Editor at MLex covering EU regulatory risk, antitrust, energy, data protection, Brexit etc. Brexile in Brussels. Former Middle East reporter.

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Biography

I cover energy in the Middle East for Bloomberg, with a focus on Iraq, Iran and OPEC. I have broken news, written longer analytical pieces, and presented my stories on TV.

Before that I covered Iran for Reuters, and supported coverage of GCC and Yemen. I wrote on Iran's nuclear talks, foreign pol...

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Nov 17, 2017

RT @ianjamesparsley: This evening in Germany, David Davis has demonstrated a frankly humiliating misunderstanding of even the basics of…

Nov 15, 2017

RT @DMReporter: RESPONSE: On a UK keyboard you have to hold down 4 keys to get a ‘¿’. Curious that so many Mail commenters use it. https://t.co/A0U9MzoVoi

Nov 14, 2017

RT @FT: Aston Martin says it might have to stop production if there is no Brexit deal in place when the UK leaves the EU  http://on.ft.com/2jr4vqA 

Nov 14, 2017

Hard Brexiters are taking us down a road that could kill off 007’s car. Now that’s patriotism!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Trainee and subsequently Iran correspondent at Reuters.

How is social media changing news?

More news, much of it good, but also more noise.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Writing the first draft of history. Preferably one not always written by the winners.