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#Tokyo

# tokyo - 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.

# tokyo - Saturday 3 February, 2018

# tokyo - 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.

# tokyo - 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.

# tokyo - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Japanese serial killer who kept nine bodies in coolers met the victims through Twitter

An arrested man has confessed to the killings, according to reports.

# tokyo - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Police make arrest after nine headless bodies found in Tokyo flat

Police originally found two heads inside a cool box at the entrance to the apartment.

# tokyo - Friday 6 October, 2017

Japanese reporter died after working 159 hours of overtime in a month

A government inquest a year after her death ruled that it was linked to excessive overtime.

# tokyo - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Explainer: What is Bitcoin, and why is it making headlines again?

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of collapsed Bitcoin exchange MtGox, went on trial this week over the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the virtual currency.

# tokyo - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From The42 Boost for Irish amateur boxing as Joe Ward commits to IABA until Tokyo 2020 Vested Interest

Boost for Irish amateur boxing as Joe Ward commits to IABA until Tokyo 2020

The 23-year-old is already one of the most decorated Irish amateur athletes of all time.

# tokyo - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms Reaction

50-cap Toner a tower of strength and more talking points as Ireland win battle with Blossoms

It was far from the free-running rugby of the opening two Tests, but Ireland’s willingness to work was exemplified by their totemic lock.

# tokyo - Saturday 6 May, 2017

This luxury Japanese train could rival a five-star hotel Shiki-Shima This post contains images

This luxury Japanese train could rival a five-star hotel

A trip on the Shiki-Shima will set you back over €7,000.

# tokyo - Monday 27 February, 2017

52 seconds of passion: Two giant pandas mated for the first time in four years today

It is hoped that a new baby panda would attract tourists to the Tokyo zoo.

# tokyo - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Fortune teller ordered to pay damages to client she forced into prostitution

Tokyo District Court ruled that the clairvoyant brainwashed the woman into believing she owed her money.

# tokyo - Thursday 5 January, 2017

A businessman in Japan has paid over €600,000 for a single fish

The self-styled ‘Tuna King’ Kiyoshi Kimura admits the price was a bit expensive.

# tokyo - Monday 7 November, 2016

Five-year-old boy dies after Tokyo arts festival display catches fire

The organiser of the event and the university apologised for the loss of life.

# tokyo - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Child pornography is still widely available in Japan, a year after it was criminalised

Before the changes came into effect last year, it was the only Group of Seven nation in which the possession of sexualised images or videos of people under 18 remained legal.

# tokyo - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

At least 19 people killed and 20 wounded in attack at centre for disabled people

An ex-employee of the facility is said to be behind the attack.

# tokyo - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Japanese pop star stabbed repeatedly by "obsessive fan"

Police arrested a man on the spot and seized a blood-covered knife.

# tokyo - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom

He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.

# tokyo - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Actor stabbed to death with sword at Japanese play rehearsal

Police are investigating whether the death was criminal or accidental.

# tokyo - Sunday 11 October, 2015

# tokyo - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Japan has scrapped the 2020 Olympics logo after a plagiarism scandal

The logo bears certain similarities to a design for a Belgian theatre company. It’s been quite the controversy in Japan.

# tokyo - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Japanese man flushes lawyer’s penis down the toilet ‘as revenge for affair’

The gruesome alleged attack took place in Tokyo this morning.

# tokyo - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Three killed after plane crashes on housing estate

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

# tokyo - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Islamic State confirms execution of Japanese hostage

A video featuring the second hostage calls for the release of Sajida al-Rishawi, sentenced to death in Jordan.

# tokyo - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

# tokyo - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Japan's sozzled salarymen: corporate samurai turning into a lost tribe

Regular 12-hour days followed by compulsory corporate boozing with clients: meet the

# tokyo - Monday 22 September, 2014

Sumo wrestlers make babies cry on purpose - but that's a good thing

An unusual tradition in Japan…

# tokyo - Monday 21 July, 2014

From Business ETC Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead Ice-breaker

Do you find turn-by-turn directions a bit boring? Try following penguins instead

A Tokyo aquarium have designed the navigation app to draw in visitors.

# tokyo - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges Art

Vagina artist arrested in Tokyo on obscenity charges

Japan has notoriously tough obscenity laws, but supporters of the artist say it’s an attack on free expression.

# tokyo - Monday 31 March, 2014

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone

Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.

# tokyo - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish lad and his hurley crash Tokyo's St. Patrick's Day parade Chancer

Irish lad and his hurley crash Tokyo's St. Patrick's Day parade

Just blending in with the locals.

# tokyo - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan

Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.

# tokyo - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Taoiseach arrives in Japan for five day trade trip

Enda Kenny will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe along with a round of business meetings in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.

# tokyo - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Hello, world: New island off Japan coast after volcano eruption

The tiny islet has come into the world with quite a bang…

# tokyo - Friday 18 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: This Tokyo restaurant is entirely automated Only In Japan

WATCH: This Tokyo restaurant is entirely automated

See ya later, waiters and waitresses!

# tokyo - Monday 23 September, 2013

Actual snake on a plane delays 370 Qantas passengers

Samuel L Jackson was not needed though.

# tokyo - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week Phone Home

Someone has been queuing for the new iPhone for the last week

It’s not out until September 20.

# tokyo - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From The42 Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics Comeback

Wrestling wins reprieve for 2020 Olympics

In February, the International Olympic Committee had recommended that wrestling was dropped.

From The42 Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid Development

Tokyo's Olympic win impacts Germany's Euro bid

The Germans are set to miss out on their chance to host the final of the competition.

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