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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

17 May 2018

FA Cup finalists Manchester United to meet financial goals

Manchester United remain on course to hit their main financial targets for 2017-18 despite being upstaged by local rivals Manchester City in the Premier League.

17 May 2018

Britain cuts top stake on gambling machines on addiction fears

Britain will cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals to just two pounds after the government opted to try to tackle problem gambling and rejected claims that such a big reduction could cost thousands of jobs.

15 May 2018

British bookmakers odds on to unlock U.S. sports after legal ruling

GVC Holdings , Britain's largest gambling firm, expects to grow significantly in the United States after the Supreme Court paved the way to legalise sports betting.

11 May 2018

Britain's Zoopla, PrimeLocation bought by Silver Lake for $3 billion

Silver Lake is buying Zoopla and PrimeLocation owner ZPG for 2.2 billion pounds ($3 billion), landing the Daily Mail publishing group a 642 million pound windfall for cashing out of online property portals.

26 Apr 2018

Costa Coffee break brewing after Whitbread investors stir

LONDON Costa Coffee will be spun off after parent Whitbread yielded to pressure from hedge funds who argued it was being held back by being grouped with the Premier Inn hotel chain. | Video

25 Apr 2018

Costa Coffee to break from Whitbread after investor pressure

LONDON Costa Coffee will be spun off as an independent business after owner Whitbread yielded to pressure from hedge fund investors who saw value in breaking up a group that also runs the Premier Inn hotel chain. | Video

17 Apr 2018

JD Sports looks beyond Britain after profit climbs

Britain's JD Sports Fashion plans to look overseas for further growth after bucking a gloomy UK retail sector by boosting annual profit by a quarter.

10 Apr 2018

Card Factory bucks UK's gloomy retail trend, plans special dividend

Greeting card retailer Card Factory is attracting more customers to its high-street stores in Britain, its CEO said, after the company reported a 6 percent increase in annual sales and proposed a special dividend, boosting its shares.

05 Apr 2018

Rank sees profit decline as consumer spending squeezed

Britain's Rank Group warned that a weaker consumer outlook had hit the number of gamblers visiting its casinos and bingo halls, forcing it to forecast a lower full-year profit and knocking its shares to a more than three-year low.

22 Mar 2018

Ted Baker cautious after bad weather hits spring trading

Fashion retailer Ted Baker Plc on Thursday warned of challenging conditions in many of its markets after snowy weather in Europe and the U.S. east coast hit its early spring/summer trading.

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