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.
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;
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
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
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
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
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
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
Scores of illegal residents have been unable to exploit a chance to leave Bahrain without fear of prosecution because they cannot afford to pay their outstanding fines, said a report.
Expatriates who had overstayed their resident permit or