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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

Oct 16 2017

Novo Nordisk diabetes drug works; no heart risk-FDA review

Novo Nordisk A/S's closely watched diabetes drug semaglutide is effective, caused no heart risk, and carried only limited risk of sight problems, a preliminary review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Monday, sending the company's shares up 4 percent.

Oct 02 2017

DONG Energy sees European renewable power purchase market taking off

COPENHAGEN Offshore wind firm, DONG Energy, soon to be renamed Orsted, says big European companies are increasingly interested in buying renewable power directly from renewable developers as they seek to reduce their carbon footprint.

Sep 27 2017

In windy Denmark, clouds clearing for solar power

COPENHAGEN Denmark plans to make wind and solar power projects compete more equally for subsidies, a change that could boost solar panel installations.

Sep 11 2017

Drugmaker Teva hires Lundbeck CEO Schultz to restore its health

JERUSALEM/COPENHAGEN Teva poached Lundbeck's Kare Schultz as its new chief executive on Monday, handing the drugs industry veteran the urgent task of convincing investors of the struggling Israeli firm's future. | Video

Aug 22 2017

Headless torso could belong to submarine journalist: Danish police

COPENHAGEN Danish police said on Tuesday the size of a headless female torso found on the sea's edge in Copenhagen suggested it could be that of a Swedish journalist who died after taking a submarine ride with the vessel's Danish inventor.

Aug 17 2017

Turbine maker Vestas shares drop as price pressures increase

COPENHAGEN Danish wind turbine maker Vestas posted weaker than expected earnings on Thursday and warned of growing price pressures, sending its shares down more than 7 percent.

Aug 02 2017

Freight forwarder DSV pins growth hope on e-commerce

COPENHAGEN Danish freight forwarder DSV will invest more to meet rising demand for services such as e-commerce and address competition from new players including Amazon.com which is seeking a greater role in the logistics supply chain.

Jul 25 2017

No ho-ho-ho-liday as Santas meet in Denmark

COPENHAGEN It's summertime in Denmark but Santas from around the world are already planning for the festive season, with more than 150 gathering in Copenhagen to share some early Christmas cheer.

Jul 05 2017

Chr. Hansen sees strong demand for probiotics to replace antibiotics in meat

COPENHAGEN Food ingredients maker Chr. Hansen is seeing strong demand for probiotics for animals as farmers and restaurant chains come under growing pressure to use fewer antibiotics in the food chain, its chief executive said.

Jun 27 2017

Wind power's big bet: turbines taller than skyscrapers

COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT Wind farm operators are betting on a new generation of colossal turbines, which will dwarf many skyscrapers, as they seek to remain profitable after European countries phase out subsidies that have defined the green industry since the 1990s.


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