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

Theresa May’s Brexit deal faces strong DUP opposition

Old worries resurface in Northern Ireland as Britain's parliament considers the Brexit deal.

Theresa May’s Brexit deal faces strong DUP opposition

United Kingdom

Brexit regret: Welsh voters having second thoughts

Local business groups say they have been offered no design, no blueprint about how Brexit will benefit them.

Brexit regret: Welsh voters having second thoughts

Europe

Theresa May tries to sell Brexit deal in Scotland

Warnings of economic pain in every Brexit scenario, but still, the prime minister tries to sound upbeat.

Theresa May tries to sell Brexit deal in Scotland

Europe

If UK parliament rejects the Brexit deal, what can PM May do?

All the parliamentary arithmetic is against May's Brexit deal and her opponents smell blood, but what can the UK prime minister do if Parliament rejects the deal?

If UK parliament rejects the Brexit deal, what can PM May do?

Europe

Once a thriving UK coastal town, Jaywick is now a picture of neglect

The decline of Jaywick shows how Britain - one of the wealthiest nations - has failed its obligation to improve living conditions.

Once a thriving UK coastal town, Jaywick is now a picture of neglect

Europe

UN visits UK's poorest places

The UN rapporteur on poverty and human rights is in the UK to find out how some of its downs descended into poverty.

UN visits UK's poorest places

United Kingdom

Fears Brexit could lead to food shortages in EU and UK

The Netherlands, from whence the UK imports many of its vegetables, prepares for the worst-case scenario of a potential failure to reach a Brexit deal.

Fears Brexit could lead to food shortages in EU and UK

Europe

Corbyn promises 'radical plan' at Liverpool Labour conference

UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has addressed his party's conference, taking aim at everything from racism, to Donald Trump and Brexit.

Corbyn promises 'radical plan' at Liverpool Labour conference

Europe

UK Labour Party considers new Brexit referendum at conference

Britain's Labour party votes overwhelmingly to reject any Brexit deal with the EU that fails to meet its requirements - leaving open the option of a second referendum.

UK Labour Party considers new Brexit referendum at conference

European Union

Europe migration: EU eyes Egypt to help cut numbers

EU leaders consider new North African partnerships as they meet in Austria.

Europe migration: EU eyes Egypt to help cut numbers

Europe

Austria seeks to block refugees, migrants from entering

Austria wants to reduce the number of asylum seekers crossing its border to zero.

Austria seeks to block refugees, migrants from entering

Europe

Germany a key obstacle to Brexit deal

People in German political and industrial circles tell Al Jazeera that the country does not regard the UK as a priority.

Germany a key obstacle to Brexit deal