Former French minister says: Wear lipstick and you lose credibility

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Rachida Dati, who wants to be mayor of Paris, says she is nothing like her pin-up image and claims powerful women are given a hard time in France.

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'I’ve got a new BlackBerry,” says Rachida Dati, who’s frowning at it as I’m ushered into her panelled office in the 7th arrondissement, of which she is mayor, reports The Daily Telegraph.