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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 2016

'Your EU needs YOU': Brussels launches youth volunteer corps

BRUSSELS European? Aged 18-30? Unemployed? Want to work abroad for pocket money? The EU's new Solidarity Corps may be for you.

29 Nov 2016

Tiny Belgium to get tinier as Netherlands grows

BRUSSELS Belgium is about to get smaller and the Netherlands bigger.

25 Nov 2016

Sante! Belgium wants its beer on global culture list

BRUSSELS From brown ales to golden pilsners to the strong trappist brews produced in monasteries, Belgian beer is enjoyed around the world.

11 Oct 2016

Brussels residents petition to keep lewd mural

BRUSSELS An online petition to prevent the removal of an explicit mural in Brussels has gained thousands of signatures, highlighting a wave of graphic street art in the city known for its cartoon-inspired murals.

26 Sep 2016

EU's 'sharing economy' stifled by petty rules on coat hangers to light bulbs

BRUSSELS Europe's bid to champion the "sharing economy" is being undermined in the short-term rental sector by capitals imposing petty rules such as dictating the number of coat hangers home-owners must provide, a complaint filed to the European Commission says.

26 Sep 2016

Is it a ship? A diamond? Hadid's Port House opens in Antwerp

ANTWERP, Belgium Europe’s second-biggest port has cut a distinct new shape into its skyline.

21 Sep 2016

EU scraps telecom roaming time limit in effort to please public

BRUSSELS The European Commission proposed on Wednesday scrapping time limits on charge-free mobile phone roaming included in next year's plan to abolish such tariffs after critics said its initial proposal was consumer unfriendly.

21 Sep 2016

EU's new Africa fund aims to attract private investors to Sahel region

BRUSSELS The European Union's new 44 billion euro (37.73 billion pounds) Africa fund aims to entice private investors to some of the world's poorest nations and slow mass migration to Europe, the EU's development chief Neven Mimica said.

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