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: 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

Europe

Ireland warns no-deal Brexit could affect food supplies to UK

Without a potential exit-deal with the EU, worries grow about the potentially grave effect on Ireland's farming sector.

Ireland warns no-deal Brexit could affect food supplies to UK

United Kingdom

UK protests over arms sales to Saudi Arabia for Yemen war

They are highlighting the proposed sale of more Eurofighter Typhoon jets to the Saudis - which they say is illegal under international law.

UK protests over arms sales to Saudi Arabia for Yemen war

Brexit

Brexit uncertainty: Britons in Portugal feel the effect

Uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union has begun to take its toll on business.

Brexit uncertainty: Britons in Portugal feel the effect

Europe

Anxiety for Britons living abroad as Brexit day nears

Many who have made a new life overseas say they fear for their future after Brexit.

Anxiety for Britons living abroad as Brexit day nears

Europe

Portugal, the European country that still welcomes refugees

Lisbon has become simultaneously the most welcoming and yet least well-known potential destination for refugees.

Portugal, the European country that still welcomes refugees

United Kingdom

Brexit deal: UK withdrawal could be delayed

More parliamentary debate and more uncertainty with Brexit now barely a month away.

Brexit deal: UK withdrawal could be delayed

Europe

Romania's health system in crisis

Romania's crumbling health system is no longer a secret, and many say corruption is to blame.

Romania's health system in crisis

Europe

Romania becomes new front line in battle with 'fake news'

Even as Romania heads the presidency of Council of the European Union, observers in Europe worry about a crackdown on the nation's independent voices in the media and a rise in 'fake news'.

Romania becomes new front line in battle with 'fake news'

Europe

Romania government accused of allowing illegal logging in forests

The Romanian government is facing widespread allegations of corruption and mismanagement.

Romania government accused of allowing illegal logging in forests

Europe

Overshadowed by Brexit, the poor and homeless ignored in Britain

Campaigners want politicians and the media to pay more attention to the plight of the most vulnerable in society.

Overshadowed by Brexit, the poor and homeless ignored in Britain

Europe

'Brexit box': Britons stockpile foods, medicines

A company in Leeds has been selling a 'Brexit Box' in what is billed as a 30-day survival kit.

'Brexit box': Britons stockpile foods, medicines