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Alistair Smout

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

Apr 24 2018

Researcher in Facebook scandal says: my work was worthless to Cambridge Analytica

LONDON A researcher at the center of a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of nearly 100 million Facebook users said on Tuesday the work he did was useless for the sort of targeted adverts that would be needed to sway an election. | Video

Apr 24 2018

UK finance minister Hammond beats target as deficit hits 16-year low

LONDON British public borrowing fell to a 16-year low during the financial year just ended, according to official data which may increase pressure on finance minister Philip Hammond to relax his grip on public spending.

Apr 19 2018

UK retail sales slide in first-quarter after March snow

LONDON British shoppers stayed home in March as they felt the chill from the 'Beast from the East', leading to the biggest quarterly fall in retail sales in a year and weighing on first-quarter economic growth, official figures showed on Thursday.

Apr 17 2018

Brexit backer Banks denies allegation he misused data in campaign

LONDON A prominent campaigner to leave the European Union, Arron Banks, denied allegations on Tuesday by a former employee of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica that he had misused personal data for political purposes.

Apr 13 2018

British ministers back action to deter Syrian chemical weapon use

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May won backing from her senior ministers to take unspecified action with the United States and France to deter further use of chemical weapons by Syria after a suspected poison gas attack on civilians. | Video

Apr 11 2018

UK factory output falls for first time in almost a year

LONDON British manufacturing output fell unexpectedly in February, its first month-on-month drop in almost a year, adding to signs that the economy may have slowed in the first quarter. | Video

Apr 10 2018

No plant toxins found in stomach of dead Russian whistleblower - UK scientist

LONDON A scientist on Tuesday told an British inquest that no plant toxins had been found in the stomach of a Russian mafia whistleblower who died suddenly in 2012, challenging earlier evidence that a deadly plant poison had been found.

Apr 10 2018

No plant toxins found in stomach of dead Russian whistleblower: UK scientist

LONDON A scientist on Tuesday told an British inquest that no plant toxins had been found in the stomach of a Russian mafia whistleblower who died suddenly in 2012, challenging earlier evidence that a deadly plant poison had been found.

Apr 07 2018

Poisoned Russian agent Sergei Skripal recovering rapidly, hospital says

LONDON Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in a critical condition and his health is improving rapidly, more than a month after he was poisoned with a nerve agent in England, the hospital treating him said on Friday. | Video

Apr 06 2018

London police call urgent meeting after six more stabbings

LONDON London police called an emergency meeting of community leaders on Friday after six stabbings in a matter of hours, as they tried to stem a wave of knife crime that threatens to dominate the city's politics ahead of local elections in May.

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