Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajjiva today publicly acknowledged his dual nationality for the first time during a debate in Parliament. Mr Abhisit, 46, automatically holds British citizenship because he was born in Newcastle, to parents from a well-off Bangkok family. He would have to specifically renounce it to lose British citizenship.

-Extracted from “Thai prime minister could lose his job… because of his British citizenship, Daily Mail, 24 February 2011.

The most thorough coverage of this issue comes from Bangkok Pundit’s forensic posts: here, here and here. And some guidance on the headline is available here.