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.
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
- 1 Paul Scholes: Manchester City were so good against Liverpool I felt like turning the television off
- 2 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 3 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'
- 4 Homer Simpson takes the ALS ice bucket challenge because of course he does
- 5 Hello Kitty is not a cat after all