The number of sex offenders out on the streets of the West Midlands dwarfs the number currently serving time for their sick crimes.
It first opened to thirsty punters more than 120 years ago – and now a working men’s club in the Black Country is staking its claim to being the oldest one left in the UK.
It is one of the darkest chapters in human history. At least 1.1 million prisoners died at Auschwitz – mostly Jews, but also others including Polish political prisoners, Soviet prisoners of war, Gipsy families, homosexuals and people with disabilities.
Offering services from postage stamps to passport checks, they have stood at the centre of their communities for many years.