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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

May 18 2018

Netherlands to ban coal-fired power plants in blow to RWE

AMSTERDAM The Netherlands will ban the use of coal in electricity generation in the coming decade and shut down two of its five coal-fired plants at the end of 2024 unless they switch fuels.

May 18 2018

Tata-Betriebsrat stellt Zeitplan für Thyssen-Venture in Frage

Amsterdam Die beinahe unendliche Geschichte um das geplante Joint Venture der Stahlsparte von Thyssenkrupp mit Tata Steel könnte noch etwas länger dauern.

May 18 2018

Tata Steel's Dutch employees throw spanner in Thyssenkrupp JV works

AMSTERDAM Tata Steel's Dutch works council has called into question a timeframe for completing a joint venture between the Indian group and Thyssenkrupp by end-June, saying it may need more time to assess the deal, its president said.

May 16 2018

Dutch art dealer discovers first 'new' Rembrandt in 44 years

AMSTERDAM Dutch art dealer Jan Six made the discovery of a lifetime at an auction house in 2016, when he saw the hand of Rembrandt in an unknown painting that had gone unnoticed for four centuries. | Video

May 09 2018

Ahold Delhaize appeases shareholders with poison pill compromise

AMSTERDAM Ahold Delhaize on Wednesday managed to appease investors opposed to the extension of its takeover defence mechanism, by giving shareholders more rights if the poison pill is ever activated.

May 08 2018

Dutch KLM unions see no way out of marriage with Air France

AMSTERDAM Dutch union representatives said on Tuesday KLM would have to stick with its partnership with Air France even though the French airline is under increasing pressure from strikes.

Apr 25 2018

Dutch PM Rutte survives censure vote over dividend tax row

AMSTERDAM Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte survived a censure vote in the early hours of Thursday called by lawmakers who believe he withheld information about how his Cabinet reached an unpopular decision to scrap a tax on dividends.

Apr 23 2018

Soccer fans will lose interest if domestic game is too predictable - EPFL

AMSTERDAM Some European fans will shun soccer if domestic championships become too predictable, the European Leagues (EPFL) umbrella group said on Monday after a season in which Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Paris St Germain ran away with the title.

Apr 16 2018

Dutch energy company Eneco's CEO change angers works council

AMSTERDAM A fight over the planned privatisation of Dutch energy company Eneco resurfaced on Monday as its works council called for an inquiry after the company announced that its CEO will step down in September.

Apr 16 2018

Dutch energy company Eneco seeks new CEO as privatisation looms

AMSTERDAM, April 16 Eneco, the Dutch energy company on the verge of being privatised, is looking for a new chief executive to replace Jeroen de Haas who will step down on Sept. 1, its supervisory board said on Monday.

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