Prostitution in the United Kingdom
In Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland), prostitution itself (the exchange of sexual services for money) is legal, but a number of related activities, including soliciting in a public place, ke...
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Ipswich serial murders
The Ipswich serial murders took place between 30 October and 10 December 2006 when the bodies of five murdered women were discovered at different locations near Ipswich, Suffolk, England. All the vict...
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Bradford murders
The Bradford murders were three serial killings of female sex workers in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire in 2009 and 2010.43-year-old Susan Rushworth disappeared on 22 June 2009, followed by 31-y...
Human trafficking in the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom (UK) is a destination country for men, women, and children primarily from Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe who are subjected to human trafficking for the purposes of sexual slavery ...
Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper is the best known name given to an unidentified serial killer active in the largely impoverished areas in and around the Whitechapel district of London in 1888. The name originated i...
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Harriet Howard
Harriet Howard, born Elizabeth Ann Haryett (1823–1865) was a mistress and financial backer of Louis Napoleon, later Napoleon III of France.
She was the daughter of a bootmaker and the gran...
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Cleveland Street scandal
The Cleveland Street scandal occurred in 1889, when a homosexual male brothel in Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia, London, was discovered by police. At the time, sexual acts between men were illegal in Bri...
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Personal Services
Personal Services is a 1987 British comedy film directed by Terry Jones and written by David Leland. It is the story of the rise of a madam of a suburban brothel which caters to older men. The story i...
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English Collective of Prostitutes
The English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) is a campaigning group which supports the decriminalisation of prostitution, sex workers’ right to recognition and safety, and the provision of financial al...
Silver Cross Tavern
The Silver Cross Tavern is a pub on Whitehall in London, England. It was first opened as a licensed pub in 1674. The building had been an establishment at that location since the 13th century.
The...
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The Poor-Whores Petition
The Whores' Petition (also known as The Poor Whores' Petition) was a satirical letter addressed from brothel owners and prostitutes affected by the Bawdy House Riots of 1668, to Lady Castlemaine, love...
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Steve Wright (serial killer)
Steven Gerald James Wright (born 24 April 1958) is an English serial killer, also known as The Suffolk Strangler. He is currently serving life imprisonment for the murder of five women who worked as p...
Fanny Murray
Fanny Murray (born Bath, 1729, died London, 2 April 1778), née Fanny Rudman and later Fanny Ross, was an 18th-century English courtesan, mistress to John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich and dedicatee of...
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Grace Elliott
Grace Dalrymple Elliott (1754–1823) was a Scottish socialite who was resident in Paris at the time of the French Revolution and an eyewitness to events. She was once mistress of the Duke of Orléans, w...
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Lady Susan Vane-Tempest
Lady Adolphus Vane-Tempest (7 April 1839 – 6 September 1875), born Lady Susan Charlotte Catherine Pelham-Clinton, was a British noblewoman and one of the mistresses of King Edward VII of England...
Tart card
Tart cards are cards advertising the services of prostitutes. They are found in many countries, usually in capital cities or red-light districts. The cards originated in the 1960s as handwritten postc...
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