Opponents of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Tahrir Square, Egypt
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Egypt awaits army statement after deadline passes

Egyptians are awaiting a televised statement on the country's political crisis, as a deadline set by the army for a resolution to the turmoil passed.

President Mohammed Morsi has repeated his offer of a consensus government, but still refuses to step down.

A spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood, to which Mr Morsi belongs, tweeted that a "full military coup" was under way.

Emily Buchanan reports.

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