Laurence Lee

Laurence Lee

"Laurence Lee is Al Jazeera's London correspondent, covering economic, social and political affairs across the UK and Ireland.

Laurence joined Al Jazeera in 2007 as Delhi correspondent and has also worked as Europe correspondent for the channel. A lifelong reporter, he began his career at the BBC before moving to Sky News. Laurence has reported from more than 40 countries around the world, covering the second Palestinian intifada and the Iraq war. He spent several years in Moscow covering Russia and the former Soviet bloc, reporting on the wave of popular uprisings across Georgia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan in 2004 and 2005. Laurence's work has won several RTS awards in the UK and he won the ""Golden Verb"" prize for international correspondents in Moscow."

Europe

EU cracks down on Dutch eggs contaminated by pesticides

Two men have been arrested by Dutch police as part of an investigation into the illegal use of pesticides at poultry farms in Europe.

EU cracks down on Dutch eggs contaminated by pesticides

Europe

Greek economy struggles to rebound

The Greek government has said bad economic times are almost over as it points to reforms and more borrowing. But businesses say they are suffering more than before because of high taxes. Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from Chios in Greece.

Greek economy struggles to rebound

Europe

EU funding cuts 'threatens refugee education'

Aid groups say EU funding cuts could prevent refugee children on the Greek islands from getting an education.

EU funding cuts 'threatens refugee education'

Europe

Refugee aid dries up in Greece as media interest wanes

The EU claims refugee flows from Turkey to Greece have slowed, so it is cutting funding to aid agencies and paying the Greek government to take over services there instead.

Refugee aid dries up in Greece as media interest wanes

Europe

Refugees in Europe: EU cuts funding to aid agencies

Aid groups helping refugees in Greece are packing up and leaving after the European Union withdrew its funding.

Refugees in Europe: EU cuts funding to aid agencies

Europe

Hungary and Slovakia face setback in bid to reject refugees

Hungary and Slovakia have faced a setback in their attempt to get rid of rules mandating that they take in more refugees, after the adviser to the EU's top court advised rejecting their lawsuit.

Hungary and Slovakia face setback in bid to reject refugees

Europe

Legal battle over US treatment for terminally ill UK baby ends

The parents of a terminally ill British baby have ended their legal battle to take him to the United States for experimental treatment.

Legal battle over US treatment for terminally ill UK baby ends

Europe

EU condemns Hungarian border control policies

Hungary is refusing to accept any relocated migrants from the rest of the European Union and it has been working hard to stop anyone making it into the country unofficially from Croatia or Serbia. Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports.

EU condemns Hungarian border control policies

Poland

EU projects strong economic growth amid Brexit negotiations

As Brexit negotiations began in Brussels new data has shown there is a strong economic growth across the European Union.

EU projects strong economic growth amid Brexit negotiations

Europe

Poles advised against moving to UK after Brexit vote

Britain was the pick of the crop for Polish people looking for work since their country joined the European Union 13 years ago. And many industries in the UK relied on them to fill jobs locals will not do.

Poles advised against moving to UK after Brexit vote

United Kingdom

A look at one year of Brexit

It's exactly a year since the UK voted to leave the EU in the Brexit referendum. Divorce talks between Brussels and Britain have finally started. But the outcome of the final agreement still remains uncertain.

A look at one year of Brexit

Europe

UK parliament opens officially with Queen's speech

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has laid out Prime Minister Theresa May's programme for the next two years during the official opening of parliament. Brexit, along with bills on immigration, trade, customs and fisheries, were high on the agenda.

UK parliament opens officially with Queen's speech