The mother of a man who went missing on a golfing trip exactly 10 years ago says she has not given up hope of seeing him again.
Campaigners want it to be made illegal for adults to send sexual messages to children.
Two developers are considering submitting planning applications for another 1,000 student flats in Belfast city centre.
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.
Anger over the EU's demands for an extra £1.7bn from the UK and tributes to the late pop star Alvin Stardust feature in Friday's newspapers.
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.
Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.
Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.
The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.
The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.
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