The building is set to be 5,577ft tall and play host to 55,000 people
1. Which Canadian state contains a breed of dog in its name?
The vehicle had 41 people on board and was travelling from Tokyo to a ski resort in Nagano province
With global events distorting prices to certain tourist destinations, it pays to look ahead. Simon Calder offers his advice.
The group of about 20 protestors consist mainly of single men and call themselves “Losers with Women”
The shrine pays homage to those who died in Japan's wars, including kamikaze pilots
Exclusive: Ministers have already held talks as UK firms prepare bids for contracts to guard Tokyo Games
With a favourable exchange rate and rail and plane deals, it's a great time to visit the Land of the Rising Sun.
Neighbouring countries unhappy over public 'celebration' of Japan's attacks
A beauty queen is in hiding after exposing a major talent agency’s alleged links to a crime syndicate
The Australian is a three-time former world time trial champion
The operator of Inputs.io has reported a hack that lost customers 4,100 BTC
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
Radiation levels at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant are 18 times higher than previously thought, according to officials.
Exercise tests if there are cultural differences in responding to instructions from emergency services