Former first minister Ian Paisley "cast an influential shadow over three generations", guests at a memorial service in Belfast are told.
North and South Korea briefly exchange gunfire over their heavily fortified border, in the second such incident in over a week, officials say.
The German government must increase investment to improve competitiveness, says finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.
A man has been rescued from a burning house in California in the US.
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on why pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong see the Mong Kok district as key to their movement.
There were spectacular scenes in Yuctan, Mexico, this Saturday for the final event of the 2014 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders".
The 34th Beijing International Marathon goes ahead despite concerns about "hazardous" air quality, with many runners resorting to wearing face masks.
People who post abusive messages online could face up to two years in jail under new laws proposed by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.
Catholic gay rights groups express dismay at the rejection by bishops of proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, backed by Pope Francis.
Authorities in West Africa are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak which has already claimed thousands of lives in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
Rescue teams in Nepal say there are no trekkers left stranded, after completing their search for survivors of a devastating Himalayan storm.
Virginia state police say they have found a body which could be that of Hannah Graham, a British-born student missing since 13 September.
When Islamic State militants swept across northern Iraq during the summer, people from Christian communities were threatened with death if they refused to convert to Islam.
Italian Valentino Rossi wins the Australian MotoGP as Britain's Bradley Smith takes third, his first podium finish.
Serena Williams criticises Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev for making "sexist and racist" comments.
Sweden has boosted its military presence in the Stockholm Archipelago, amid rising tension between Russia and Scandinavian countries over the Ukraine crisis.
Bermudians are clearing up the damage after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo felled trees and downed power lines on the small Atlantic island.
New calls for US to end crippling embargo of Cuba
An inquiry into the rape conviction of footballer Ched Evans is to be fast-tracked by the body that examines potential miscarriages of justice.