Neave Barker

Neave Barker

"Neave Barker is Al Jazeera's correspondent based in Moscow. He has reported extensively across Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and beyond. During the Russia-Georgia conflict of August 2008, Neave provided up-to-the minute analysis of diplomatic developments from the Russian capital. He has interviewed a range of key figures on a number of defining issues, including Hans Blix, the former UN weapons inspector; Marti Ahtisaari, the UN special envoy to Kosovo; and the prime ministers of Hungary and Russia. He was short-listed for an International Broadcasters Association Award for his work on Moscow's homeless."

Europe

UK government urged to get tough on suspect Russian money

The Foreign Affairs Committee report on Russian money in the UK calls on the government to close all loopholes and become less hospitable for suspect Russian money.

UK government urged to get tough on suspect Russian money

Europe

EU votes for a permanent ban on bee-harming pesticides

The European Union has voted for a permanent ban on pesticides that are harmful to bees.

EU votes for a permanent ban on bee-harming pesticides

Europe

Seeking to revive an ancient transport network in the UK

There are thousands of kilometres of inland rivers and canals used to move goods in the past.

Seeking to revive an ancient transport network in the UK

Europe

Climate change blamed for severe winter storm in Europe

Large parts of Europe have been hit by a freak winter storm, bringing rare snow and plummeting temperatures on much of the continent.

Climate change blamed for severe winter storm in Europe

Health

Study finds link between processed food and cancer

Those of us who eat highly-processed food are more likely to develop cancer.

Study finds link between processed food and cancer

War & Conflict

Save the Children: One in six children live in conflict zones

More than 357 million children are living in a conflict zone - an increase of 75 per cent from the 200 million of 1995, a new report by Save the Children claims.

Save the Children: One in six children live in conflict zones

Europe

UK's Tesco faces record $5.6bn equal pay claim

Britain's biggest supermarket group Tesco is facing a potential bill of up to $5.6bn in a record equal pay claim involving mainly women workers at its British stores, according to the law firm pursuing the case.

UK's Tesco faces record $5.6bn equal pay claim

United Kingdom

Homelessness hits record high in the UK

In one of the wealthiest countries in the world more and more people are now living on the streets.

Homelessness hits record high in the UK

Europe

UK’s first virtual reality art space opens in London

Virtual Reality has reached new heights in the art world and now the UK capital is getting its first free and permanent public VR space.

UK’s first virtual reality art space opens in London

US & Canada

Iran nuclear deal: Deadline looms for Trump decision

President Trump often complained about the deal and has said that Iran is failing to live up to the 'spirit' of the bargain, but has provided no evidence of Iranian violations.

Iran nuclear deal: Deadline looms for Trump decision

Middle East

Winter makes bad situation worse for displaced Syrians

Dire winter has increased the suffering of displaced Syrians in southern province of Deraa who live in makeshift camp.

Winter makes bad situation worse for displaced Syrians

Europe

UK: NHS delays non-urgent operations after winter pressures

Particularly high levels of seasonal sickness this winter have strained Britain's National Health Service capacity after years of doctors complaining that successive governments were starving the agency of funding.

UK: NHS delays non-urgent operations after winter pressures