Ronald Motley, who died on 22 August at the age of 68, was a lawyer best known for leading lawsuits against tobacco and asbestos companies and for pursuing cases against Hamas and al-Qaeda.
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Saturday 03 March 2012
BP has reached a £4.9bn deal with thousands of people hit by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico disaster.
Saturday 04 February 2012
Sir William Castell, the man who oversaw safety at BP in the run-up to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, is leaving the company.
Thursday 02 February 2012
BP has suffered a further blow in its bid to share the billions of dollars of costs arising from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Tuesday 03 January 2012
Oil giant BP has fired the latest shots in a legal battle over the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, claiming contractor Halliburton should pay all of its billions of pounds of costs.
Saturday 17 December 2011
BP will receive a $250m (£161m) payment from Cameron International, a contractor on the Macondo well, in settlement of their dispute over liability for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
BP is accusing Halliburton of destroying damaging evidence about the quality of its cement that went into the Deepwater Horizon well that exploded, killing 11 people and causing America's worst offshore oil spill.
Saturday 23 November 2002
Thursday 21 November 2002
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London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
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