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'Thanks To The Internet, Self-Harm Is Becoming Mainstream,' Warns Priory Group Doctor

Self-harm is becoming mainstream and no longer secret or taboo; instead it is something to share on blogs, forums and chat rooms, a doctor from a …

Italy may hike tax on government bonds

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy may increase taxes on coupons pocketed by Italian savers on government debt, new Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s chief of staff Graziano Delrio said in a television interview.<p>Renzi confirmed on Monday his government would consider raising taxes on gains from financial …

Netanyahu tells Merkel Iran is greatest threat to world security

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday that Iran’s nuclear programme was the biggest threat to global security.<p>Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem February 9, …

Facebook CEO riding high - for now, after WhatsApp deal

SAN FRANCISCO/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg took a victory lap at the world’s largest mobile technology conference in Barcelona on Monday, after beating out Google Inc in a $19 billion acquisition of free messaging service WhatsApp. But he faces bigger …

Credit Suisse to face U.S. Senate panel on tax dodging

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief of Swiss bank Credit Suisse Group AG CSGN.VX (CS.N) will square off on Wednesday against U.S. Senator Carl Levin as the veteran congressional investigator releases his latest findings on offshore tax evasion.<p>The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at an office …

LinkedIn jumpstarts China expansion with Chinese language site

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Professional social networking website LinkedIn Corp launched a Chinese language version of its website on Monday, a move that could jumpstart its expansion into the world’s largest Internet market by users even as the company acknowledged it will have to police what some …

Pakistani village gives girls pioneering sex education class

JOHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - In neat rows, the Pakistani girls in white headscarves listened carefully as the teacher described the changes in their bodies. When the teacher asked what they should do if a stranger touched them, the class erupted.<p>“Scream!” one called out.<p>“Bite!” another …

Arrest of son of 'Shorty' Guzman aide led to Mexico kingpin's capture

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The arrest of the son of Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman’s deputy at the U.S.-Mexico border was an important break in the operation that led to the drug lord’s capture, a senior U.S. law enforcement official said on Sunday.<p>Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman (L) is escorted by …

Western Union faces probe for fraud-induced money transfers

(Reuters) - Money-transfer company Western Union Co (WU.N) is being probed by the Federal Trade Commission and a U.S. district court over fraud-induced money transfers, the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday.<p>A Western Union branch is seen in New York July 30, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon …

All warnings of danger to life from flooding along the River Thames have been downgraded by the Environment Agency. But people are still urged to be vigilant, with high water levels expected to remain owing to more rain. http://bbc.in/1betbrJ

Could #Seattle be the next Silicon Valley? http://bbc.in/1gNU4SK When it comes to technology, the "Emerald City" punches above its weight. Amazon is based there and Microsoft's nearby, helping spur a vibrant tech cluster. Richard Taylor, our North America technology correspondent, visits the seaport city to see how it compares with its Californian counterpart. VIDEO: 'Gaming university' founder sets out his plans http://bbc.in/1gNU4SM

Ukraine crisis: 'Protesters should stay in square'

Opposition leader Vitaly Klitschko has said it is right that protesters keep up their presence in the streets, saying Saturday's events were "just a step".<p>Speaking to the BBC's Steve Rosenberg, he said he thought they should not clear until "we start to reform," saying the country still had to …

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