Brush with death: rescuers pull a garment worker alive from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, in Savar, outside Dhaka. Photograph: Reuters

It was an image of horror that made people in the West think uncomfortable thoughts about the human cost of the clothes on their backs: a couple embra(...)

The scene at the Rana Plaza building collapse in Savar, Bangladesh, earlier today, where rescue workers have almost no hope of finding any more survivors. Photograph: Sajid Hossain/Reuters

Two western retailers have promised to compensate families of garment workers killed while making clothes for the retailers in a Bangladesh f(...)

Locals watch the rescue operation at the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar, outside Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photograph: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

Bangladesh textile workers vented their anger today, burning cars and clashing with police, as the death toll passed 300 following the collapse(...)