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."

Middle East

Bahraini dissident says embassy staff tried to kill him

Bahraini activist claims diplomatic staff tried to push him off the roof then tried to kill him inside the embassy.

Bahraini dissident says embassy staff tried to kill him

Europe

UK elections: Conservatives pledge law change to protect veterans

The UK's Conservative Party is pushing for new legislation to protect soldiers from what Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls 'unfair trials'.

UK elections: Conservatives pledge law change to protect veterans

Europe

Brexit: Europeans fed up with UK delays

Misleading promises and untruths during the referendum campaign are viewed in Europe as fake news that afflicted the British public.

Brexit: Europeans fed up with UK delays

Europe

UK MPs plan vote of no-confidence in Boris Johnson

Johnson faces not only Brexit pressure but also calls for his resignation over corruption allegations from his time as London's mayor.

UK MPs plan vote of no-confidence in Boris Johnson

United Kingdom

UK's Labour Party to hold second Brexit vote if it wins election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wants to first secure a national election, and then determine the party's Brexit stance.

UK's Labour Party to hold second Brexit vote if it wins election

Europe

Irish tech influx creates Dublin housing crisis

The housing crisis among workers reflects Dublin's business model, which is to entice tech giants.

Irish tech influx creates Dublin housing crisis

Europe

Brexit: Patience wearing thin among Ireland's farmers

Ireland exports 90 percent of all the food it produces, mostly to the UK.

Brexit: Patience wearing thin among Ireland's farmers

Europe

Tuam babies: Survivors threaten to sue Irish government

The campaigners think the government is frightened of the damage to the church that a full excavation would do, so they are threatening court action.

Tuam babies: Survivors threaten to sue Irish government

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