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The real cost of cheap clothes?

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 25 April 2013

Western retailers are under scrutiny as the death toll mounts following the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh. We ask whether this is the human cost of the hunger for cheap clothes. Also unemployment reaches a record high in France and Spain, as Germany's Angela Merkel warns that a one-size-fits-all approach is hindering growth in the eurozone. The doping scandal that's rocked international horse racing - what will it do to the reputation of Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed? And how bad soft drinks really are for us, according to new research.



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