Neave Barker

Neave Barker

"Neave Barker is Al Jazeera's correspondent based in Moscow. He has reported extensively across Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and beyond. During the Russia-Georgia conflict of August 2008, Neave provided up-to-the minute analysis of diplomatic developments from the Russian capital. He has interviewed a range of key figures on a number of defining issues, including Hans Blix, the former UN weapons inspector; Marti Ahtisaari, the UN special envoy to Kosovo; and the prime ministers of Hungary and Russia. He was short-listed for an International Broadcasters Association Award for his work on Moscow's homeless."

Europe

Theresa May requests two-year transition after Brexit

The British prime minister wants a two-year transition period once the UK leaves the European Union. Theresa May says the UK needs to stay in the single market, under its current terms, at least during that time, to make the process easier.

Theresa May requests two-year transition after Brexit

Europe

British supermarket adopts 'finger vein' payment tech

A supermarket in the UK has become the first retailer in the world to allow customers to pay for items using vein-mapping technology.

British supermarket adopts 'finger vein' payment tech

Europe

German election: Angela Merkel favourite to win fourth term

After 12 years in power, Angela Merkel is already one of Germany's longest serving chancellors. On September 24, voters will decide whether she has done enough to warrant a fourth term in office - an outcome opinion polls indicate is likely.

German election: Angela Merkel favourite to win fourth term

Europe

Londoners gear up for Notting Hill Carnival

Londoners are preparing for the annual Notting Hill Carnival, one of the world’s biggest street festivals.

Londoners gear up for Notting Hill Carnival

Europe

London's Big Ben to undergo years of restoration

The 13-tonne bell has been the city's signature sound since 1859. And some are angry at the length of time it will take to fix.

London's Big Ben to undergo years of restoration

Asia

Hidden legacy of India's partition 70 years on

As India and Pakistan mark 70 years since partition, Al Jazeera explores the ripple effects on Britain by examining the response of British officials in 1947 through historical documents.

Hidden legacy of India's partition 70 years on

Europe

Homes damaged and hundreds flee as Greece wildfires spread

Firefighters in Greece are struggling to contain several wildfires close to the capital, Athens. Dozens of homes have been damaged and hundreds of people have fled the area.

Homes damaged and hundreds flee as Greece wildfires spread

England

England celebrates 50 years of ballooning

The 50th anniversary of the flight of the first modern hot air balloon is being celebrated in England.

England celebrates 50 years of ballooning

United Kingdom

Residents want locals on inquiry on London's Grenfell Tower fire

Residents and survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire in London have submitted hundreds of questions they want answered by a government inquiry into the tragedy.

Residents want locals on inquiry on London's Grenfell Tower fire

United Kingdom

Earth Overshoot Day marks unprecedented environmental damages

It is Earth Overshoot Day - the point in the year when humanity's consumption of natural resources exceeds the planet's capacity to regenerate them.

Earth Overshoot Day marks unprecedented environmental damages

United Kingdom

Amateur archeologist claims discovery of UK’s lost city Trellech

An amateur archaeologist in the UK claims to have discovered a major 13th-century city.

Amateur archeologist claims discovery of UK’s lost city Trellech

Europe

Annual Northern Ireland Unionists march stirs tension

It is one of the most divisive days in Northern Ireland's calendar, when Unionists celebrate their Protestant heritage.

Annual Northern Ireland Unionists march stirs tension