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Beauty and the Geek, E4 - TV review: revenge of the nerds as

An E4 show called Beauty and the Geek, used to be a guilty pleasure of mine. Guilty because while I enjoyed the spectacle of paired-up strangers bringing out the best in one another other, I didn't enjoy the reductive labelling or the sexist gender division whereby the "geek" was always a man and the "beauty" was always a woman.

Mass corruption trial opens

Ninety-five defendants, including two former mayors, packed a court in the southern Spanish city of Malaga yesterday for the opening of one of Spain's biggest corruption trials.