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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 Sep 2017

PM May tightens grip over Brexit talks, appoints official as EU adviser

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May appointed the top official at the Brexit ministry as her EU adviser on Monday, taking tighter control of divorce negotiations just as Britain tries to shift the focus of talks onto the future relationship with Europe.

15 Sep 2017

UK customs model unlikely to achieve frictionless post-Brexit trade

SOUTHAMPTON, England At Southampton docks, a top British port for trade with countries outside the EU, the scene is one of frictionless international commerce. It's a model that business leaders hope will also work well with Europe after Brexit, but fear it won't.

13 Sep 2017

Britain eases public sector pay grip with rises for police

LONDON Britain's government partially abandoned a cap on public-sector pay on Tuesday, saying it would raise wages for police and prison guard by more than its long-standing 1 percent limit.

12 Sep 2017

Fox worries prompt UK to take long look at Murdoch's Sky bid

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's planned $15 billion (£11.32 billion) takeover of European broadcaster Sky was thrown into doubt on Tuesday when Britain toughened its stance on the deal over concerns about standards at his U.S. Fox News network.

12 Sep 2017

Brexit law passes hurdle in reprieve for May

LONDON Britain's parliament backed a second reading of legislation to sever ties with the European Union early on Tuesday, a reprieve for Prime Minister Theresa May who now faces demands by lawmakers for concessions before it becomes law. | Video

11 Sep 2017

Post-Brexit customs checks could cost 4 billion pounds a year, study says

LONDON The introduction of post-Brexit customs checks could cost traders more than 4 billion pounds a year, according to a think tank report released on Monday.

10 Sep 2017

UK doesn't need Brexit to curb EU immigration, says former PM Blair

LONDON Britain could bring in tough new controls on immigration from the European Union without actually having to leave the bloc, former prime minister Tony Blair said on Sunday.

07 Sep 2017

May's government pushes Brexit bill to avoid 'chaotic' departure

LONDON Brexit minister David Davis called on parliament on Thursday to back legislation to sever Britain's political, financial and legal ties with the European Union, saying that opposing the bill would lead to chaos. | Video

14 Aug 2017

Voters sense betrayal in Britain's Brexit heartlands

CHATHAM, England There is a whiff of betrayal in the air across Britain's Brexit heartlands where many impatient voters fear Prime Minister Theresa May is going soft on implementing last year's decision to leave the European Union. | Video

31 Jul 2017

Amid Brexit squabbling, May's spokesman says EU free movement to end in 2019

LONDON The automatic right of European Union citizens to live and work in Britain will end in March 2019 with Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday, after her ministers publicly differed over the shape of the divorce with the EU.

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