The idyllic beaches have long attracted Brits but a growing number find themselves living rough, with drink problems and expired visas. Stephen Finch and Jamie Merrill report
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Thursday 06 December 2012
The only monarch older than Queen Elizabeth II?
Thursday 15 March 2012
A British man and his Thai wife have been robbed and beaten to death at a resort in southern Thailand.
Friday 18 November 2011
Police say disgruntled residents have set off a loud blast near a flood dike on Bangkok's border, apparently to highlight frustrations over their continued misery.
Monday 07 November 2011
Advancing pools of filthy water threatened the Thai capital's underground system today and surrounded the emergency headquarters set up to deal with flooding that has claimed more than 500 lives nationwide.
Monday 24 May 2010
The Prime Minister has extended a night-time curfew in the capital and said he will consider early elections only after the violence that has wracked the nation for the past two months is completely over.
Sunday 09 August 2009
Lawrence Osborne is in "headlong flight". Bangkok, he discovers, is the perfect asylum for one such as himself: broke, with no career and no prospects. What he does have is an "inquisitive loitering", useful since the "streets are cul-de-sacs so there is no point in having a direction".
Thursday 28 July 2005
Friday 10 September 2004
Friday 15 August 2003
Monday 18 May 1998
Tuesday 16 January 1996
Tuesday 04 July 1995
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Sunday 20 February 1994
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
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