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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

15 Feb 2018

Virgin Money creates rare female top team with new hire

Virgin Money on Thursday appointed former HSBC executive Irene Dorner as chairwoman, creating a rare female duo at the top of one of Britain's FTSE 350 listed companies.

15 Feb 2018

UK insurer Lancashire forecasts tough 2018 as loss hits shares

Lloyd's of London insurer Lancashire swung to a loss in the fourth quarter, the costliest ever for insurers and reinsurers due to natural disasters, and said 2018 would be challenging.

14 Feb 2018

Click for crypto - Plus500 uses currency craze to lure customers

The hype around cryptocurrencies has drawn more customers to Plus500's online trading platform, the company said on Wednesday, with many staying on to trade its products ranging from indices to commodities.

14 Feb 2018

Galliford seeks funds after collapse of partner Carillion

British construction group Galliford Try is seeking additional funding to cover the costs of a joint venture to build a major ring road in northern Scotland after the collapse of Carillion Plc, its partner on the project.

10 Feb 2018

Britain's GKN says Melrose offer needs more time for U.S. scrutiny

LONDON British engineering group GKN told shareholders considering a 7 billion pound ($9.65 billion) hostile offer from Melrose Industries that any deal was unlikely to secure U.S. approval by the current late April deadline.

05 Feb 2018

Another 452 jobs to go at collapsed UK builder Carillion

Another 452 jobs are to be cut at Carillion, the British government said on Monday, meaning about 5 percent of the collapsed construction and support services company's domestic workforce has been put out of a job so far.

28 Nov 2017

As Brexit nears, new London office construction slows - survey

The number of new office developments in London is falling as higher construction costs and uncertainty over Brexit lead builders to delay new schemes, a closely-watched industry survey showed on Tuesday.

06 Nov 2017

New UK property rental website to shut out letting agency fees

HomeRenter, a new British online property lettings website backed by newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror is to be launched on Monday, offering to cut out the role of traditional letting agents and the hefty fees which they levy on tenants.

27 Oct 2017

Carillion picks ex-BAE exec Davies as CEO to drive turnaround

British builder Carillion , which has issued two profit warnings this year, named Andrew Davies as its chief executive on Friday, bringing in a former executive of defence company BAE Systems to help turn around its business.

26 Oct 2017

Barratt pulls out of $8 billion London development project

British housebuilder Barratt has pulled out of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) development in north London that was expected to produce 10,000 homes due to disagreement over terms with the local authority.

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