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Johan Sennero

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 04 2018

Nobel Literature prize award postponed amid turmoil over sex scandal

STOCKHOLM The Swedish Academy which decides the Nobel Prize for Literature said on Friday it would not make the award this year because of a sexual misconduct scandal that has caused turmoil in its ranks and led to a string of board members stepping down. | Video

Apr 06 2018

Swedish currency to rise against euro, dollar and Norwegian crown: Reuters poll

OSLO/STOCKHOLM Sweden's currency is set to rally against the euro and dollar in the next year despite a weak first-quarter performance, and will also gain on the Norwegian crown, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

Mar 23 2018

In anti-drug Sweden, investors take shine to cannabis stocks

STOCKHOLM, March 23Growing numbers of Swedish investors are getting a buzz from trading in listed marijuana stocks even though the country has some of Europe's most restrictive drug laws.

Sep 22 2017

Exclusive: Front-runner Ekholm blocked as new Riksbank governor - sources

STOCKHOLM Karolina Ekholm, the front-runner and a Social Democrat top pick to take over as Swedish central bank chief, has been rejected by the opposition, raising the prospect of Stefan Ingves's mandate as Riksbank governor being extended, sources told Reuters.

Aug 25 2017

Swedish center-right opposition leader resigns one year from election

STOCKHOLM The leader of Sweden's Moderate party said on Friday she would step down, leaving the main center-right opposition Alliance bloc without a clear candidate for prime minister just a year ahead of a general election.

Aug 11 2017

It never got paid for the Volvos, but could Sweden mediate with North Korea?

STOCKHOLM Sweden has not yet been paid by North Korea for the hundreds of Volvo sedans it imported in the 1970s and which can still be seen on the streets of the communist country.

Aug 11 2017

It never got paid for the Volvos, but could Sweden mediate with North Korea?

STOCKHOLM Sweden has not yet been paid by North Korea for the hundreds of Volvo saloons it imported in the 1970s and which can still be seen on the streets of the communist country.

Jul 04 2017

Swedish central bank signals policy shift as holds rates

STOCKHOLM Sweden's central bank took a step towards reversing course on Tuesday after more than two years of negative interest rates, saying it did not expect to cut borrowing costs again while not closing the door entirely on further easing.

Jun 01 2017

Sweden says EU aid should depend on acceptance of refugees

STOCKHOLM The European Union, facing smaller dues when Britain leaves, should make aid to poorer member states conditional on their willingness to accept asylum seekers, Sweden's Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson said.

Apr 09 2017

Stockholm attack suspect is Uzbek denied residency in Sweden

HJULSTA, Sweden The arrested man suspected by police of killing four people by ramming a truck into crowds in Stockholm is a 39-year-old from Uzbekistan who had been denied permanent residency in Sweden and who had expressed sympathy for Islamic State.

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