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November 14, 2018 1:47 PM Briton spared jail for spraying 'Scouser Lee' on Thai gate

A British tourist who spray-painted his name on a Thai landmark has been spared jail. Lee Furlong admitted defacing Tha Phae Gate in the city of Chiang Mai, police said, an offence which could have seen him imprisoned for 10 years. But the 23-year-old from Liverpool was instead fined 200,000 Thai baht (£4,700). Mr Furlong admitted to the crime, and claimed 8

November 10, 2018 12:09 AM Leicester City fans in '5,000-1' walk for helicopter crash victims

Thousands of Leicester City fans are set to join a memorial walk in honour of those killed in the helicopter crash outside the club's stadium. Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who died when the aircraft came down on 27 October. Fans will march from Jubilee Square to the King Power Stadium before the Foxes play Burnley. The idea for the memorial 10

November 9, 2018 6:58 PM Leicester City owner to get statue outside King Power Stadium after fatal helicopter crash

As the club prepares for an emotional return to the King Power Stadium, it reveals that a statue to Khun Vichai will be built. The tribute is confirmed in the programme for the Foxes' first home game since the tragedy. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's son, known to fans as "Top", writes: "I plan to commission a statue of my father, for outside King Power Stadium 11

November 3, 2018 2:41 PM Leicester tributes: Fans and players unite at Cardiff on emotional day

Leicester City staff, players and fans were in tears as they held a minute's silence for their owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, before their first match since his death. Supporters travelling to the game away at Cardiff City on Saturday started the day with a free breakfast and tribute t-shirt provided by the club, which many were seen wearing at the match 14

November 3, 2018 12:06 PM Leicester City owner Vichai's funeral starts Thailand

The funeral of Leicester City's owner who died in a helicopter crash outside the club's stadium is under way. Royal soldiers, monks and Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's relatives took part in a procession ahead of the ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand. The funeral began with Buddhist bathing rituals and will be followed by recitation ceremonies over seven days. The Leicester 14

November 3, 2018 10:06 AM Leicester players in tears as stadium falls silent to remember Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Members of the team are due to fly out to Thailand for the funeral of the club's late owner after the match in Cardiff. Players shed tears and fans raised their club scarves aloft in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. Two giant flags in memory of the popular tycoon were also unfurled, one of which was "surfed" from Cardiff supporters to the Leicester 11

October 28, 2018 4:52 AM Thai cave boys meet Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

The 12 boys and their coach were rescued from a Thai cave complex after more than a fortnight of being trapped by a flood. There were gasps of excitement and cheers as the boys, aged 11 to 17, from the Wild Boars football team met the Portuguese star on Saturday afternoon. Their visit comes three months after they spent 18 days stuck in a cave complex 9

September 25, 2018 6:08 PM Thailand: UK millionaire and wife found murdered

The bodies of a UK millionaire and his Thai wife have been found in northern Thailand nearly a week after what police suspect was a contract killing. The bodies of Alan Hogg, 64, and Nod Suddaen, 64, were discovered buried on their property in Phrae province. Police say Mr Hogg, who was from Edinburgh, was shot dead, while his wife was killed with a hammer 11

August 31, 2018 7:43 AM Swiss family office snaps up £2bn British schools giant Cognita

The Swiss family office will become one of the UK's biggest school-owners following its takeover of Cognita, Sky News learns. Sky News has learnt that Jacobs Holding, which owns a big stake in the chocolate and cocoa producer Barry Callebaut, is to buy Cognita, which operates scores of schools in the UK and abroad. Jacobs Holding's sole economic beneficiary 18

August 30, 2018 9:29 AM Prayoon Yomyiam: Google Doodle remembers the Thai singer on what would have been her 85th birthday

Prayoon Yomyiam: Google Doodle remembers the Thai singer on what would have been her 85th birthday Prayoon Yomyiam, the legendary Thai singer, has been honoured in the Google Doodle on what would have been her 85th birthday. Also affectionately known as Mae Prayoon, or Mother Prayoon, she began singing at the age of 15 in a style that is traditional 44