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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

07 Dec 2017

Companies prepare for disorderly Brexit as talks stall

LONDON Big companies are stepping up their plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a deal as Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to get talks back on track after a major setback. | Video

07 Dec 2017

GVC raises UK gambling stakes with $5.2 billion Ladbrokes bid

LONDON Online gambling company GVC Holdings is in talks to buy Ladbrokes Coral for up to $5.2 billion (3.9 billion) in a long-awaited deal that would transform it into a bastion of British betting.

06 Dec 2017

Britain pushes back date for provisional findings on Sky-Fox deal

LONDON Britain's competition watchdog will give its initial verdict on Rupert Murdoch's bid to buy Sky next month, later than expected, due to the vast number of responses it has received on the deal.

06 Dec 2017

British PM May faces pressure to soften Brexit divorce after EU exit deal crumbles

LONDON Hours after a Brexit deal collapsed, British Prime Minister Theresa May came under pressure on Tuesday from opposition parties and even some allies to soften the EU divorce by keeping Britain in the single market and customs union after Brexit. | Video

21 Nov 2017

WPP accepts Bain's offer for Japan's ADK, drops legal threat

TOKYO/LONDON Britain's WPP agreed on Tuesday to accept Bain Capital's offer for its stake in Japan's Asatsu-DK Inc (ADK) , dropping its threat of litigation after agreeing plans to reinvest in the advertising group at a later date.

16 Nov 2017

Bank of England im Kampf gegen Brexit-Krise auf Spuren Draghis

London Die britische Notenbank will alles in ihrer Macht stehende tun, um die Wirtschaft gegen Ende des Jahrzehnts vor den Folgen des Brexit abzuschirmen.

01 Nov 2017

UK investigates Brexit campaign funding amid speculation of Russian meddling

LONDON Britain's Electoral Commission is investigating whether a leading anti-EU campaigner breached referendum finance rules, after speculation mounted that Russia may have meddled in the Brexit vote.

31 Oct 2017

Global advertising giant WPP faces stagnant sales this year

LONDON WPP cut its sales expectations for the third time this year on Tuesday and said net sales would not grow in 2017, with weak client spending and technological disruption putting it on course for its lowest growth since the financial crisis.

23 Oct 2017

Transition to be agreed with Brexit trade deal - May

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May signalled on Monday that any Brexit transition deal would be put together as part of a wider trade agreement - potentially stripping companies of the time they need to prepare to leave the European Union.

17 Oct 2017

Pearson turns a page by nudging profit forecast higher​

LONDON Pearson said pressures weighing on its North American business were starting to ease, enabling the group to nudge its full-year profit outlook higher and record the first positive trading update for the education group in recent years.

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