Rhodri Marsden's Interesting Objects no.85: The character is worth some $7bn to its owners, the Japanese company Sanrio – although according to Time magazine she is a “polarising cult figure”
Police have said the man may have directed the bombing of the Erawan Shrine
It is not clear if the apparent confession would carry legal weight in court
After this week’s deadly attack, Simon Calder assesses the risks and offers his advice
Something to Declare
Bangkok and its surrounding provinces will be subject to the decree for 60 days
The explosion in the Thai capital city left the protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban unharmed
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters brought parts of Bangkok to a standstill as part of an attempt to shut down the city and force the resignation of Thailand’s prime minister.
Government order puts an end to days of violent clashes, but protest leader vows to fight on until Prime Minister stands down
Thai government has been the target of mass protests in Bangkok since it pushed a bill to pardon Thaksin of a corruption conviction and give amnesty to thousands of other politically related cases between 2004 and 2013.
Mr Conley was travelling with his partner when he was swept away while swimming, a friend had raised £30,000 to fund the search
Thai winter sun
Men protest their innocence after conviction for taking part in botched plan allegedly aimed at Israeli diplomats in Bangkok
The winger has impressed on pre-season tour
The club are currently on tour down under
The Blues have been linked with a move for the unsettled Uruguay striker