NDP Secretary General: Time for Mubarak to 'step aside'

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak is to make an address on national television, amid suggestions that he is preparing to step down.

It comes on the 17th day of protests against his 30-year rule.

Secretary General of the ruling National Democratic Party, Hossan Badrawi spoke to the BBC saying it was time for Mr Mubarak to 'step aside'.