Past Political Scrapes And Scandals


English prostitute Monica Coghlan on the four-poster bed in her... News Photo1980-1989,Adult,Adults Only,Archival,Bed,Bedroom,Color Image,England,Four-Poster Bed,Full Length,High Heels,Horizontal,Looking At Camera,Mini Skirt,One Person,One Woman Only,Prostitute,Prostitution,Rochdale - England,Sitting,Social Issues,UK,WomenPhotographer Collection: Premium Archive 2007 Getty ImagesEnglish prostitute Monica Coghlan (1951 - 2001) on the four-poster bed in her bedroom at home in Rochdale, January 1987. In 1987, English Conservative politician Jeffrey Archer won a libel case against the Daily Star newspaper after it alleged he had slept with Coghlan. It later emerged that he had perjured himself at the trial and this led to Archer's imprisonment in 2001. (Photo by Tom Stoddart/Getty Images)