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Libya crash investigators say no technical fault

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Data retrieved so far from an Airbus A330 which crashed in Libya this month has revealed no evidence of any technical failure with the aircraft before the crash, a Libyan commission of investigation said.

Rig worker recalls race to trigger emergency system

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A supervisor aboard the doomed Deepwater Horizon drilling rig on Friday recounted a failed attempt to activate a fail-safe system that might have prevented BP Plc's well from unleashing oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

Obama, BP CEO both in Gulf; oil spill unsolved

GRAND ISLE/HOUMA, La. (Reuters) - BP said on Friday it may need two more days to know if its complex maneuver to plug a gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well has worked, while President Barack Obama warned there was no

Gulf oil spill hits Day 40 with no end in sight

NEW ORLEANS/VENICE, La. (Reuters) - The worst oil spill in U.S. history hits its 40th day on Saturday with Gulf residents clinging to one tenuous hope: that BP's complicated

Obama, BP CEO both in Gulf; oil spill unsolved

GRAND ISLE/HOUMA, La. (Reuters) - BP said on Friday it may need two more days to know if its complex manoeuvre to plug a gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well has worked, while President Barack Obama warned there was no

FACTBOX - Gulf oil spill impacts fisheries, wildlife, tourism

(Reuters) - Since the April 20 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico triggered the worst U.S. oil spill ever, the economic and environmental impact of the accident has widened.

Gulf oil spill hits Day 40 with no end in sight

NEW ORLEANS/VENICE, La. (Reuters) - The worst oil spill in U.S. history hits its 40th day on Saturday with Gulf residents clinging to one tenuous hope: that BP's complicated

Review: Jeunet's 'Micmacs' has warm heart, style

NEW YORK: Whatever Micmacs are supposed to be, Jean-Pierre Jeunet certainly has made the definitive film about them.

Obama heads to Gulf, BP advances in oil plug bid

VENICE, La. (Reuters) - BP reported some progress on Friday in its struggle to shut off its gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well, and President Barack Obama headed to the coast to assert control in the fight against the largest oil spill in U.S. history.

Obama in Gulf, BP advances in oil plug bid

PORT FOURCHON, La. (Reuters) - BP reported progress on Friday in its struggle to shut off its gushing Gulf of Mexico oil well as President Barack Obama sought to show leadership in tackling the biggest spill in U.S. history.