Grief after Thai king's death spills into anger

Associated Press

In this image made from video taken on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, Umaporn Sarasat, 43, pays respects in front of a portrait of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Koh Samui, Thailand. Authorities are urging calm as social media throbs with criticism of people who aren't wearing black and white clothing to mourn the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and some arch-royalists take to reprimanding people in public. Authorities are urging calm as social media throbs with criticism of people who aren't wearing black and white clothing to mourn the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and some arch-royalists take to reprimanding people in public. Authorities are urging calm as social media throbs with criticism of people who aren't wearing black and white clothing to mourn the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and some arch-royalists take to reprimanding people in public.


Gripped by grief, Thais mourn death of beloved monarch

Associated Press

Grieving Thais went to work dressed mostly in black Friday morning, just hours after the palace announced the death of their beloved King Bhumibol, the politically fractious country's unifying figure and the world's longest-reigning monarch. Grieving Thais went to work dressed mostly in black Friday morning, just hours after the palace announced the death of their beloved King Bhumibol, the politically fractious country's unifying figure and the world's longest-reigning monarch. Grieving Thais went to work dressed mostly in black Friday morning, just hours after the palace announced the death of their beloved King Bhumibol, the politically fractious country's unifying figure and the world's longest-reigning monarch. Grieving Thais went to work dressed mostly in black Friday morning, just hours after the palace announced the death of their beloved King Bhumibol, the politically fractious country's unifying figure and the world's longest-reigning monarch.


School bomb threats: Minecraft gamer could be behind email hoax that caused evacuations across UK

The Independent - Tech

A disgruntled Minecraft gamer is believed to be behind a bomb hoax email sent to more than 400 schools and colleges. Some students were evacuated from school and college buildings across the country on Monday after an email threatening to detonate a bomb if they refused to hand over cash was sent out. The email appeared to come from gaming network VeltPvP – a server which allows users to compete in the game Minecraft – but the US company said that the account had been "spoofed". Carson Kallen, the US firm's 17-year-old CEO, told the BBC he suspected the hoax emails had been sent by a disgruntled Minecraft player in a bid to damage VeltPvP's reputation. He said: "Everyone who plays it is between the ages of eight and 18 years old - it's all kids playing.


Grief after Thai king's death spills into anger

Associated Press

In this image made from video taken on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, Umaporn Sarasat, 43, pays respects in front of a portrait of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Koh Samui, Thailand. Authorities are urging calm as social media throbs with criticism of people who aren't wearing black and white clothing to mourn the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and some arch-royalists take to reprimanding people in public. Authorities are urging calm as social media throbs with criticism of people who aren't wearing black and white clothing to mourn the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and some arch-royalists take to reprimanding people in public. Authorities are urging calm as social media throbs with criticism of people who aren't wearing black and white clothing to mourn the death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej and some arch-royalists take to reprimanding people in public.


Late Thai king's confidant confirmed as temporary regent

Associated Press

A Thai vendor sells commemorative fans as mourners gather to pay their respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. A Thai vendor sells commemorative fans as mourners gather to pay their respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. Mourners gather to pay their respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in portrait center, outside the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. A military official manages the crowd as mourners gather to pay their respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016.