A panel of the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a federal judge's approval of a multi-billion dollar settlement between BP Plc and businesses and individuals who lost money and property in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Sunday 24 November 2013
Russia was no doubt finding the fuss over the Arctic 30 embarrassing
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Alexandra Harris is one of five to be granted bail and they are expected to leave prison within days - it is not known whether they will be able to leave Russia
Tuesday 19 November 2013
The historic deal is the largest ever struck between authorities in the United States and a single company
Wednesday 06 November 2013
A lacklustre single player mode, but vast multiplayer maps and satisfying objective-based gameplay keep this title feeling fresh
Arctic protest banner by Greenpeace receives frosty reception from authorities during Champions League match
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Uefa opens disciplinary proceedings against FC Basel after four abseiling environmentalists stopped play during fixture against Schalke
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Second phase of trial opens with claims of negligence and lack of preparation
Friday 20 September 2013
Protesters aboard ‘Arctic Sunrise’, including six Britons, could face terrorism charges
The shipping forecast - it’ll be colder but much, much quicker: New Arctic shipping route saves up to two weeks’ travel between Asia and Europe
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Via the Northern Sea Route, ships can make the journey in 35 days, instead of the usual 48
Friday 06 September 2013
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.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
Shares in BP tumbled nearly 4 per cent today after the FTSE 100 oil giant hiked its provision for compensation claims from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill by $1.4 billion (£913 million) to $9.6 billion — and warned the final cost could be “significantly higher” as it continues to receive new claims.
Sunday 28 July 2013
BP shareholders will look for signs of whether the oil giant plans to increase the money set aside to cover the Gulf of Mexico disaster when it reports half-year figures on Tuesday.
Saturday 27 July 2013
An influential cross-party group of MPs has challenged David Cameron to return to the Arctic, accusing his government of being dangerously complacent about oil exploration in the region.
Friday 26 July 2013
The energy services firm agrees to pay fine and $55m donation to wildlife charity
Saturday 29 June 2013
One of BP’s top executives has emerged as a surprise candidate to become the next chairman of British Gas owner Centrica.
Saturday 22 June 2013
Allegations of misconduct have surfaced against a lawyer working for the administrator charged with assessing claims connected to BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
- 1 Paris attacks: Do not call Charlie Hebdo killers 'terrorists', BBC says
- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 3 UK weather: Snow to fall in the coming week with sub-zero temperatures to last until early February
- 4 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 5 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back