Mark Mardell North America editor
Come here for America in all its glory - my take on the twist and turns of the presidency, electoral races and life beyond Washington
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My reflections, from the road, on American life
Presenter, BBC World News
The power plays in Washington and beyond
The arguments over Europe, its politics and personalities
Reports, updates and analysis from across Africa
Covered British politics from the fall of Thatcher to Blair's last election victory as political correspondent, Newsnight Political editor, BBC Chief Political Correspondent and diarist for This Week.
The BBC's first Europe editor covering the impact of EU laws on people in and beyond the European Union's 27 countries, from illegal immigration to Poland to environmental change in Spain.
Grew up in Surrey, educated at Kent University in Canterbury, worked in commercial radio on Teesside Leeds and London before joining the BBC.