Subscribe now

Every result from the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Every result from the 2019 Rugby World Cup

First fatality reported as Typhoon Hagibis edges closer to Japan

According to NHK, Japan’s national broadcaster, a man from Ichihara, a city in Chiba Prefecture, was killed on Saturday morning when his vehicle was flipped over

Lost chapter from 'world's first novel' found in Tokyo home

'The Tale of Genji' was written by a Japanese woman in the 11th century

Tuesday’s Rugby World Cup news round-up: England, Ireland and tattoos

Tuesday's latest news from Japan as the start of the Rugby World Cup ticks ever closer

Japanese fathers demoted for taking paternity leave sue employers

'We need some courageous people to exercise their rights and stand up in society,' says lawyer

Theme park mascot dies after dancing in costume for 20 minutes in heat

At least 11 dead and more than 5,000 hospitalised from heat-related medical issues

Human-animal hybrids to be developed in Japan after ban lifted

Supporters say research could be vital first step towards growing organs that can then be transplanted into people in need