Suit: Sam's Tailor. 'They understand what I need - tapering down the back, padding in the shoulders and enough space for a microphone battery pack.'
Watch: Bulgari Diagono and Cartier Tank Francaise.
Fragrance: Hermes d'Orange Verte for Men (for day), Dolce & Gabbana By (for evening) and Ralph Lauren Black (for everything).
Movie: The Wings of the Dove.
On iPod: 'Everything ... but particularly Gotan Project, the Georgia Mass Choir, Teresa Teng [Lai-kwan], Luis Miguel and a lot of Stevie Wonder.'
Idols: 'My mum and dad. Who else?'
Last books read: Ten Episodes in China's Diplomacy by Qian Qichen, Letters to Olga by Vaclav Havel and The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi by Katherine Frank. 'I'm not a great fan of fiction, as you can see.'
On bedside table: 'Three alarm clocks for when I anchor the morning news.'
Most memorable interviews: 'Jimmy Choo, because good shoes are a lifelong investment; Daniel Libeskind, because Freedom Tower honours the spirit of September 11; and Lord Snowdon, because he inspired me to be the best.'
Can't live without: paper, pen and God.
Never leave home without: Hope. 'Because every day is a brand new day - and better than the last.'