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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

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Queen and royals good value for money at 65 pence per Briton, Buckingham Palace says

LONDON British royal aides said on Tuesday that Queen Elizabeth and her family provide excellent value for money as accounts showed the amount of taxpayer funds they will get this year will almost double to cover essential repairs to Buckingham Palace.

Jun 23 2017

Police consider manslaughter charges over London blaze as thousands evacuated

LONDON British investigators said on Friday they would consider manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people, as thousands of apartment-dwellers a few miles away were told to leave their homes due to fire risk. | Video

Jun 20 2017

Family of suspect in attack on London Muslims say they are devastated

LONDON The family of a man suspected of driving a rented van into Muslim worshippers after they left prayers at a north London mosque said they are devastated at the "madness" of the attack. | Video

Jun 20 2017

Family of suspect in attack on London Muslims say they are devastated

LONDON, June 20 The family of a man suspected of driving a rented van into Muslim worshippers after they left prayers at a north London mosque said they are devastated at the "madness" of the attack.

Jun 16 2017

UK to hold inquiry into London tower block fire as death toll rises to 17

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday promised a public inquiry into a fire that gutted a 24-story apartment block killing at least 17 people, as the government faced questions about how such a devastating blaze could have occurred. | Video

Jun 10 2017

London Bridge attackers had tried to hire 8.3 ton truck: police

LONDON The three Islamists who killed eight people after driving a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and then attacking nearby revelers had initially tried to hire a 7.5 tonne (8.3 ton) truck, the head of the UK capital's counter-terrorism unit said on Friday. | Video

Jun 09 2017

Britons vote in election seen strengthening May's Brexit hand

LONDON Britons voted on Thursday in a snap election predicted to give Prime Minister Theresa May a larger parliamentary majority, which she hopes will strengthen her hand in looming divorce talks with the European Union. | Video

Jun 05 2017

How do I hire a van? UK security services struggle to foil 'copycat' attackers

LONDON Just hours before Khuram Butt and two accomplices drove a rented van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed people nearby, he was asking neighbors where he could hire a vehicle.

Jun 01 2017

Lib Dems' anti-Brexit message fails to rally British voters

YEOVIL, England After almost half the voters in Britain's referendum opted to stay in the EU, the only nationwide party with an unashamedly anti-Brexit stance believed its support would soar.

May 30 2017

BA cancels flights from London as global IT outage causes chaos

LONDON British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two biggest airports on Saturday after a global computer system failure caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways.

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