A still  image taken from video released by the Hua Hin Municipality shows an elderly British couple and their son on the ground after they were attacked during a family vacation in Hua Hin, Thailand. A video of the attack  captured by overhead security cameras was posted this week on social media. Photograph: AP

A British man who, alongside his mother and father, was beaten unconscious in a Thai beachside resort has said his family will never return to the cou(...)

Carbery, owned by four Irish co-operatives, Bandon, Barryroe, Drinagh and Lisavaird, employs about 600 people across eight locations, including Ireland, the US, Brazil and Thailand.

Cork-based food ingredients and cheese manufacturer Carbery Group’s earnings rose 33 per cent last year as a strong performance by its international f(...)

American Gordon Lake and Spaniard Manuel Santos with their baby Carmen at the Juvenile and Family Court in Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph: Sakchai Lalit/AP Photo

A same-sex American-Spanish couple have won a high-profile custody fight against a Thai surrogate mother who decided she wanted to keep the baby when (...)

Much of Thailand’s food culture is to be enjoyed on the streets.

Sticky heat, a bustling city and the tantalising waft of street food on every corner. If there is such a thing as a culinary fangirl, I am it, a(...)

Adnan Khashoggi: Saudi billionaire negotiated billions of dollars in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia in the 1970s and played “a central role for the US government” with CIA operatives in selling guns to Iran, according to a 1992 US Senate report co-written by then-Senator John Kerry, now the US secretary of state. Photograph: Getty Images

One day during his presidential re-election campaign in September 1996, Bill Clinton walked into a room in Westin Crown Center hotel in Kansas City. A(...)

A man carries bread as he walks past damaged buildings in Aleppo’s al-Ansari al-Sharqi neighborhood December 2, 2013. Photograph: Mahmoud Hebbo/Reuters.

One morning in mid-2014, before the summer sun had reached its peak, two elderly men in Aleppo, Syria, sat on plastic chairs, chatting quietly and dr(...)

President of AS Monaco Dmitri Rybolovlev and his daughter Ekaterina Rybolovlev. Photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

Christopher Williams had been waiting 90 minutes inside the office of a helicopter tour company on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, keeping a careful ey(...)

A job fair  at Shandong University in  China. Slower economic growth in China, worsening producer price deflation and a generally chillier global environment has prompted the Manila-based Asian Development Bank to cut its growth forecasts for developing economies in Asia.

Slower economic growth in China, worsening producer price deflation and a generally chillier global environment has prompted the Manila-based Asian De(...)

When booking, bear in mind that you don’t have to take the same airline to and from your destination. Photograph: Thinkstock

1 The last-minute wonder deal is the holy grail for many travellers, and it can work. You might leave it until the very last minute and then get a re(...)

Darina Allen examines chillies at a market stall during her visit to Myanmar

I spent a couple of weeks in Myanmar recently and was enchanted. Despite living through war and dictatorship, the people are warm, welcoming and cour(...)