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Thai King Vajiralongkorn returns to Germany with 250 people and 30 poodles

King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand returned to Germany with an entourage of 250 people and 30 poodles after spending more than a year away from his adopted home in the Bavarian alps, according to German media reports. According to the Bild newspaper the 69-year-old monarch was pictured wearing a dark brown and orange Adidas track […]

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Thai king strips royal consort of titles for ‘ambition to elevate as queen’

Thailand’s King Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort of her rank and titles for “misbehaviour and disloyalty against the monarch”. An official announcement said Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi had been “ambitious” and tried to “elevate herself to the same state as the queen”. “The king gave her a royal consort position, in hopes of relieving the pressure […]