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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

23 Jan 2018

UK regulator puts hurdle in path of Murdoch's $15.7 billion Sky deal

LONDON Rupert Murdoch's $15.7 billion takeover of European broadcaster Sky should be blocked unless a way is found to prevent the media tycoon from influencing the network's news output, Britain's competition regulator said. | Video

17 Jan 2018

Rolls-Royce shares jump as commercial marine business goes on block

LONDON Rolls-Royce is considering the sale of its loss-making commercial marine business in another shake-up by Chief Executive Warren East that will streamline its activities into civil aerospace, defence and power system units.

17 Jan 2018

Britain's Informa seals $5.2 billion deal for events organiser UBM

LONDON Britain's Informa struck a deal to buy conference organiser UBM for 3.8 billion pounds ($5.2 billion) in cash and stock on Wednesday, forming a world-leading business events and exhibitions group worth 8 billion pounds.

17 Jan 2018

Britain investigates Carillion directors after collapse

LONDON/CAMBRIDGE, England Britain ordered a fast-track inquiry into the role played by Carillion's directors in the failure of the construction and services group, as some of its thousands of small suppliers started to lay off workers on Tuesday. | Video

12 Jan 2018

Facebook to emphasize friends, not news, in series of changes

SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON Facebook Inc on Thursday began to change the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, the start of what Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said would be a series of changes in the design of the world's largest social network.

11 Jan 2018

Unwanted gifts spoil Tesco's Christmas

LONDON Tesco's Christmas trading missed forecasts as strong food sales were offset by weak demand for items such as DVDs and computer games, showing that even Britain's biggest supermarket chain is feeling the strain as consumers curb their spending.

09 Jan 2018

Shire cuts 2020 revenue target, prepares for spin-off of ADHD drugs

LONDON Shire ditched its revenue target of $20 billion by 2020 on Monday due to increased generic competition and new drugs from rivals, saying it would split its rare disease and hyperactivity medicines businesses to boost performance.

08 Jan 2018

Micro Focus Intl sinks after results, outlook disappoints

LONDON Britain's Micro Focus International said its revenue would fall this year after disappointing sales from the software assets it bought from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), sending its shares down 17 percent.

05 Jan 2018

London was top destination for tech funding in 2017: PitchBook

LONDON London was the top city in Europe for technology investment last year, with more funding going into companies in the British capital than into firms based in Paris, Berlin and the next seven cities combined, data showed on Friday.

04 Jan 2018

Debenhams' Christmas nightmare sours mood on UK high street

LONDON Department store group Debenhams slashed its annual profit forecast on Thursday after it was forced to cut prices to drive sales of Christmas gifts, illustrating the challenges facing some of Britain's best known retailers.

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