King Maha Vajiralongkorn taking part in the Royal Land Procession on the day following his coronation as King Rama X of Thailand in May 2019. Photograph: Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images

The denunciations have swirled through Thailand’s gilded palaces with the rhetorical extravagance of a Shakespearean history. The official consort to (...)

IThailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, right, sits on the throne as he is officially crowned king at the Grand Palace. Photograph: Thai TV Pool/AP

The coronation represents a renewal of the monarchy’s power after the October 2016 death of King Vajiralongkorn’s revered father, King Bhumibol Adulya(...)

 King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand and Queen Suthida during their wedding ceremony in Bangkok on Wednesday. Photograph: Thai Royal Household Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

Thailand’s king Maha Vajiralongkorn has appointed his consort as the country’s queen ahead of his official coronation on Saturday. An announcement in(...)

The Royal Urn is carried in the Royal Chariot. Photograph: Roberto Schmidt/Getty Images

A ceremony to transfer the remains of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej to his spectacular golden crematorium in the royal quarter of Bangkok began o(...)

Workers lift a portrait of Thai Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn at a shop in Bangkok on Tuesday. Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Getty Images

Thailand’s parliament will invite Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become the new king following the death of revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej last(...)

Thailand  fans had been asked not to bring banners or drums to the Rajamangala Stadium. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images

Thailand has lifted the ban on “joyful activities” at this month’s World Cup qualifier against Australia after having originally asked fans not to ch(...)

Thailand’s crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn   joins people during the mourning of his father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok late last month. Photograph:  Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

Thailand is making preparations for crown prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to be named as the country’s new king on December 1st. The date will be 50 days s(...)

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died last Thursday at 88 after 70 years rule, expressed in his much-loved person all the contradictions of Thailand. He w(...)

A mourner holds the portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej:   December 5th, 1927-October 13th, 2016. Photograph: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, who took the throne of the kingdom once known as Siam shortly after the second World War and held it for more tha(...)

Thais hold pictures of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej as they wait for the procession to move the body outside Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok. Photograph: EPA/RUNGROJ YONGRIT

Large crowds dressed in black gathered outside the Grand Palace in downtown Bangkok for the ceremonial bathing of the portrait of Thailand’s late King(...)

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