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

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

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