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Latest update : 2012-12-27

A perfect 10? Forget that. Ask for your date's credit score

There is a horrific trend in dating to watch out for as we enter Year End party mode: the "what's your credit score" question. The New York Times is reporting that looking for the Perfect 10 is out, your chick/dude's good standing with credit agencies is in. And a Doomsday party for optimists here in Paris turns to the future reckoning there are reasons to be cheerful.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2015-02-26 Syria

French MPs meet Assad, causing divisions in Paris

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We take a look inside the latest edition of "Charlie Hebdo". Also, what challenges now face the satirical weekly?

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2015-02-23 Oscars (Academy Awards)

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2015-02-20 Chelsea FC

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