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Should BP stop paying a dividend?

BP has just announced it has spent about $1.43bn on efforts to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The political pressure on the company in the US continues to rise. Business editor Robert Peston analyses whether the Justice Department can make BP stop paying a dividend to shareholders.

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