Russia, will be appointed as the new UK ambassador to the European Union, according to local media. MOSCOW(Sputnik) — Tim Barrow, a former UK ambassador to Russia, is set to be appointed as the new UK ...and more »

Sir Tim Barrow will be the new EU ambassador after shock resignation - Metro;

Sir Tim Barrow will be the new EU ambassador after shock resignation - Metro

MetroSir Tim Barrow will be the new EU ambassador after shock resignationMetroCareer diplomat Sir Tim Barrow will replace Sir Ivan Rogers as the UK's top civil servant in Brussels, sources have confirmed. He is a 'seasoned and tough negotiator' who will help the Government make a success of Brexit, No 10 has said. Shoppers ...and more »

Fallout continues after UK envoy quits - euronews;

Fallout continues after UK envoy quits - euronews

euronewsFallout continues after UK envoy quitseuronewsBrussels is still reeling from the British ambassador's to the EU's shock resignation on Tuesday. Sir Ivan Rogers, who was appointed by former PM David Cameron, quit amid differences with Downing Street over the country's Brexit strategy. In a leaked ...and more »

European commission praises Ivan Rogers after resignation - The Guardian;

European commission praises Ivan Rogers after resignation - The Guardian

The GuardianEuropean commission praises Ivan Rogers after resignationThe GuardianSir Ivan Rogers' resignation came as a shock to those in Britain but did not surprise some seasoned observers. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters. EU referendum and Brexit. European commission praises Ivan Rogers after resignation. EU executive pays ...and more »