Red-light district

Women feel safer and more willing to report assaults to police in Leeds’ legal sex worker zone.
Experts warn automated vehicles could also provide cover for drug dealing and terrorism.
The ladies on the door of the lap dancing bar opposite my flat in Soho are all of a certain age. Their dress code is "smart casual" Top Shop, rather than the thigh-flashing micro skirts favoured by young East European girls in more up-market establishments, and they're all "real" women making a living, with a healthy sense of humour and cynicism.
With space finite and demand for it high, the city's towers are not only for banks and flats, but often host a hotchpotch of tailors, jewellers and iron mongers living harmoniously side by side. As the number of red lanterns decorating the city increased in anticipation of Chinese New Year, the possibilities for urban exploration seemed endless.
Days are becoming noticeably shorter and temperatures are cooling; Europe is heading into autumn and this, in my view, is the best time of year to take city breaks. Amsterdam is a good option if you're looking for a destination that's easy to reach and has much to offer.
Amsterdam’s oldest prostitutes have given up the world’s oldest profession – at the ripe old age of 70. Identical twin sisters
It’s the oldest profession in the world, and this sexagenarian prostitute duo have apparently clocked up more than 50 years
Banning prostitution by cracking down on the people who buy sex is a resolutionto be debated by the French parliament, despite