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# bangkok - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Thai police use water cannon to stop pro-democracy march to palace

Student-led rallies are calling for the removal of Thailand’s head of government.

# bangkok - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Thai protesters rally in their thousands ahead of parliamentary debate

The demonstration took place in Bangkok’s shopping district.

# bangkok - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Bangkok shuts down transport systems as protests continue

Pro-democracy activists have been using social media to assemble major rallies in Thailand’s capital.

# bangkok - Friday 16 October, 2020

Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency

The emergency was declared in the capital following months of protests.

# bangkok - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand

In a rare move, protests in Thailand have also targeted the monarchy in recent days.

# bangkok - Friday 2 August, 2019

Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits

The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.

# bangkok - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

UN says Saudi woman is genuine refugee, asks Australia to resettle her

The 18-year-old is fleeing from her family.

# bangkok - Monday 7 January, 2019

Saudi woman 'under the care' of UN agency

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun ran away from her family while travelling in Kuwait because they subjected her to physical and psychological abuse.

# bangkok - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back

The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over its

# bangkok - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Leicester City players arrive in Bangkok to pay final respects to club chairman

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was one of five people to die in a helicopter crash last weekend.

# bangkok - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Irish man dies in Thailand after kitesurfing accident

The man is reported to have been living in Thailand for some time.

# bangkok - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Funeral of beloved Thai king starts after a year of mourning

200,000 Thais had gathered around the Grand Palace to bid an emotional farewell.

# bangkok - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Extreme turbulence injures 27 on Aeroflot flight to Bangkok

Some passengers were slammed into the ceiling of the aircraft such was the force of the turbulence.

# bangkok - Thursday 30 March, 2017

An Irishman has died at a Bangkok airport

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance in the case.

# bangkok - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle Cracked Shell This post contains videos

Surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by Thai sea turtle

People had thrown the coins into her pool for good luck.

# bangkok - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Facebook Safety Check triggers false Bangkok bomb scare

The alert sparked panic in the Thai capital.

# bangkok - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Beloved Thai king, the world's longest-serving monarch, dies aged 88

It is a major test for the country’s generals, who seized power in 2014 vowing to restore stability after a decade of political chaos.

# bangkok - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Two Americans arrested after dismembered body found in Bangkok freezer

They were caught in possession of multiple passports, a cache of drugs and three guns.

# bangkok - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From The42 Kids, beer bottles and a public pool - how 14-year-old Laos swimmer trains for Rio Olympics Prodigy This post contains videos

Kids, beer bottles and a public pool - how 14-year-old Laos swimmer trains for Rio Olympics

Conditions are hardly ideal for Siri Budcharern Arun, one of just five athletes from the poor, communist state.

# bangkok - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

77-year-old man faces seven years in jail for giving flowers to protestors

The former teacher was unaware he was wanted by police until his arrest on Sunday.

# bangkok - Monday 7 September, 2015

Watch: Fireball streaking down from space shocks commuters in Bangkok

The sky was lit up by what’s thought to be a meteor.

# bangkok - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

# bangkok - Friday 21 August, 2015

Thai TV station apologises for re-enacting deadly bombing

Meanwhile, two potential suspects have been cleared.

# bangkok - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Thai PM says police investigating bombing should get tips from TV series Blue Bloods

Authorities said today it is “unlikely” the attack was carried out by international terrorists.

# bangkok - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

The hunt for the Bangkok bomber - what we know so far

The man, who “didn’t act alone”, “might be foreign or Thai” according to police.

# bangkok - Monday 17 August, 2015

Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured

Police confirm a bomb exploded in the downtown Chidlom district at about 7pm local time.

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# bangkok - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thai girl starts social media campaign to find Wexford lad who photobombed her selfie 21st Century Love

Thai girl starts social media campaign to find Wexford lad who photobombed her selfie

The girl met DCU student David Atkinson at a gig in Bangkok earlier this month – and she wants to find him again.

# bangkok - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From The42 He may be retired, but Paul Scholes can still make a fool of Jens Lehmann Still Got It This post contains videos

He may be retired, but Paul Scholes can still make a fool of Jens Lehmann

The former Manchester United midfielder was in top form during yesterday’s Global Legends Series.

# bangkok - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Thailand's coup leaders to hold ousted government to give them "time to think"

Thailand’s fragile democracy has been repeatedly stunted by 19 actual or attempted coups since 1932.

# bangkok - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Martial law declared as armed troops take to streets of Thailand

Gun-wielding soldiers and army vehicles have been seen in the heart of the capital’s retail and hotel district.

# bangkok - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today

Workers at a Bangkok scrap facility believed the device had been made safe.

# bangkok - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack

It comes a day after dozens were injured in an attack at an anti-government rally.

# bangkok - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

State of emergency declared in Bangkok as protests continue

As many as 5,000 protestors were gathered across five really points this morning.

# bangkok - Friday 17 January, 2014

Dozens wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest march

The anti-government movement said the explosion happened shortly before rally leader Suthep Thaugsuban was due to pass by.

# bangkok - Monday 13 January, 2014

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok

The demonstrators want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign to make way for an unelected “people’s council” that would oversee reforms.

# bangkok - Monday 9 December, 2013

Thailand set for elections as parliament is dissolved

Up to 100,000 protesters remain on the streets of Bangkok, calling for the complete ousting of the current government.

# bangkok - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok

Today, police have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters attempting to storm government buildings and overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

# bangkok - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Irishman in a coma flown home a month after serious fall in Thailand

Robbie Robinson’s accident has racked up a medical bill of over €90,000, which family and friends are fundraising to cover.

# bangkok - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The42 Darren Clarke wrestling with swing changes Problems

Darren Clarke wrestling with swing changes

The Northern Irishman says he is “starting to feel a lot better” about his game.

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