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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

Jul 25 2018

Barclays boss says UK finance sector will dodge Brexit bullet

LONDON Britain's banking industry will emerge largely unscathed from Brexit and retain its position as one of the world's top two financial centres for the foreseeable future, Barclays' Chairman John McFarlane told Reuters. | Video

Jul 25 2018

Barclays boss says UK finance sector will dodge Brexit bullet

LONDON Britain's banking industry will emerge largely unscathed from Brexit and retain its position as one of the world's top two financial centres for the foreseeable future, Barclays' Chairman John McFarlane told Reuters.

Jul 25 2018

INTERVIEW-Barclays boss says UK finance sector will dodge Brexit bullet

LONDON, July 25 Britain's banking industry will emerge largely unscathed from Brexit and retain its position as one of the world's top two financial centres for the foreseeable future, John McFarlane, Chairman of Barclays, told Reuters.

Jul 24 2018

Britain to tighten foreign takeover rules amid China worries

LONDON Britain is planning the biggest change to takeover rules in almost two decades, giving the government new powers to block deals in all sectors of the economy to prevent UK companies in sensitive industries from falling into foreign hands.

Jul 24 2018

Britain to keep EU laws during Brexit transition

LONDON Britain set out on Tuesday how it plans to keep European Union laws during its transition from the bloc after next March, saying elements of the 1972 laws which make Britain a member of the bloc would need to be saved, including a role for the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

Jul 23 2018

Britain proposes tougher foreign investment rules to protect national security

LONDON Britain is planning to create new powers to block or unwind foreign takeovers amid concerns that investment in certain sectors of the economy such as defense and technology could compromise national security.

Jul 22 2018

British reject May's Brexit plan, some turn to Boris and far right: poll

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to leave the European Union are overwhelmingly opposed by the British public and more than a third of voters would support a new right-wing political party committed to quitting the bloc, according to a new poll.

Jul 18 2018

'It's not too late to save Brexit,' Johnson tells UK parliament

LONDON Boris Johnson, who quit as Britain's former foreign minister last week, accused Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday of planning a phoney Brexit that would betray voters by failing to take the country completely out of the European Union. | Video

Jul 18 2018

'It's not too late to save Brexit,' Johnson tells UK parliament

LONDON Boris Johnson, who quit as Britain's former foreign minister last week, accused Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday of planning a phoney Brexit that would betray voters by failing to take the country completely out of the European Union. | Video

Jul 17 2018

UK PM May narrowly avoids defeat in parliament on EU trade laws

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a defeat in parliament at the hands of pro-EU lawmakers from her own party on Tuesday, fending off a rebellion that had threatened to deepen a crisis over her Brexit strategy.

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