Tony Blair will advise on controversial gas pipeline from Azerbaijan to Italy

Tony Blair will advise on controversial gas pipeline from Azerbaijan to Italy The project was initiated by the autocratic Azeri president, Ilham Aliyev.
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BP dividend increase cheered by investors

BP’s ‘very patient’ shareholders and pension funds get 12.5% rise in dividend – still below payout before Deepwater HorizonBP has rewarded “very patient” shareholders and pension funds buffeted by the group’s travails in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster with a double-digit increase in its dividend.A week after announcing the $27bn (£17bn) sale of […]
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TNK-BP whistleblower wins case

Oil firm loses attempt to extend gagging order preventing former logistics head disclosing documents alleging corruptionTNK-BP has lost a high court case to prevent a former employee disclosing documents relating to alleged corruption on the eve of a deadline that could decide the ownership of the Russian business.Mr Justice Morritt, the chancellor of the high […]
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Theresa May rebuked over illegally deported asylum seeker

Rare court order calls on home secretary to find and bring back Turkish national and investigate UK Border Agency conductThe home secretary is under fire for failing to comply with a high court order to bring an asylum seeker who is in hiding in Azerbaijan back to Britain.The Border Agency forcibly removed the man, a […]
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MP and peer perks totalling £1.8m revealed

Guardian research finds that gifts and funding included trips to 27 countries and £32,000 donation to parliamentary choirDonations to all-party parliamentary groups: get the data Businesses, overseas governments and lobby groups have given sponsorship, free gifts and funding worth at least £1.8m to MPs and Lords in the past year through all-party parliamentary groups, Guardian […]
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MPs’ and Lords’ perks totalling £1.8m revealed

Guardian research finds that gifts and funding included trips to 27 countries and £32,000 donation to parliamentary choirDonations to all-party parliamentary groups: get the data Businesses, overseas governments and lobby groups have given sponsorship, free gifts and funding worth at least £1.8m to MPs and Lords in the past year through all-party parliamentary groups, Guardian […]
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