The intensity of the power struggle between the government of Yingluck Shinawatra and the wealthy Bangkok elite at the core of the protests jumped on Monday as the opposition, led by Suthep Thaugsuban, tried to bring the capital city to a standstill. The FT's Michael Peel reports.
Filmed by Michael Peel and Panvadee Uraisin. Produced and edited by Tom Griggs. Additional footage by Reuters