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#Japan

# japan - Saturday 11 August, 2018

From The42 Class is permanent! Andres Iniesta's first goal in Japan is a beauty Take A Bow This post contains videos

Class is permanent! Andres Iniesta's first goal in Japan is a beauty

The J-League side went in front against Jubilo Iwata when Lukas Podolski and the former Barcelona midfielder combined for a fine effort.

# japan - Friday 10 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge A Japanese student is being hailed as a style icon for wearing an old Ireland jersey out and about Street Style

# japan - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out

The university began lowering test scores of female applicants when results showed an increasing number of women winning places.

# japan - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 Life after La Liga: Iniesta and Torres suffer defeats in highly-anticipated J.League debuts Japan

Life after La Liga: Iniesta and Torres suffer defeats in highly-anticipated J.League debuts

Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta suffered defeats in their respective J.League bows for Sagan Tosu and Vissel Kobe on Sunday.

# japan - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

The “landmark” EU-Japan deal creates a massive economic zone.

# japan - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Japan rescuers carry out house-to-house searches as floods and landslides claim 141 lives

The crisis is the deadliest rain-related disaster in over three decades in Japan.

# japan - Sunday 8 July, 2018

After decades under wraps in Dublin these 300-year-old scrolls are finally on display Chester Beatty This post contains videos

After decades under wraps in Dublin these 300-year-old scrolls are finally on display

They tell the story of real-life Japanese warrior Tawara Tōda and the many tall tales that accompanied his legend.

Death toll rises to at least 57 as torrential downpours devastate Japan

More than two million Japanese citizens have been told to evacuate their homes.

# japan - Saturday 7 July, 2018

At least 20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

The death toll is expected to increase.

# japan - Friday 6 July, 2018

Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed

The sarin attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 killed 13 people and injured thousands more.

# japan - Monday 2 July, 2018

From The42 As it happened: Belgium v Japan, World Cup last 16 Liveblog

As it happened: Belgium v Japan, World Cup last 16

Belgium played Japan, with a place in the last eight up for grabs.

# japan - Sunday 1 July, 2018

From The42 Senegal complain to Fifa over fair play rule Crying Foul

Senegal complain to Fifa over fair play rule

Japan literally refused to play when it learned that Colombia had just scored a goal against Senegal… which is contrary to the principles governing football.’

# japan - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off

No injuries were reported in the spectacular explosion.

# japan - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From The42 No ructions in Poland camp after Lewandowski says team has 'too little quality,' insists team-mate Nothing To See Here

No ructions in Poland camp after Lewandowski says team has 'too little quality,' insists team-mate

Poland face Japan in their final Group H meeting on Thursday with little more than pride to play for.

# 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.

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