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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

31 Jan 2018

Stockholm truck attacker wanted to punish Sweden for IS fight: prosecutors

STOCKHOLM The man who mowed down pedestrians with a truck, killing five people, in Stockholm last April wanted to punish Sweden for its part in the global fight against radical group Islamic State, prosecutors said in charges filed on Tuesday.

28 Jan 2018

Swedish IKEA founder Kamprad dies at 91

STOCKHOLM Billionaire IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, who turned a business he launched as a teenager into one of the world's best known furniture brands, has died at the age of 91, the Swedish company said on Sunday. | Video

28 Jan 2018

Flat-pack pioneer Kamprad built Sweden's IKEA into global brand

STOCKHOLM Swede Ingvar Kamprad, the billionaire founder of the IKEA retail empire whose cheap, functional furniture is a feature of homes around the world, has died at the age of 91.

28 Jan 2018

OBITUARY: Flat-pack pioneer Kamprad built Sweden's IKEA into global brand

STOCKHOLM Swede Ingvar Kamprad, the billionaire founder of the IKEA retail empire whose cheap, functional furniture is a feature of homes around the world, has died at the age of 91.

20 Oct 2017

Ericsson sees signs of improvement after fourth straight quarterly loss

STOCKHOLM Mobile network gear maker Ericsson said it had detected signs of improvement after posting a steeper than expected quarterly loss on Friday, helping send its languishing shares up as much as 5 percent.

06 Oct 2017

Mixing Kafka with Jane Austen: Ishiguro wins literature Nobel

STOCKHOLM Kazuo Ishiguro, the British author of "The Remains of the Day", won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for a run of "exquisite" novels that the award body said mixed Franz Kafka with Jane Austen. | Video

05 Oct 2017

Microscope trailblazers win chemistry Nobel for 'freeze framing' life

STOCKHOLM/LONDON A trio of Swiss, American and British scientists won the 2017 Nobel chemistry prize on Wednesday for developing cryo-electron microscopy, allowing researchers to see biological molecules frozen in action. | Video

07 Sep 2017

Banking group Nordea snubs Sweden with HQ move to Finland

STOCKHOLM The Nordic region's biggest bank, Nordea , said on Wednesday it would move its headquarters to Finland, dealing a blow to Stockholm's bid to become a financial hub.

25 Aug 2017

Swedish centre-right opposition leader resigns one year from election

STOCKHOLM The leader of Sweden's Moderate party said on Friday she would step down, leaving the main centre-right opposition Alliance bloc without a clear candidate for prime minister just a year ahead of a general election.

16 Aug 2017

Surge in Sweden's core inflation, highest since 2010, adds pressure for rate rise

STOCKHOLM Underlying inflation topped the Swedish central bank's target in July for the first time since 2010, putting the central Riksbank under pressure to tighten its ultra-loose monetary policy.

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