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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

Jan 10 2018

German union IG Metall threatens all-out strikes ahead of wage talks

HOMBURG/FRANKFURT Powerful German union IG Metall has threatened to call for all-out strikes across the industrial sector if talks with employers over wages and flexible hours scheduled for Thursday fail to make progress. | Video

Jan 09 2018

Airline Niki's administrator presses ahead with sale to IAG

FRANKFURT The administrator of Niki said he would press ahead with an agreed sale of the insolvent Austrian airline to British Airways owner IAG after a German court ruling fanned concern that the deal could unravel.

Jan 09 2018

German industrial workers widen strikes in wage dispute

FRANKFURT German industrial workers widened industrial action on Tuesday, with nearly 60,000 staff at 280 metals and engineering companies downing their tools in support of wage claims by union IG Metall.

Jan 08 2018

Niki sale to BA owner IAG threatened by German court

FRANKFURT Airline Niki's insolvency should have been filed in Austria not Germany, a Berlin court ruled on Monday, in a move which could unravel last month's deal to sell the Air Berlin business to British Airways owner IAG .

Dec 22 2017

Verhandlungen mit vier Niki-Bietern - IAG und Lauda im Rennen

Berlin/Wien/London Der Verkauf der Airline Niki geht auf die Zielgerade.

Dec 18 2017

German Vonovia climbs property ladder with $6.1 billion Buwog deal

FRANKFURT Vonovia , Germany's biggest residential property company, has agreed to buy Austrian counterpart Buwog in a cash deal valuing the latter at 5.2 billion euros ($6.12 billion), the two companies said on Monday.

Dec 15 2017

Deutsche Telekom, Tele2 join forces to challenge Dutch duopoly

STOCKHOLM/FRANKFURT Deutsche Telekom will buy the Dutch business of Sweden's Tele2 and combine it with its T-Mobile Nederland to give it more muscle to challenge rivals KPN and Ziggo.

Dec 05 2017

Germany must stop relying on U.S. for foreign policy: foreign minister

BERLIN Germany should be more assertive in setting foreign policy according to its own interests rather than to those of the United States, the German foreign minister said on Tuesday.

Nov 02 2017

Hugo Boss lifts 2017 sales guidance

FRANKFURT German fashion house Hugo Boss raised its sales guidance for 2017 after a robust third quarter and said it was confident its new digital store concept would take off.

Oct 26 2017

Nivea maker Beiersdorf outshines rivals with sales surge

FRANKFURT Long-lasting Nivea body milk and other new products helped Beiersdorf beat quarterly sales forecasts and raise its full-year target on Thursday, boosting its shares.


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