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Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters brought parts of Bangkok to a standstill as part of an attempt to shut down the city and force the resignation of Thailand’s prime minister.
"This is a fantastic challenge and I am looking forward to life in Thailand with my family," Bothroyd says upon signing the deal
Anti-government protesters determined to unseat Thailand's prime minister surrounded a Bangkok sports stadium on Monday in an unsuccessful attempt to block political parties from registering for February elections.
Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch, granted an audience and gave a short speech at his Palace compound in Hua Hin, where hundreds of senior politicians, military officials and civil servants gathered to mark the monarch's 86th birthday.
Britain's biggest supermarket chain reports a fresh dip in sales in all key markets
Government order puts an end to days of violent clashes, but protest leader vows to fight on until Prime Minister stands down
Protesters in Thailand stormed onto the grounds of the national army headquarters on Friday, breaking into their latest high-profile target in a bid to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Ruling says Thailand 'under an obligation to withdraw from territory'
'Larger-than-life' Malaysian company boss known as Fat Leonard is alleged to have worked with the commander of the Navy to move vessels around 'like chess pieces'
A former police officer has been found dead on the day he was due to be charged with a series of serious sexual offences.
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
Olympic diving star Tom Daley is swapping backflips for backpacks as he heads around the world for a new TV series.
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
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
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