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Adela Suliman

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

Jun 07 2018

Strangers break bread at Ramadan tent in London park

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As dusk falls, shoes come off and hundreds of hungry diners sit cross-legged in a London park to break bread.

Jun 03 2018

Church asks Britons to use app to clean up car wash slavery

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British drivers were urged by churches across the country on Sunday to look closely when they take their car to be hand washed and use a new, free mobile-phone app if they fear workers are being treated like slaves.

Jun 01 2018

Gay conversion film at London festival hits home for campaigners

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The contentious practice of gay conversion therapy will be in the spotlight at the British spin-off of the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, a move welcomed by gay rights activists.

May 31 2018

Sundance filmmakers want women to swap casting couch for director's chair

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women must get off the casting couch and into the director's chair if Hollywood is to move on from the #MeToo sexual harassment scandal, filmmakers said on Thursday at the British opening of the Sundance Film Festival.

May 29 2018

London's Muslims take a green bite out of Ramadan

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting in straight rows on the floor, supping on bowls of soup made from foraged nettles and home-grown vegetable stew, a group of London Muslims are breaking with Ramadan tradition.

May 24 2018

Spirituality in the suburbs: the London district uniting faiths

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Suburbs are often seen as sleepy backwaters, but a new project aims to show how a vibrant mix of faith communities is putting some of London's less celebrated outskirts at the forefront of social change.

May 17 2018

Royal wedding puts Britain's housing crisis in spotlight

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Britain's Prince Harry carries his new bride over the threshold after their wedding on Saturday, it will be into a two-bedroom house that estate agents might euphemistically describe as "bijou".

Apr 28 2018

From refugees to earthquakes, Istanbul ready for a reshape, say city planners

BONN, Germany April 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Faced with a fast-growing population and risks from earthquakes and flooding, Istanbul must take bold steps to adapt and improve the quality of life of its residents, planning experts from Turkey's biggest city said on Saturday.

Apr 27 2018

Mangroves and mapping help Mozambique tackle climate change

BONN, Germany (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mozambique not only has one of Africa's longest coastlines; it is also the final destination for at least nine transnational rivers.

Apr 27 2018

For a more secure world, cities must share information on cyber-attacks: experts

BONN, Germany (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With a few clicks of his mouse, and helped a little by the fact that the person he was targeting had no password, Thomas Stasch quickly hacked into the home system of a stranger in Germany.

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