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

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

Europe

Brexit: UK Parliament to debate migration and citizen's rights

MPs are expected to debate migration and rights of citizens of UK and EU after Brexit.

Brexit: UK Parliament to debate migration and citizen's rights

Europe

MPs to begin fightback against no-deal Brexit

There's growing pressure on the leader of the main opposition party, Jeremy Corbyn, to back a rethink on leaving the EU.

MPs to begin fightback against no-deal Brexit

Europe

Brexit: Nigerians in London hope for split

Many African expatriates in London are pleased with the prime minister' visit to both Kenya and Nigeria last May.

Brexit: Nigerians in London hope for split

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?