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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

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.

11 Aug 2017

It never got paid for the Volvos, but could Sweden mediate with North Korea?

STOCKHOLM Sweden has not yet been paid by North Korea for the hundreds of Volvo saloons it imported in the 1970s and which can still be seen on the streets of the communist country.

11 Aug 2017

It never got paid for the Volvos, but could Sweden mediate with North Korea?

STOCKHOLM Sweden has not yet been paid by North Korea for the hundreds of Volvo saloons it imported in the 1970s and which can still be seen on the streets of the communist country.

04 Jul 2017

Swedish central bank signals policy shift as holds rates

STOCKHOLM Sweden's central bank took a step towards reversing course on Tuesday after more than two years of negative interest rates, saying it did not expect to cut borrowing costs again while not closing the door entirely on further easing.

20 May 2017

Sweden drops Assange investigation, UK police says he still faces arrest

STOCKHOLM/LONDON Swedish prosecutors dropped an investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday over a rape allegation, but British police said he would still be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he has been holed up for five years.

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