Safe thefts: A study on shoplifting by the Association of German Retailers has revealed that condoms are among the most frequently pilfered product. According to the survey, 38 per cent of all condoms are stolen. "Feelings of embarrassment" by prospective purchasers are given as the main reason for stealing condoms rather than buying them.
Sin tax: A Swiss court has ordered a pimp to pay 160,000 Swiss francs (about pounds 75,000) to a prostitute who accused him of taking 90 per cent of her income. The sum includes interest on lost revenue. According to a spokesman for the Geneva cantonal court, it is the first time that a pimp in the city has been ordered to pay damages to a prostitute. "It could encourage similar cases," he said.Reuse content