One person is in a stable condition while searches are under way for the six other crew members.Read the full story ›
Shinzo Abe’s appeal follows warnings from Japanese car manufacturers of the impact on their UK plants of a switch to World Trade OrganisatioRead the full story ›
England survived an almighty scare as Japan threatened another giant slaying before Joe Cokanasiga's try sealed a 35-15 victory.Read the full story ›
Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, was detained on Sunday evening and the flight delayed by more than an hour.Read the full story ›
Jumpei Yasuda was kidnapped in 2015 by al Qaida’s branch in Syria.Read the full story ›
Local police say 40-year-old Akira Furusho was found bleeding from his neck inside a cage at Hirakawa Zoological Park in Kagoshima.Read the full story ›
Lewis Hamilton has one hand, three fingers and a thumb on the world championship after romping to victory in Japan as his rival Sebastian Vettel finished a lowly sixth following a calamitous collision.
Hamilton's fourth win in succession, and sixth in seven rounds, never appeared in doubt as he raced away from pole and cruised to the line ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Max Verstappen completed the podium as Vettel endured yet another miserable afternoon following his crash with the Red Bull driver in the early stages of Sunday's Suzuka race.
Hamilton, 67 points clear of the Ferrari driver with just 100 left on the table, will secure his fifth title at the United States Grand Prix in a fortnight's time if he wins and his rival is third or lower.
A total of 39 people have been killed after the earthquake on the island of Hokkaido.Read the full story ›
The death toll has risen to 18 after the tremor on the island of Hokkaido.Read the full story ›
At least seven people are known to have died on the island of Hokkaido.Read the full story ›