Saturday, March 11, 2006

Scandal-tainted John Profumo dead at 91

'John Profumo, the former British Cabinet minister whose liaison with a prostitute nearly brought down a government after revelations that the call girl was also involved with a Soviet spy, has died. He was 91. Profumo died late Thursday, surrounded by his family at London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, said its spokesman, Mark Purcell. Profumo had been admitted there two days earlier after suffering a stroke...' More / Manchester Online report


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