US Attorney General set to unveil BP fine over Deepwater

US Attorney General, Eric Holder, is expected to hold press conference unveiling BP's fine over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disater in New Orleans this afternoon.

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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.