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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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.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
The summer’s flown by and September is around the corner, so make sure their bags are stocked for the first day of term
Friday 09 August 2013
For those who use them, food banks are a lifeline. Emily Dugan talks to some of those on the breadline in Tower Hamlets
Thursday 25 July 2013
White housemate flipped black contestant's mattress over before goading her saying 'What you gon' do, girl?'
In pictures: Arsenal players dress up as Samurai Warriors and make sushi on pre-season tour in Japan
Thursday 25 July 2013
Lukas Podolski and Per Mertesacker wield swords on pre-season tour
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Swatch clocks up rise in profits
Monday 22 July 2013
More first-timers and more women are joining the upper ranks of Britain’s biggest companies, offering fresh evidence that the make-up of blue-chip boardrooms is changing for good.
Friday 19 July 2013
A face full of snails might not be your average person's idea of an expensive salon treatment, but that's just what Japan's high society have been shelling out for lately - at a cost of £65 for a five minute session.
Friday 12 July 2013
Martha-Renee Kolleh overcame a tragic upbringing in her native Liberia to build a life here. No wonder she had the courage to stand up to prejudice
Friday 05 July 2013
Recently, I had a fantastic, almost spiritual, experience with a slaphead in a framing shop. I love watching people work at the best of times, but there was something really amazing about watching this bald craftsman getting his hands on a print and thumbing it into a stained-cherry-wood rectangle. It was quite emotional.
Monday 01 July 2013
Mr Hung was stunned that someone had kept his bones for so long, but happy that when the time comes, they will be buried with him
Friday 21 June 2013
There appears to be growing consensus that GM is safe and the benefits huge
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Postcard from... Lisbon
Saturday 15 June 2013
Photographer Ulrich Mack accompanied Kennedy on the entire trip. The results, published this month as Kennedy in Berlin, have mostly never been seen before and are an astonishing record of a watershed moment, says John Walsh.
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 3 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 4 UK weather: 'Coldest night of the year' tonight as freezing temperatures plummet to -10C
- 5 Game of Thrones is most-pirated TV show of 2014