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  • Thailand News

    British yoga teacher stranded in Bangkok airport over passport tear

    A British yoga teacher was stranded at Suvarnabhumi Airport after being barred from boarding her flight home due to a slight tear in her passport. The British woman, 27 year old Rosie Viscomi, had planned to fly back to London from Bangkok last Thursday, July 4. However, she was prevented from boarding her £370 (approximately 17,000 baht) multi-stop flight, which…

  • Thailand News

    British couple outraged over price of Heinz Beanz in Thailand (video)

    A British couple holidaying in Thailand discovered that home comforts come at a shocking price abroad. Mark and Nadine, originally from the UK and Ireland but residing in Australia, embarked on their tropical getaway only to be floored by the cost of a simple can of Heinz Baked Beanz. While perusing a local supermarket, the pair stumbled upon the familiar…

  • Thailand News

    British teacher suits up for legal battle after tailor-made trouble

    A British teacher residing in Phuket has taken legal action after an altercation with a well-known local tailor turned violent, sparking concerns over the handling of such incidents by local police. Miss Inder, a teacher at an international school in Phuket, shared her harrowing ordeal. She detailed how a disagreement over tailoring prices escalated into a physical assault. According to…

  • Thailand News

    Thai-ed up: British man’s terrifying prison ordeal in Thailand

    A British man from Birmingham revealed the harrowing tale of his five-month ordeal in a Thai prison, labelling the conditions as inhumane and horrendous. Jamie Morton was teaching English in Thailand when he got entangled in the local drug and alcohol scene. In January 2019, Morton was accosted by eight individuals on a street corner, who then whisked him away…

  • Thailand News

    Mother mourns British woman found dead in Bangkok hotel

    The heartbroken mother of a 36 year old British woman from Bexhill, East Sussex, southeast England has paid an emotional tribute to her daughter, who was recently found dead in a Bangkok hotel room. Rebecca Turner was on an adventure in Southeast Asia with friends when tragedy struck. Her mother, Anita Turner, described her as a vivacious and outgoing woman…

  • Thailand News

    Manhunt for fugitive Brit suspected to have fled to Thailand

    British Police have launched an international manhunt for a fugitive Brit from Warrington, UK, believed to be hiding out in Thailand. The Brit, 36 year old Luke Atkin from Lower Walton, is on the run after failing to appear in court on serious drug charges. Atkin, previously of York, was charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine but failed to attend…

  • Pattaya News

    British man found dead in Sattahip condo, suspected suicide

    A 58 year old British man was found dead in his condo bathroom in Sattahip, Chon Buri on May 27. Sattahip police responded to a report of a suspected suicide at a luxury condominium behind Bang Saray Market. Upon entering the third-floor room, police discovered the man, identified by police as Michael Devalle, dead in the bathroom. He appeared to…

  • Thailand News

    British family leaves UK for Thailand for cheaper living costs

    A young British family has swapped the grey skies of Cheshire for the sunny shores of Thailand, seeking refuge from the UK’s crippling cost of living crisis. Jess, her partner Harry (surnames withheld), and their two year old daughter Cece uprooted their lives in Congleton to start afresh in Southeast Asia. Their decision was driven by surging energy bills that…

  • Thailand News

    Liverpool dad and army veteran dies suddenly during Thai getaway

    A dream holiday abroad quickly turned into a nightmare for a British man from Liverpool as the former army veteran passed away unexpectedly while enjoying the Songkran festivities in Thailand. In a twist of fate, 69 year old Roy Mitchell met his untimely end during the Songkran festival in Pattaya, leaving behind a legacy of kindness and service. Known for…

  • Road deaths

    British expat killed in Phuket traffic accident

    A tragic traffic incident claimed the life of a 65 year old British woman in Kamala, Phuket. A white passenger van, careening through a red light at the main intersection, struck the long-term British resident on Sunday, May 5, ending her life abruptly on the spot. The brutal force of collision hurled her body over 20 metres down the road…

  • Thailand News

    Frozen pension policy: British expat’s dream turns into nightmare

    Expats in Thailand live a life many envy but behind the sunny façade lies a tale of financial struggle and dashed dreams. Three Britons became victims of a decades-long pension policy debacle, turning their golden years into a fight for survival. John Jones, a 77 year old British national, once roamed the globe with the vigour of a jet-setter, but…

  • Thailand News

    British couple in Pattaya tell tales of Britain’s luxurious pet hotel

    In Pattaya, a British couple from Newport, Shropshire tells the remarkable story of pets in the UK, with a published book available on Amazon. Geoffrey and Kathy Doody’s latest venture sees them as authors, regaling readers with their three-part saga, Thank Goodness They Can’t Talk. These rib-tickling memoirs unveil the secrets of their illustrious career as proprietors of one of…

  • Thailand News

    Bristol backpacker in bar brawl bloodbath: Brit stabbed in neck in Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand

    A horrifying incident unfolded at Bamboo Bar on Koh Pha Ngan, where a British backpacker from Bristol was attacked, leaving him gushing blood after being stabbed in the neck in a Thai bar brawl. Hugo Mooney found himself sprawled on the floor of Bamboo Bar on the infamous Full Moon Party island of Koh Pha Ngan, his life hanging by…

  • Thailand News

    British couple’s near fatal motorbike crash in Thailand leads to a romantic hospital proposal

    In a tale of love, resilience, and an unexpected proposal, a British couple from Durham, in the northeast of England, found themselves thrust into the spotlight after a near-fatal motorbike crash during what was supposed to be a dreamy 28-day Thai vacation. As their love story unfolds amidst the wreckage, a community rallies to support the engaged couple, fighting against…

  • Thailand News

    Thai wife injured by fruit knife during heated argument with British husband

    A Thai woman was found with a serious hand injury sustained from a fruit knife in a condominium on Soi Wat Boonkanjanaram, near Jomtien Beach, Pattaya. Pattaya police and a rapid response unit responded to a distress call at 3am yesterday, January 30, stumbling upon a gruesome scene on the seventh floor: a 27 year old woman, identified as C,…

  • Thailand News

    British photographer dies after parachuting from Pattaya condo (video)

    A British photographer died after parachuting from the 29th floor of a condominium in Pattaya, Thailand. Bang Lamung Police Station officers received a notification of the parachute accident at about 7.30pm on Saturday, January 27 and rushed to the scene, Lumpini Condo Town North Pattaya-Sukhumvi. Officers found the lifeless body of the foreign man, later identified as a 33 year…

  • Thailand News

    Update: British teacher arrested for sexual assault in Thailand

    More details have emerged on the international school teacher in Thailand who sexually abused four young students aged seven to eight. David Brown, a 49 year old teacher from Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, stands accused of luring children into his office during dinner breaks for purported extra English lessons. The horrifying revelations claim that Brown engaged in sex acts with…

  • Thailand News

    Sue Perkins dives into the exotic unknown in Thailand: Lost, laughter, and a dash of tears

    Prepare for a laughter-infused adventure as Channel 5 unveils its latest gem, Sue Perkins: Lost in Thailand. The comedic maestro herself takes on Thailand in a three-part series produced by Oliver Wright’s indie sensation, Coming Up Roses. In an exclusive chat, Sue Perkins shares her thoughts on the Southeast Asian country. “Thrilled to embark on another travel escapade with Channel 5,…

  • Thailand News

    British scientist’s findings suggest new cave virus in Thailand

    In the heart of Thailand, a cave harbours a virus with an eerie connection to Covid-19, and Dr Peter Daszak, a renowned expert in zoonosis, is sounding the alarm. Previously dismissed lab leak theories resurface as this cave virus, linked to both SARS-CoV-2 and RATG13, raises questions about its potential to infect humans. Hailing from Dukinfield, near Manchester, Dr Daszak,…

  • Thailand News

    Freedom fighter or foe? Trial of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai

    Media tycoon Jimmy Lai, the fearless founder of the now-shuttered Apple Daily, is set to face the music in a high-stakes trial that could see him behind bars for life. The United States and British governments are sounding the alarm, calling for Lai’s release as he stands accused of collusion with foreign forces under Beijing’s controversial national security law. Lai,…

  • World News

    Mind over men: British neuroscience student-turned-OnlyFans model reveals willing slave army

    A staggering revelation was made by a former neuroscience student turned full-time OnlyFans model. The British model asserted that numerous men have willingly registered to serve as her slaves, signing up through online mechanisms. The model, Mercedes Valentine, revealed the individuals selflessly indulging her by fulfilling her wishlist, which she proudly features on her OnlyFans profile. The 22 year old…

  • Crime News

    Brit stabbed to death with sickle by Thai neighbour, inquest hears

    An inquest at a court in the UK concluded that a British man died from brain stem and spinal cord contusion after being stabbed in the neck with a sickle by his Thai neighbour in a row over loud music last year. In January 2022, 49 year old Marcus Evans from Somerset, England, was playing music from a Bluetooth speaker and…

  • Pattaya News

    British family offers reward to ‘detain’ teenager missing in Pattaya

    A worried British family is offering a 10,000 baht reward to anyone who can locate and ‘detain on sight’ a runaway 17 year old believed to be missing in Pattaya, eastern Thailand. The family has reason to believe that 17 year old Ryan White, from Gateshead, near Newcastle in England, travelled to Sin City after flying to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport…

  • Bangkok News

    British man found dead on roadside in Bangkok, Thailand

    An 80 year old British man with Alzheimer’s disease was found dead on the side of Ratchaphruek Road in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday. At 4pm, Pol. Lt. Col. Chumphon Phurahong from Bang Khun Thian Police Station was informed that a foreign man’s body was discovered lying on the roadside near a small park by an island on Ratchaphruek Road in Pak…

  • Crime News

    Suspected murderer of Thai-British teen attacked during re-enactment

    UPDATE A relative of the 17 year old Thai-British teenager Woramet “Ben” Taota – who was murdered in Lampang in northern Thailand on Saturday – attacked the suspected murderer with a wooden stick during a re-enactment of the crime this morning. At 11am, officers from Mae Tha Police Station and Lampang Provincial Police escorted the accused, 44 year old Chaiwat…

  • Crime News

    Sex offender confesses to murdering Thai-British teenager, girlfriend still missing

    A man formerly imprisoned for sex crimes has confessed to murdering the Thai-British teenager who was found dead in the woods of Lampang province, northern Thailand, on Sunday. The police are still searching for the deceased’s missing girlfriend. Police arrested a 44 year old Thai man named Chaiwat Boonkarin under suspicion of murder and concealing a corpse on Monday. Initially,…

  • Pattaya News

    Phuket expat’s urgent appeal for funds after hit-and-run incident

    Richard Valentine, an expat and businessman in Phuket, has made an urgent appeal for funds to complete his medical treatments at the government-run Vachira Phuket Hospital. Valentine suffered serious leg injuries and a concussion in a hit-and-run incident. Valentine was riding his motorbike when he was struck by an unidentified SUV driver on March 31, The Phuket News reported. Initially,…

  • Thailand News

    Mum of British backpacker who died in Thailand warns of signs of dengue fever

    The mum of a British backpacker who died in Thailand in 2016 is warning others to spot the signs of dengue fever that her son experienced before his tragic death. Her son, 21 year old Bob Toulson-Burke, died just two weeks after developing flu-like symptoms while travelling. Bob’s mother, Jayne, told Evening Standard yesterday that his symptoms included headaches, nausea,…

  • Crime News

    Pattaya cops arrest British man and Thai woman suspected of trafficking

    Pattaya cops arrested a British man and a Thai woman suspected of human trafficking, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. Officers raided the Flirt bar on Soi 6 Road, known for its many sex bars, on April 5. There, they arrested a British man named William Reece, and a 31 year old Thai woman named Jaranya Deeppair. Officers said that arrest…

  • Crime News

    British tourist smashes up Bangkok 7-Eleven (video)

    Thai police arrested a young British man for destroying property at a 7-Eleven convenience store in the Pathumwan district of Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday at 3am. In a bizarre TikTok clip filmed by a European onlooker, the British tourist picks up various items inside the 7-Eleven and launches them at the door in an attempt to smash the glass. Although…