The sex industry like most others is feeling the effects of the credit crunch. But in a grim role-reversal, it’s not the booming industry that’s suffering but its workers. As the cost of living rises and wages remain ruefully stagnant, increasing numbers of women have turned to prostitution in order to support themselves.
Today and for the rest of 2013, bookish bonnet-lovers all over the world are celebrating the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice which was first published on 28 January 1813 by Thomas Egerton of London.
Gabriella Swerling looks at the history of Holocaust Memorial Day and speaks to a concentration camp survivor.
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