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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.

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08 Dec 2017

Scotland's Sturgeon harks back to independence after Brexit deal

EDINBURGH Scotland's leader cautioned Britain on Friday that its willingness to avoid a hard border in Northern Ireland after Brexit meant the issue of frontiers could never be used again as an argument against Scottish independence.

04 Dec 2017

Scotland, Wales and London want special Brexit deal if Northern Ireland gets one

EDINBURGH/LONDON Scotland, Wales and London should all benefit from any special deal given to Northern Ireland to smooth access to European Union markets after Brexit, the three regions' most senior politicians said on Monday.

04 Dec 2017

Scotland, Wales and London want special Brexit deal if Northern Ireland gets one

EDINBURGH/LONDON Scotland, Wales and London should all benefit from any special deal given to Northern Ireland to smooth access to European Union markets after Brexit, the three regions' most senior politicians said on Monday.

04 Dec 2017

Scotland, Wales and London want special Brexit deal if N. Ireland gets one

EDINBURGH/LONDON, Dec 4 Scotland, Wales and London should all benefit from any special deal given to Northern Ireland to smooth access to European Union markets after Brexit, the three regions' most senior politicians said on Monday.

21 Nov 2017

Babcock results overshadowed by UK defence spending worries

EDINBURGH Babcock warned that British defence spending reviews could slow revenue growth at its land division next year, sending shares in the engineering outsourcing company 5 percent lower despite first-half earnings in line with expectations.

16 Nov 2017

Scotland may give Labour another chance at British power

GLASGOW, Scotland Britain's opposition Labour Party is poised for a resurgence in Glasgow, raising its hopes that a recovery from a disastrous election performance in Scotland two years ago can help its socialist leader Jeremy Corbyn win power in London.

15 Nov 2017

Scotland becomes minimum alcohol price trailblazer in bid to boost public health

EDINBURGH Scotland is to become one of the first countries in the world to introduce minimum alcohol pricing in an attempt to tackle a worsening public health problem with binge drinking.

13 Nov 2017

Poems in Dottyville: How two traumatized soldiers changed notions of war

(This version of the Nov. 10 story was corrected to show that Craiglockhart is part of Edinburgh Napier University, not Heriot Watt University)

10 Nov 2017

Drawing flak, Scotland ex-first minister to host Russia Today chatshow

EDINBURGH Top Scottish nationalist Alex Salmond is under fire for agreeing to host a Russia Today talkshow, but the man who once sought to split Scotland from the United Kingdom rejects suggestions he is helping Moscow or perceived Kremlin mischief-making in Europe.

07 Nov 2017

G4S lowers revenue outlook with no growth in Middle East, India

EDINBURGH The world's largest security group G4S downgraded its revenue growth outlook for the rest of the year on Tuesday, flagging a flat performance in the Middle East and India that sent its shares down almost 6 percent.

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