Two burmese migrant workers  have been sentenced to death in Thailand after being found guilty of killing  two British tourists on Koh Tao resort island in September 2014. Photograph: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA.

A Thai court sentenced two Burmese migrant workers to death on Thursday after convicting them of the 2014 murders of two young British tourists on a h(...)

Handout file photos issued by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller. Photograph: PA

Britain Foreign Office says it is “closely” monitoring the trial of two Burmese men who have been charged in connection with the murder of two British(...)

Thai police said last week that Win Zaw Htun (left) and Zaw Lin  had confessed to murdering British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on a beach on the island of Koh Tao on September 15th. Photograph: EPA/STR

Two Burmese men accused of murdering two British backpackers in Thailand have alleged that they were beaten by police in order to extract confessions.(...)

Rescue workers close bags with bodies of two foreign tourist found dead on a beach on Koh Tao island yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

Police in Thailand said they are focusing on migrant workers in the hunt for the killer responsible for the murder of a British man and woman found de(...)