'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
Many are sceptical that government-led effort will make area habitable again
Lawyers: the opposite of real people
Yoshida was widely praised for staying in post and limiting the impact of the nuclear disaster
In September 1970, the first Virginia Slims tournament was played by a small group of women protesting at inequality in pay under the slogan "You've come a long way, baby". The same month Kimiko Date – now Date-Krumm since her marriage to the German racing driver Michael Krumm – was born in Kyoto; and no player of either sex has come further.
Japanese supporters on Court 14 delighted
Octogenarian reaches summit but 81-year-old Nepalese man is hot on his heels
The conservative politician also told reporters there was no clear evidence that the Japanese military coerced women to become what are euphemistically called 'comfort women'
Nicola Furlong's murderer treated as a minor by court so could walk free in five years
The Ballon d'Or holder has foot cast in gold
Five incidents in five days prompts inquiry into plane previously approved for take off
The impact of London's Olympics has been felt as far away as Japan, with Tokyo's bid to host the 2020 Games boosted by a rise in public support thanks to the success of last summer's event in Britain.
Here it is, the monster of the depths, the sea-creature of nightmares, filmed for the first time in its natural habitat: the giant squid.
‘Japan is intoxicating. It’s the travel experience that has moved me most’