Oxfam: Deputy resigns over sex claims amid crisis talks

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Oxfam’s deputy chief executive has resigned over the handling of a sex scandal involving aid workers. The British charity is accused of concealing the findings of an inquiry into claims... Read More

James Brokenshire: Northern Ireland Secretary resigns

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Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has resigned from government, the Northern Ireland Office has confirmed. It is understood he requires surgery for a lung condition. Mr Brokenshire, 50, took the... Read More

Lord Kerslake resigns as King's College Hospital Trust chair

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Lord Kerslake has resigned as the chairman of a major London hospital trust because of NHS funding problems. The former head of the civil service says the government is being... Read More

Sir Michael Fallon resigns, saying his conduct 'fell short'

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has resigned, saying his behaviour may have “fallen short” of the standards expected by the UK military. He... Read More

White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigns

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Media playback is unsupported on your device White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has quit, reportedly in protest at an organisational shake-up. Mr Spicer stepped down because he was unhappy... Read More

Silicon Valley investor resigns after harassment claims

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The founder of Silicon Valley-based venture capitalist firm 500 Startups has resigned following sexual harassment claims by several women. Dave McClure announced his resignation in a blog entitled: “I’m a... Read More

Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

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Uber boss Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive after pressure from shareholders. Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the firm, however. His resignation comes after a review... Read More

Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser resigns

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US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has resigned over allegations he discussed US sanctions with Russia before Donald Trump took office. Mr Flynn is said to have misled officials about... Read More

Martin McGuinness resigns as NI deputy first minister

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Martin McGuinness has said he is resigning as Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister in protest against the handling of a botched energy scheme that could cost taxpayers £490m. The Sinn... Read More