Evening top 5: Pat Hickey to return to Ireland; BBC honours Terry Wogan; and Nike's self-lacing shoes

The top stories this Wednesday night

Pat Hickey to return to Ireland from Brazil for medical treatment

A judge in Brazil has allowed former head of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) Pat Hickey to return to Ireland for medical treatment.

This is on the condition he pays bail of €410,000.

Judge Juliana Leal de Melo, of a special Olympic court in Rio de Janeiro, ruled on Wednesday that the former OCI president’s passport could be returned to him.

BBC renames London building to honour Irish broadcaster Terry Wogan

The BBC has announced its Western House in central London is to be renamed Wogan House, in houour of Terry Wogan.

The newly-named building is home to BBC Radio 2, where Limerick-born Wogan first worked over 40 years ago.

During his time there he hosted the Radio 2 breakfast show between 1972-1984 and 1993-2009 - closing his last broadcast with the words: "Thank you for being my friend".

Major pay increases would hurt social welfare payments, Varadkar warns

A Cabinet minister has warned that major pay increases could be "repeating the mistakes of the past".

Leo Varadkar says increases to private sector wages could make Ireland less competitive and result in jobs actually being lost.

And as unions indicate plans for a 4% pay increase next year, he also warned about unsustainable demands.

Stephen Elliott remembers the Roy Keane that saved Sunderland's skins in 2006-07

A good pre-season doesn't always bode well for a new season.

And that's exactly what Sunderland discovered at the dawn of the 2006-07 season.

The Black Cats had just been relegated from the Premier League after finishing bottom, a full 15 points behind the 19th place side.

Club chairman and former Ireland striker Niall Quinn had taken on the head coaching role at a club where he was fondly looked upon by supporters after performing tirelessly up front.

Price and release date for Nike's self-lacing shoes announced

Clothing firm Nike have announced their self-lacing shoes will go on sale from December 1st.

The HyperAdapt 1.0 features what the company calls "adaptive lacing".

The shoe translates research in digital, electrical and mechanical engineering - and was made famous by 1989's 'Back to the Future Part II'.