Thai PM plays down concern over tourist murder investigation

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Tuesday dismissed growing diplomatic concern about a police investigation into the murder of two British tourists in Thailand as a pre-trial witness hearing began.

Thai police charge Myanmar men with murder, rape of Brit tourists

Thai police on Friday charged two Myanmar men with murder and rape after the killing of two British tourists on a southern island last month, in a case that has severely dented the kingdom`s image as a holiday haven.

Murders will make tourists think twice about Thailand: Police

 The murder of two young British tourists on a Thai island will make many travellers think twice before travelling to the Southeast Asian nation on holiday, Thai police said on Monday.

Murdered British couple's friend held in Thailand

 DNA tests have failed to provide a match and police are still investigating to identify the killer of a British couple in Thailand, media reported Thursday.

Thai PM `sorry` for bikini remark after British murders

 Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha on Thursday apologised for comments suggesting tourists in bikinis could be more vulnerable to attack, just days after the murder of two British holidaymakers.

Thailand conducts autopsies on slain Britons

Police in Thailand today said they have conducted autopsies on two British tourists whose bludgeoned bodies were found on a scenic resort island this week.

Two British tourists found dead on Thai beach

The bodies of two British tourists were found on Monday on a beach in southern Thailand and police said their heads had been beaten in a gruesome attack.

Hundreds of British tourists evacuated from Kenya

London: Around 400 British tourists are being evacuated from the Kenyan resort of Mombasa after Britain stepped up travel warnings following a wave of terror attacks, travel agents said today.
Thomson and First Choice, which are owned by London-listed TUI Travel, Europe`s biggest tour operator, said they had also decided to cancel all flights to the coastal city until November.

British tourists injured in Assam

Three British tourists were injured, one of them critically, when their vehicle overturned in Kamrup district Monday.

British tourists briefly abducted in Egypt`s Sinai

An Egyptian military intelligence official says that two British tourists in southern Sinai have been freed just hours after their kidnapping.

British tourists to Goa dip, Russian arrivals shoot up

While 154,122 tourists arrived from Britain to Goa in 2010, the number shrank to 117,683 in 2011.

British tourists flocking to Egypt: Report

British holidaymakers take advantage of cheaper deals in Red Sea resorts in the wake of the civil unrest in places like Cairo.