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From TheJournal.ie Two men sentenced to death for murder of British tourists in Thailand Guilty

Two men sentenced to death for murder of British tourists in Thailand

The two men were found guilty of the brutal killing – but questions have been raised about how the police handled the case.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Just one more sleep until Christmas. Here’s what you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie International search for British traveller called off after he explains he was relaxing Jordan Jacobs

International search for British traveller called off after he explains he was relaxing

He told his mother via a Facebook message that he would never be able to see his family again.

From TheJournal.ie 77-year-old man faces seven years in jail for giving flowers to protestors Thailand

77-year-old man faces seven years in jail for giving flowers to protestors

The former teacher was unaware he was wanted by police until his arrest on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman faces up to 50 years in jail after being arrested on drug charges in Thailand Chiang Mai

Irishman faces up to 50 years in jail after being arrested on drug charges in Thailand

If convicted he faces a maximum sentence of 50 years in jail.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Fireball streaking down from space shocks commuters in Bangkok Dashcam Footage

Watch: Fireball streaking down from space shocks commuters in Bangkok

The sky was lit up by what’s thought to be a meteor.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some people just care about money': Thailand under pressure over bizarre animal shows Orangutan Boxing

'Some people just care about money': Thailand under pressure over bizarre animal shows

The country’s treatment of animals is coming under increasing scrutiny from animal rights groups.

From TheJournal.ie Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing Breakthrough

Turkish national charged over deadly Bangkok bombing

It is the first arrest in connection with the 17 August bombing at the Erawan shrine

From TheJournal.ie Elephant kills keeper and runs into the jungle with three tourists Thailand

Elephant kills keeper and runs into the jungle with three tourists

The animal and tourists have since been recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Thai TV station apologises for re-enacting deadly bombing Inappropriate

Thai TV station apologises for re-enacting deadly bombing

Meanwhile, two potential suspects have been cleared.

From TheJournal.ie Thai PM says police investigating bombing should get tips from TV series Blue Bloods Bangkok

Thai PM says police investigating bombing should get tips from TV series Blue Bloods

Authorities said today it is “unlikely” the attack was carried out by international terrorists.

From TheJournal.ie The hunt for the Bangkok bomber - what we know so far Thailand

The hunt for the Bangkok bomber - what we know so far

The man, who “didn’t act alone”, “might be foreign or Thai” according to police.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect Thailand

Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect

Earlier today there was a second explosion in the capital. No injuries have been reported.

From TheJournal.ie Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured Thailand

Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured

Police confirm a bomb exploded in the downtown Chidlom district at about 7pm local time.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for 30 years for 'insulting' Thai royals on Facebook Defamation

Man jailed for 30 years for 'insulting' Thai royals on Facebook

And there is no right for the man to appeal.

From TheJournal.ie What I learned winding my way through Thailand's sweaty party epicentre Opinion

What I learned winding my way through Thailand's sweaty party epicentre

As a tourist, you have to accept that you’re entering a foreign country as exactly that: a tourist. There will always be something inherently transactional about the experience.

From TheJournal.ie Couple in hiding after surrogate mother presses abduction charges Thailand

Couple in hiding after surrogate mother presses abduction charges

“Our family are missing very important months of both our children’s lives.”

From TheJournal.ie Couple stranded in Thailand with daughter as surrogate claims she didn't know they were gay Legal Battle

Couple stranded in Thailand with daughter as surrogate claims she didn't know they were gay

The couple are now facing a lengthy court battle.

From TheJournal.ie “It’s been hard, very hard”: Family of tourist murdered in Thailand speaks out Koh Tao

“It’s been hard, very hard”: Family of tourist murdered in Thailand speaks out

David Miller was murdered and Hannah Witheridge was raped and murdered.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday and here’s all the news you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie GAA clubs pay tribute to Irishman dead in Thailand drowning incident Tragic

GAA clubs pay tribute to Irishman dead in Thailand drowning incident

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing assistance to his family.

From The42 GAA clubs pay tribute to Waterford man who dies in Thailand drowning incident RIP

GAA clubs pay tribute to Waterford man who dies in Thailand drowning incident

The victim was a native of Dungarvan.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday and here’s all the news you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured Thailand

Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed in Thailand last year.

Leicester City investigate 'race orgy' allegations

Three Leicester players were filmed in a sexually explicit video in which a Thai woman was allegedly racially abused.

From TheJournal.ie That 'unwanted' migrant boat nations had been turning away has been found Lost At Sea

That 'unwanted' migrant boat nations had been turning away has been found

Fears had been growing for those on board after contact was lost with the vessel on Saturday.

5 reasons why Sriracha sauce makes everything better

Because spice is always welcome.

From TheJournal.ie Young child dies in fire on board tourist-packed Thailand ferry Rescue

Young child dies in fire on board tourist-packed Thailand ferry

No Irish citizens were thought to be on board.

From TheJournal.ie Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after Baby Gammy scandal Rent-a-womb Tourism

Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after Baby Gammy scandal

An Australian couple were accused of abandoning the baby boy with Down syndrome while taking his twin sister back with them.

Thai girl starts social media campaign to find Wexford lad who photobombed her selfie

The girl met DCU student David Atkinson at a gig in Bangkok earlier this month – and she wants to find him again.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man found dead in Thailand RIP

Irish man found dead in Thailand

The man was found dead on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most? From Russia With Love

Which countries do Irish people adopt children from the most?

The most popular locations for inter-country adoptions have changed due to new rules.

11 Irish lads you'll definitely meet on Tinder

All the single fellas (all the single fellas)…

From TheJournal.ie Trial begins of Burmese men accused of killing two British tourists Thailand

Trial begins of Burmese men accused of killing two British tourists

The two migrant workers face the death penalty if convicted. Both deny the charges.

From TheJournal.ie Flashback: The massive devastation caused by the tsunami which tore lives apart Ten Years On

Flashback: The massive devastation caused by the tsunami which tore lives apart

Today is the tenth anniversary of the devastating 2004 tsunami which hit thirteen countries from Africa to Thailand.

From TheJournal.ie Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand Copyright

Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after attempting to cross border into Thailand

Fredrik Neij reportedly fled to Southeast Asia after being released on bail.

From TheJournal.ie Suspects in murder of British tourists retract confession after torture claims Koh Tao

Suspects in murder of British tourists retract confession after torture claims

Now Amnesty International is getting involved.

Thailand: Two charged with murdering British tourists after 'bizarre and inept' investigation

They were forced to re-enact the murders in front of the media today.

7 Irish lads show us how its done in Thailand

Ah, the lads.