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The Daily Mail, May 5, 2015

Two days after finding out that "It's a girl," the world now knows what to call the second child of Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge: the baby Princess of Cambridge is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

The British tabloids had plenty of fodder interpreting the choice, with the Daily Mail declaring that the third name was what mattered most. "For The Mother He Lost," was the daily's headline, referring to Lady Diana, who was killed in a Paris car crash in 1997. The naming showed Prince William's commitment "to ensure the attempts by a ruthless Establishment to airbrush his mother from her place in royal history are not just stalled but halted in their tracks."

At the same time, it appears the first name of the baby, Charlotte, has been chosen in honor of Lady Diana's estranged husband, and William's father, Prince Charles and her second name, Elizabeth, after the current Queen of England, her great-grandmother.

The four-day-old girl is now fourth in line to succeed Queen Elizabeth on the throne, after her grandfather, father, two-year-old brother, Prince George, and just before her uncle, Prince Harry.


ABOUT THE SOURCE: The Daily Mail is a leading daily tabloid in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1896 and is based in London.

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Face In The Mirror: Dutch Hairdressers Trained To Recognize Domestic Violence

Early detection and accessible help are essential in the fight against domestic violence. Hairdressers in the Dutch province of North Brabant are now being trained to identify when their customers are facing abuse at home.

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TILBURG — The three hairdressers in the bare training room of the hairdressing company John Beerens Hair Studio are absolutely sure: they have never seen signs of domestic violence among their customers in this city in the Netherlands. "Or is that naïve?"

When, a moment later, statistics appear on the screen — one in 20 adults deals with domestic violence, as well as one or two children per class — they realize: this happens so often, they must have victims in their chairs.

All three have been in the business for years and have a loyal clientele. Sometimes they have customers crying in the chair because of a divorce. According to Irma Geraerts, 45, who has her own salon in Reusel, a village in the North Brabant region, they're part-time psychologists. "A therapist whose hair I cut explained to me that we have an advantage because we touch people. We are literally close. The fact that we stand behind people and make eye contact via the mirror also helps."

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