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Estelle Shirbon

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

Feb 13 2018

UK judge refuses to stop legal action against WikiLeaks' Assange

LONDON A British judge refused on Tuesday to halt legal proceedings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for jumping bail and fleeing to the Ecuadorean embassy in London in June 2012. | Video

Feb 12 2018

Deputy head of Oxfam quits as Haiti sex scandal escalates

LONDON The deputy head of Oxfam resigned on Monday over what she said was the British charity's failure to adequately respond to past allegations of sexual misconduct by some of its staff in Haiti and Chad. | Video

Feb 08 2018

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in London

LONDON/LAGOS A portrait of a Nigerian princess that was lost for more than 40 years has been found in a London flat and will be sold at an auction screened live in Lagos, allowing Nigerian art lovers to make bids direct from the West African mega-city. | Video

Feb 05 2018

Autistic UK man accused of hacking FBI wins appeal against extradition to U.S.

LONDON An autistic British man accused of hacking into U.S. government agencies won his appeal against extradition to the United States on Monday but was told he should be prosecuted in Britain instead.

Jan 31 2018

BBC denies gender bias as women staff denounce unequal pay

LONDON Women working for the BBC have complained they are paid less than men in equivalent jobs and accused managers of misleading them about their pay to hide widespread gender discrimination at Britain's public broadcaster. | Video

Jan 31 2018

'Our business is truth' - China editor tells BBC to open up on women's pay

LONDON The BBC is failing to live up to its own editorial mission to report the truth by denying it has a problem with gender discrimination on pay, its former China editor Carrie Gracie told the British parliament's media committee on Wednesday. | Video

Jan 31 2018

"Our business is truth" - China editor tells BBC to open up on women's pay

LONDON, Jan 31 The BBC is failing to live up to its own editorial mission to report the truth by denying it has a problem with gender discrimination on pay, its former China editor Carrie Gracie told the British parliament's media committee on Wednesday.

Jan 29 2018

BBC women denounce unequal pay as heat rises for broadcaster

LONDON, Jan 30 Women working for the BBC have complained they were paid less than men in equivalent jobs and have accused managers of misleading them about their pay to hide widespread gender discrimination at the public broadcaster.

Jan 24 2018

Men-only gala where hostesses were groped faces backlash in Britain

LONDON The London charity behind a men-only fundraising gala where specially hired hostesses were groped and harassed, according to a Financial Times report, faced a swift backlash on Wednesday with donations being returned and politicians denouncing it. | Video

Jan 18 2018

London's Battersea Power Station project in proposed sale for $2.2 billion

LONDON The owners of Battersea Power Station, a huge industrial building in London currently being turned into homes, offices and shops by a Malaysian consortium, are in talks to sell it for 1.6 billion pounds ($2.22 billion), the redevelopers said on Thursday.

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