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Hunt for MH370: Mini-sub Bluefin-21 to make fresh attempt as deep water aborts first search

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 09:13

The unmanned submarine hunting for wreckage of the missing Malaysian jet MH370 will make a second attempt on Tuesday after aborting its first search mission as it encountered water deeper than its operating limits while scanning the floor of the southern Indian Ocean.

MH370 hunt: Australian ship spots oil slick; robotic sub to search underwater

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 14:22

After the four transmissions received by the investigators in the Indian Ocean, the next best lead in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 could be the discovery of oil slick detected in the search area.

Bugs made world`s biggest oil slick disappear fast

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2011, 14:15

More than a year after the world`s biggest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, lingering questions about how it disappeared so quickly still exercise scientists.

BP oil spill now threatens Florida beaches

Last Updated: Thursday, June 03, 2010, 10:08

The BP oil slick drifted perilously close to the Florida Panhandle`s famous sugar-white beaches.

US threatens to take control from BP

Last Updated: Monday, May 24, 2010, 11:53

Pressure mounted on BP to control massive oil slick in Gulf of Mexico.

US oil slick: BP to continue using dispersant on spill

Last Updated: Sunday, May 23, 2010, 08:41

BP PLC says it is going to stick with the main chemical dispersant it`s been using to fight the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Louisiana marshes hit by Gulf oil slick

Last Updated: Friday, May 21, 2010, 12:34

Crude oozed into US wetlands, prompting furious Louisiana officials to accuse BP of destroying fragile marshes beyond repair and leaving coastal fishing communities in ruin.

Mile-long tube sucking oil away from Gulf well: BP

Last Updated: Monday, May 17, 2010, 09:06

Engineers finally succeeded in keeping some of the oil gushing from a blown well.

BP confident latest try to capture oil will work

Last Updated: Sunday, May 16, 2010, 10:00

BP was confident on its latest experiment using a mile-long pipe of the oil into the Gulf.

Oil slick threatens nesting birds, spawning fish

Last Updated: Monday, May 03, 2010, 18:32

The massive oil spill comes at the worst time for untold numbers of nesting birds and spawning fish.

Obama defends US’ response to oil slick disaster

Last Updated: Monday, May 03, 2010, 12:04

President Barack Obama defended the US government response to the widening oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico.

Oil slick threatens way of life of people in Louisiana: Jindal

Last Updated: Sunday, May 02, 2010, 21:00

As US President Barack Obama prepared to visit Louisiana to see the devastation from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Governor Bobby Jindal has warned that the sprawling slick threatens the way of life of people in his state.