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Business bites: coal in the red … CarsGuide misled … VW ahead …

Business bites: coal in the red … CarsGuide misled … VW ahead …

Crikey July 29, 2015

Carsales has defeated CarsGuide in the Victorian Supreme Court. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Kiwi rebate … Buffett sells oil stake … economies deflate …

Business bites: Kiwi rebate … Buffett sells oil stake … economies deflate …

Crikey February 18, 2015

How Australians subsidise Kiwi wine. And other business tidbits of the day.

Schwab’s ’11 biz: backflips, Saints, Malibu mansions, hypocrisy and massages

Schwab’s ’11 biz: backflips, Saints, Malibu mansions, hypocrisy and massages

Adam Schwab December 23, 2011

Just who is the Egalitarian of the Year? Who performed the biggest backflip? Who's a saint, who's a sinner, and most importantly, who gave the best massage?

Leaked: 30,000 BP oil spill memos, emails and transcripts

Leaked: 30,000 BP oil spill memos, emails and transcripts

Crikey April 20, 2011 8 Comments

Greenpeace has obtained some 30,000 memos, emails and transcripts which document last year's disastrous BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Here's what Tom Cowie and Amber Jamieson pulled out of the WikiLeaks-style document dump.

The 2010 Crikey Arsehat Awards

The 2010 Crikey Arsehat Awards

Crikey December 23, 2010 2 Comments

Hats off to you all. Arsehats, that is.

Floor bed of Gulf oil could cause long term harm

Crikey December 20, 2010

A recently released US federal report claims oil spilled from BP's Gulf of Mexico well has seeped into sediment deep into the Gulf, where it is impossible to be removed and may harm marine life, writes Jeffrey Ball.

The most influential tweets of 2010

Crikey December 16, 2010

No festive season is complete without a smattering of "best of the year" lists and this one from Twitter compiles the ten most powerful tweets of the year. Top Twitter accounts include BP, the White House and Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa.

The death of the BP well

Crikey September 20, 2010

Five months after the traumatic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a permanent cement plug has finally stopped the leak, with the federal bureau declaring the well "dead".

Meet the man behind BPGlobalPR

Crikey September 13, 2010

As the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico worsened, the popularity of Twitter spoof profile @BPGlobalPR -- an inept and amusing PR firm attempting to quell public outrage -- grew exponentially. The Awl interviews the man behind the witty one-liners.

Experts argue over extent of BP spill damage

Crikey August 10, 2010

BP continues its clean-up operations in the Gulf of Mexico while scientists bicker about the nature and extent of the spill, its effect on the environment and the best ways to prevent future disasters.