Following a short period of illness, Pope John Paul II died on 2 April 2005. He was the second longest-serving head in the history of the Roman Catholic church, holding the papacy for almost 27 years.

This page contains presentational pics of how his illness and death were covered by domestic UK and international media.

BBC

ITV

Sky

S4C / BBC Cymru

Five News / Sky

GMTV

CNN International

Fox

Euronews