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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

18 Aug 2017

Britain receives record number of foreign visitors in second quarter 2017

LONDON Britain received a record number of foreign visitors in the second quarter of 2017, and the number of Britons making trips abroad reached an all-time high for the time of year, official figures showed on Friday.

17 Aug 2017

British retail sales slow in July after strong second quarter

LONDON British retail sales growth slowed broadly as expected in July after a strong second quarter, as shoppers cut back on purchases of most goods other than food, adding to worries about a fall in consumer demand caused by higher inflation.

15 Aug 2017

UK inflation steady in July, may be nearing peak

LONDON British consumer price inflation unexpectedly held steady last month, bucking market expectations for a renewed rise, after fuel prices fell and the effect of the pound's tumble after last year's Brexit vote started to fade. | Video

11 Aug 2017

UK exports disappoint as economy limps to end of weak first half

LONDON Britain's economy put in a weak performance in June when declines in car manufacturing, construction and exports gave an uninspiring end to the weakest first half of any year since 2012. | Video

10 Aug 2017

Brexit inflation pushing British shoppers to cheaper goods, BoE survey shows

LONDON British firms are keeping a lid on pay and automating more production while some shoppers, faced with rising prices, are switching to cheaper products, the Bank of England said on Wednesday.

07 Aug 2017

UK ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to leave EU - Sunday Telegraph

LONDON Britain is prepared to pay up to 40 billion euros (36.12 million pounds) as part of a deal to leave the European Union, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported, citing three unnamed sources familiar with Britain's negotiating strategy. | Video

03 Aug 2017

Brexit-wary Bank of England leaves rates on hold, cuts growth forecast

LONDON The Bank of England kept interest rates at a record low again on Thursday and cut its forecasts for growth and wages as it warned that Brexit was weighing on the economy. | Video

03 Aug 2017

Britain experiencing 'sluggish' economic growth right now - PMI

LONDON Britain's economy looks set for "steady but sluggish" growth over the coming months, according to a closely watched survey that showed businesses in sombre mood about their prospects ahead of Brexit.

31 Jul 2017

UK housing and consumer demand weaken as Bank of England meets

LONDON Bank of England lending data showed softening consumer demand on Monday, after mortgage approvals fell to a nine-month low in June and previous red-hot growth in unsecured borrowing eased to its weakest in over a year.

28 Jul 2017

Brexit web tangled by spats over how to leave, Irish border

LONDON Britain's progress towards life outside the European Union became more entangled on Friday, with divisions deepening over Northern Ireland's border and even the type of divorce Britain actually wants.

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