Standing in the ruins of Beirut

Standing in the ruins of Beirut, President Macron warned Lebanon’s political leaders today that aid would not be delivered to “corrupt hands”. The French president, who flew in this morning to offer support in the wake of Tuesday’s port explosion, was mobbed as he toured the glass-strewn streets. The letter, published by the royal palace, did not mention where he would go, nor when exactly he would leave. Spanish media went into overdrive today about where Juan Carlos had fled as the palace refused to reveal further information. From Saturday, travellers returning to Germany from high-risk regions – currently most … Continue reading Standing in the ruins of Beirut