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# tokyo - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Hundreds gather for funeral of Nicola Furlong in Wexford
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

Hundreds gather for funeral of Nicola Furlong in Wexford

Jun 3rd 2012, 6:20 PM 9,665 Views 19 Comments

The 21-year-old student who was found dead in a Tokyo hotel room two weeks ago was laid to rest in her hometown of Curracloe today.

# tokyo - Friday 1 June, 2012

Singer Nicki Minaj pays tribute to fan as body of Nicola Furlong arrives home
# Japan
# Japan

Singer Nicki Minaj pays tribute to fan as body of Nicola Furlong arrives home

Jun 1st 2012, 8:42 AM 10,175 Views 9 Comments

The rapper also clarified that the two men being held in connection with the death are not part of her entourage.

# tokyo - Thursday 31 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 31st 2012, 8:37 AM 3,851 Views 9 Comments

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

Body of student Nicola Furlong to be flown home from Japan
# Investigation
# Investigation

Body of student Nicola Furlong to be flown home from Japan

May 31st 2012, 7:58 AM 4,138 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old student was found dead in a hotel room in Tokyo after attending a Nicki Minaj concert in the city. She is believed to have been strangled.

# tokyo - Monday 28 May, 2012

Two men charged with assaulting friend of dead Wexford student in Tokyo
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

Two men charged with assaulting friend of dead Wexford student in Tokyo

May 28th 2012, 9:05 PM 12,924 Views 31 Comments

Nicola Furlong, 21, died in Tokyo on Thursday morning. A friend she was with that night is alleged to have been assaulted by two American men.

# tokyo - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Two American men arrested following Tokyo death of Irish student
# Japan
# Japan

Two American men arrested following Tokyo death of Irish student

May 27th 2012, 3:33 PM 9,776 Views 6 Comments

Local reports say two American men have been arrested in Japan, and that Nicola Furlong, 21, died of suffocation.

# tokyo - Friday 25 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

May 25th 2012, 4:46 PM 4,753 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

DCU student found dead in Tokyo hotel room after concert
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

DCU student found dead in Tokyo hotel room after concert

May 25th 2012, 9:50 AM 6,317 Views 4 Comments

Twenty-one-year-old Nicola Furlong was living in Japan as part of her studies. Her body was found yesterday morning.

# tokyo - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Olympic bidding race down to three
# Road To...?
From The42
# Road To...?

Olympic bidding race down to three

May 24th 2012, 11:41 AM 246 Views 1 Comment

Where do you want to go in 2020 – Tokyo, Madrid or Istanbul?

# tokyo - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Considering a holiday? Use the Club Sandwich Index to pick a destination
# Peckish?
# Peckish?

Considering a holiday? Use the Club Sandwich Index to pick a destination

May 9th 2012, 4:33 PM 4,770 Views 19 Comments

Dublin is the seventh cheapest of all the cities surveyed by Hotels.com with an average club sandwich price of €12.

# tokyo - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

New blowfish law anger Tokyo's chefs
# Blowfish
From The Daily Edge
# Blowfish

New blowfish law anger Tokyo's chefs

Apr 3rd 2012, 12:06 PM 754 Views 0 Comments

Poison… poison… tasty fish.

# tokyo - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Another Japanese earthquake could trigger 34-metre tsunami: report
# Japan
# Japan

Another Japanese earthquake could trigger 34-metre tsunami: report

Apr 1st 2012, 3:10 PM 5,004 Views 6 Comments

Government reports say if the tide was right, a similar earthquake to last year’s could result in even greater havoc.

# tokyo - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

New Co Clare seismometer detects 1.1-mag Donegal earthquake
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

New Co Clare seismometer detects 1.1-mag Donegal earthquake

Mar 14th 2012, 1:02 PM 2,805 Views 18 Comments

The new seismometer at the Cliffs of Moher is also sensitive enough to have recorded this morning’s 6.9-mag quake in Japan.

Japan removes tsunami alert after 6.9-mag earthquake
# Japan
# Japan

Japan removes tsunami alert after 6.9-mag earthquake

Mar 14th 2012, 11:40 AM 3,032 Views 8 Comments

The quake struck shortly before 9:10am Irish time, around 150 miles off the country’s north-eastern coast.

# tokyo - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Penguin breaks out of Tokyo aquarium
# Jailbird
From The Daily Edge
# Jailbird

Penguin breaks out of Tokyo aquarium

Mar 6th 2012, 5:40 PM 5,557 Views 12 Comments

Run Penguin, Run. A penguin is at large after making a jailbird escape from Tokyo Aquarium.

# tokyo - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The most expensive city in the world? That would be Zurich
# World's Most Expensive City
# World's Most Expensive City

The most expensive city in the world? That would be Zurich

Feb 15th 2012, 9:17 AM 6,131 Views 37 Comments

A loaf of sliced white bread costs US$6.15 in the Swiss city.

# tokyo - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Study says 70% chance major quake could hit Tokyo within four years
# Japan
# Japan

Study says 70% chance major quake could hit Tokyo within four years

Jan 24th 2012, 11:49 AM 2,284 Views 9 Comments

Seismologists at Tokyo University also say there is a 98 per cent chance of a magnitude-7 earthquake hitting the Japanese capital in the next 30 years.

# tokyo - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Olympus offices raided by Japanese officials in accounting probe
# Japan
# Japan

Olympus offices raided by Japanese officials in accounting probe

Dec 21st 2011, 10:15 AM 1,086 Views 1 Comment

Investigation underway into the suspected concealment by Olympus of over €1 billion in losses through inaccurate financial reports.

# tokyo - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
# Pricey
From The Daily Edge
# Pricey

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dec 8th 2011, 3:29 PM 10,111 Views 25 Comments

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

# tokyo - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

'I'm a better swimmer now' - Thorpe
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

'I'm a better swimmer now' - Thorpe

Nov 16th 2011, 2:32 PM 321 Views 0 Comments

Despite seemingly being past his peak, the Australian athlete claims he is a technically improved swimmer.

# tokyo - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Japan: Political strongman Ozawa faces trial
# Japan
# Japan

Japan: Political strongman Ozawa faces trial

Oct 6th 2011, 10:01 AM 96 Views 1 Comment

Ichiro Ozawa – Japan’s so-called “shadow shogun” – has denied charges of violating fundraising laws and says the allegations against him are politically motivated.

# tokyo - Friday 9 September, 2011

Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on
# Japan
# Japan

Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on

Sep 9th 2011, 11:50 AM 1,291 Views 3 Comments

Sunday marks the six-month anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed tens of thousands. The repairs are ongoing.

# tokyo - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Little interest for Japan's next leader as candidates face-off
# Japan
# Japan

Little interest for Japan's next leader as candidates face-off

Aug 28th 2011, 2:56 PM 120 Views 1 Comment

The five candidates to replace Naoto Kan have been making their pitch to their party today but the public is increasingly cynical.

# tokyo - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 1st 2011, 9:28 PM 808 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# tokyo - Friday 8 April, 2011

Japan aftershock kills two and injures more than 130
# Japan
# Japan

Japan aftershock kills two and injures more than 130

Apr 8th 2011, 7:49 AM 305 Views 0 Comments

A 79-year-old man died of shock and a woman in her 60s was killed when power was cut to her oxygen tank. More than 130 people were injured.

# tokyo - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Japan may drape fabric over stricken reactors
# Japan
# Japan

Japan may drape fabric over stricken reactors

Mar 30th 2011, 8:00 AM 727 Views 0 Comments

Officials consider draping fabric over the country’s damaged nuclear reactors – as seawater outside the damaged Fukushima plant is found to contain 3,335 times the usual amount of radioactive iodine.

# tokyo - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 23rd 2011, 8:16 AM 1,582 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The fallout from the Moriarty report continues; an 8,000 page file on Anglo goes to the DPP and there are calls for a class action suit against the state and its banks by beleaguered homeowners.

# tokyo - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

New power line may ease meltdown fears at Fukushima plant
# Japan
# Japan

New power line may ease meltdown fears at Fukushima plant

Mar 16th 2011, 6:57 PM 1,231 Views 0 Comments

A new power line could restore electricity to the Fukushima plant, enabling a steady water supply to be pumped around the reactors to prevent meltdown.

Irish warned against non-essential travel to Japan
# Japan
# Japan

Irish warned against non-essential travel to Japan

Mar 16th 2011, 8:55 AM 584 Views 0 Comments

French government urging its citizens to leave Tokyo and move to the south of the country or return to France, while British embassy is organising transport to help people leave tsunami-struck Sendai.

# tokyo - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Japan’s mainland rocked by magnitude 6.1 aftershock
# Aftershock
# Aftershock

Japan’s mainland rocked by magnitude 6.1 aftershock

Mar 15th 2011, 2:41 PM 1,913 Views 0 Comments

Japan’s mainland is hit by a significant aftershock – the largest to have struck inland since last Friday’s main earthquake.

# tokyo - Monday 14 March, 2011

Meltdown threat rises at Japanese nuclear plant
# Japan
# Japan

Meltdown threat rises at Japanese nuclear plant

Mar 14th 2011, 8:53 PM 1,340 Views 0 Comments

The drop in water levels at Unit 2 at the Fukushima has worried officials, while fears grow that rods in all three of the most troubled nuclear reactors may melt.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 14th 2011, 8:10 AM 2,305 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A second explosion occurs at the Fukushima nuclear plant, Irish seen as the ‘bad boys’ of Europe, and Burger King boss upsets his British customers.

# tokyo - Friday 11 March, 2011

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

Mar 11th 2011, 9:24 PM 3,633 Views 0 Comments

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 9:10 PM 1,559 Views 2 Comments

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Mar 11th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,162 Views 0 Comments

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events
# Japan Tsunami
# Japan Tsunami

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

Mar 11th 2011, 5:53 PM 27,084 Views 0 Comments

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

Mar 11th 2011, 4:32 PM 1,890 Views 0 Comments

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake
# Bad Science
# Bad Science

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 3:59 PM 3,335 Views 11 Comments

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 3:07 PM 7,236 Views 0 Comments

In video: how tourists and the residents of Japan experienced today’s earthquake.

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded
# Japan
# Japan

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded

Mar 11th 2011, 2:40 PM 10,174 Views 0 Comments

Cities, towns and farmland seriously damaged by the 8.9 magnitude quake today, which then triggered tsunami.