Why America’s Sick Health Care System Turns British Conservatives Queasy

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK

If the cornerstones of your culture include the world’s most famous spy, its best-loved wizard and the band that redefined pop music, it might seem ...

Wind Power Is Now At The Heart Of Hull - BP's Sponsorship Of The City Of Culture Couldn't Be More Out Of Place

Dr Chris Garrard | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr Chris Garrard

On Sunday, in an impressive feat of design and engineering, a 75-metre turbine blade was carefully positioned in the centre of Hull and became the fir...

We Expect Dodgy Deals From BP, But Not The British Museum

Dr Chris Garrard | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr Chris Garrard

In July, the British Museum controversially decided to renew its sponsorship deal with BP for a further five years, a decision that will keep the branding of big oil splashed onto the museum's walls while around the world, the impacts of climate change intensify.

Britain And The Military Rulers Of Egypt - Another Extraordinary Special Relationship

Mark Curtis | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Politics
Mark Curtis

Britain has struck a new special relationship with the military rulers of Egypt which is as deep as it is worrying. As we approach the 60th anniversary of the British invasion of Egypt - known in polite circles as the 'Suez crisis' - Britons should reflect on their government's relationship with this key Middle Eastern country.

We Can't Afford Five More Years of BP-Sponsored Culture

Dr Chris Garrard | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr Chris Garrard

We should not accept corporate sponsorship or privatisation in the arts as a given, and be short-changed on the values that should be at the heart of our art-making. Starting today, it's time we made these museums and galleries properly accountable to the public, and not to BP.

British Museum's Decision to Renew BP Sponsorship Is Backward-Looking

Elena Polisano | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Elena Polisano

By waving BP through their doors for another five years, the British Museum and its famous cultural neighbours - the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House - have shown a remarkable lack of judgement.

The BP Climate Change Resolution and the Transition to a Low Carbon Economy

Edward Mason | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK
Edward Mason

Today at BP's AGM investors passed a resolution requiring the company to dramatically change its reporting to shareholders on climate change. This is the first time in the UK that a major group of institutional investors has filed a shareholder resolution on an environmental issue. It is the first time that such a resolution has been approved by a company's investors.

WIN: Can You Spot These Hidden Masterpieces?

Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Over the last 35 years, BP has been a major supporter of UK arts and culture, engaging millions all over the country. For 25 years of this, BP has bee...

Which Opera Are You?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Each year, the BP Big Screens programme broadcasts live performances to cinemas across the country, thrilling thousands of opera lovers. 2014 mark...

Fortune 500 Company CEO: Homophobic Workers 'Need to Go'

Ian Johnson | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK
Ian Johnson

No CEO of a Fortune 500 company has yet come out whilst the head of their company. Some current Fortune 500 company CEOs are reported to be gay, but none openly so.

Why Is The Government Defending BP Over Oil Disaster?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

The Government backed oil giant BP, which is challenging its ban on contracts in the US, after its chaotic mishandling of the Gulf of Mexico oil disas...

Global Financial Crisis Caused by Greedy, Incompetent Men. Who Knew?

Tess Finch-Lees | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK
Tess Finch-Lees

The Banking Commission also recognized that excluding women from positions of power is harmful to the economy. But this isn't breaking news. In the wake of Enron, The Higgs report found that the old boys club was detrimental to the health of UK plc. Had anyone listened to the warnings then, the global financial crisis could have been averted.

"BrentGate" Will Be Larger Than the Libor Scandal

Johnny West | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK
Johnny West

Here's a prediction: the Brent price fixing scandal will turn out to be larger than Libor. Energy prices ripple throughout the real economy and there will be not thousands but millions of angry punters ready to exercise a grievance if any of these allegations turn out to be true.

Were BP And Shell Fixing Oil Prices?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

Oil companies BP and Shell are being investigated over allegations of price-fixing, distortions that could have harmed ordinary consumers. Norwegia...

BP And Shell Investigated By European Commission Over Price-Fixing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

Oil company BP is being investigated over allegations of price-fixing, it emerged on Tuesday night. The European Commission said a series of unannounc...

Can You Make Art Without Oil?

Zion Lights | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Zion Lights

Oil companies aren't known for their ethics. Last month an ExxonMobil pipeline spill in Mayflower, Arkansas, wreaked havoc in the small town, destroying people's houses, gardens and local wildlife. It doesn't fill you with confidence that the oil industry's investment in a fragile area of British culture can be trusted.

Charlie Thomas

Rolls-Royce's New Chairman Faces Giant Task Ahead Of SFO Probe Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

Engine maker Rolls-Royce has posted its 10th year in a row of rising underlying profits - up 24% to £1.4 billion - and announced BP director Ian Davi...

Charlie Thomas

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Cuts $1bn Off BP Annual Profits

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Oil giant BP revealed its profits had been hit by the fallout from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, posting a net profit of $3.99 billion (£2....

Islamist Militants Turning Sahara Into 'Theatre Of War'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

Guerillas are waging a battle against Western interests in the vast Sahara desert, turing the region into a "theatre of war", an expert has warned. ...

British National 'Killed In Gas Field Terror Attack'

Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

"Several" British nationals have been caught up in a terrorist attack on an oil facility in Algeria, Downing Street have said. UK sources were unab...

Transocean Admits Guilt Over Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster

Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Transocean, the company which leased the Deepwater Horizon rig to oil giant BP, has been fined $1.4 billion (£860 million) after admitting its role i...

BP Slapped With Record £2.8bn Fine For Oil Spill

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Oil giant BP is to pay the biggest fine in US history after agreeing a £2.8 billion settlement with authorities for claims relating to the Deepwater ...

BP Faces Record Fine, Arrests, Over Oil Spill

Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

BP will be fined a record multi-billion amount by the US government and two of its staff will reportedly face manslaughter charges as a result of the ...

US Government To Seek 'Negligence' Verdict Over BP Spill

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK

BP's hopes of reaching a settlement over the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe were dealt a blow on Wednesday after it emerged that the US government inte...

London 2012: Environmentally Friendly?

Giovanni Vimercati | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Sport
Giovanni Vimercati

Should you find yourself eating a custard tart in Trafalgar Square do make sure not to spill any cream on the floor. It's a criminal damage and you are liable for arrest.