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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."

United Kingdom

Northern Ireland Rally: Attempt to calm Republican violence

Hundreds attend Sinn Fein solidarity rally in Belfast to condemn violence and to appeal for calm.

Northern Ireland Rally: Attempt to calm Republican violence

Refugee Crisis

Refugee crisis has driven a fault line through EU

Western European countries are under attack from Italy, Austria and Hungary as 28-member bloc grapples to find a solution to the refugee crisis.

Refugee crisis has driven a fault line through EU

Ireland

Irish border and Brexit: Communities fear of physical border

On Friday, the British government will try to resolve differences over Brexit, during talks that'll mainly focus on Irish border issues.

Irish border and Brexit: Communities fear of physical border

Europe

With few options, refugees attempt dangerous new Balkan route to Europe

As the EU summit nears with member states divided over migration, refugees are risking their lives via a new avenue.

With few options, refugees attempt dangerous new Balkan route to Europe

Montenegro

Balkan countries pressured by EU over refugee migration route

A new immigration route through Balkan region worrying Germany, Austria and other EU countries trying to prevent the passage of refugees and migrants.

Balkan countries pressured by EU over refugee migration route

Europe

Refugees trapped at Greece-Macedonia border

For the refugees living rough in Greece, there is no water, let alone hope, amid an atmosphere of increasing hostility towards new arrivals in Europe.

Refugees trapped at Greece-Macedonia border

Europe

UK: Many uncertain about direction of Brexit

Many people in the UK are still divided, some with Brexit and others against it, and all are unclear about the direction the UK is heading.

UK: Many uncertain about direction of Brexit

Roma

Roma community outraged over Italy party leader's discrimination

Far-right leader routinely tweeted ethnic minority group are 'gypsy thieves' and that he will bulldoze their camps.

Roma community outraged over Italy party leader's discrimination

Europe

Italy's villages face economic crisis fuelled by austerity

Many doubt vow of populist parties in new coalition government to restore rights of working class Italians.

Italy's villages face economic crisis fuelled by austerity

Europe

Five Star and League: Winners and losers of Italy's new direction

As League and Five Star Movement move towards forming a new government, Al Jazeera takes a look at who will benefit most.

Five Star and League: Winners and losers of Italy's new direction

Europe

Brexit issues: UN envoy condemns 'Growing racism'

While UK laws and politicians make distinctions between illegal immigrants and people in the UK lawfully, it doesn't follow that the public will see the difference

Brexit issues: UN envoy condemns 'Growing racism'

Europe

Will Brexit destabilise peace agreement in Ireland?

A hard border resulting from Brexit would breach the Good Friday agreement.

Will Brexit destabilise peace agreement in Ireland?