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US court rejects BP pay-out appeal
New Orleans court upholds ruling authorising businesses to seek compensation for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2014 07:22 GMT
US trial over Gulf oil spill resumes
Fines for BP could run into the billions of dollars, as UK oil giant and plaintiff's argue over extent of leak.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2013 14:44 GMT
US court begins BP trial over Gulf oil spill
Billions of dollars at stake as civil trial opens over 2010 spill that dumped millions of barrels into Gulf of Mexico.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2013 06:26 GMT
US judge approves BP class action settlement
British oil company must pay $7.8bn for economic losses and property damage linked to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2012 02:50 GMT
US points to 'gross negligence' by BP
Government criticises BP in court filing and admits that pollution from 2010 spill continues to impact Gulf of Mexico.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2012 14:06 GMT
BP reaches agreement over Gulf oil spill
Specific terms of $7.8bn settlement between oil firm and committee representing plaintiffs yet to be released.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 06:44 GMT
BP goes to court
The largest environmental trial in US history begins March 5, as BP is sued for its 2010 oil spill disaster.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2012 07:02 GMT
BP accuses Halliburton of hiding evidence
Oil giant accuses Halliburton of destroying evidence showing sub-standard cement work led to Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 17:35 GMT
The escalation of BP's liability
As oil, sickness and contamination persist, Gulf residents and lawyers file thousands of lawsuits against the oil giant.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2011 14:11 GMT
BP sues Transocean over Gulf oil spill
Oil giant alleges owner of Deepwater Horizon rig was guilty of negligence, as Gulf residents mark one year since spill.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011 06:06 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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