The announcement of £300m in funding for a plan to map DNA profiles in a bid to fight health problems such as cancer features in several papers.
Tax workers in Northern Ireland are set to stage a one-day strike in an ongoing dispute over job cuts.
Israel and Hamas begin an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire on Friday morning, after 24 days of fighting.
A former army intelligence officer says he was ordered to stop investigating allegations of child sexual abuse at a Belfast boys' home in the 1970s.
Police have shot dead two suspects in the killing of the imam of China's largest mosque and captured another, state media say.
A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to receive a US aid worker infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa.
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 24 people and injures about 270 others.
Striking images from southern Taiwan
Ten coastal towns get £8.5m Government cash that will create nearly 1,400 jobs and help areas damaged by storms.
Trapped for years in a subculture of paedophiles
A woman who fled Sudan after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam has arrived in the US state of New Hampshire to start a new life.
A new gymnasium exclusively for dogs has opened up in Alexandria, Virginia.