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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MADRID Inditex , the world's biggest clothes retailer and owner of Zara, reported a slowdown in sales growth in its third quarter as Europe's warm autumn kept shoppers away, though it pointed to a brighter end of the year.
MADRID Inditex , the world's biggest clothing retailer and owner of the Zara brand, stretched its lead over rivals like H&M with an 18 percent rise in first-quarter profit, but saw sales growth slow slightly in recent weeks. | Video
LONDON/MILAN/MADRID Italian toll road operator Atlantia is planning to submit a takeover bid for Spanish rival Abertis within days, two sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, hoping to bridge differences over price that have held up negotiations in the past few weeks.
MADRID Spanish infrastructure group Abertis reported rising earnings on Wednesday and said it had received no concrete offer from Italian rival Atlantia after the companies held preliminary talks on a possible takeover.
MADRID A Spanish High Court graft inquiry that has led to the arrests of people linked to the ruling People's Party widened on Thursday as police searched the offices of construction group OHL and technology firm Indra.
MADRID Spanish Budget Minister Cristobal Montoro said on Monday he was convinced the centre-right minority government would get enough parliamentary support from opposition parties to approve delayed plans for this year's budget.
MADRID, March 2 Spanish dockers have called off two days of strikes scheduled for March 6 and March 8, a union spokeswoman said on Thursday, but it is uncertain whether another seven days of stoppages will go ahead.
MADRID Key export chains in Spain could face major disruption if a long-running dispute between the government and the country's dock workers extends beyond a planned three-day strike next week, industry sources warned on Thursday.
MADRID According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. But that is just what a Spanish firm is doing -- and business is booming.
MADRID Spanish officials raided Google's Madrid offices on Thursday in a tax probe, authorities said, barely a month after the internet company had its headquarters in France searched on suspicion of tax evasion.