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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 Oct 2017

Vestas to build first large-scale battery storage project for wind, solar

COPENHAGEN, Oct 19 Denmark's Vestas will help to build the world's first utility-scale project that uses battery technology to store power from both wind and solar sources, it said on Thursday.

19 Oct 2017

Novo Nordisk takes aim at Eli Lilly with U.S. backing of new diabetes drug

WASHINGTON/COPENHAGEN Denmark's Novo Nordisk will take aim at Eli Lilly in the growing diabetes market after an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the green light to its semaglutide drug.

11 Oct 2017

Danish government proposes 20 percent defence budget hike to deter Russia

COPENHAGEN The Danish government wants to increase its defence budget by 20 percent over the next five years in response to Russia stepping up military activity in eastern and northern Europe.

25 Sep 2017

Nets welcomes $5.3 billion takeover bid by Hellman & Friedman

COPENHAGEN Payments firm Nets on Monday welcomed a 33.1 billion Danish crown ($5.3 billion) bid from U.S. firm Hellman & Friedman, marking what could be one of the largest European private equity takeovers in recent years.

05 Sep 2017

Lego to cut 1,400 staff as decade-long sales boom ends

COPENHAGEN Lego said it would lay off 8 percent of its staff and revamp its business after reporting its first fall in sales in more than a decade on Tuesday. | Video

05 Sep 2017

Lego in Not - Stellenabbau und Verschlankung sollen helfen

Kopenhagen Nach dem ersten Umsatzrückgang seit mehr als einem Jahrzehnt schrillen bei Lego die Alarmglocken.

01 Sep 2017

Nets close to selecting bidder for exclusive talks -source

LONDON/COPENHAGEN Payments firm Nets is set to enter exclusive talks with one of three private equity suitors as soon as next week, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

31 Aug 2017

Investors in bankrupt fuel oil supplier OW Bunker to sue IPO banks

COPENHAGEN A group of institutional investors in OW Bunker said they plan to sue Morgan Stanley and Carnegie [ALTORI.UL] for about $80 million, accusing the two investment banks of misleading them ahead of the 2014 listing of the now bankrupt marine fuel oil supplier.

22 Aug 2017

Headless torso could belong to submarine journalist - Danish police

COPENHAGEN Danish police said on Tuesday the size of a headless female torso found on the sea's edge in Copenhagen suggested it could be that of a Swedish journalist who died after taking a submarine ride with the vessel's Danish inventor.

22 Aug 2017

Threat of price war clouds horizon for Maersk shipping business

COPENHAGEN A.P. Moller-Maersk has been fortified by the $7.5 billion sale of its oil and gas business to France's Total, but the company's main sea freight business faces the threat of a new price war in a consolidating industry.

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