King Bhumibol Adulyadej
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Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej makes birthday appearance

Thailand's king, the world's longest reigning monarch, has left the hospital where he has been staying for over a year to join celebrations for his 83rd birthday.

Thousands of well-wishers lined the streets of the Thai capital to wish King Bhumibol Adulyadej a happy birthday.

Rachel Harvey reports from Bangkok.