Tried to eat worst approximation of full English breakfast ever made available on offer in a hotel restaurant. Only just managed the fried egg, but even the toast is grim, with all the texture of pre-chewed gum stuck under a desk for five days. Also, looks like everyone is suffering from the fish.

US Indecision 2000 spinning into buffoonery. First recounts are allowed, then they aren’t. Now we wait until Tuesday to find out which. Letterman has it right - the best thing about this is that neither Bush nor Gore are currently president. Imagine some Americans are saying ‘Cheque please’ and leaving before a pointless five year term begins in January.