Environmental activists target BP sponsorship of Edinburgh arts award
Unethical corporate sponsorship has no place in the arts
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTESTORS have called for an end to BP's corporate sponsorship of arts awards at the national galleries.
Citing the threat of climate change and BP's "dire" human rights record, campaigners from 'BP or not BP?' staged an intervention at the national galleries in Edinburgh where the corporation was funding the 'BP portrait award' for 2015.
SNP MP accused of tax avoidance scheme involvement
Five-figure interest-free loan was legal, but MP had previously spoken out against such schemes
SNP MP Phil Boswell is facing allegations that his use of a tax avoidance scheme in his previous job was inappropriate, but he maintains the PS18,308 interest-free loan was standard practice in the oil industry.
Protestors slam oil company's sponsorship of Edinburgh festival
BP's addiction to fossil fuels is causing climate change, say critics
THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL headquarters became the stage for protest on Sunday as activists challenged the event's links to fossil fuels company BP.
BP, which is one of the world's largest oil companies, has been subject to intense criticism since the Deepwater Horizon spill which released 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.