With her knees 'broken beyond repair,' Lindsey Vonn retiring after worlds

Lindsey Vonn has only two races remaining on her aching knees. The women's all-time leader in World Cup wins announced Friday that she will retire from ski racing after this month's world championships in Sweden. The 34-year-old Vonn had been planning to retire in December but changed her plans because of persistent pain in both […]

Unilever CEO Paul Polman is retiring

Reuters/Benoit Tessier Unilever Chief Executive Paul Polman is retiring after 10 years at the top of the company. His annoucement comes less than two months after investors revolted against a plan to move the company’s consumer goods group’s headquarters to the Netherlands. Polman will be succeeded by Alan jope, the head of the company’s beauty […]

A retiring Chinese general revealed that China’s greatest military weakness is a US strength

Reuters/Stringer A hawkish Chinese general said before retiring that he regretted not fighting in a war, which reveals the greatest weakness of China’s military. China badly wants to displace the US as the world’s top military power, but it hasn’t fought in a real war. All of China’s fancy new jets and ships have never […]

Not so shy and retiring

Most Richmond Villages put on royal- themed afternoon tea and entertainment, with Richmond Nantwich in Cheshire hosting a street party. Luxury retirement homes operator inspired Villages held a garden party at its Gifford Lea village in Tattenhall, a few miles from Chester, with a Royal Wedding Bake off competition where residents were encouraged to take […]

Retiring with an interest only mortgage? Help is at hand but you NEED to act soon

GETTY 1.67m full interest only and part capital repayment mortgage accounts remain outstanding in the UK Then the credit crunch hit, and the failure of some endowment funds left many borrowers who thought they had a repayment vehicle with a deficit of thousands of pounds, whilst others struggled to meet lender affordability criteria to move […]

US top negotiator with North Korea retiring for 'personal reasons'

The top US negotiator with North Korea is planning to retire this week, the State Department has revealed, in the midst of a tense diplomatic standoff between the two nations. Joseph Yun says his decision is personal in nature. Yun, a diplomat for over 30 years, is currently serving as the Special Representative for North […]

Nick Foles was the hero of the Super Bowl 2 years after hitting rock bottom and nearly retiring

Elsa/Getty Images The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots 41-33 on Sunday night to win their first Super Bowl in franchise history. The game was won due in large part to the effort of quarterback Nick Foles, who was named Super Bowl MVP after the game. While speaking after the game, Foles detailed how […]

Rob Gronkowski was non-committal about his NFL future when asked about rumors he may consider retiring

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Rob Gronkowski wouldn’t commit to his NFL future when asked about rumors of retirement after the Super Bowl. Gronkowski said he would take the offseason to consider his future. Gronkowski, at 28, has had a long history of injuries from back and knee injuries to concussions. After the New England Patriots lost […]

Conyers Retiring Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Michigan Rep. John Conyers, a Democrat and the longest serving member of the House, said he will retire “today,” following a BuzzFeed News investigation unveiling allegations of sexual harassment by multiple women and a secret settlement to keep one staffer quiet. It was not immediately clear if Conyers meant he would resign effective Tuesday or […]