BP to pay record fine over Deepwater oil spill disaster

BP is to pay $4.5bn (£2.8bn) to US authorities to settle claims relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 . It is the largest fine in US history.

Two BP supervisors will also face manslaughter charges over the deaths of 11 workers.

ITV News' Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports.

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BP to pay £2.8bn over oil spill

BP is to pay £2.8bn to US authorities to settle claims relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 - the largest fine in US history. Two supervisors will face manslaughter charges over the deaths of 11 people.