The case in favour of higher alcohol prices to cut consumption is weak and getting weaker

Sex and alcohol are two of life’s great pleasures. But the purchase of both raises perennially controversial issues. Currently, momentum is building t(...)

Sex crime? ‘While the elimination of prostitution is a far-fetched ideal, minimisation of harm for those engaged in prostitution is practical, achievable and long overdue in Ireland,’ according to a study. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Department of Justice says that although human trafficking and prostitution sometimes overlap, “human trafficking and prostitution a(...)