The Home Office should be stripped of almost all its front-line responsibilities for monitoring human trafficking because of poor decision-making and shambolic data collection, a cross-party group of MPs is expected to recommend this week.
The broadcaster hopes to woo the show's young and web-savvy fanbase
Hoxton Hall, London
The Swedish Prime Minister says he wants to increase the sentences under the country’s pioneering law on prostitution, which criminalises the buyer and protects the prostitute.
French lawmakers are debating one of Europe's toughest laws against prostitution and sex trafficking. Local movie stars have signed petitions, political parties are split, and sex workers complain the government is doing them out of a living. France is divided over a bid to crack down on prostitution.
The bitterly contested bill to criminalise prostitutes’ clients is heading for legislative limbo
Both were arrested last week, accused of keeping three women as domestic slaves
A new law that will punish prostitutes’ clients goes before parliament this week, and is dividing feminists
10,000 people were allegedly forced to attend one of the group executions
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford finally admitted he “probably” smoked crack cocaine at a press conference on Tuesday, excusing his behaviour by saying “I was in a drunken stupor at the time.”
'Larger-than-life' Malaysian company boss known as Fat Leonard is alleged to have worked with the commander of the Navy to move vessels around 'like chess pieces'
A Brazilian-born photographer and gamer has put together a series of realist pictures from Grand Theft Auto V - taken using his character’s in-game camera phone.
The guidelines on prosecuting these cases aim to avoid the old myths and stereotypes about victims and perpetrators. Instead they propagate a whole new set
Shelters will be equipped with alarm buttons with a security guard present
A former boyfriend of the Belle de Jour blogger claims she fabricated exploits
The title Call Girl hits the screen in red neon 15 minutes into Mikael Marcimain’s film, followed by strippers grinding to jazz flute. Otherwise, don’t expect anything too lurid from this political thriller in which beige trench coats and rain on glass set the tone.