Teaching union warns that sex on TV and the internet is robbing children of innocence
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Thursday 11 October 2012
Footballer Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen are “thrilled” to be expecting their second child, she announced.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
The Victorian double-standard whereby a young male is allowed to sow his wild oats but a young female is branded forever as a “woman with a Past” comes under spirited, if equivocal, attack in Arthur Wing Pinero's 1893 play, The Second Mrs Tanqueray.
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Wednesday 03 October 2012
A 20 year-old woman is offering to lose her virginity to the highest bidder, on a flight from Australia to the US. Here, we ask readers' views on prostitution.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Prosecutors have dropped an investigation into allegations of gang rape in a Washington hotel involving the former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn after the alleged victim retracted her evidence.
Saturday 29 September 2012
An epic novel of the Wedgwood dynasty reveals the hearts of all but one man: Josiah himself
Friday 24 August 2012
In Italy even the oldest profession needs a helping hand during hard times. With more and more women turning to the sex industry and levels of violence against prostitutes on the rise, the mayor of Naples has proposed an experimental red light district modelled on that in Amsterdam, so the authorities can gain some measure of control.
Thursday 16 August 2012
San Franciscan Will Franken provides the most whistlestop character comedy that you’re likely to see at the Fringe this year.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Friday 03 August 2012
Starring: Christian Bale, Ni Ni
Monday 23 July 2012
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has reported its highest conviction rate on record for cases involving violence against women and girls.
Friday 13 July 2012
Five men who preyed on “vulnerable” teenage girls for sex have today been found guilty of paying for the sexual services of a child.
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.
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