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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

19 Jun 2017

Trade-focused academic Tenreyro picked as Bank of England policymaker

LONDON Britain named Silvana Tenreyro, a trade-focused London School of Economics academic, as a Bank of England rate-setter on Monday at a critical time for the economy as Brexit talks begin.

15 Jun 2017

After leak worries, UK stats chief stops economic data previews for officials

LONDON Britain's statistics chief said on Thursday he would stop giving government officials early access to sensitive economic figures ahead of publication, a move that follows concern about possible abuse of market-sensitive data.

15 Jun 2017

Bank of England shocks markets with close vote on rate hike

LONDON The Bank of England shocked financial markets on Thursday when it said three of its policymakers voted for an interest rate hike, the closest it has come to raising rates since 2007, despite signs of a slowdown in Britain's economy.

15 Jun 2017

Bank von England nur mit knapper Mehrheit gegen Zinserhöhung

London Die ultra-lockere Geldpolitik in Großbritannien wird vor den anstehenden Brexit-Verhandlungen immer umstrittener.

14 Jun 2017

UK workers suffer spending power hit, raising pressure on May

LONDON British workers are suffering from an increasingly tight squeeze in their spending power, data showed on Wednesday, adding to concerns about a slowdown in the world's fifth-biggest economy and to the challenges for a weakened Prime Minister Theresa May. | Video

11 Jun 2017

May brings back foe, aiming to unite party before Brexit

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May reappointed most of her ministers on Sunday but brought a Brexit campaigner and party rival into government to try to unite her Conservatives after a disastrous election sapped her authority, days before Brexit talks begin. | Video

07 Jun 2017

UK annual house price growth hits four-year low in May - Halifax

LONDON British annual house price growth slid to a four-year low last month, underlining the housing market's slowdown since last year's Brexit vote, mortgage lender Halifax said on Wednesday.

05 Jun 2017

In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

LONDON After militants killed seven people and injured 48 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. | Video

01 Jun 2017

Exclusive - Bank of England faces strike action over pay as union launches ballot

LONDON Staff at the Bank of England will begin voting on Thursday on whether to hold a strike this year in protest at below-inflation pay rises, union sources told Reuters. | Video

01 Jun 2017

UK house prices fall for three months in a row, first time since 2009 - Nationwide

LONDON British house prices fell for a third consecutive month in May for the first time since 2009, according to a survey on Thursday that underlines the housing market's slowdown since last year's Brexit vote.

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