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Gabriella Swerling is a Manchester (and sometimes London) based journalist and writer with an interest in all things cultural and historical.

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Prostitutes and the recession: How David Cameron’s cuts are affecting British women, Notebook

Prostitutes and the recession: How David Cameron’s cuts are affecting British women

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.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 1 May 2013 at 7:00 am

Austen’s Powers: ‘Pride and Prejudice’ turns 200 today – and the girl’s still got it, Arts

Austen’s Powers: ‘Pride and Prejudice’ turns 200 today – and the girl’s still got it

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.

By | Arts | Monday, 28 January 2013 at 4:00 am

Sixty-eight years after Auschwitz: Why we still remember, Notebook

Sixty-eight years after Auschwitz: Why we still remember

Gabriella Swerling looks at the history of Holocaust Memorial Day and speaks to a concentration camp survivor.

By | Notebook | Sunday, 27 January 2013 at 12:49 pm

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