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

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

Europe

No remorse in Germany for 2008 financial crisis response

While the Germany economy is still going strong, the austerity measures it demanded of other European countries have left stagnant economies and high unemployment elsewhere on the continent.

No remorse in Germany for 2008 financial crisis response

Middle East

Iran sanctions hearing: Lawyers say 'time is running out'

Iranian government lawyers are at the International Court of Justice for the third day of hearings to challenge US sanctions.

Iran sanctions hearing: Lawyers say 'time is running out'

Europe

UK to release plan on avoiding economic collapse without Brexit

So-called 'no deal' scenario has prompted warnings UK could run out of food and medicine, and that major airports could close down.

UK to release plan on avoiding economic collapse without Brexit

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