Obama and Cameron talks oil spill crisis

Help

Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken to US President Barack Obama amid growing concern over a leaking Gulf of Mexico oil well owned by BP.

Vast quantities of oil have been escaping into the waters surrounding the Deepwater Horizon rig since it exploded on 20 April off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 workers.

Ross Hawkins reports.

READ MORE: PM and Obama to discuss oil spill

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.