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(...)