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The explosion in the Thai capital city left the protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban unharmed 

Hughes toils on rocky foundations of divided City to build for future

The Eastlands manager is facing the grim prospect of a relegation battle despite the club's riches.

Opposition leader educated at Eton is new Thai PM

An Oxford-educated fan of Newcastle United Football Club, who also has a taste for Albert Camus, has been elected Thailand's third prime minister in as many months – a position heavy with challenges and political uncertainty.

Opposition leader becomes new Thai PM

Parliament named opposition party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva as Thailand's new prime minister today as supporters of the former government attempted to block the building following the vote.

Protesters lift Thai airports siege

Victorious anti-government protesters lifted their siege of Bangkok's two airports today while the ousted government's leaders met to decide on a caretaker prime minister to lead Thailand.

Victory for opposition as court ousts Thai PM

Protesters to end airport blockade after ruling

Court ruling brings down Thai government

A court today dissolved Thailand's top three ruling parties for electoral fraud and banned the prime minister from politics for five years, bringing down a government that has faced months of strident protests seeking its ousting.

Thousands still stranded as empty planes leave Thai airport

Empty planes were flying out of Thailand's main international airport today while thousands of tourists remained stranded in the country.

Pro-government rally raises the heat in Thai power struggle

Declaring their love of democracy, supporters of the Prime Minister stage their own show of force as explosions rock the capital. Oliver Wright reports from Bangkok

Thai protesters overrun airport blockades

More than 100,000 tourists still stranded as the country remains paralysed by five-day siege. Oliver Wright reports from Bangkok

Thai protesters hit police and tighten grip on airport

Anti-government protesters tightened their grip on Bangkok's international airport today, attacking police checkpoints aimed at stopping more people from joining the blockade.

Riot police gather at besieged Thai airport

Dozens of riot police with truncheons and shields gathered at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport today after talks with anti-government protesters apparently failed to end a crippling blockade.

Police begin talks with Thai protesters

Thai police began talks with anti-government protesters blockading Bangkok's Don Muang airport today, a senior police officer said, and will move against them if negotiations fail to end the siege.

Thailand braced for bloody night to break airport siege

Security forces with new emergency powers surround PAD protesters

Thailand shuts down second airport

Thai authorities shut down Bangkok's second airport today after it was overrun by anti-government protesters, completely cutting off the capital from air traffic as the prime minister rejected their demands to resign, deepening the country's crisis.

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