UK is 'working to raise standards' in Bangladesh

The British embassy in Bangladesh has tweeted about last night's fatal factory blaze, saying that the UK is "working to raise standards" in the country:

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Another factory fire in #Bangladesh. Thoughts with victims, their families. #UKaid working to raise standards. Time for all to pull together

Pictures: Firefighters tackle Bangladesh garment factory blaze

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UK brands linked to factory fire

The deputy manager of the factory where nine garment workers were killed last night has told ITV News that six British high street brands used Aswad Composite Mills. They are: Next, Primark, George, Gap, H&M, and Morrisons.