The US had no prior knowledge of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 350 people, the American ambassador has said, despite local claims that foreign officials had been warned an attack was looming.
Prime Minister Theresa May will attend the Belfast funeral of murdered journalist Lyra McKee today.
Microchips will be placed in packets of exam papers this summer as part of efforts to stop tests being leaked online, an exam board has said.
A buzzer-beating three-pointer from Damian Lillard earned the Portland Trail Blazers a place in the second round of the NBA play-offs as his side clinched a narrow 118-115 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Another visitor to the Grand Canyon National Park has died after falling 200ft over the edge.
Rail passengers should not be allowed to board long-distance trains without a reservation, according to Virgin Group.
The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka has risen to 359 and more suspects have been arrested, police in Colombo have said.
A court in Hong Kong has handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to eight leaders of the major 2014 pro-democracy protests after they were found guilty of public nuisance offences.
No rules will be introduced targeting the eligibility of Netflix films at the Oscars, the Academy has said.
US president Donald Trump’s long-awaited state visit to the UK in June features heavily in Wednesday’s papers.