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

UK PM struggles to navigate Brexit impasse

Boris Johnson's push for an early election was thrown out before parliament was suspended for five weeks.

UK PM struggles to navigate Brexit impasse

Europe

UK PM's leadership under fire over Brexit crisis

Boris Johnson criticised for sacking a number of high-ranking MPs, including grandson of wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill.

UK PM's leadership under fire over Brexit crisis

Brexit

Ireland officials reject British calls to renegotiate Brexit

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted a new way must be found to keep the Irish border open, but still can not say what that plan may be.

Ireland officials reject British calls to renegotiate Brexit

Middle East

Bahraini activist says he feared for his life at London embassy

Moosa Mohammad says he was beaten with a stick and almost forced off the roof of his country's embassy in London.

Bahraini activist says he feared for his life at London embassy

Europe

Borderline Brexit: Fears for the Irish peace process

Irish politicians are concerned how the country would maintain an open border if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.

Borderline Brexit: Fears for the Irish peace process

Europe

Green farming in UK: Wild farm lets livestock roam free

Some environmentalists say the earth may only have 60 years left before the soil is damaged beyond repair.

Green farming in UK: Wild farm lets livestock roam free

Europe

Insects in decline: Pesticides killing off pollinators

Biologists warn that insects are vital for the entire food chain and their mass extinction will directly affect the future of humanity.

Insects in decline: Pesticides killing off pollinators

Europe

Boris Johnson under pressure in UK prime minister race

Protesters opposed to Heathrow expansion are wondering whether Johnson remains committed to supporting them, another in a series of questions plaguing the Conservative candidate.

Boris Johnson under pressure in UK prime minister race

Europe

UK Conservative Party election: First round of voting on Thursday

The first round of voting takes places on Thursday among Conservative members of parliament in the UK in the contest to become the country's next prime minister.

UK Conservative Party election: First round of voting on Thursday

Europe

Boris Johnson launches UK Tory leadership campaign

Frontrunner in Conservative leadership race offers no details on how he can deliver a different Brexit trade deal.

Boris Johnson launches UK Tory leadership campaign

Europe

Brexit dominates: Major party supports collapses in UK

Nigel Farage is now demanding to be part of any new Brexit negotiation.

Brexit dominates: Major party supports collapses in UK

Europe

UK: European election campaigns bring Brexit divide to light

Campaigning in the UK for the European elections is seen as a barometer of support - or lack thereof - for Brexit.

UK: European election campaigns bring Brexit divide to light