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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

19 Sep 2017

Theft at burnt London tower adds to police's gruelling work

LONDON Already facing the grim task of sifting through debris to find human remains at Grenfell Tower, the London social housing block where a fire killed about 80 people, police are now also having to investigate suspected thefts from survivors' apartments. | Video

14 Sep 2017

London fire inquiry starts amid anger, despair of survivors

LONDON A public inquiry into a fire that killed at least 80 people at London's Grenfell Tower will get to the truth about the tragedy, its chairman pledged on Thursday, but critics said survivors of the blaze were still being failed.

14 Sep 2017

Inquiry promises to uncover truth about London fire that killed 80

LONDON, Sept 14 A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed at least 80 people in June held its first session on Thursday with its chairman promising to explain the causes of what he called "a tragedy unprecedented in modern times".

13 Sep 2017

Macron loyalist sees reform success despite protests, popularity drop

LONDON French President Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms may not yield economic benefits for 12 to 18 months but neither that nor his falling popularity will slow his agenda for transforming France, a minister close to Macron said on Wednesday.

13 Sep 2017

Macron loyalist sees reform success despite protests, popularity drop

LONDON French President Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms may not yield economic benefits for 12 to 18 months but neither that nor his falling popularity will slow his agenda for transforming France, a minister close to Macron said on Wednesday.

12 Sep 2017

Road blighting Stonehenge to be buried in solstice-compliant plan

LONDON The prehistoric stone circle of Stonehenge in southwest England will be freed from the sight, sound and smell of traffic under plans announced on Tuesday to bury a busy road that has long blighted the World Heritage Site.

15 Aug 2017

UK inquiry to examine Grenfell Tower fire but not broader social issues

LONDON A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 80 people in June began on Tuesday with a mission to examine the cause of and response to the tragedy, but not broader issues such as social housing policy.

27 Jul 2017

After-hours drinking hole a haven for Tower of London's Beefeaters

LONDON After the hordes of tourists with their cameras and selfie sticks depart from the Tower of London every evening, a private drinking hole for Beefeaters comes to life within the walls of the royal fortress. | Video

27 Jul 2017

Baby Charlie Gard to die in hospice, parents seek more time with him

LONDON A British judge gave the parents of Charlie Gard until noon on Thursday to agree arrangements for his death with the hospital caring for him, failing which he would be transferred to a hospice where his ventilation tube would be removed.

28 Jun 2017

UK ex-police chiefs charged over 1989 stadium disaster that killed 96

LONDON Prosecutors on Wednesday announced criminal charges against six people including ex-police chiefs over the 1989 Hillsborough soccer stadium crush in which 96 fans died, Britain's worst sporting disaster.

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