The News Corporation phone hacking scandal continues to determine events, as a second senior police officer has been forced to resign.
John Yates, the UK's top counter-terrorism officer has quit, leaving the leadership of the Metropolitian Police in turmoil.
The British Prime Minister David Cameron is to cut short his trip to Africa and will return to Britain to address the crisis.
Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from London.
Source: Al Jazeera