It's a scandal! Illicit sex, spying, embezzlement, perjury and murder conspiracies — from Profumo to Jeremy Thorpe, why are politicians so very self-destructive?

After that, the public never again gave politicians ‘the benefit of the doubt’. Nineteen-year-old Christine Keeler was easily and callously seduced by the womanising John Profumo, Secretary of State for War, who ‘gave her a surreptitious grope behind ...

Christine Keeler, model at heart of sex-and-espionage Profumo scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, dies at 75

London: Christine Keeler, the central figure in the sex-and-espionage Profumo scandal that rocked Cold War Britain and brought down a Conservative government, has died at 75. In a Facebook post, son Seymour Platt said Keeler died Monday at a hospital near ...