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  • Expats

    Phuket jet ski tragedy casts shadow over British man’s holiday

    A British man’s paradise holiday in Phuket tragically turned to gloom for his family when he lost his life in a jet ski crash earlier this month. Jonathan Greene, from Stoke-on-Trent, met a tragic end during his holiday in the sun-soaked paradise of Phuket earlier this month. The 37 year old, of Church Avenue in Baddeley Green, was soaking up the…

  • Thailand News

    Passengers recount chaos on ill-fated Singapore Airlines flight (video)

    Passengers aboard the ill-fated Singapore Airlines flight recounted harrowing scenes during an emergency landing in Bangkok yesterday, after a 73 year old British man, Geoff Kitchen, succumbed to a suspected heart attack triggered by severe turbulence that wreaked havoc in the cabin. The turbulence, which struck as a meal service was underway, left more than 30 passengers injured and plunged…

  • Thailand News

    Beloved Brit found dead in Thailand hotel room

    A 47 year old machine operator from Pontypridd, South Wales was found dead in his hotel room in Thailand, leaving family and friends devastated. Simon Brown, known as Browny, was discovered lifeless last Saturday, and an investigation into his untimely death is underway. Loved ones describe their state as one of total shock and sadness, as there were no prior…

  • Thailand News

    Thai woman vs British man in altercation in Isaan (video)

    A Thai woman accused a British man of harassing and threatening her with a gun at her restaurant Madam Chickan in the Isaan province of Buriram. In response, the foreigner defended himself, alleging that the woman was involved in passport fraud. The 38 year old Thai woman, Komkhai, sought help from Channel 7 alleging that the 55 year old British…

  • Thailand News

    British man to face deportation over negative Thailand comments

    Thai Tourist Police officers urged the Immigration Bureau to deport a British man due to negative comments he made about Thai authorities, laws, and people on YouTube and other social media platforms. The British man, identified only as Thomas, posted videos of himself talking about Thailand on YouTube and several other social media platforms. In the videos, Thomas reportedly made…

  • Thailand News

    British man critically injured after impaling himself on iron fence in Pattaya

    A 65 year old British man critically injured himself after he was impaled on a sharp iron fence at his residence in the Bang La Bang district of Chon Buri. The incident occurred in the wee hours of today at Choke Chai Garden Home 2 in Tambon Nong Pru. Emergency services arrived at the scene and discovered Michael Girling pierced through…

  • Pattaya News

    Drunk British motorist causes severe accident in Pattaya City

    Pattaya City police were alerted to a significant road accident involving an alleged drunk British man and a local motorbike taxi driver in front of Wat Chai, Banglamung, in Chon Buri at 3.16am today. The collision caused several injuries and triggered a quick response from Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan Foundation officers and other relevant agencies. Upon arrival at the scene, officers…

  • Pattaya News

    Thai police uncover British man’s decomposing body in Pattaya

    The Royal Thai Police (RTP) on Monday discovered the deeply disturbing sight of a British man’s decomposing body inside a Pattaya condominium. Pattaya Police Station received notification of the body, prompting a swift response from officers and Sawang Boriboon Thammasathan rescue workers. Upon arrival, Pattaya police officers found the dead man, identified as Harold Jhon Milligan, a 63 year old…

  • Thailand News

    British man arrested in Chiang Mai drug bust

    A British man was arrested in a sting operation uncovering a sprawling drug trade targeting unsuspecting tourists in Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai police, acting on a tip-off, apprehended 48 year old British man Charly Garcia in an operation at a cannabis products shop in the Mueang district, where he was allegedly peddling narcotics to foreign visitors. Undercover officers, playing their…

  • Thailand News

    British man nabbed with illegal Diazepam in Phuket

    A British man was apprehended by authorities in Karon after being caught red-handed with Diazepam yesterday. According to reports from the Karon Police, a routine checkpoint near Nong Harn Lake led to the discovery. Suspicions were raised when a taxi, carrying a foreign passenger identified only as Thomas, a 27 year old British man, attracted attention. While the authorities did…

  • Thailand News

    Norwegian and British nationals arrested for illegal employment

    A Norwegian woman and a British man have been apprehended in Thailand for alleged illegal employment. The arrests occurred on Koh Pha Ngan and Phuket island respectively, as part of a police operation targeting foreign nationals working unlawfully in the country. The Norwegian woman, 56 year old Unni Sekkesaeter was taken into custody at Tha Sala pier in the district…

  • Thailand News

    Drug dealing British backpacker celebrated wedding days before arrest

    Andrew Brett, the British backpacker arrested for drug dealing in Koh Tao was reported to have just celebrated his wedding to a Thai-born wife just days before he was apprehended. The British man’s distraught parents, John and Ann, expressed profound disbelief as news of their son’s arrest shattered the blissful memories of the recently concluded nuptials. “We haven’t been told…

  • World News

    British man dies from vitamin D overdose, spurs health warning

    An 89 year old British man tragically passed away after nine months of consuming excessive amounts of vitamin D supplements, leading to a fatal case of hypervitaminosis D. This is characterised by elevated blood calcium levels, which ultimately caused heart failure. The incident has sparked medical professionals to raise alarms over the potential dangers of overconsumption of dietary supplements. David…

  • Thailand News

    British man throws glass at Thai woman in anger over dog barking

    A Thai woman demanded a British man to apologise to her in public after he threw a glass at her in a fit of rage over a barking dog on Jomtien Beach in Pattaya on Saturday, March 2. The Thai victim, Amavalee Tongfark, took to Facebook to share the abusive behaviour of the Englishman, identified as Sam, and urged netizens…

  • Thailand News

    British man completes 2,100km charity run for Thai children

    A British man triumphantly completed his charity run designed to raise funds for orphanages and underprivileged children in Thailand. He achieved this by running from the northernmost to the southernmost district of the country. The Englishman, Chris Russell, launched his charity project, Run Thailand 2,100 KM, in January this year in a bid to donate money to Thai orphanages and…

  • Phuket News

    British man killed in triple vehicle collision in Rawai, Phuket

    Tragedy struck in Rawai, Phuket, when a fatal collision involving three vehicles claimed the life of a British man in the early morning hours yesterday, February 15. The incident occurred outside the Patak Road branch of a local 7-Eleven store, according to local police sources. The scene was first attended by Police Lieutenant Colonel Retired Somrak from Chalong Police Station…

  • Crime News

    Licence to vanish: British fraudster swaps UK for Thailand, leaves cops scratching heads

    A British fraudster swapped one resort town in England for another in Thailand to escape being charged with issuing fake driving licences in the UK, leaving the authorities puzzled about his whereabouts for over three years. Leon Childs, from Southend, found himself embroiled in a web of deceit when Paul Ridden, a 70 year old, allegedly confessed to peddling counterfeit…

  • Thailand News

    Search continues for British man missing in southern Thailand

    A 24 year old British man went missing yesterday while kayaking in a canal near the Rajjaprabha Dam, also known as the Cheow Lan Dam, in the southern province of Surat Thani. Supot Juinark, the director of Khao Sok National Park, reported to officers at Ban Ta Khun Police Station around 12:30pm yesterday, February 11, that 24 year old Englishman…

  • Thailand News

    British man arrested for counterfeit euro scam in Phuket

    Police in Phuket apprehended a British man for his involvement in a counterfeit euro exchange scam across various locations in the province. The alleged suspect, 33 year old British national Tobias Drew was reportedly found in possession of a large sum of counterfeit currency and has been charged under Thai law. A 50 year old Thai woman, Janjira Laowlang was…

  • Thailand News

    British man arrested in Chiang Mai for abusing teen student

    A British man, posing as an English teacher in Phuket for two years, has been arrested for sexually abusing a 16 year old foreign student twice at a private residence. The incidents, which took place on December 9, 2014, and April 2, 2015, came to light following an investigation by the school after the student’s guardians reported the matter. The…

  • Thailand News

    British man forges kidnap tale, arrested by Pattaya police

    A seemingly distressing kidnapping report took an unexpected turn when a British national’s family in England alerted Thai police that the Brit had been abducted in Thailand. The Central Police Bureau was alerted via Interpol by Ian’s (surname withheld) family in the UK and Police Lieutenant General Jirapop Phuridej, Commander-in-Chief of the Central Police Bureau, deployed an investigative team to…

  • World News

    French tourist discovers 7.46-carat diamond in Arkansas park

    A French national struck it rich when he unearthed a 7.46-carat diamond during a visit to Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park, making it the eighth-largest gem found at the park. This January, while on a leisurely trip across the United States, Julian Navas made the sparkling discovery that has since captured international attention. The 42 year old from Paris,…

  • Thailand News

    British man with asthma dies on holiday in Koh Chang

    A British man with asthma from Newmarket, Suffolk, passed away in hospital in Koh Chang after being admitted for an unknown illness. The 44 year old British man, James Moore, embarked on his Thai adventure just a fortnight prior, with plans to return home on February 7. His sister, Rachel Tate, revealed the details surrounding the tragedy. “My parents, Boots…

  • Thailand News

    Update: British man who contracted leukaemia whilst on vacation in Thailand loses battle

    The British man from Southend who fought a battle against leukaemia, contracted whilst on holiday in Thailand, in late November last year, has passed away at Southend Hospital. Dean Penson’s fateful journey began when he fell critically ill during a holiday in Thailand, prompting a 10-day hospital stay where doctors initially feared the worst – leukaemia. A desperate fundraising effort…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya: British man involved in late-night road accident

    Pattaya was the scene of a road accident involving a British man yesterday, December 1. A pickup truck, driven by a British man, crashed on a road in Soi Mab Yai Lia 53, Nongprue sub-district, Banglamung district, Chon Buri province. The accident happened slightly past midnight, and the local rescue teams and police were quickly alerted by the Sawang Boriboon…

  • Tourism News

    Holiday nightmare: British citizen stranded in Thai hospital with a 400,000 baht plea to escape

    A British citizen‘s tropical holiday in Thailand has turned into a desperate battle for survival, as he faces suspected leukaemia in dire hospital conditions. With blood-soaked beds and a looming 10,000 pounds (446,000 baht) bill, Dean Penson’s ordeal has become a nightmare that his friends are determined to end. Penson, a British citizen from Southend-on-Sea, who looked forward to a…

  • Pattaya News

    British man assaulted after provoking locals in Pattaya shop

    A severely drunk British man met a violent fate in Pattaya today when he was assaulted by a group of Thai men at a local convenience store. The incident occurred in the early hours of the morning, with the British man allegedly causing a disturbance that provoked the Thai men into retaliation. According to the store owner, the British man,…

  • Thailand News

    Stepping for a cause: Brit expat’s 1,050km stroll from Pattaya to Phuket raises 1 million baht for abused children

    British expat James Lee Valentine demonstrated the power of determination and charity by completing a 1,050 kilometre walk from Pattaya to Phuket in Thailand. The walk aimed to raise 1 million baht for Take Care Kids, a children’s foundation based in Pattaya that supports underprivileged children who have suffered abuse. The 59 year old, who has two children himself, was…

  • Crime News

    Cowardly British man on run in Thailand after abusing ex-girlfriend

    A cowardly British man is on the run and believed to be in Thailand after administering the “most despicable psychological, emotional, and physical abuse,” on a former girlfriend. Nicholas Cash was found guilty of several charges, including controlling or coercive behaviour, assault causing bodily harm, criminal damage, and administering a poisonous or noxious substance with intent. These convictions followed a…

  • Koh Samui News

    British man falls from waterfall cliff on Koh Samui

    In Koh Samui, a British man was rescued after slipping from a dangerous waterfall. The man was part of a group of eight international tourists who were holidaying on the island of Koh Samui. They had climbed to the top of Na Muang Waterfall despite warnings not to when the man fell off the cliff. The group of hikers said…