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."

Italy Elections 2018

Italy election: Five Star Movement vows to not form coalition

Italians are voting after a divisive campaign dominated by concerns over immigration and the economy led to an unpredictable contest.

Italy election: Five Star Movement vows to not form coalition

Italy Elections 2018

Italy: Will Five Star Movement make a difference?

The M5S has led in recent opinion polls and, although having shifted policies from those of its founder Beppe Grillo, the party rejects deals and coalitions with mainstream parties.

Italy: Will Five Star Movement make a difference?

Italy

Italy election: No party expected to gain majority

Many analysts predict that former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's party is likely to be part of any potential coalition.

Italy election: No party expected to gain majority

Politics

Italy election: Parties use refugee crisis for gains

The failure to distribute migrants and refugees across the EU has led to their consolidation in one of the poorest parts of Italy and right-wing parties are attempting to benefit from the economic and social strain.

Italy election: Parties use refugee crisis for gains

Greece

Desperate Journeys: EU liberalism lost in battle against refugees

In its effort to appear tough on immigration, the EU appears to have joined the likes of Hungary in its battle against refugees.

Desperate Journeys: EU liberalism lost in battle against refugees

Europe

Refugee crisis: Northern Greece struggles to house new arrivals

The second-largest city in northern Greece, Thessaloniki, has apparently run out of room completely to house new arrivals.

Refugee crisis: Northern Greece struggles to house new arrivals

Greece

Evros river: 'Forced pushback' of refugees at the edge of EU

Refugees trying to enter Greece through its northern land border with Turkey have told Al Jazeera they have been threatened and forced to go back, illegal under international humanitarian law.

Evros river: 'Forced pushback' of refugees at the edge of EU

Turkey

Refugees brave freezing water and wolves in remote path to Europe

Human traffickers are using a new route from Turkey to Greece that seems more stable than the Mediterranean, but places refugees at a high risk of overexposure to harsh winter conditions in a remote wilderness.

Refugees brave freezing water and wolves in remote path to Europe

Brexit

Northern Ireland future unclear post-Brexit

Without a functioning government in Northern Ireland, details of the post-Brexit relationship with the Republic of Ireland remain unresolved and, more than esoteric trade laws, the very peace deal that ended 'the Troubles' could be at stake.

Northern Ireland future unclear post-Brexit

Europe

Refugees in Greece could help grow economy

Greece which already has huge unemployment is struggling to find jobs for refugees.

Refugees in Greece could help grow economy

Science & Technology

A changing world: AI experts warn of social upheaval

Experts in artificial intelligence say the world is unprepared for the enormous changes automation is bringing to the global economy.

A changing world: AI experts warn of social upheaval

Europe

How are robots changing the future of healthcare?

The rise of artificial intelligence and robotics is changing healthcare.

How are robots changing the future of healthcare?