Anne Enright's The Gathering won the Booker last night. Note to self: leave a copy in flat for future tenants as obscure in-joke - narrator has same name as landlady. In other news, Turkey considers invading Iraq to fight terrorism. And:
The Dalai Lama, for his part, seemed unconcerned about China's furious reaction to both his award of the congressional gold medal and his half-hour meeting with Mr Bush.
"That always happens," he told reporters today outside his hotel.