Jennifer Hassan


London-based breaking-news reporter

Education: Brunel University in England, BA in English and creative writing; Walthamstow School for Girls, England

Jennifer Hassan is a London-based breaking-news reporter for the Foreign desk at The Washington Post. Before joining The Post in 2016, Jennifer honed her breaking-news skills as the U.K. social media editor at MailOnline.
Latest from Jennifer Hassan

‘Ancient’ Ryan Gosling shrugs off critics who say 42 is too old to play Ken

Experts say the backlash Gosling faced for his role in the Barbie movie highlights that ageism, something that female actors frequently face, impacts men, too.

June 1, 2023

Indian girl stabbed to death on camera, and people just walked on by

The 16-year-old girl in New Delhi was stabbed repeatedly by a man in full view of the public in the latest case of brazen violence against women in India.

May 31, 2023

Woman is knocked unconscious in famous cheese-rolling race – and wins

Canadian Delaney Irving woke up in a medical tent to learn she won the women's cheese-roll race in Gloucestershire, England, a tradition dating back centuries.

May 30, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Russia continues to strike Kyiv; Ukrainian counteroffensive coming soon, official says

This is the 16th air attack on Ukraine's capital this month. Ukraine announced plans to implement sanctions against Iran for a 50-year period.

May 29, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Russia launches drone raid on Kyiv; Ukraine suggests counteroffensive is imminent

One person was killed after the attack on Ukraine's capital, its mayor said. Kyiv signaled that a counteroffensive aimed at taking back captured areas may be underway.

May 28, 2023

Tina Turner left a life of pain in the U.S. and found a home in Europe

Turner, who eventually relinquished U.S. citizenship, found new levels of fame and happiness in Europe, living in England, France, Germany and Switzerland.

May 25, 2023

Boris Johnson referred to police for allegedly breaking covid rules — again

Former British prime minister Boris Johnson faces yet more allegations that he broke his government’s own coronavirus rules during the pandemic.

May 24, 2023

    Why Russia and Ukraine are fighting over Bakhmut

    Ukraine and Russia have battled for months over Bakhmut, a small salt-mining city in the country's east. Zelensky said "there is nothing" left.

    May 22, 2023

    El Salvador stadium crush kills 12; officials vow to find those responsible

    The crush at Cuscatlán Stadium, which took place during a soccer game between Alianza and FAS, also injured 90 others. The match was suspended after 16 minutes.

    May 21, 2023

    Why a Starbucks ad on trans rights sparked joy and fury in India

    Critics accused Starbucks of importing "woke" Western ideologies to India, but the country has a long history with transgender rights.

    May 20, 2023