City sleazers

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It isn't just London's estate agents who are popping champagne corks this month.

"People are feeling better about life... City folk are getting their bonuses again, we see a lot bankers in here these days". So said the head of the Spearmint Rhino chain of strip clubs in Britain, John Specht, last month. "We took just shy of £500,000 in January, traditionally a quiet month, around double what we generated at the same time in 2009."