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BP CEO Tony Hayward grilled by Congress over oil spill

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The pressure on BP in the US has continued as the oil company's beleaguered chief executive, Tony Hayward was given a working over by a US Congressional Committee.

He was accused of "astonishing complacency" and of cutting corners to save money, among a number of other major criticisms and complaints.

During the course of the morning, Mr Hayward faced attacks from both politicians and the audience.

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