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    1. September 24, 2014

      BP loses ‘excess’ compensation ruling

      BP’s attempts to reclaim what it describes as excessive compensation payments for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster have...

    2. September 8, 2014

      BP and the Supreme Court

      More than four years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, BP is still wading through the legal morass...

    1. September 7, 2014

      UK wades into BP fight over US payouts

      Britain has for the first time waded in to BP’s legal battle over payouts for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, saying US court...

    2. September 5, 2014

      BP prepares for long battle over oil spill negligence ruling

      BP is digging in for a long legal battle that could defer for several years the financial impact of Thursday’s court ruling...

    3. September 4, 2014

      BP: Banana Peels

      Some companies just cannot get it right. In the oil sector, companies that consistently make mistakes on investment and/or...

    4. September 2, 2014

      BP tries to remove oil spill claims chief

      BP has tried to remove the administrator of compensation payments under its settlement for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon...

    5. July 22, 2014

      Jerry Dammers’ Spatial A.K.A. Orchestra (and Reggae Ensemble), Barbican, London – review

      Jerry Dammers’ sweeping tribute to bandleader Sun Ra and Jamaican roots music was a grand-scale epic whose four-hour span...

    6. July 11, 2014

      Interview: director Benedict Andrews

      Open a copy of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire and you will find the playwright’s lyrical description of the...

    7. June 27, 2014

      BP fights for spill compensation repayment

      BP has launched legal action against “a vast number” of businesses that it claims were wrongly awarded hundreds of millions...

    8. May 30, 2014

      Mary Gauthier’s late-flowering music career

      The advantage of coming to music at a comparatively late age is that the songwriter will have led a life that she can draw...

    9. May 20, 2014

      US court rejects BP appeal to limit Deepwater Horizon costs

      BP has suffered a decisive setback in its court battle to limit the cost of its settlement for victims of the 2010 Deepwater...

    10. May 16, 2014

      ‘Old school’ editor Dean Baquet to lead New York Times’ digital push

      Dean Baquet has addressed more than one stunned newsroom over the years. In November 2006 he gathered reporters together at...

    11. FT Tech Hub

      April 23, 2014

      Growing a greener Apple

      A cheeky Apple advertisement appeared in several newspapers on Tuesday. Above a vast array of solar panels, it read: “There...

    12. April 20, 2014

      Deepwater Horizon: Cleaning up

      After the disaster “We’ve now killed the Gulf of Mexico.” That assessment of the Deepwater Horizon disaster from Matthew...

    13. April 15, 2014

      Allen Toussaint, Ronnie Scott’s, London – review

      Allen Toussaint joked at Ronnie Scott’s about needing a translator when he leaves New Orleans because no one understands a...

    14. April 14, 2014

      A map, a car, 8,000 miles and four MBAs

      Casey Gerald and Michael Baker have a great deal to do. The two Harvard Business School MBAs are talking to me from their...

    15. March 19, 2014

      BP signals US return with $42m Gulf of Mexico bids

      BP was one of the most active bidders in the latest auction of drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico, taking advantage of...

    16. March 13, 2014

      Ban lifted on BP bids for US federal contracts

      BP has reached an agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency that will allow the energy company to resume bidding...

    17. March 10, 2014

      Supermarket pricing made merger of Chiquita and Fyffes necessary

      The deal to create the world’s largest banana company was first discussed amid multicoloured fruit and flower displays at...

    18. March 7, 2014

      BP seeks trial on harm from Macondo spill

      BP is calling for a trial to hear arguments about the environmental harm caused by its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico...

    19. March 7, 2014

      The Lockhart, London

      My one and only trip to the southern states of America left very strong and very happy memories. There were breakfasts in...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      March 4, 2014

      Mardi Gras in New Orleans

      Jonathan Bachman/Reuters Members of the Krewe of Zulu parade down St Charles Avenue on Mardi Gras Day in New Orleans,...

    21. February 14, 2014

      BP fights US government for release of gulf spill ‘evidence’

      BP is trying to force the US government to release evidence that the company says shows its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of...

    22. January 31, 2014

      ‘Five Days at Memorial’, by Sheri Fink

      Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, by Sheri Fink, Atlantic, RRP£14.99 / Crown, RRP$27, 576...

    23. January 17, 2014

      Pigfoot, The Vortex Jazz Club, London – review

      The UK quartet Pigfoot re-visit the drags, rags and moaning blues of classic jazz with a mix of healthy respect and focused...

    24. Business Blog

      January 13, 2014

      The Louisiana judges are right about BP's mistake

      Ah, well. It was nice while it lasted for BP. Having gained one legal victory from appeals court judges in Louisiana in its...

    25. January 13, 2014

      BP vows to fight on against ‘fictitious’ compensation claims

      BP has said it will fight on against “inflated, exaggerated or wholly fictitious” compensation claims over the 2010...

    26. January 11, 2014

      Appeals court upholds BP Deepwater Horizon settlement

      BP has suffered a significant setback in its legal fight to limit the cost of its compensation settlement for the 2010...

    27. January 1, 2014

      Securitisation: Regulatory insecurity

      One regulator says it is not a bogeyman. Another has likened strong regulation of it to requiring flood insurance for Madrid...

    28. December 26, 2013

      BP to appeal over compensation order

      BP is appealing against a ruling ordering it to pay compensation under its settlement for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon...

    29. December 18, 2013

      Ex-BP engineer guilty of obstruction

      A former BP engineer faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison after becoming the first person from the energy company...

    30. December 17, 2013

      BP accuses US lawyer of ‘brazen fraud’

      BP has accused a leading US lawyer, who is an important fundraiser for President Barack Obama, of “brazen fraud” in his...

    31. December 17, 2013

      BP lawyers accused of misleading court

      Lawyers for BP attempted to mislead the court hearing the company’s legal battle over compensation for the 2010 Deepwater...

    32. November 10, 2013

      BP in fresh attempt to curb oil spill payouts

      A clinic where the main doctor had his licence revoked, a mobile phone shop closed by a fire, and a car dealership that sold...

    33. October 28, 2013

      Denys Baptiste, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London – review

      An 80-voice choir and a string quartet served notice of the ambitions of saxophonist Denys Baptiste’s reworked celebration...

    34. October 13, 2013

      Cyclone Phailin lashes eastern India

      India’s most severe tropical cyclone for 14 years made landfall on the country’s east coast at the weekend, uprooting trees,...

    35. Business Blog

      October 3, 2013

      BP's unexpected and gratifying victory in New Orleans

      Score one for the Louisiana legal system. BP has gained a notable, and rather unexpected, victory in the US appeals court in...

    36. October 3, 2013

      BP helps lift FTSE 100 after US ruling

      BP shares gained after the oil group won a victory in its legal battle to limit the amount of compensation paid out over its...

    37. October 3, 2013

      BP wins spill compensation appeal

      BP has secured a first victory in its legal campaign to limit its compensation settlement for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon...

    38. October 2, 2013

      Sealing well too soon was ‘too risky’, says BP

      Pushing ahead too quickly with an attempt to seal BP’s leaking Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico would have risked causing...

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