Loveday Morris


Berlin bureau chief covering Europe

Education: Exeter University, BA in Middle Eastern studies with Arabic

Loveday Morris is The Washington Post's Berlin bureau chief. Before moving to Germany in 2019, she spent a decade in reporting in the Middle East, most recently in Jerusalem. She previously spent three years in Iraq as Baghdad bureau chief covering the country's battles against the Islamic State, from Fallujah to Ramadi and Mosul. She started with The Post as Beirut correspondent in 2013, largely covering Syria's civil war. Before that, she freelanced from the region for publications including the United Kingdom's Independent newspaper. She began her career at Bloomberg News, covering financia
Latest from Loveday Morris

German police arrest 25 over far-right plot to overthrow government

The group subscribed to conspiracy theories including QAnon and the Reichsbürger movement, which denies the existence of the modern German state, authorities said.

December 7, 2022

Scholz phones Putin after diplomatic overture by Biden and Macron

A call to Moscow by the German chancellor on Friday was the first by an E.U. leader since Russia suffered a string of battlefield defeats in its war against Ukraine.

December 2, 2022

Flow of Russian gas and cash entangled German state in dependent web

A state-backed climate foundation became an emblem of Germany’s craving for natural gas and its dependent, murky relationship with Moscow.

November 23, 2022

    Fears abate after missile lands in Poland

    The Washington Post’s Loveday Morris is in Poland and explains why fears have subsided after a missile killed two people in the Polish town of Przewodow.

    November 18, 2022

    Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Despite reports Ukrainian defense likely caused fatal explosion, NATO blames Russia

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the explosion in Poland on Tuesday that claimed two lives was probably caused by a Ukrainian missile defending against Russian attack.

    November 16, 2022

    Border village in east Poland hit by deadly fallout from war next door

    After a stray missile killed two local men, Przewodow, a village in east Poland, found itself at the center of fears about a direct conflict between Russia and NATO.

    November 16, 2022

    German leader Scholz visits China’s Xi amid misgiving from his allies

    Allies in Germany, Europe and the United States have raised concerns about the German chancellor's ability to deliver a clear message to Beijing.

    November 4, 2022

    Prices are down. Supplies are good. Europe’s gas crisis gets a reprieve.

    Experts warn that prices will rise and supplies will be strained once winter sets in.

    October 28, 2022

    Germany removes cyber chief accused of ties to Russia

    The Interior Ministry said it had decided that Arne Schönbohm should step away from his duties “with immediate effect.”

    October 18, 2022

    G-7 demands Russian withdrawal from Ukraine, pledges continued support

    In a speech to G-7 leaders, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called for more air defense after a second day of Russian attacks on civilians.

    October 11, 2022