Floating cities to solve global warming woes
On the eve of a major report on the impact of climate change, a flurry of futuristic designs has been proposed that would see humans permanently living at sea. How realistic are they?
Desperate poverty behind the tragedy of Dhaka
Yesterday rescuers struggled in a terrible race against time to save victims of the worst recorded industrial accident in Bangladesh. Are Western companies to blame?
Over 100 killed in Bangladesh factory fire
Scores of workers have been killed in a blaze at garment factory, in one of Bangladesh’s worst industrial disasters. The tragedy puts a spotlight on labour conditions worldwide.
Libya’s migrant workers flee 'Someone else's war'
Tens of thousands of foreign workers are massing on the Tunisian border. Robbed and beaten by Libyan forces, they wait in refugee camps.