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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.

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09 Nov 2017

Dance star Akram Khan prepares for swansong tour

LONDON One of Britain's most celebrated dancer-choreographers, Akram Khan, is tackling the rise of xenophobia in his latest work, which he says will be his last as a leading performer. | Video

09 Mar 2017

Ukrainian ballet star Polunin aims to help others manage their demons

LONDON Ukrainian ballet sensation Sergei Polunin shocked the dance world when he quit as the Royal Ballet's principal dancer in 2012 at the age of just 21. | Video

26 Jul 2016

Bolshoi Ballet marks 60th anniversary of landmark London visit

MOSCOW At the height of the Cold War, dancers from Russia's Bolshoi Ballet did their bit to thaw East-West relations, flying to London in 1956 to make their first performances for British audiences who had never seen anything quite like it. | Video

09 Feb 2016

Scandalous painting inspires new London ballet 'Strapless'

LONDON When acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon first saw "Portrait of Madame X", he was captivated by the painting that caused a social uproar in 19th century Paris. | Video

09 Nov 2015

Royal Ballet rising star Francesca Hayward wins fans as Juliet

LONDON As a young aspiring ballerina, Francesca Hayward would repeatedly practice making an entrance as Romeo's Juliet, pretending her living room was a live auditorium.

09 Nov 2015

Royal Ballet rising star Francesca Hayward wins fans as Juliet

LONDON As a young aspiring ballerina, Francesca Hayward would repeatedly practise making an entrance as Romeo's Juliet, pretending her living room was a live auditorium.

09 Nov 2015

Royal Ballet rising star Francesca Hayward wins fans as Juliet

LONDON As a young aspiring ballerina, Francesca Hayward would repeatedly practice making an entrance as Romeo's Juliet, pretending her living room was a live auditorium.

09 Nov 2015

Royal Ballet rising star Francesca Hayward wins fans as Juliet

LONDON, Nov 9 As a young aspiring ballerina, Francesca Hayward would repeatedly practice making an entrance as Romeo's Juliet, pretending her living room was a live auditorium.

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