An Egyptian court has cleared ousted President Hosni Mubarak of charges related to corruption, and dropped the case against him for his involvement in killing protesters during the 2011 revolt that removed him from power.
Mubarak's interior minister Habib el-Adly and six aides were also cleared of charges related to the killing of protesters in 2011.
Fifteen people were arrested overnight in Ferguson after taking part in protests against a decision not to indict the white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager.
Tensions escalated after police said protesters began illegally blocking an avenue.
A group of around 100 protesters had marched down the avenue towards the city's police and fire departments chanting, blocking traffic and stopping in front of businesses. One protester said:
There were more protests across the US last night over the decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson over the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
As well as more disturbances in Ferguson itself, crowds gathered in the Californian cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles to voice their discontent at the grand jury's decision.
Today: Dry and mild across southern parts of the UK with sunny spells. It will be cloudier further north with patchy rain or drizzle, heavy at times across the northeast, and later the northwest.
Tonight: Rain will fragment and move southeastwards towards northern England with clearer spells following by dawn. It will stay dry further south with mist and fog forming.
Sunday: Mostly dry with fog clearing slowly across parts of southern Britain. Some sunshine across the north and west, although patchy rain is possible in southeastern England later. Colder than Saturday.
Cricket Australia have announced the postponement of the national team's first test against India following the death of batsman Phillip Hughes.
Photos of shoppers queuing for 'Black Saturday' bargains have been posted on social media, with stores set to open their doors within minutes.
Shoppers have already begun queuing outside Asda stores with the supermarket's 'Black Friday' deals set to launch at 8am, according to social media.
In a speech later Gordon Brown is expected to say it is time to 'reset politics' beyond the 'old issues of constitutional change'.-
The Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath MP is to address the annual meeting of Scottish Labour councillors in Glasgow this morning.