Cyberchondria and cyberhoarding: is internet fuelling new conditions? | Society

The internet could be fuelling a rise in new conditions such as cyberchondria and cyberhoarding, experts have warned. While researchers say most internet use is benign, it can lead some people to develop problems. Now experts are calling for more research to understand the range of problems that exist, who might be at risk, and …

Donald Trump Responds to Taylor Swift’s Democratic Endorsement With Patronizing Remark

Advertisement – Continue Reading Below “In the past I’ve been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years, I feel very differently about that now,” she started. “I always have and always will cast my vote based on which …

Report: UK poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

This undated handout image issued by Bellingcat shows photos of Dr Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin, the man the investigative website have alleged was who travelled to Salisbury under the alias Alexander Petrov, over the years. The investigative group Bellingcat is reporting that one of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-spy in England is …

Website names second suspect in Skripal poisoning case | UK news

The investigative website Bellingcat has identified the second suspect responsible for poisoning Sergei Skripal as Alexander Mishkin, a doctor working for Russia’s GRU military spy agency. The website said it had tracked down Mishkin’s real identity after obtaining a scanned copy of his actual passport. It had confirmed details with people who knew him and …

Dakota Johnson and Chris Martin Are Reportedly Having a Baby

Getty ImagesChristopher Polk Well, here’s a surprise: Chris Martin and Dakota Johnson are reportedly having a baby together. TMZ reports that the couple, who have been together a year, had a gender reveal party Sunday. Footage of balloons being released from Martin’s house seemingly announced they’re expecting a boy. Johnson’s parents Melanie Griffith and Don …

Bulgarian journalist killed after reporting on corruption

By Alison Mutler | AP October 8 at 2:07 PM BUCHAREST, Romania — Bulgarian police are investigating the rape, beating and slaying of a female television reporter whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of European Union funds in Bulgaria. Authorities discovered the body of 30-year-old Viktoria Marinova on …

‘She just ended her career’: Taylor Swift’s first foray into politics sparks praise and fury | Music

When pop megastar Taylor Swift publicly revealed her political leanings on Sunday night, praising two Democratic congressional candidates in her home state of Tennessee, she was breaking with a years-long policy of keeping her politics to herself. Her endorsements drew much praise, but also a fierce backlash: some white supremacists who have formed an odd …

Meghan Markle Helped Princess Eugenie With Royal Wedding Planning at Country House

Princess Eugenie looked a little beyond her immediate family to help plan her Friday nuptials to Jack Brooksbank and directly to the last royal bride to get married at St. George’s Chapel. The Daily Mail reports that none other than Meghan Markle has helped Eugenie with wedding planning. Apparently the discussion happened a month ago …

Vatican expert urges accountability at pope’s abuse summit

Archbishop Charles Scicluna speaks during a press conference to brief the media on the Synod of bishops, at the Vatican, Oct. 8, 2018. Scicluna told a press conference Monday that Pope Francis’ February summit with global church leaders should cover not just abuse prevention efforts but holding bishops accountable when they fail to protect their …

Facebook’s UK tax bill rises to £15.8m – but it is still just 1% of sales | Technology

Facebook paid £15.8m in tax in the UK last year after making a profit of £62.7m on record British sales of £1.27bn. The social media giant’s accounts show that while Facebook increased its UK income by more than 50% in 2017, its pre-tax profits remained similar to 2016. Accounts filed at Companies House show that …