The province of Lopburi, 150km north-east of Bangkok, is famous for the hundreds of crab-eating macaques that overrun its Old Town – including the 13th-century temple of Phra Prang Sam Yot.
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Monday 02 December 2013
Adelphi Theatre, London
Saturday 30 November 2013
I'm a little surprised that the question presumes that there is a correct way of eating sushi.
Saturday 23 November 2013
The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 in the Philippines and is likely to climb further.
Wednesday 20 November 2013
After the horror, life takes a small step towards normality in a city wracked by hunger and thirst
Wednesday 20 November 2013
The TV stars face a mass of creepy crawlies on tonight's show
Thursday 14 November 2013
Desperate survivors in the Philippines looted shops and dug up water pipes in a bid to find food, medicine and water
Typhoon Haiyan: National state of calamity declared in Philippines as international relief workers struggle to reach survivors
Monday 11 November 2013
Authorities say at least 9.7 million people across 41 provinces have been affected
Sunday 10 November 2013
If the name John Christopher is not familiar, try Stanley Winchester, Hilary Ford, William Godfrey, William Vine, Peter Graaf, Anthony Rye or his birth-name, Sam Youd. Was there ever an author with so many pseudonyms?
Monday 14 October 2013
A response to Owen Paterson: You can’t just genetically modify your way out of poverty
Sunday 13 October 2013
Environmental groups fighting against the use of GM crops in Africa and Asia are “wicked” and potentially condemning millions of people to a premature death, the Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, says today.
Sunday 06 October 2013
Film critic who became an acclaimed screenwriter and director
Friday 04 October 2013
Wednesday 04 September 2013
The country's march out of poverty has changed its diet, and the result could be devastating
The biggest welfare programme in history: Indian government gives 800 million citizens a 'legal right' to cheap food in new bill
Tuesday 03 September 2013
£13bn scheme immediately condemned by business community who claim the country cannot afford it
Theatre review: Profumo, the Musical - This crass production should leave Andrew Lloyd Webber with nothing to fear
Monday 02 September 2013
You wait years for a musical about the Profumo Affair and then along come two in quick succession. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the scandal, in which the liaison between the Minister of War and a call girl who was concurrently sleeping with the naval attache at the Russian embassy, rocked the Establishment and helped to bring down the Tory government of Harold Macmillan.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'