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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Examiner to address Ferguson teen autopsy findings

The family of an unarmed teenager shot dead by police in Ferguson Missouri, is to address a conference along with medical examiner Dr Michael Baden, after the New York Times reported the preliminary results of Michael Brown's autopsy.

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