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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

17 Jan 2018

May pressured to safeguard jobs after Carillion's collapse

LONDON Britain needs to allow more time for firms to take on 8,500 workers whose jobs are threatened by the demise of Carillion, unions said on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Theresa May faced criticism for the way the government outsources public services.

12 Jan 2018

Trump cancels Britain trip, blames Obama for 'peanuts' London embassy deal

LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled a trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, saying he did not want to endorse what he understood was an Obama-era decision to move out of the old one. | Video

12 Jan 2018

UK builder Bovis says on track for significant profit growth in 2018 ​

LONDON British builder Bovis said on Friday it was on track to deliver a significant increase in profitability in 2018 as it seeks to turn its business around after seeing off two takeover bids last year following a profit warning.

11 Jan 2018

Peugeot's new UK Vauxhall boss says car plant's future linked to sales

LONDON The new boss of Peugeot's British Vauxhall brand said the future of the carmaker's Ellesmere Port plant, where a third of the workforce is being cut, is closely linked to Opel-Vauxhall's sales, which have nosedived in Britain.

11 Jan 2018

UK business minister meets Peugeot CEO after Vauxhall plant job cuts - source

LONDON Britain's business minister Greg Clark is meeting Peugeot Chief Executive Carlos Tavares on Wednesday in Paris to discuss the firm's Vauxhall car plant, a source told Reuters after the firm announced job cuts, raising concerns about the site's future.

09 Jan 2018

Persimmon hopes for modest sales growth in 2018

LONDON Britain's second-biggest housebuilder Persimmon hopes to achieve a modest increase in sales this year after saying it expected to beat market expectations on 2017 profits as it sold more homes.

08 Jan 2018

Peugeot to cut UK's Vauxhall car plant workforce by a third

LONDON Peugeot-maker PSA will cut a further 250 jobs at its Vauxhall car plant in the north of England, reducing the workforce by a third as part of efforts to make the plant more efficient by reducing its output to one shift.

08 Jan 2018

Jaguar Land Rover warns on UK outlook after record 2017 global sales

LONDON Jaguar Land Rover's sales rose 7 percent to a record 621,109 vehicles in 2017 but Britain's biggest carmaker said it faced tough conditions in its home market due to weakening consumer confidence and a planned diesel tax rise on new cars.

08 Jan 2018

Jaguar Land Rover warns on UK outlook after record 2017 global sales

LONDON Jaguar Land Rover's sales rose 7 percent to a record 621,109 vehicles in 2017 but Britain's biggest carmaker said it faced tough conditions in its home market due to weakening consumer confidence and a planned diesel tax rise on new cars.

05 Jan 2018

UK needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - MPs

LONDON Britain should charge a 25-pence "latte levy" on disposable coffee cups to cut down waste and ban them if a recycling target is not met by 2023, a committee of lawmakers said on Friday. | Video

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