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Bahrain to levy heavy fines for illegal dumping

New municipal fines will be imposed for violations after repeat offenders were let off the hook for years, said Bahrain’s National Cleanliness Committee chairman Yousif Al Ghatam. Under the current system, offences like ille

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BP to pay $20bn in fines for 2010 oil spill: US

BP will pay more than $20 billion in fines to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago, marking the largest corporate settlement of its kind in US history, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Monday.

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Abu Dhabi fines 11,000 over traffic violations

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police has issued more than 11,000 traffic fines in the first quarter of the year. The technical glitches include worn-out tyres; gas emissions that exceed specified standards;

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Fines plan for Bahrain firms selling CRs illegally

Immediate fines for companies in bahrain found to be illegally selling commercial registrations (CRs) on the black market are being considered by the Industry and Commerce Ministry. Minister Zayed Al Zayani told MPs yesterday (Mar

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Tough new traffic laws in force in Bahrain

After weeks of warnings, today (February 8) is the day when Bahrain's tough new traffic laws come into force, a report said. Under the new rules, jumping a red light could result in a fine of up to BD500 ($1,315) and six month

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New fines planned for littering in Bahrain

Littering on Bahrain's roads could carry fines of up to BD300 if ($791) a new draft law is passed by parliament. The National Cleanliness Law was approved by the Capital Trustees Board yesterday (January 21), and includes toug

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Turkey's Tupras faces $69m hit from tax demand and fines

Turkey's sole oil refiner Tupras said it faces a tax demand and related fines totalling 160 million lira ($69 million) following an 18-month investigation by authorities.  

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BP 'grossly negligent' in 2010 spill, fines could be $18bn

A US judge has decided that BP Plc was "grossly negligent" and "reckless" in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago, a ruling that could add nearly $18 billion in fines to more than $42 billion in charges the company too

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Bahrain police to monitor Ramadan clamp

Bahrain police will be out in force to ensure people do not breach a ban on eating and drinking in public during the fasting hours of Ramadan. Patrols will be stepped up across the country to catch offenders, who could face fines of up to

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Obama to demand BP pay for oil spill damage

US President Barack Obama, seeking to demonstrate strong leadership on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, will demand on Wednesday that BP set aside billions of dollars to pay damages from the catastrophe. A day after he vowed to fight the spil

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