Prostitution

Prince Andrew’s 60th: how the royals will celebrate
Prince Andrew
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Prince Andrew’s 60th: how the royals will celebrate

Bells will ring out at Westminster Abbey but Queen has cancelled party
18 Feb 2020
Police warning over ‘pop-up brothels’ in holiday homes
Brothel
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Police warning over ‘pop-up brothels’ in holiday homes

Somerset force issues checklist of warning signs for property owners
18 Oct 2019
New inquiry into benefits claimants forced into prostitution
Could prostitution soon be effectively decriminalised?
In Brief

New inquiry into benefits claimants forced into prostitution

MPs to investigate whether universal credit failures means women have to sell their bodies
19 Mar 2019
The pros and cons of decriminalising prostitution
Sex workers protest at Stormont
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The pros and cons of decriminalising prostitution

English Collective of Prostitutes argue current laws mean sex workers are putting themselves in danger
5 Mar 2019
Sex-for-rent landlords caught on camera
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Sex-for-rent landlords caught on camera

Undercover reporter was offered free rent and bills in exchange for sexual favours
11 Sep 2018
The truth about decriminalising prostitution
prostitution
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The truth about decriminalising prostitution

Does removing all criminal sanctions make the sex industry more or less safe for its workers?
6 Jun 2018
Queen’s birthday honours: damehood for ex-sex worker
Catherine Healy
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Queen’s birthday honours: damehood for ex-sex worker

Campaigner Catherine Healy says she ‘never imagined this day would come’
4 Jun 2018

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Landmark case ‘could decriminalise UK street prostitution
Could prostitution soon be effectively decriminalised?
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Landmark case ‘could decriminalise UK street prostitution

Law that currently treats prostitutes as perpetrators rather than victims ‘in breach of Modern Slavery Act’
18 Jan 2018
John Whittingdale: Press hits out at 'conspiracy theory'
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John Whittingdale: Press hits out at 'conspiracy theory'

Hacked Off campaigners accused of arguing themselves 'into the gutter' over sex worker story
14 Apr 2016
Calls to make 'prostitution tourism' illegal
Sex Work
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Calls to make 'prostitution tourism' illegal

New proposals say UK government should prosecute men who pay for sex abroad
22 Feb 2016
One in ten British men 'paid for sex'
Prostitute in a brothel
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One in ten British men 'paid for sex'

Around 60 per cent of men who admitted to paying for sex had done so overseas, usually in Asia or Europe
18 Nov 2014
ECONOMY: Drugs and prostitutes add £10bn to GDP
Confiscated illegal drugs
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ECONOMY: Drugs and prostitutes add £10bn to GDP

From September, prostitutes and drug dealers will be included in official GDP figures
30 May 2014