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Wednesday 18 May 2011
BP's much-trumpeted Arctic exploration venture collapsed yesterday after the oil major failed to strike a compromise between its existing Russian partners and the state oil giant Rosneft. The company now faces the prospect of being left out as Rosneft looks to other potential partners.
Friday 29 April 2011
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Thursday 24 March 2011
On 24 March 1989 an Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck reef of the coast of Alaska, spilling around 750,000 barrels of oil.
Tuesday 01 March 2011
The discovery of more than 80 dead dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico is raising fresh concerns about the effect on sea life from last year's massive BP oil spill.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
Tuesday 01 February 2011
The ongoing political uncertainty in Egypt continued to worry investors yesterday, with travel groups the latest to be knocked back.
Monday 17 January 2011
In downton abbey, a wealthy American heiress rides to the rescue of a British estate's hard-up owners. Now rich viewers in the US are being invited to buy their way on to the credits of the popular ITV series, in an attempt to fill the funding gap for quality British television drama.
Thursday 06 January 2011
Has the online bookmaker Betfair shelled out for an expensive online-marketing strategy from some whacky agency? Its Twitter page is bizarre and appears to begenuine, judging by the expensive display advertising that accompanies its tweets. None of these is related to Betfair's trading activities and almost all are idiosyncratic to say the least. The latest Betfair tweet – "I look to the skies. Another eagle will be here soon" – is a prime example. What on earth is going on?
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Fresh speculation linking BP to an opportunistic takeover bid from rival Royal Dutch Shell sparked a surge in shares at the beleaguered firm today.
Tuesday 21 December 2010
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail