Two female politicians and a Berlin madam were pictured clinking their champagne glasses in celebration. “Nobody employs prostitutes in Germany,” says Beretin.
None of the authorities I spoke to had ever heard of a prostitute suing for payment, either.
Iceland has followed suit, and France and Ireland look set to do the same.
So business is booming, I say to Michael Beretin, a partner in the company. ” he laughs, his £100,000 Audemars Piguet watch glinting in the light of the pierced metal lamps.Her bill was voted through by the European Parliament on 26 February, formally establishing the EU’s position on the issue.A few days later, on Monday, a cross-party report in Britain also recommended the model.Beretin, a shamelessly flirtatious man with a grin like Jack Nicholson’s Joker and a habit of slipping between English and German mid-sentence, is about to open the 15,000 square foot, 4.5 million-euro Paradise Saarbrücken. It’s six o’clock in the evening at Paradise and about thirty men are padding about the swirly red carpet in wine-coloured towelling robes and green plastic slippers. One is cuddling up to a pot-bellied man on a day bed.It’s modelled on the Stuttgart flagship, which he invites us to visit on a day blighted by icy, spitty rain. Several are clustered together, looking bored in their black glitter basques and hot pink fishnets, waiting for it to get busier.