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#Japan

# japan - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From The42 Japan defeat 10-man Colombia following third-minute red card to take command of Group H Winning Start

Japan defeat 10-man Colombia following third-minute red card to take command of Group H

Goals from Shinji Kagawa and Yuya Osako saw Japan upset the 2014 quarter-finalists on Tuesday.

# japan - Monday 18 June, 2018

At least three killed and 90 injured as earthquake shakes Japan's Osaka

One of the victims was a nine-year-old girl who was killed when a wall collapsed on her at school.

# japan - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 'Both sides went at it furiously': Italy withstand Brave Blossoms fightback to end season with victory Kobe Beef

'Both sides went at it furiously': Italy withstand Brave Blossoms fightback to end season with victory

Conor O’Shea’s men dominated the early stages and took a 19-3 lead before Japan were stirred into a reaction.

# japan - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 Second-half surge sees Japan beat Italy Eastern Promise

Second-half surge sees Japan beat Italy

An excellent second half helped Japan beat Italy in Oita, the Brave Blossoms taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

From The42 'I thought, 'If I can do Ireland and that side of the world, I can do Japan'' Feeky

'I thought, 'If I can do Ireland and that side of the world, I can do Japan''

Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek explains how his new life in Japan has pushed his coaching forward.

# japan - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The42 'I try to email or text Joe at four o'clock in the morning to pay him back!' Turning Japanese

'I try to email or text Joe at four o'clock in the morning to pay him back!'

Ireland scrum coach Greg Feek has been enjoying his new role with Japanese club NEC Green Rockets.

# japan - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Japanese mother held for dumping newborn baby's body in locker

The suspect is likely to also later face a murder charge.

# japan - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Japanese scientists invent 'wood alcohol' made from trees

The scientists hope to have the product on shop shelves within three years.

# japan - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Japan set to trial the 'world's first urine test' to test for cancer

The test will run from now until September to see if it will have a practical use in everyday diagnostics.

World's oldest person dies at 117

Nabi Tajima was born on 4 August 1900.

# japan - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for first time in 250 years

The eruption occurred a few kilometres away from Shinmoedake, which featured in the 1967 James Bond film “You Only Live Twice” .

# japan - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Japanese policeman, 19, arrested for allegedly shooting colleague dead

Japan has famously strict gun control regulations and very little gun crime.

# japan - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'He loves eating sweets': World's oldest living man aged 112 confirmed in Japan

Masazo Nonaka was born on 25 July 1905.

# japan - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack

Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.

# japan - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Japanese car companies come together to build hydrogen stations

Japan has focused on promoting fuel-cells, which combine hydrogen and oxygen in an electrochemical reaction.

# japan - Sunday 4 March, 2018

In patriarchal Japan, saying ‘Me Too’ can be risky for women

Speaking out often draws criticism rather than sympathy, even from other women.

# japan - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria…

American man being questioned after decapitated head found in Japanese apartment

Body parts other than the head have not been found.

# japan - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Japanese 'baby factory' man wins custody of 13 children born to Thai surrogates

Mitsutoki Shigeta, 28, became the centre of a surrogacy scandal in 2014.

# japan - Saturday 10 February, 2018

This school in Japan is asking parents to buy their children €600 Armani-branded uniforms

The decision has sparked complaints and fierce debate, even reaching as far as parliament.

# japan - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash' Wall Street This post contains videos

Traders breathe sigh of relief as markets bounce back after 'mini flash crash'

Stocks suffered one of their worst days ever yesterday.

# japan - Saturday 3 February, 2018

# japan - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Inside the murky world of Japan's child 'idol singers'

Concern has been raised about the age of the singers – some are as young as six.

# japan - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Japan: Soldier killed and skiers stranded after volcano eruption causes avalanche

A total of 78 people were stranded at a gondola station at the top of a mountain.

# japan - Friday 19 January, 2018

From The42 'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink Disgraced

'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink

The Japan Anti-doping Agency have banned Yasuhiro Suzuki for eight years.

# japan - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Japanese news agency mistakenly alerts people of imminent North Korea attack

It comes just days after another false alarm terrified residents in Hawaii.

Japan activates emergency system to warn people about deadly blowfish

The toxic parts of the fugu fish may have been sold by mistake.

# japan - Friday 12 January, 2018

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

# japan - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Youtube drops Logan Paul after 'suicide forest' video

The website has dropped Paul from two projects on its Youtube Red platform.

# japan - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest' Logan Paul This post contains videos

Japan reacts with anger after Youtube star posts video of victim in 'suicide forest'

The video has been deleted and Logan Paul has apologised but this has not quelled anger about the post.

# japan - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

YouTube star apologises for posting video of dead body in Japanese 'suicide forest'

Broadcaster Piers Morgan reacted to the apology by calling Paul a “sick, twisted, heartless little p***k”.

# japan - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Flight from LA to Japan turns back after four hours due to 'unauthorised person'

Someone had apparently managed to board the plane with a ticket from a different carrier.

# japan - Monday 18 December, 2017

Window that fell from US helicopter into Japanese school blamed on 'human error'

The locals are unhappy about a US marine airbase on Okinawa island.

# japan - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Pregnant woman wants seat on Tokyo metro - there's an app for that

The service allows a pregnant woman to send a message when she wants a seat.

# japan - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'Regrettable': US military apologises after helicopter window falls on Japanese school

The US military said it was taking the incident “extremely seriously”.

# japan - Friday 8 December, 2017

Former priest wielding a samurai sword kills three at Tokyo shrine

It is understood that the fight erupted due to a family vendetta.

# japan - Monday 4 December, 2017

Air crew over Japan saw North Korean missile re-enter atmosphere

The airline’s general manager said crew described seeing the missile “blow up and fall apart”.

# japan - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

# japan - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From The42 'I've had to put my family first' - Dan Carter confirms he is leaving Racing 92 at the end of the season Wave Goodbye

'I've had to put my family first' - Dan Carter confirms he is leaving Racing 92 at the end of the season

The out-half will join Kobelco Steelers next season.

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