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Teis Jensen

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 07 2017

Danish divers find missing body parts of Swedish journalist

COPENHAGEN Danish police said on Saturday divers had found the head and the legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who died in mysterious circumstances on an inventor's homemade submarine. | Video

Oct 06 2017

Denmark set to become next European country to ban burqas

COPENHAGEN Denmark looks set to become the next European country to restrict the burqa and the niqab, worn by some Muslim women, after most parties in the Danish parliament backed some sort of ban on facial coverings.

Oct 02 2017

China's Geely to take control of Denmark's Saxo Bank

COPENHAGEN Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group will increase its stake in Denmark's Saxo Bank to more than 50 percent in a deal that highlights China's drive to tap the expertise of European financial firms.

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 13 2017

Danish government firm on tight budget as central bank flags overheating risk

COPENHAGEN The Danish government does not want to loosen fiscal policy next year and intends to hold its ground on that issue in budget negotiations with its powerful ally, the finance minister told Reuters on Wednesday.

Sep 06 2017

Germany climbs in development ranking by taking in refugees

COPENHAGEN Germany has jumped 10 slots from last year to fifth place on a list ranking how well rich countries' policies help improve lives in the developing world, mainly thanks to its willingness to take in refugees - a hot topic in its Sept. 24 election.

Sep 04 2017

China to call on Denmark to help build offshore wind farm

COPENHAGEN China will tap Denmark, home to some of the world's largest offshore energy companies, to help it build a wind farm, Denmark's energy minister said on Monday.

Aug 31 2017

Danish government aims to control growth, but ally has different ideas

COPENHAGEN Denmark's government proposed a fiscal policy on Thursday that it hopes will keep the economy from expanding too fast, but its parliamentary ally is pushing for increased welfare spending that could cause growth to accelerate.

Aug 25 2017

Europe faces Christmas butter crisis, dairy producer warns

COPENHAGEN Milk prices are set to rise in Europe as the continent faces a shortage of milk, cream and butter by Christmas, the head of one of the world's biggest dairy companies said on Friday.

Aug 23 2017

Danish police identify torso as missing submarine journalist

COPENHAGEN Police on Wednesday identified a headless female torso washed ashore in Copenhagen as that of Swedish reporter Kim Wall, who they believe was killed by a Danish inventor on board his home-made submarine. | Video


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