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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

Jun 10 2018

Brexit campaigner Banks says story on Russian ties 'absolute garbage'

LONDON Arron Banks, a British businessman who bankrolled one of the main campaigns for Brexit, hit back on Sunday after a report said his links with Russia went further and deeper than he had previously disclosed, saying he was a victim of a "witch hunt".

Jun 08 2018

BT boss Patterson steps down after investors lose faith

LONDON BT Group's Chief Executive Gavin Patterson will step down this year after its chairman said a new leader was needed to restructure Britain's biggest broadband and mobile provider. | Video

Jun 07 2018

Amazon.com to screen Premier League soccer for first time

LONDON Amazon.com has won rights to show 20 English Premier League soccer matches a season from 2019, giving its Prime Video online streaming service a foothold in the most watched sports league in the world. | Video

Jun 06 2018

Paul Dacre, editor of the UK's Daily Mail, to stand down

LONDON The editor of Britain's Daily Mail tabloid Paul Dacre will stand down after 26 years in November to become chairman and editor-in-chief of the title's publisher, Associated Newspapers, Daily Mail and General Trust said on Wednesday.

Jun 05 2018

Britain clears way for Murdoch to battle Comcast for Sky

LONDON Rupert Murdoch faces a 22 billion pound ($29.3 billion) fight with U.S. cable company Comcast for European pay-TV company Sky after Britain cleared his bid providing he sells off its TV news business. | Video

Jun 04 2018

DS Smith to buy Europac for $2.2 billion as paper deals accelerate

UK-based packaging group DS Smith Plc has offered to buy Spanish rival Europac for 1.9 billion euros ($2.2 billion) including debt to bolster its position in western Europe's fast-growing packaging market.

Jun 01 2018

Autonomy auditors, ex-finance execs face UK accounting complaint

LONDON Britain's accountancy watchdog has filed formal complaints against the auditors and two former finance executives of Autonomy, the software business bought by Hewlett Packard (HP) for $11 billion in 2011.

May 31 2018

UK consumers ramp up borrowing again after winter chill

LONDON Britain's consumers picked up the pace of their borrowing in April, according to data that could reassure the Bank of England that the economy is ready for another interest rate hike after a cold winter slump. | Video

May 24 2018

TalkTalk counts the cost of biggest ever customer gains

LONDON British broadband company TalkTalk added a record number of customers in its fourth quarter, although the cost of winning those customers with cheaper deals along with its ongoing restructuring saw full-year profits fall 35 percent on Thursday.

May 17 2018

Kroger inks Ocado grocery delivery deal to battle Amazon threat

LONDON/LOS ANGELES U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co struck a deal with British online grocer Ocado to ratchet up its delivery business with the construction of robotically operated warehouses, upping the ante in the battle with Amazon.com Inc and sending Ocado shares rocketing. | Video

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