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Thursday 12 July 2012
The Connors case is an unusual one because most of the victims are British nationals. Labour exploitation and trafficking is a complex crime and the true scale of it is largely hidden. What we do know is that the UK Human Trafficking Centre saw a 35 per cent increase in the number of potential trafficking victims from 2010 to 2011.
Monday 09 July 2012
Hundreds of people including sex workers protested in Paris on Saturday against plans to make soliciting prostitution illegal, criticising a minister's drive to eradicate the practice of paying for sex as counter-productive.
Tuesday 03 July 2012
You might have thought that little could go wrong in a drama series starring the wonderfully intense Chistopher Eccleston and the equally wonderful Dervla Kirwan – he as a craggy-faced councillor with a drink habit and she as has his fulminating wife. But things went skew-whiff pretty quickly in the first episode of Blackout. Some of the skewing was intentional.
Friday 15 June 2012
The US government has revealed details of serious allegations since 2004 against Secret Service agents and officers, including claims of involvement with prostitutes, leaking sensitive information, publishing pornography, sexual assault, illegal wiretaps, improper use of weapons and drunken behavior. It was not immediately clear how many of the accusations were confirmed to be true.
Saturday 09 June 2012
It's a rap as Plan B shows he's street-wise
Saturday 26 May 2012
David Starkey, your time is up. For restoring women to Restoration history, I love Dr Lucy
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Tuesday 22 May 2012
A year after being accused of sexually assaulting a New York hotel maid – a claim which cost him his post at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a shot at the French Presidency – Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces fresh ignominy after a French prosecutor opened a probe into allegations of rape.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
A takeaway boss has been jailed for 15 years after paying under-age girls for sex and inciting others to become child prostitutes.
Friday 11 May 2012
A jury has retired to consider its verdicts in the trial of a takeaway boss accused of committing a string of child sex offences against seven girls.
Friday 11 May 2012
Safety checks aimed at spotting improper spending by schools and academies are inadequate, MPs will warn today.
Monday 07 May 2012
15-year-old still fears her abusers who were jailed after case drew worldwide attention
Friday 04 May 2012
A judicial official says French investigators are studying accusations that Dominique Strauss-Kahn was involved in a rape in a Washington hotel in 2010.
Sunday 22 April 2012
That's the problem with hacks , just a sniff of vodka and they're anybody's
Friday 20 April 2012
Starring: Juliette Binoche, Anaïs Demoustier
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 4 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition
- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth