Thousands of protesters rallying against the Lebanese political elite blocked roads in central Beirut, preventing politicians from reaching the parliament and forcing the postponement of a legislative session.
A man has been sentenced to death in the case of a British woman who was raped and killed in Beirut nearly two years ago, Lebanon’s national news agency said.
Lebanese security forces have dragged away protesters who refused to move from roadblocks in central Beirut, to reopen roads closed during a campaign of civil disobedience.
Protesters sang Baby Shark to a frightened toddler after his mum asked them to keep the noise down.
Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in Lebanon’s major cities and towns demanding an end to corruption and the rule of the country’s political elite, in the largest anti-government protests yet in four days of demonstrations.
Dua Lipa has said meeting children uprooted by the conflict in Syria and learning of the difficulties refugees face was personal for her as her own parents once fled a war-torn region.
Aberdeen-born ex-Montrose winger Martin Boyle has scored his first goals for Australia.