Mourners gather for funeral of US teenager Michael Brown

Hundreds of people are gathering for the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed American teenager who was shot dead by police on 9th August.

Speaking ahead of the ceremony, the teen's father called for calm, saying: "We need a moment of silence on our son. We need peace on his going-away."

Three White House officials will attend the service.

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Demonstrators challenge US teen's shooting by police

Angry protesters continue to demonstrate after a teenager was shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri.

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The below demonstration took place as St. Louis County police chief Jon Belmar spoke to a press conference about the young man's death earlier today - with the shouts of "no justice, no peace" being picked up by microphones from the assembled press.

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