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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

27 Apr 2017

How did a copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence get to southern England?

CHICHESTER, England British experts will carry out tests to try to determine how a rare copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence found its way to an archive in southern England.

27 Nov 2016

Memorabilia torched on London barge to protest punk gone rotten

LONDON Piles of punk music memorabilia went up in flames on a river barge in London on Saturday in a protest against the way the once rebellious genre has been subsumed into mainstream culture. | Video

24 Nov 2016

Multi-million pound Sex Pistols collection to go up in flames

LONDON The son of Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren said he would set fire to millions of dollars of punk memorabilia on Saturday, as a protest against the musical scene's appropriation by the mainstream. | Video

12 Oct 2016

Brexit all bad? Tourists lap up plunging pound for bargain visits

LONDON When the pound plunged this month on new worries about Brexit, New Yorkers Derek Hotter and Ian Clark hopped on a plane for an impromptu holiday in Britain.

11 Oct 2016

Brexit all bad? Tourists lap up plunging pound for bargain visits

LONDON When the pound plunged this month on new worries about Brexit, New Yorkers Derek Hotter and Ian Clark hopped on a plane for an impromptu holiday in Britain.

07 Jun 2016

'Brexit' debate divides neighbouring English cities

CAMBRIDGE/PETERBOROUGH, England Cambridge and Peterborough may be less than 40 miles (60 km) apart but the two English cities could hardly be more different when it comes to Britain's looming referendum on whether to remain in the European Union or to leave.

11 May 2016

After British corruption slip, Nigeria demands stolen assets back

LONDON Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari demanded on Wednesday that Britain return assets held there by corrupt Nigerians, pointing the finger back at London after Britain's prime minister suggested Nigeria was "fantastically corrupt". | Video

21 Apr 2016

Crowds celebrate Queen Elizabeth's 90th birthday walkabout

WINDSOR, England Queen Elizabeth greeted thousands of well-wishers from across Britain and beyond as she celebrated her 90th birthday on Thursday, demonstrating the world's oldest monarch's intent to keep doing the job she has performed for more than six decades. | Video

02 Mar 2016

Former British chief rabbi wins $1.5 million Templeton Prize

LONDON Britain's former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has won the 2016 Templeton Prize, worth 1.1 million pounds, for his efforts to help steer young people away from the message of extremists by encouraging religions to connect with them.

24 Feb 2012

Artisans mould prow for UK queen's jubilee barge

LONDON In a small craft studio at a secret location in central London, some of Britain's leading sculptors are hard at work creating the masterpiece that will decorate the prow of the queen's royal barge during the Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames.

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