Former Pc Gareth Gricks found dead on day he faced child sex charges

A former police officer has been found dead on the day he was due to be charged with a series of serious sexual offences.

A beach on the island of Koh Phangan off the coast of Koh Samui

Why are so many Westerners homeless in Thailand?

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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Simon Calder: How a minor prang became a major case of 'de-identification'

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A Thai Airways passenger plane takes off over a damaged Thai Airways Airbus A330-300 at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand

Thai Airways blacks out logo after skidding off runway: How to turn an accident into a PR disaster

Decision to protect the brand of the airline has done precisely the opposite

Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya skips court in death by dangerous driving case

An arrest warrant is being sought for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune after he failed to appear for his indictment in the hit-and-run death of a policeman, a prosecutor said.

How emerging markets raked in the money

More than $1.1trn (£705bn) has been pumped into emerging markets since 2008 as investors deterred by rock-bottom interest rates and money printing in the West sought higher returns, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said yesterday.

Thai court convicts Iranians for bungled Bangkok bomb plot

A Thai court has sentenced an Iranian man to life in prison and his compatriot to 15 years for their roles in a botched bomb plot exposed last year when an accidental explosion blew apart the Bangkok villa where they were staying.

May 2010: An anti-government 'Red Shirt' protester is detained by Thai security forces at a temple in Bangkok, Thailand

Troops killed six unarmed people in temple during Thai 'Red Shirt' protests, court rules

Victims were among around 90 who lost lives in 2010 when anti-government protesters took to Bangkok streets

Tom Daley: Marked out as a future media star after posing with Kate Moss at a photo shoot for Italian Vogue aged 15. TV career beckons after coaching role on hit celebrity diving show Splash! despite concern over outside commitments

Tom Daley to host TV travel adventure series on ITV

Olympic diving star Tom Daley is swapping backflips for backpacks as he heads around the world for a new TV series.

Luis Suarez meets fans after the match between Melbourne Victory and Liverpool in Australia

Luis Suarez transfer news: 'Why would you swap Liverpool to go to Arsenal?' - Brendan Rodgers tells striker that leaving Anfield would be a mistake

Liverpool boss wants Suarez to commit to the Reds after his latest attempt to try and fend off Arsenal in their pursuit of the striker

Badminton players Issara Bodin (R) and Jongjit Maneepong of Thailand celebrate

Badminton: Bizarre fight breaks out between London 2012 partners at the Canada Open

Bodin Issara of Thailand chased his former partner Maneepong Jongjit across two courts before throwing him to the floor and repeatedly punching and kicking him

Jose Mourinho confirmed that Chelsea had made an 'economic bid' for Wayne Rooney

Transfer news: David Moyes insists yet again that Wayne Rooney will not leave Manchester United in response to Jose Mourinho

The Chelsea boss had said that Rooney can ill-afford to be second choice at United in a World Cup year, but Moyes reiterates he will not be leaving

Petr Cech on the pre-season tour

Transfer news: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is a 'great player' says Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech

The Blues have made an offer in the region of £20m for Rooney

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The former Everton manager wants to build on his 'winning team'

John Terry and Jose Mourinho

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