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A prostitute advertises her wares behind red-lit windows in Amsterdam. Workers in the world's oldest profession are about to get a lesson in the harsh reality of Europe's new age of austerity. Amid budget cuts and falling revenues, the Dutch government has warned prostitutes to expect a visit from the tax man. (Associated Press)

A prostitute advertises her wares behind red-lit windows in Amsterdam. Workers in the world's oldest profession are about to get a lesson in the harsh reality of Europe's new age of austerity. Amid budget cuts and falling revenues, the Dutch government has warned prostitutes to expect a visit from the tax man. (Associated Press)

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