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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

Nov 16 2017

Britain denies $500 million debt to Iran linked to bid to free jailed aid worker

LONDON Britain said on Thursday that moves toward paying half a billion dollars to Iran for a debt owed since the 1979 Islamic Revolution had nothing to do with a bid to secure the release of a jailed Iranian-British aid worker. | Video

Nov 16 2017

Britain's shoppers rein in spending, first yearly decline since 2013

LONDON British retail sales recorded their first year-on-year decline since 2013 last month as consumers struggled with fast-rising prices and stagnant wages.

Nov 15 2017

Broadband provider TalkTalk counts cost of fixed-price deals

LONDON TalkTalk spooked investors with a profit warning and slashed dividend on Wednesday, saying it had added 26,000 customers to its fixed price broadband plans in the second quarter but that winning back market share would hit earnings.

Nov 14 2017

Vodafone lifts profit view as customers ditch wifi for mobile

LONDON Vodafone , the world's second-largest mobile operator, has raised its full-year earnings forecast for the first time in recent history, as customers switch to using more mobile data on their smartphones rather than looking for wifi. | Video

Nov 09 2017

Luxury brand Burberry not luxury enough for new CEO

LONDON/PARIS A $190 (£145) polo shirt might seem expensive to most shoppers, but for Burberry's new Chief Executive Marco Gobbetti it is too close to the fashion industry's endangered mid-market for comfort.

Nov 09 2017

Luxury brand Burberry not luxury enough for new CEO

LONDON/PARIS, Nov 9 A $190 polo shirt might seem expensive to most shoppers, but for Burberry's new Chief Executive Marco Gobbetti it is too close to the fashion industry's endangered mid-market for comfort.

Nov 09 2017

New Burberry CEO to entrench brand in luxury, shares dive on cost

LONDON British luxury brand Burberry will shift further up-market with more high-end products, fast-changing fashion and refurbished stores, but its shares dived as investors focused on the cost of new Chief Executive Marco Gobbetti's plan. | Video

Nov 09 2017

Vodafone challenges BT with UK fibre broadband plan

LONDON Vodafone will partner with fibre network developer CityFibre to bring ultrafast broadband to 5 million UK homes and businesses by 2025, in a direct challenge to dominant rival BT .

Nov 07 2017

Sky investor Odey opposes Fox bid as Disney talks fuel uncertainty

LONDON Investor Crispin Odey said he opposed Twenty-First Century Fox's $15 billion bid for Sky after a report of separate talks between Rupert Murdoch and Walt Disney Co added more uncertainty to a takeover facing regulatory hurdles. | Video

Nov 03 2017

Under pressure Smith & Nephew to focus on efficiency

LONDON Smith & Nephew said no major surgery is required for the artificial knee and hip maker to deliver shareholder value, even as it reported lacklustre sales that increase pressure on the company reportedly being stalked by activist investor Elliott.

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