7 December 2014
Last updated at 12:11
The British Embassy in Cairo has suspended public services for security reasons, the Foreign Office has confirmed.
A spokeswoman would not confirm the nature of the security issue, but said staff were working with Egyptian officials to enable work to resume.
The British Consulate-General in Alexandria is operating as normal, the Foreign Office website said.
Alternative arrangements are in place for some embassy services.
They can be viewed on the Foreign Office website.