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The world number nine beat the British number one in Beijing
Eiji Toyoda, who has died aged 100, was a member of Toyota's founding family who helped create the super-efficient "Toyota Way" production method. A cousin of the car manufacturer's founder Kiichiro Toyoda, he served as president from 1967-82, leading Toyota's growth into an automotive giant. He became chairman in 1982, and continued in advisory positions up to his death.
Tokyo celebrates victory after PM reassures IOC that radiation from nuclear plants is no longer a threat
'The situation is under control,' says PM as Japanese bid defeats rival applications from Istanbul and Madrid
She escaped serious injury and train left station just eight minutes after the incident
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has returned to work this week after romping home to victory in the general election, promising to fix the nation’s huge economy.
Shinji Kagawa, Ashley Young and Chris Smalling have all joined the trip
Lawyers: the opposite of real people
MPs urge Prime Minister to seek compromise in bid to return powers to London as PM hints he would campaign for Britain to remain in EU in the referendum promised by end of 2017
Originally from London, he disappeared on 22 May on the way to a meeting
Two Korean former sex slaves demanded the resignation of an outspoken Japanese mayor and cancelled a meeting with him today for justifying Japan's wartime practice of forcing tens of thousands of Asian women into prostitution for its troops.
Octogenarian reaches summit but 81-year-old Nepalese man is hot on his heels
An American musician denied murdering Irish exchange student Nicola Furlong on the first day of his trial in Tokyo today. Richard Hinds, 19, a keyboard player for several top R&B acts, is accused of drugging Ms Furlong, 21, and strangling her in an upmarket Tokyo hotel last year.
United will take on the Singha All Star XI
Tokyo Crash Mobs takes us to a place where logic is made to feel unwelcome... in the best Nintendo kind of way of course.
Five incidents in five days prompts inquiry into plane previously approved for take off