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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

01 Aug 2018

Growing taste for Aperol 'Spritz' lifts spirits at Campari

MILAN Strong demand for Campari's bright orange Aperol liqueur in Europe and also the United States helped to boost sales and profitability for the Italian drinks group in the first half of the year.

27 Jul 2018

Autogrill cuts 2018 outlook after US labor costs hit margins

MILAN Italian travel caterer Autogrill said it cut its outlook for this year after restructuring charges and higher labor costs in North America dented its first-half results.

15 Jul 2018

Italy to take some migrants after EU countries offer to help

MILAN/BERLIN Italy will allow some migrants to disembark in Sicily from two ships which picked up 450 asylum seekers from an overcrowded boat, Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Sunday on TV channel RaiNews24.

14 Jul 2018

Italy says France, Malta agreed to host some rescued migrants

MILAN France and Malta have agreed to host 50 people each, responding to a request for help sent by Italy after it took part in the rescue of 450 migrants from an overcrowded ship in the Mediterranean, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said.

14 Jun 2018

Italy won't ratify EU free-trade deal with Canada: farm minister

MILAN Italy will not ratify the European Union's free trade agreement with Canada, its new agriculture minister said on Thursday, ratcheting up an international trade spat and potentially scuppering the EU's biggest accord in years.

11 Jun 2018

Italy's market watchdog chief reassures investors on euro membership

MILAN The newly appointed head of Italy's markets authority reassured investors on Monday about the country's commitment to the euro, echoing comments made a day earlier by the new economy minister.

30 May 2018

Aperitif, anyone? Spirits firms chase cocktail for growth

MILAN/LONDON Drinks companies are converging on an unusual cocktail recipe: less alcohol. | Video

16 Apr 2018

Benettons pin colours to telecoms masts with Cellnex stake

MILAN Italy's Atlantia said on Monday it would sell a 29.9 percent stake in Spanish telecoms mast group Cellnex to Edizione, which is the Benetton family holding company and also its controlling shareholder.

16 Apr 2018

Italian minister calls Vivendi 'awful' investor in Telecom Italia

MILAN Vivendi has been an "awful" investor in Telecom Italia (TIM) , Italy's outgoing Industry Minister Carlo Calenda told daily la Repubblica on Monday, as the French media company fights to keep its grip on Italy's biggest phone group.

12 Apr 2018

Lavazza vows independence, says turned down JAB and Nestle

TURIN, Italy Italian coffee maker Lavazza is determined to stay independent, one of its family owners said on Thursday, revealing the firm had rejected bid approaches from the industry's top players, JAB Holding and Nestle , in recent years.

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