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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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2017-02-17 Donald Trump

Turning On Trump?

Media Watch is still looking at reactions to and fallout from Donald Trump's press conference on Thursday. The US President has been putting a positive spin on things. But it...

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2017-02-16 Donald Trump

Trump's Tirade

MediaWatch gauges reaction to the latest news conference by US President Donald Trump. Many were shocked by the question and answer session, which became another chance for him...

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2017-02-15 NATO

Comedy & Journalism in the Age of Trump

MediaWatch looks at the call for NATO to reform, and it's not just the Trump administration that thinks it's long overdue. Plus, how Donald Trump is fuelling a golden era of...

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2017-02-14 White House

Michael Flynn: An Untenable Position

MediaWatch looks at reactions to the resignation of US National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn. Many critics are highlighting his statement calling for Hillary Clinton to be...

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2017-02-13 riots

Paris's Banlieues Are Burning

MediaWatch looks at the fallout from protests and riots that followed the violent arrest and alleged rape by police of a young man in a Paris suburb. Plus, a look at a startling...

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