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Thai princess in shock move to run as PM

Princess Ubolratana will be competing against a former coup leader
In Thailand, the king's elder sister, Princess Ubolratana Mahidol has joined the race to be the country's next prime minister. Traditionally the Thai royal family stays out of politics. The BBC’s Jonathan Head explains the significance of the move.

(Picture: Thai Princess Ubolratana Mahidol. Credit: Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)