A great submission from Babagannouj:

Villagers were left fearing for their lives after arsonists torched five cars in a single street.

Firefighters described the scene as ‘something out of downtown Beirut’ when they tackled the blazing motors yesterday morning.

In case you are wondering, this is what downtown Beirut looks like to the citizens of Worcestershire:

Villagers rude awakening as arsonists torch row of cars on driveways

Villagers' rude awakening as arsonists torch row of cars on driveways

I’m sorry but this is absolutely not downtown Beirut. In Lebanon, we wouldn’t hit the streets at 3am, under the cover of darkness, to ignite a few cars and run. We’d, under the cover of political connections, light a car and stay around to keep fanning the flames. That’s how we do it:

THE BATTLE FOR BEIRUT RAGES ON

THE BATTLE FOR BEIRUT RAGES ON