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Andrew MacAskill

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 13 2018

Weakened, UK's May defeats final Brexit challenges in parliament

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May defeated the final challenges to her Brexit blueprint in parliament on Wednesday, leaving plans for Britain's departure from the European Union still largely on track but her authority weakened.

Jun 13 2018

Bankers to ask Theresa May why they should stay after Brexit

LONDON The bosses of some of Europe's biggest banks will ask Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday to give them a reason to stay in the City of London after Brexit now that hopes are fading for a generous EU trade deal.

Jun 12 2018

Britain's May defuses revolt in parliament over Brexit plans

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May defused a rebellion in parliament over her Brexit plans on Tuesday but only after having to compromise and hand lawmakers more control over Britain's departure from the European Union. | Video

Jun 08 2018

Rebels muster as PM May battles for her Brexit vision

LONDON A parliamentary vote on the shape of Britain's relationship with Europe next week is likely to force rebels in Theresa May's government into the open, threatening instability and adding yet another twist to the tortured effort to reach a Brexit deal.

Jun 08 2018

Soros-backed anti-Brexit group targets lawmakers in push for new referendum

LONDON An anti-Brexit group backed by billionaire financier George Soros launched a campaign on Friday targeting lawmakers, in an attempt to strengthen its call for a second referendum that could stop Britain's exit from the European Union.

Jun 08 2018

Soros-backed anti-Brexit group targets lawmakers in push for new referendum

LONDON An anti-Brexit group backed by billionaire financier George Soros launched a campaign on Friday targeting lawmakers, in an attempt to strengthen its call for a second referendum that could stop Britain's exit from the European Union.

Jun 05 2018

Britain may invest in Hitachi's Welsh nuclear plant

LONDON Britain may invest directly in a new nuclear power plant it wants built in northern Wales, the country's business minister said, as it battles to find a cost-effective way to keep its nuclear ambitions alive.

Jun 01 2018

UK considering giving Northern Ireland joint UK, EU status - source

LONDON/DUBLIN The United Kingdom could propose giving Northern Ireland joint UK and European Union status so it can trade freely with both, in an attempt to break the deadlock in Brexit negotiations, a government official said.

May 30 2018

EU industry lobby adds to pressure on Britain over Brexit talks

By Gabriela Baczynska, Robert-Jan Bartunek and Andrew MacAskill

May 30 2018

EU industry lobby adds to pressure on Britain over Brexit talks

By Gabriela Baczynska, Robert-Jan Bartunek and Andrew MacAskill

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