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World 24 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

More oil flows into Gulf of Mexico after accident

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oil gushed largely unchecked from BP's ruptured Gulf of Mexico well on Wednesday after a collision involving an undersea robot halted efforts to contain the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Obama seeks new drill ban as oil still spews

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House was set on Wednesday to step up its legal battle to keep deepwater drilling on hold in the Gulf of Mexico following the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

More oil flows into Gulf of Mexico after accident

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oil gushed largely unchecked from BP's ruptured Gulf of Mexico well on Wednesday after a collision involving an undersea robot halted efforts to contain the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

China labour strife silences Toyota, Honda plants

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Japanese auto makers Toyota and Honda said major car factories in south China halted work on Wednesday due to strikes at parts suppliers, as worker discontent continued to jolt the industry and unnerve investors.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Obama seeks new drill ban as oil still spews

SAN FRANCISCO/CHANDELEUR ISLANDS, La. (Reuters) - The White House is set to step up its legal battle to keep deepwater drilling on hold in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Obama seeks new drill ban as oil still spews

SAN FRANCISCO/CHANDELEUR ISLANDS, La. (Reuters) - The White House is set to step up its legal battle on Wednesday to keep deepwater drilling on hold in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. judge rules against White House on drilling ban

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ruled on Tuesday against the six-month moratorium that the Obama administration imposed on deepwater drilling over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Obama seeks new drill ban as oil still spews

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House was set on Wednesday to step up its legal battle to keep deepwater drilling on hold in the Gulf of Mexico following the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Legal drilling battle looms as Gulf spill spreads

SAN FRANCISCO/CHANDELEUR ISLANDS, La. (Reuters) - The White House is set to step up its legal battle to keep deepwater drilling on hold in the Gulf of Mexico after oil companies persuaded a U.S. judge to overturn a six-month ban.

World 23 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Russia halves gas to Belarus, says full flow to Europe

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia stepped up its gas tussle with Belarus on Wednesday, saying it had cut supplies to its neighbor by more than half but that gas was flowing smoothly to Europe despite Minsk's threats to shut down transit pipelines.