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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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May to pitch status quo Brexit transition to parliament

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will pitch her plan for a Brexit transition period with unchanged access to European Union markets when she briefs MPs on Monday about her latest negotiating trip to Brussels.

17 Dec 2017

Brexit will not be derailed, says May ahead of crunch cabinet meetings

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would not be derailed from leaving the European Union, laying the groundwork for difficult meetings this week in which she will try to unite a divided cabinet behind her vision for post-Brexit Britain.

15 Dec 2017

Britain eyes closer Belt and Road cooperation with China

BEIJING/LONDON Britain wants closer cooperation with China over its landmark Belt and Road infrastructure scheme, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday at the start of a Beijing trip on which he hopes to seal a billion pounds in deals.

14 Dec 2017

Japan, UK eye post-Brexit mutual recognition of trade standards

LONDON Japan and Britain said they hoped to achieve a swift deal on mutual recognition of each other's standards for goods and services when Britain leaves the European Union.

13 Dec 2017

May defeated in parliament over Brexit blueprint

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May's government was defeated on Wednesday, when MPs forced through changes to its Brexit blueprint that ministers said could endanger Britain's departure from the European Union. | Video

13 Dec 2017

U.S. prepares to open doors on billion-dollar London embassy

LONDON The U.S. Embassy in London moves next month to a new billion-dollar home overlooking the River Thames -- just as U.S. President Donald Trump's actions have placed strains on the "special relationship" between Britain and the United States.

13 Dec 2017

U.S. prepares to open doors on billion-dollar London embassy

LONDON The United States' diplomatic team in London, custodians of one of the most significant bilateral relationships of the last 100 years, will next month move into a new home: a billion-dollar, 12-storey glass cube overlooking the River Thames.

08 Dec 2017

May's Brexit deal wins her some peace at home - at least for now

LONDON Theresa May won a temporary reprieve from rival factions within her own party on Friday by striking a overnight agreement with the European Union that some business leaders hope will increase prospects of an orderly exit from the bloc.

08 Dec 2017

May's Brexit deal wins her some peace at home - at least for now

LONDON Britain's Theresa May won a temporary reprieve from rival factions within her own party on Friday by striking a overnight agreement with the European Union that some business leaders hope will increase prospects of an orderly exit from the bloc.

07 Dec 2017

UK criticises Muslim Brotherhood, defends Western policy

LONDON British foreign secretary Boris Johnson singled out the Muslim Brotherhood and its associates for criticism on Thursday in a speech calling for a renewed western diplomatic push in the Middle East to tackle Islamic extremism.

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