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Former EastEnders actor Paul Nicholls rescued after waterfall accident

British actor Paul Nicholls has been rescued from a remote jungle waterfall on Thailands holiday island of Koh Samui after falling into a rock pool during a solo hike. The 38-year-old man, best known for acting in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, spent three days lying below the Khun Si waterfall with a broken leg before he was found on 13 July. Jul 20, 2017

Thai authorities seize more than 300kg of smuggled ivory

Thai authorities have seized more than 300kg of ivory and arrested a Gambian man accused of smuggling on 7 March. The ivory was smuggled in 15 boxes declared as stones from Malawi and sent via Ethopia, authorities said. It is worth nearly $500,000 (£409,000). Mar 7, 2017

Thailand: Who is Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, the next king?

Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is set to become the nations new monarch following the death of his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej on 13 October. But unlike his father, 64-year-old Vajiralongkorn is not a popular figure in the country, having achieved notoriety for his eccentric playboy lifestyle. Ahead of his succession to the throne, here is everything you need to know about Thailands next king. Nov 30, 2016