Egyptians outside the police academy in Cairo watch a live video feed of the trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and his sons in August 2011. An Egyptian court yesterday ordered Mubarak released from prison, saying all appeals by prosecutors to keep him behind bars had been exhausted. Photograph: Ed Ou/The New York Times

Egypt’s prosecutor will not appeal against yesterday’s court ruling to release ousted president Hosni Mubarak (85) from Tora prison where he has been (...)