Karla Adam
Staff Writer

Karla Adam is a reporter in the Washington Post’s London bureau. Before joining the Post in 2006, she worked as a freelancer in London for the New York Times and People magazine. Adam has degrees from Queen’s University in Canada, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and the London School of Economics.

Latest by Karla Adam

How the Sahara Desert is helping make it tough to breathe in London

How the Sahara Desert is helping make it tough to breathe in London

A cocktail of home-grown air pollutants, emissions from continental Europe, and dust blown in from the Sahara Desert some 2,000 miles away are covering much of Britain.

Genital mutilation survivors: Please protect British girls

Genital mutilation survivors: Please protect British girls

With an influx of immigrants, Britain is being forced to confront female genital mutilation.

British police arrest ex-Guantanamo detainee

British police arrest ex-Guantanamo detainee

Moazzam Begg and three others are accused of “facilitating terrorism overseas,” notably in Syria.

Soaked Brits embrace Blitz spirit

In the face of frightful weather, Brits display Blitz-like spirit.