Oil giant BP has agreed a $4.5bn (£2.8 billion) settlement with authorities for claims relating to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Bob Dudley, chief executive of BP, said:
We apologise for our role in the accident and as today's resolution with the US government further reflects, we have accepted responsibility for our actions.
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The RSPCA has outlined in detail its policy on the shooting of seals that attack salmon stocks "as an absolute last resort".
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The RSPCA is being criticised over its new welfare standards which permit salmon farmers to kill seals that attack fish stocks.