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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

Dec 12 2017

Irish start-up helps local shops compete with online giants

LONDON Pointy, a Dublin-based firm with Silicon Valley backers, is solving the problem of how to make it easier for people to find products they want close to home, as shopping online gets easier but locating what you want locally remains elusive.

Nov 30 2017

Europe draws in nearly half of funds raised via initial coin offerings - report

LONDON Nearly half of the cash that has poured into newly issued cryptocurrencies in recent years has been raised in Europe, research published on Thursday showed.

Sep 06 2017

Podcast commentary: Deluded hopes for a painless free-trade Brexit deal for Britain

Can Britain negotiate a painless exit from Europe? Paul Wallace, author of The Euro experiment and former European economic editor at the Economist doesn’t think it will be possible.

Jun 24 2017

London tower blocks evacuated as 34 buildings fail fire tests

LONDON Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes. | Video

Jun 23 2017

Police consider manslaughter charges over London blaze as thousands evacuated

LONDON British investigators said on Friday they would consider manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people, as thousands of apartment-dwellers a few miles away were told to leave their homes due to fire risk. | Video

Jun 16 2017

UK's May rushed from area of London fire after protests

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May was rushed away under heavy police guard on Friday as protesters shouted "Shame on you" after she met residents who live near a tower block in London where at least 30 people died in a fire. | Video

May 13 2017

Factbox: Don't click - What is the 'ransomware' WannaCry worm?

LONDON Malicious software called 'ransomware' has forced British hospitals to turn away patients and affected Spanish companies such as Telefonica as part of a global outbreak that has affected tens of thousands of computers.

May 13 2017

Factbox - Don't click: What is the 'ransomware' WannaCry worm?

LONDON Malicious software called 'ransomware' has forced British hospitals to turn away patients and affected Spanish companies such as Telefonica as part of a global outbreak that has affected tens of thousands of computers.

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