Thailand

British Family Beaten Unconscious At Thai Tourist Hotspot

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK

Warning: Graphic content Three members of a British family were attacked and left unconscious in a popular tourist hotspot in Thailand. The woman, he...

What's a Typical Week for a Racing Driver?

Oliver Webb | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Webb

What's a typical week for a racing driver? Well, we don't have one! That's part of the reason I love what I do - no two days have to be the same. 5th January and that's it, Christmas is over, goodbyes to the family and straight on a plane! First up it was off to compete in the Asian Le Mans series, then to Dubai for the annual Dubai 24hour and then to Kuala Lumpur.

Watch Police Channel Spiderman To Catch Knifeman

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK

Police in Thailand have resorted to old-fashioned tactics to take down a knifeman. In a video uploaded to LiveLeak officers can be seen crowding toge...

Why Koh Lanta Is Thailand's Best Kept Secret

Janet Newenham | Posted 29.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Janet Newenham

Before coming to Koh Lanta last week, I really did't know a whole lot about the island. I heard it was a lot quieter than the likes of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao on the other side of Thailand and that it was also nothing like the rowdiness of Phuket.

Avoiding Dictatorships on Vacation

Jo Simmons | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK
Jo Simmons

Nice to know the Thai police have got their priorities in order. After all, it's not as if the country faces any other challenges, apart of course from the deteriorating security situation for tourists and locals alike.

Brit Grace Taylor Returns Home After Sparking Hunt In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK

A British backpacker who was reported missing in Thailand and later at Krabi airport after walking away from officers while blowing a whistle, has ret...

Police Detain Missing Brit Grace Taylor After She 'Walks Away Blowing A Whistle'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

The mother of a girl who was detained at a Thai airport on Tuesday after going missing has spoken of her relief that "our Gracie has been found". ...

Mother's Desperate Appeal For 'Frightened' Daughter Missing In Thailand

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

A mother has made a desperate appeal for help to trace her daughter who went missing in Thailand after telling her "people were trying to hurt her". ...

British Man Killed In Front Of His Daughter During Thai Elephant Ride Is Named

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

A Scottish man who was killed in front of his teenage daughter during an elephant ride in Thailand on Monday has been named in reports as Gareth Crowe...

Dad's Death During Thai Elephant Ride Prompts Calls To Cease 'Cruel' Practice

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

UPDATE: British Man Killed In Front Of His Daughter During Thai Elephant Ride Is Named An international animal welfare group has warned of the crue...

Desperate Search For Rare Blood Type After Gap Year Grad's Horror Thai Crash

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A desperate search to find those with rare A negative (A-) blood has secured six additional units after a British gap year graduate was left needing a...

'Justice' Served For British Backpackers Killed In Thailand, Family Says

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK

The family of one of the British backpackers brutally murdered on a beach in Thailand said "justice" has been delivered after two Burmese migrants wer...

Pair Accused Of Murdering British Backpackers 'Confident' Of Acquittal

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK

Two men facing the death penalty for the murders of a pair of British backpackers in Thailand are "confident" they will be acquitted as they prepare t...

Mystery Over Brit Held 'Against Will' In Thailand Solved, After He Was Found Strolling On Beach

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

British backpacker Jordan Jacobs, who disappeared in Thailand after telling his family he would "never see us again", has been found strolling on a be...

Mystery Of Brit Held 'Against Will' In Thailand Has Apparently Been Solved

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK

UPDATE: A British man who disappeared in Thailand almost a week ago has been found safe and well. The Foreign Office said Jordan Jacobs, from Lyneham,...

Israel and ASEAN Relations: Opportunities and Obstacles

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Despite a lack of publicity, for several years Israel has silently and cautiously cultivated deep-running political and economic cooperation with ASEA...

Thai Retreats: Aleenta Phuket Resort and Spa

The Spa Spy | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Phuket, Thailand. Doesn't exactly conjure images of peaceful nights and quiet luxurious romantic moments does it? Yet a mere 40km outside of the madness of Phuket town, sits the Aleenta Resort and Spa.

Lucy Sherriff

'Thailand's Nanny State Needs To End,' Warn Country's Young Leaders

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Thailand’s “nanny state” needs to come to an end, the country’s young leaders have urged, as they warn of protesting youths being taken off th...

The Slow Loris Pet Trade

Frontier | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK
Frontier

We know about Dancing Bears and tigers or lions needing rescue from circuses, stories of large reptiles wrongly being held in small terrariums and ove...

Solo Travel: Things I Know Now

Katy Gough | Posted 25.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Gough

I now know that style goes out of the window when on the road. You can forget your matching outfits, pretty hair accessories and *gasp* even makeup; when you travel comfort is king. That and finding confidence in leaving your room with unwashed hair, unshaved legs, a wet wipe shower and a spritz of eau de mozzie spray knowing that no one will judge you.

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Devotees Celebrate Vegetarian Festival By Piercing Their Faces With Swords

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

Gruesome images have emerged from an annual vegetarian festival in Thailand where attendees pierce their faces with sharp objects and swords. The r...

What is Home?

Benedict Beaumont | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Benedict Beaumont

Is the place where you are from? Where you born and grew up? Is it your where your parents and childhood friends were and perhaps still are? Is it a place of memories, some good, some bad? Is it a place of feelings, perhaps warm and comforting or perhaps dark and anxious?

Seven Hair Raising Gap Year Ideas for Your Year Out

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Love adventure? Addicted to adrenaline? Live for the next crazy escapade that may (or may not) have you home in one piece? If you're looking for something totally different to do during your year out, take a look at some of our gap year dares. Not for the faint-hearted, here are seven hair raising adventures that will trump any ordinary gap year travel experience.

Impoverished Families Are Being Forced To Live In An Aeroplane Graveyard

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

Desperate families unable to pay the high rents of the developing city of Bangkok, Thailand, are taking shelter in abandoned passenger jets in an aero...

Thai Police Arrest Man Over Bangkok Bombing

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK

Thai police arrested a suspect and seized bomb-making materials Saturday in the investigation of the bombing of a shrine in central Bangkok that kille...