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Irish priest recognised as 'Blessed'

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 9:26pm
Pope Francis approves the beatification a Jesuit priest from Dublin for his work with the sick and dying in the early 20th century.

VIDEO: Thousands sing You'll Never Walk Alone

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 8:54pm
Thousands of people have sung the Liverpool FC anthem You'll Never Walk Alone at a vigil in memory of those who died in the Hillsborough disaster

Thousands attend Hillsborough vigil

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 8:54pm
Thirty thousand people gather in Liverpool for a vigil remembering the Hillsborough disaster, the day after the inquests concluded the 96 victims were unlawfully killed.

Final TV leaders' debate begins

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 8:32pm
Party leaders begin their final live television debate before the assembly election.

British Cycling 'not in crisis'

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 8:26pm
British Cycling chief Ian Drake tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan his organisation is not in crisis, despite Shane Sutton's exit.

VIDEO: Children's human arrow helps catch suspects

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 7:50pm
A group of quick-thinking children helped a police helicopter by forming a human arrow pointing to where they thought the two suspected burglars had gone.

US central bank keeps rates on hold

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 7:36pm
The US Federal Reserve has kept interest rates between 0.25% and 0.5%, the rate its held since December.

Mars landing by 2018 says SpaceX

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 6:42pm
Billionaire Elon Musk plans to send his Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018.

Brain's 'atlas' of words revealed

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 6:38pm
Scientists in the US have mapped out how the brain organises language.

Couple in 'wrong' Birmingham blunder

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 6:36pm
A couple book a holiday to Las Vegas, only to discover on arrival at Birmingham Airport they had mistakenly booked to fly from Birmingham Alabama.

Morgan offers no academy concessions

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 6:25pm
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan offered MPs no compromises over controversial plans to force all of England's schools to become academies.

VIDEO: Aerials show huge Liverpool vigil

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 6:23pm
Thousands attend a vigil in Liverpool to remember the 96 people who died in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

Putin scolds space officials over delay

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 6:16pm
Russia's president urges space officials to fix "hitches" after travelling across the country to see the first rocket launch from a new cosmodrome - only for it to be delayed.

Diptych worth £5m among 'saved' works

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 6:04pm
The left wing of a 14th Century diptych worth over £5m is revealed to be among five treasures that were stopped from leaving the UK in the last year.

Father guilty of killing baby son

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 5:54pm
A father killed his nine-month-old son by violently shaking him and causing catastrophic injuries, a jury decides.

Sutton quits amid discrimination claims

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 5:45pm
British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton resigns amid claims of sexism and discrimination towards GB cyclists.

Thomas third after Kittel wins stage

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 5:43pm
Britain's Geraint Thomas moves into third overall as Marcel Kittel wins the first stage of the Tour de Romandie.

Police chief suspended over Hillsborough

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 5:43pm
South Yorkshire Police's chief constable David Crompton is suspended in the wake of the Hillsborough inquest findings.

Child car seat rules 'being reviewed'

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 5:35pm
Child car seat safety regulations are in the process of being updated, but no decisions have been made, the government says.

VIDEO: Team GB unveils Rio 2016 kit

BBC World News - Wed, 27/04/2016 - 5:26pm
Team GB athletes have unveiled their Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympics kit, designed by Stella McCartney.

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