The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has advised Britons to "avoid all protests, political gatherings and demonstrations", following violent protests in the Bang Kapi district of Bangkok.
Several people have reportedly been killed during street clashes as 30,000 protesters launched a "people's coup" on the Thai government.
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