For a short while, anyway, that is likely to change. People will be more careful about how they get home. Beirut may be relatively safe but – as in any big city across the world – this murder is a reminder of the dangers. Josie Ensor, the Daily Telegraph’s correspondent in Beirut, says the case has left foreign residents in the city unsettled. Speaking to the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme she said Beirut is a “very tight-knit community, so when something happens to one person, it feels quite close”.