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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

20 Apr 2018

Bank of England rate rises shouldn't be 'glacial' - Saunders

GLASGOW, Scotland The Bank of England should avoid taking a "glacial" approach to interest rate rises, one of the central bank's more hawkish policymakers said on Friday, after markets pushed back expectations for the date of its next rate rise.

20 Apr 2018

UK retail sales slide in first quarter after March snow

LONDON British shoppers stayed home in March as they felt the chill from the 'Beast from the East', leading to the biggest quarterly fall in retail sales in a year and weighing on first-quarter economic growth, official figures showed on Thursday.

17 Apr 2018

Lowest jobless rate since 1975 fails to spur wage growth

LONDON British workers' pay is still rising by less than inflation despite the lowest unemployment rate since 1975, official data showed on Tuesday, but weaker-than-expected wage growth is unlikely to stop interest rates rising next month. | Video

13 Apr 2018

British ministers back action to deter Syrian chemical weapon use

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May won backing from her senior ministers to take unspecified action with the United States and France to deter further use of chemical weapons by Syria after a suspected poison gas attack on civilians. | Video

12 Apr 2018

UK ministers back action to deter Syrian chemical weapon use

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May won backing from her senior ministers to take unspecified action with the United States and France to deter further use of chemical weapons by Syria after a suspected poison gas attack on civilians.

11 Apr 2018

Former politician Tyrie to chair UK competition watchdog

LONDON Andrew Tyrie, a former Conservative Party politician, was on Wednesday named as the new chairman of Britain's competition watchdog as the government also set out plans to modernise the regulator's approach.

11 Apr 2018

BoE mustn't dally over next rate hike - McCafferty

LONDON The Bank of England should not delay raising interest rates again, one of its top policymakers said, pointing to the possibility of faster pay rises and the recent strong pick-up in the world economy.

06 Apr 2018

UK productivity picks up strongly in second half of 2017

LONDON Britain recorded its strongest productivity growth in more than a decade in the second half of 2017, helped by a strong fourth quarter, but economists said the improvement was unlikely to prove a turning point for one of the economy's key weak spots.

05 Apr 2018

UK economy sags under weight of snow in March - IHS Markit

LONDON Heavy snow and weak consumer demand weighed on British services businesses last month, which grew at the slowest rate since just after the vote to leave the European Union in June 2016, a survey showed on Thursday.

25 Mar 2018

HINTERGRUND-Mit Brexit droht Briten Abschied von Wachstumsstory

London/Berlin Der Brexit bedeutet für Großbritannien konjunkturell eine tiefe Zäsur. Früher war das Vereinigte Königreich eines der am schnellsten wachsenden Industrieländer der Welt.

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