Japan’s trade deficit has hit an all-time high as imports were swollen by higher energy prices and a weak yen.
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Friday 30 August 2013
'No poet of the past century has voiced dilemmas of the individual conscience torn between anguish at injustice and horror of violence better, or more profoundly'
Tuesday 13 August 2013
City of Kesennuma decides 360-ton tuna boat that was washed a kilometre inshore is not a fitting memorial to the 19,000 victims
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Many are sceptical that government-led effort will make area habitable again
Friday 10 May 2013
Juan Antonio Bayona (114mins)
Thursday 18 April 2013
Somerset 384 Surrey 98-4
George Galloway plans to oppose cancellation of Prime Minister's Questions for Margaret Thatcher's funeral and attacks 'canonisation of wicked woman'
Monday 15 April 2013
Respect MP also plans to disrupt plans to cancel PMQ's to allow MPs and peers to attend service
Thursday 21 March 2013
A power cut that prompted renewed fears of a meltdown at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has been blamed on a hungry rat.
Sunday 10 March 2013
The World Health Organization's recent report on the fall-out of the Fukushima disaster appeared largely positive: radiation exposure has had only a minor impact on the overall health of the local population. Yet the meltdown of the Daiichi nuclear plant, two years ago tomorrow – not to mention the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that induced it – continue to have solemn ramifications for those who live in the area.
Saturday 09 March 2013
Opening Schrödinger's lunchbox
Friday 22 February 2013
People in the small fishing port of Ishinomaki have expressed their shock and gratitude after being sent gold bars in the post by an anonymous benefactor.
Friday 15 February 2013
A former Tory peer who was jailed over the parliamentary expenses scandal has won £3,500 damages from Essex Police.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
A powerful 8.0-magnitude earthquake set off a tsunami that killed at least five people in a remote part of the Solomon Islands and triggered evacuations across the South Pacific.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
A powerful earthquake off the Solomon Islands has generated a tsunami that damaged dozens of homes and reportedly killed several people in the South Pacific island chain.
Sunday 03 February 2013
A row of men clutching surfboards stand waist-deep in a sludge-coloured river, buffeted by a chill wind. As a distant roar draws near, they look nervously over their shoulders.
Friday 25 January 2013
This remarkable book brings into focus a revolution in ideas about the true value of the natural world
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
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Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
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EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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