Japan

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

The US President finished up his Asia tour on Monday

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

The meal will also include grilled sole and a prawn caught near a disputed island

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is a 'mental health' issue over gun law problem

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is due to a 'mental health' issue

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is due to a 'mental health' issue

The US President gave a statement on the shooting which killed at least 26 on his tour of Japan

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

North Korea threatens new hydrogen bomb test in response to US sanctions

Donald Trump says 'madman' Kim Jong-un 'will be tested like never before'

Donald Trump says 'madman' Kim Jong-un 'will be tested like never before'

Trump sends another provocative tweet after North Korea threatens hydrogen bomb test

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Trump ramped up rhetoric against Pyongyang still further

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

'If North Korea hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

'If North Korea actually hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

'If North Korea hit a country with a missile it would be regime suicide'

Professor Scott Lucas says the North Korean missile launch is a blunt response to UN sanctions

Boris Johnson calls for united response to North Korea as he blasts latest missile test

Boris Johnson calls for united response to North Korea as he blasts latest missile test

Boris Johnson calls for united response to North Korea as he blasts latest test

The comments were made in a joint press conference with US secretary of state Rex Tillerson

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Donald Trump repeats threat of US military action against 'misbehaving' North Korea

Donald Trump repeats threat of US military action against 'misbehaving' North Korea

Donald Trump repeats military threat against 'misbehaving' North Korea

The US President gave a press conference at the White House on Thursday where he made it clear 'nothing was inevitable'

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Pungyye-Ri - into the nuclear facility behind North Korea's illegal tests

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

A recent device was tested at the site, which created an earthquake able to be felt in Russia and China

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea nuclear test

North Korea nuclear test prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea

The test took place on Monday, and the artificial earthquake caused by it reportedly affected Russia and China

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Brexit: 'Liam Fox's playing like a Millwall fan from the 70s', says Pro-EU group chair

Brexit: Pro-EU campaigner likens Liam Fox to 'Millwall football fan from the 70s'

'Liam Fox's playing like a Millwall fan from the 70s', says Pro-EU group chair

Peter Wilding spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the international trade secretary's comments about the EU negotiations

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead the Conservative Party in 2022 general election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead the Conservative Party in 2022 general election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead Conservative party in 2022 election

The Prime Minister made the declaration while on her current trip to Japan

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

North Korea: 'Firing missile over Japan is actually an attempt to solve tensions'

North Korea: 'Firing missile over Japan is actually an attempt to defuse tensions'

'North Korea is actually trying to defuse tensions with Japan missile launch'

Lecturer Chris Ogden says if Donald Trump's ego is pricked he could lash out at North Korea

North Korea calls Japan test a 'prelude' to Guam strike

North Korea calls Japan test a 'prelude' to Guam strike

North Korea calls Japan test a 'prelude' to Guam strike

Tensions between the US and Pyongyang are rising over the regime's refusal to quit its weapons programme

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea latest missile test

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea for 'reckless and illegal' missile test

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea for 'illegal' missile test

The missile flew over the island of Hokkaido, prompting panic

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

The test prompted the Japanese government to tell residents in the area the missile traveled over to take cover

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime is really under threat'

Senior research fellow Shashank Joshi says we're not heading to nuclear war but there could be a US-Korean confrontation

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

WW2 bomb found in Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant in Japan

WW2 bomb found in Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant in Japan

WW2 bomb found in Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant in Japan

The explosive device was found in the precincts of the plant, which has been disabled after a major earthquake in 2011 triggered a nuclear meltdown

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

At the moment, they're struggling to stay upright but they'll be bendy like Beckham in no time

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Woman dies after contracting virus from stray cat bite in Japan

Woman dies after contracting virus from stray cat bite in Japan

Woman dies after contracting virus from stray cat bite in Japan

The woman died of the SFTS virus after being bitten by a stray cat in the first known case in the world

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

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Japanese IT mogul wears Hitler shirt on live TV, thinks it's fine

Japanese IT mogul wears Hitler shirt on live TV, thinks it's fine

Takafumi Horie wore the t-shirt on a talkshow on Wednesday and doesn't see anything wrong with it

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Did Donald Trump actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer for information in the election campaign?

Did Donald Trump Jr actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer?

Did Donald Trump Jr actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer?

The son of US President Donald Trump disclosed a series of emails which has sparked a major political wildfire

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Woman nicknamed 'Black Widow' admits poisoning husband and then backtracks

Woman nicknamed 'Black Widow' admits poisoning husband - and then backtracks

Woman nicknamed 'Black Widow' admits poisoning husband - and then backtracks

Chisako Kakehi is on trail for the murders of three men and the attempted murder of another in Japan

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

'North Korea boasting about hitting anywhere in the world with missiles is just hype', says researcher

North Korea missile boasts are just empty hype, says researcher

North Korea missile boasts are just empty hype, says researcher

North Korea has conducted a successful test of a long-range missile which landed in the Sea of Japan

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Volkswagen executive 'arrested on drug charges in Japan'

Volkswagen executive 'arrested on drug charges in Japan'

Volkswagen executive 'arrested on drug charges in Japan'

Volkswagen has said Thomas Siebert has been detained by police, local media claims he admitted to using cocaine

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Trump blasted for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

The US President said he was pulling out of the agreement to protect US jobs

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

New robotic instructor created to teach people how to dance

New robotic instructor created to teach people how to dance

New robotic instructor created to teach people how to dance

A new robot has been created which can help teach people how to dance by using sensors and lasers

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

A military exercise in the Pacific Ocean was cancelled after a French landing craft became stranded.   The incident came during a joint exercise between Japanese, British, French, and American forces.   The exercise came as the craft attempted to land on the American island of Guam in the Mariana Archipelago.  It had been meant to be a demonstration of strength to counter the growing Chinese presence in the region.   However, the landing damaged the propellor of the vehicle, which led to the exercise being

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

The incident came during a joint exercise between the French, Japanese, British and American forces

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Fugitive nun suspected for delivering deaf children to paedophile priests hands herself in

Nun 'delivered deaf children to paedophile priests' before going on the run

Nun delivered deaf children to paedophile priests

Kosaka Kumiko had hidden from the police for 33 days before turning herself in

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The passenger, in red, can be seen brawling in a video posted on YouTube

WATCH Drunk US passenger thrown off Tokyo-LA flight for brawling and choking attendant

Drunk US passenger thrown off Tokyo-LA flight for brawling and choking attendant

Man can be seen brawling with fellow passenger in video uploaded to social media

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Man arrested after three years of living above a public toilet in Japan

Man arrested after three years of living above a public toilet in Japan

Man arrested after three years of living above a public toilet in Japan

54-year-old Takashi Yamanouchi had been living in a loft above a public toilet in a park in Usuki

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: Japanese PM, Mexico wall, and fake news

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: From the Mexico wall to yet more fake news

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: Japanese PM, Mexico wall, and fake news

The president of the United States had a busy weekend, and he let us know all about it over Twitter

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Japan's space junk collector has failed, and there are only a few days left to fix it

Japan's space junk 'fishing net' has failed - and there are only a few days to fix it

Japan's space junk 'fishing net' has failed - and there are only days to fix it

The Kounotori 6 spacecraft, which was supposed to collect space junk has failed, space agency Jaxa only has a few days to fix the craft before it is set to return to earth

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Japanese fortune teller brainwashed woman into prostitution to pay off debts

Japanese fortune teller brainwashed woman into prostitution to pay off debts

Japanese fortune teller brainwashed woman into prostitution to pay off debts

The fortune teller has been ordered to pay her victim over 90 million yen (£640,000) by Tokyo District Court

Huge pod of dolphins captured in Japan and left for days, says dolphin charity

At least 250 dolphins could be slaughtered after $40m hunter raid, claims welfare group

'At least 250 dolphins could be slaughtered after $40m hunter raid'

A huge pod of dolphins have been captured in Taiji, Japan and left there for days whilst they are slowly sorted, claims a dolphin charity

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Local media reports say Japanese emperor Akihito is to abdicate in 2019

Japanese emperor Akihito will abdicate in 2019, local media reports claim

Japanese emperor Akihito will abdicate in 2019, local media reports claim

Emperor Akihito has been dogged by abdication rumours recently, due to his advanced age and ill-health

Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Miniature brain, skull and hair is found inside a 16-year-old girl's ovary

Miniature brain, skull and hair found inside 16-year-old girl's ovary in 'monster tumour'

Miniature brain, skull and hair found inside 16-year-old girl's ovary

A tumour containing a miniature brain has been discovered in a 16-year-old girl's ovary in Japan, the 10-centimetre tumour was found when she had her appendix removed

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Japan plans to build the world's fastest supercomputer

Japan plans to build world's fastest supercomputer

Japan plans to build world's fastest supercomputer

The computer should make 130 quadrillion calculations per second, and the country will spend £139 million on creating it

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Nine year old killed in car accident as driver was playing Pokemon Go

Truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills nine-year-old

Truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills nine-year-old

A nine-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a truck in central Japan, the driver admitted to police that he was not looking forwards as he was playing a game on his phone

Friday, October 7, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

Ban called on cartoon cat by politicians and activists in India and Pakistan

Japanese robot cat Doraemon outlawed in India and Pakistan for 'corrupting kids'

Japanese robot cat outlawed in India and Pakistan for 'corrupting kids'

It is claimed the cartoon cat Doraemon corrupts children by encouraging them to misbehave at school and at home

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Honda team up with specialists to create a 3D printed car

Honda team up with specialists to create 3D printed car

Honda team up with specialists to create 3D printed car

The 'micro commuter', which has space for a driver and the goods they are delivering, took a whole month of solid printing to create

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Real life Robot Hunger Games are coming to Japan

Japanese robots to battle it out in Hunger Games-style forest

Japanese robots to battle it out in Hunger Games-style setting

But instead of battling for survival, the robots will be challenged to show their detection and rescue capabilities

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

North Korea 'fire three ballistic missiles into the sea from the east coast'

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into the sea'

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into the sea'

Three missiles have reportedly been fired from North Korea's east coast into the sea, as world leaders meet in China for the G20 summit