Private funeral for Ian Paisley.

The family of Ian Paisley will gather for his funeral later.

His son the Reverend Kyle Paisley will lead a family service at the home of the North's former First Minister in east Belfast, before the funeral in County Down.

Mr Paisley, who died on Friday at the age of 88, requested the ceremony and burial be private.

Politicians will pay tribute to him at a special sitting of the Northern Assembly later.