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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 Nov 2017

Exploring Egypt's Great Pyramid from the inside, virtually

PARIS A team of scientists who last week announced the discovery of a large void inside the Great Pyramid of Giza have created a virtual-reality tour that allows users to 'teleport' themselves inside the structure and explore its architecture.

31 Oct 2017

Protesters disrupt Polanski retrospective after new rape allegations

PARIS Protesters have disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski's work in Paris following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director.

12 Apr 2017

In her flagship town, France's Le Pen is already a winner

HENIN-BEAUMONT, France In Henin-Beaumont, where French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's National Front won power three years ago, her backers are sure she will win a thumping victory later this month - locally, at least.

23 Jan 2017

Paris rolls out colour-code stickers for cars to curb pollution

PARIS The French capital on Monday launched a new colour-coded sticker scheme to restrict car use in its latest attempt to curb air pollution many Parisians blame for coughing fits, eye irritation and runny noses.

02 Sep 2016

French children return to school under police guard after summer attacks

PARIS More than 12 million French children went back to school under heightened security on Thursday after a summer vacation marked by further deadly attacks in a country that is one of the prime targets of Islamic State militants.

01 Jul 2016

Paris drives old cars off its streets

PARIS Paris banned old, exhaust-belching cars from its streets on Friday in a war on air pollution that environmentalists hope will also drive dirty vehicles from the centers of other European cities.

16 Jun 2016

French police brace for 'Battle of Britain' after night of fan violence

LENS, France Thousands of England and Wales fans gathered in the French town of Lens for their team's Euro 2016 soccer showdown on Thursday, with police braced to prevent more of the violence that has brought England and Russia the risk of expulsion from the tournament.

16 Jun 2016

French police brace for "Battle of Britain" after night of fan violence

LENS, France June 16 Thousands of England and Wales fans gathered in the French town of Lens for their team's Euro 2016 soccer showdown on Thursday, with police braced to prevent more of the violence that has brought England and Russia the risk of expulsion from the tournament.

08 Jun 2016

Rubbish piles up in Paris as pre-Euro football protests go on

PARIS Rubbish piled up on streets in parts of Paris and other French cities on Wednesday as strikes and pickets by waste treatment workers took a toll in the country which hosts the Euro 2016 football tournament from Friday.

31 Mar 2016

Hundreds of thousands protest at French labour reforms

PARIS Hundreds of thousands of workers and high-school students joined protest marches across France on Wednesday to challenge plans to loosen the country's protective labour laws that unions say favour businesses.

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