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18 May 2013 A great-great grandmother has proven it really is never to late to dream a new dream, as she fearlessly abseiled down a 110ft building to mark her 99th birthday. Doris Long climbed down the 11-storey building in Portsmouth to raise money
Six people died and more than 30 others were injured after a building collapsed in northeastern Rwanda, police said Wednesday as they called off rescue efforts a day after the accident. "Six people working on the site died as the result of the
Dozens feared trapped in Rwanda building collapse About 100 people are feared trapped in a collapsed four-storey building in north-eastern Rwanda, the government says. "The tentative information we have indicates that debris fell on about 100 people,"
8 May 2013 Bangladeshi authorities have ordered the shut down of 18 clothes factories for safety reasons, as the death toll from the factory collapse last month passed 800. Dozens of bodies recovered today from collapsed Rana Plaza near Dhaka, which
The Bangladesh building that collapsed last month killing at least 550 people was designed for a shopping mall and commercial offices such as banks, not for factories, the architect told AFP. Masood Reza, a leading Bangladesh architect and a
Two factory bosses and two engineers were detained in Bangladesh yesterday, three days after the collapse of a building where low-cost garments were made for Western brands killed at least 352 people. Remarkably, rescuers armed with rod cutters and
Textile workers vented their anger yesterday, burning cars and clashing with police, as the death toll passed 300 following the collapse of a building housing factories that made low-cost garments for Western brands. Miraculously rescuers were still
On Friday, April 26, in the suburbs of the capital of Bangladesh continues rescue operation got under blockage after the collapse of a multi-storey building. At the moment, the death toll has
At least two people were confirmed dead after a building under construction collapsed in Tanzania's economic capital of Dar es Salaam Friday, police said. "The rescue operation is going on well...Two of them are dead and two are seriously injured,"
Residents have been evacuated after a fire at a restaurant and a number of flats in Kent. Sixteen people escaped the three-storey building in St James Way, Sidcup, before fire crews arrived. Everyone in the building was accounted for and there were