Worst radioactive water leak yet at Fukushima plant

One-Minute Read Tue 20 Aug, AT 15:35

Frantic efforts underway at Japanese nuclear plant as cause of radioactive leak remains unknown

Yen, Japan

Japan exports soar by most from 2010 as yen weakens

One-Minute Read Wed 19 Jun, AT 12:45

The increase in exports provides a boost to prime minister Shinzo Abe's economy revival plan

Japanese coat hugs you and whispers in your ear - video

Video Wed 10 Apr, AT 15:00

Engineering students unveil a high-tech coat for lonely men that simulates a woman's squeeze

Nikkei hits five-year high

One-Minute Read Fri 5 Apr, AT 10:37

Bank of Japan 'deadly serious about their plans to reflate economy'

Grounded Dreamliners just the latest bad news for Boeing

Brief Wed 16 Jan, AT 08:49

As ANA and Japan Airlines ground their 787 fleets, half world's Dreamliners are now out of action

Cat tail for humans wags if you're happy - video

Video Thu 3 Jan, AT 12:14

A fluffy tail that monitors your heart rate offers a new way to express feelings, says inventor

World condemns North Korea after successful missile test

First Reaction Wed 12 Dec, AT 08:45

Long-range missile puts satellite into orbit, but tests could be part of nuclear programme

Hitachi makes £20bn nuke investment

One-Minute Read Wed 31 Oct, AT 12:21

Japanese engineering giant's investment in the British nuclear sector will create up to 14,000 new jobs