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CPO shareholders opposed to move need just 25 per cent of vote to scupper club's plans
The desperate lengths that Chelsea have gone to in order to win a crucial vote tomorrow, which will ultimately decide whether they can sell Stamford Bridge and move to a new stadium in west London, can be revealed today by i.
Sam Wallace's exclusive investigation into the struggle for Stamford Bridge
Olympus's second-largest shareholder yesterday demanded answers to the issues raised by its ousted chief executive over four takeovers and joined calls for an independent investigation.
Unbearable tension in a Tokyo tale
Japan has been slow to admit the scale of the meltdown. But now the truth is coming out. David McNeill reports from Soma City
It is fitting perhaps that the resignation of Japan's prime minister was greeted by Tokyo's worst downpour of the year. Like a steamy tropical storm, the pressure in Japan's capital has been building all summer.
Seven-time world champion Valentino Rossi may miss the Japanese MotoGP Grand Prix because of radiation concerns following the earthquake and tsunami in March.
David McNeill meets a nuclear worker who sees it as his duty to save the stricken plant – even if it means an early grave
The family of Lindsay Hawker, an English teacher who was murdered in Japan, flew out yesterday to see her killer sentenced, having called for him to be given the "heaviest punishment" possible.
A strong earthquake jolted on Sunday the same area of northeastern Japan that was hit by a massive quake in March, but there was no sign of further damage along the coast or to the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, officials said.
There have been better times to be Japanese. Still battling the unappeased demons of stagnation, bloated national debt, and the sclerotic effects of an ageing population, the authorities now seem paralysed in their efforts to rebuild after the 2011 earthquake. Despite the country's riches and technological know-how.
In a country synonymous with the buttoned-down corporate army that keeps its huge economy humming, getting Japan to ditch its suits is an uphill task. A summer power crunch in Tokyo exacerbated by the crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant, however, is forcing the government to ask the impossible.
Foreigners are more welcome than ever in a city coming to terms with tragedy, says Adrian Hamilton
Neil Lennon ended a troubled season on a high at Hampden Park on Saturday as Celtic lifted the Scottish Cup with victory over Motherwell. It gave Lennon his first piece of silverware as Celtic manager after they lost out to Rangers in the league. It is also likely to result in a new long-term contract. "He's got a good future," said Dermot Desmond, Celtic's majority shareholder "He'll get a new contract; for a very long time." Lennon said of the 3-0 victory: "We love the game, we try to entertain and we try to win with a bit of style."
Japanese workers have entered the last of three reactor buildings hit by nuclear fuel meltdowns at the crippled Fukushima plant. The operator, Tokyo Electric, is moving to stabilise a facility that has been leaking radiation for more than two months.