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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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UK economy lags behind G7 after 2017 growth rate cut

LONDON Britain's economy was weaker than previously thought in 2017, official data showed on Thursday, leaving the country lagging further behind the global recovery as it prepares to leave the European Union. | Video

21 Feb 2018

UK jobless rate rises unexpectedly, wage growth steady

LONDON Britain's jobless rate rose for the first time in almost two years at the end of 2017 and pay growth remained modest, keeping the Bank of England waiting for an acceleration in wages that would justify a new interest rate hike.

21 Feb 2018

UK jobless rate rises unexpectedly, wage growth steady

LONDON Britain's jobless rate unexpectedly rose for the first time in almost two years and pay growth remained modest, leaving the Bank of England waiting for the stronger labour market that would justify a new interest rate hike.

21 Feb 2018

Magical Messi finally makes his mark on Chelsea

LONDON Barcelona's Lionel Messi had to wait 12 years and endure a goal drought of eight games against Chelsea but he finally broke his duck in Tuesday's 1-1 Champions League last 16, first leg draw.

20 Feb 2018

Magical Messi finally makes his mark on Chelsea

LONDON Barcelona's Lionel Messi had to wait 12 years and endure a goal drought of eight games against Chelsea but he finally broke his duck in Tuesday's 1-1 Champions League last 16, first leg draw.

20 Feb 2018

Soccer-Magical Messi finally makes his mark on Chelsea

LONDON, Feb 20 Barcelona's Lionel Messi had to wait 12 years and endure a goal drought of eight games against Chelsea but he finally broke his duck in Tuesday's 1-1 Champions League last 16, first leg draw.

20 Feb 2018

Corbyn warns bankers - finance will serve Britain under Labour

LONDON Britain's financial sector will be "the servant of industry not the masters of all" if the opposition Labour Party gets into power, its leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday, accusing bankers of taking the economy hostage.

20 Feb 2018

As clock ticks, UK manufacturers demand clarity on Brexit

LONDON With little more than a year to go before Britain leaves the European Union, many British manufacturers are stepping up their calls for Prime Minister Theresa May and her government to explain what Brexit will mean for them.

15 Feb 2018

UK tells charities: no more cash if you don't come clean on abuse

LONDON Britain will stop funding overseas aid agencies if they fail to learn the lessons from Oxfam's sex abuse scandal, and the government will discuss possible prosecutions with law enforcement, the British development minister said on Wednesday.

09 Feb 2018

Oil pipeline shutdown hits UK industry but manufacturing and construction grow

LONDON British industry suffered its biggest fall since 2012 in December due to the temporary shutdown of a major oil pipeline, but growth in manufacturing confirmed the broader picture of solid economic expansion at the end of 2017.

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