Laurence Lee

Laurence Lee

Laurence Lee is a senior correspondent for Al Jazeera, based in London, having first joined the channel in 2007 as Delhi correspondent. He has spent many years covering European news with a particular focus on migration and Brexit.

Before joining Al Jazeera, Laurence worked at the BBC and Sky News. He has reported from dozens of countries around the world, spent several years in Jerusalem and Moscow, and has won many international awards for his work.

Europe

Brexit: Brits to lose EU citizenship

UK's 47-year membership of the bloc officially ends on Friday night.

Brexit: Brits to lose EU citizenship

Europe

Croatia police criticised for attacking refugees at border

Many people suggest that Croatia's strongman act on the border is a game designed to show to the European Union that it is good at security.

Croatia police criticised for attacking refugees at border

Europe

Refugees in Greece: Healthcare cuts expose mental health crisis

Government scales back medical and psychiatric support for refugees to prove to an increasingly hostile public that it is on their side.

Refugees in Greece: Healthcare cuts expose mental health crisis

Europe

Migrants face increasingly hostile conditions

The price is getting higher for refugees attempting to make the desperate journey into Europe.

Migrants face increasingly hostile conditions

Europe

New UK gov't: Queen to set out 2020 agenda

A week after decisive Conservative win, government bills on health service, Brexit to be presented in parliament.

New UK gov't: Queen to set out 2020 agenda

Europe

UK election: PM absent from event in his constituency

Opposition Labour Party believes there is a chance of unseating Johnson in his constituency.

UK election: PM absent from event in his constituency

Europe

UK election: Anger in Belfast over Boris Johnson Brexit plan

Why divided communities in Northern Ireland are uniting against PM Boris Johnson's Brexit plan.

UK election: Anger in Belfast over Boris Johnson Brexit plan

Europe

UK election: Tories fight for survival in Scotland

Scotland is turning into a key battleground in the UK election.

UK election: Tories fight for survival in Scotland

Middle East

Bahraini dissident says embassy staff tried to kill him

Bahraini activist claims diplomatic staff tried to push him off the roof then tried to kill him inside the embassy.

Bahraini dissident says embassy staff tried to kill him

Europe

UK elections: Conservatives pledge law change to protect veterans

The UK's Conservative Party is pushing for new legislation to protect soldiers from what Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls 'unfair trials'.

UK elections: Conservatives pledge law change to protect veterans

Europe

Brexit: Europeans fed up with UK delays

Misleading promises and untruths during the referendum campaign are viewed in Europe as fake news that afflicted the British public.

Brexit: Europeans fed up with UK delays

Europe

UK MPs plan vote of no-confidence in Boris Johnson

Johnson faces not only Brexit pressure but also calls for his resignation over corruption allegations from his time as London's mayor.

UK MPs plan vote of no-confidence in Boris Johnson