Snow last fell in central Tokyo in 1962
The Japanese capital’s boutiques and bakeries are bona fide architectural marvels
International students considering a European education may be better off considering Paris or Milan over London, Bristol or Manchester
One man reportedly told the court he saw women as fair targets for sexual assault as he considered female students 'intellectually inferior'
Despite a chronic labour shortage, Japan’s immigration policy remains tough. Nowhere is this clearer than in the treatment of those seeking refugee status under ‘provisional release’
The staunch conservative, known for her nationalist positions, is not coming into office promising to make nice
'Karōshi' (過労死, literally 'overworking death') can be registered as an official cause of death on a death certificate in Japan. And even women start becoming depressed when their husbands stop working such ridiculous hours – hence Retired Husband Syndrome. But the culture is going to be difficult to change
Tokyo wins the top spot, with four great European cities following close behind
Former boxer admits mutilating unnamed lawyer in a 'bizarre and cruel' attack
It is not so much the rise of terrorism as the 'rise of Islam' that Japan sees as a problem, and the distinction between Islam and extremist organisations such as Isis is often missed altogether
302 passengers and 17 crew members were evacuated after an engine fire broke out on the Boeing 777-300
Tomita has yet to gain consciousness
Kashino was an actor in a theatre group in downtown Tokyo
China and US agree that Pyongyang’s latest plan is ‘destabilising’ for the region amid calls for further UN sanctions
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?