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Egypt court orders Hosni Mubarak to be freed on bail

21 August 2013 Last updated at 22:46 BST

An Egyptian court has ordered the release on bail of former President Hosni Mubarak in a corruption case.

Reports from Cairo suggest he may be freed from prison on Thursday.

The 85-year-old still faces charges of complicity in the killing of protesters during the uprising that forced him from power in 2011.

Quentin Somerville reports from Cairo.

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