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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

16 Aug 2018

From Russia with attitude - Pussy Riot slates Kremlin at Fringe

EDINBURGH Screaming, chanting, and torrents of religious-style vocals are the backdrop to Pussy Riot's Edinburgh Fringe show, which centres on the real-life trial and imprisonment of Russian frontwoman Maria Alyokhina. | Video

13 Aug 2018

Life on the edge - Scottish rapper probes UK wealth gap at Fringe

EDINBURGH Scottish writer Darren McGarvey's one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe, informed by his own violent and addictive past, is a powerful insight into Britain's wealth gap via rap and acid comedy.

10 Aug 2018

Edinburgh festival authors face 'Kafkaesque' UK visa process

EDINBURGH Foreign authors invited to Edinburgh to appear in the world's biggest arts festival are being put off by a British visa process which organizers say is humiliating and Kafkaesque. | Video

09 Aug 2018

Shares in security group G4S skid on Middle East, margin pressure

EDINBURGH Shares in G4S tumbled 7 percent on Thursday after the world's largest security group reported a fall in first-half profit, hit by restructuring costs and weaker revenues from the Middle East.

03 Aug 2018

Eyeing Brexit, Scottish fund firm Baillie Gifford to open Dublin office

EDINBURGH Scottish fund manager Baillie Gifford said on Friday it will open a small office in Dublin to lead the expansion of its growing European business as Britain leaves the European Union.

02 Aug 2018

Serco says to weather UK 'hiatus', meets first-half expectations

EDINBURGH British outsourcing company Serco met first-half profit expectations on Thursday and kept its 2018 guidance while highlighting a focus on foreign contracts and cost-cutting to compensate for a "hiatus" in UK public outsourcing.

01 Aug 2018

Capita asks staff to join board in culture shake-up

EDINBURGH Capita is inviting employees to apply for up to two seats on the board of the British outsourcing firm in an attempt to improve its corporate culture and public image.

01 Aug 2018

Britain's Capita asks staff to join board in culture shake-up

EDINBURGH, Aug 1 Capita is inviting employees to apply for up to two seats on the board of the British outsourcing firm in an attempt to improve its corporate culture and public image.

25 Jun 2018

Taking lessons from Carillion, Britain toughens outsourcer rules

Britain is preparing to toughen up contract terms for private companies operating in the public sector over the next 12 to 18 months after the collapse of outsourcing group Carillion, a source familiar with the plans said on Monday.

18 Jun 2018

'Be careful' - SNP warns UK government of tipping Scotland towards independence

EDINBURGH The British government is fuelling support for Scottish independence by overriding the devolved Edinburgh assembly's wishes over Brexit, the leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) in Britain's parliament warned on Monday.

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