Japan whaling

Sea Shepherd leader, wanted by Interpol, prepares for 'whale wars'

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Sep, AT 14:38

Paul Watson plans to stop Japanese whaling 'completely', but arrest warrant means he might not be able to reach his own fleet


WHO: 'untreatable' new gonorrhea 'superbug' is in Britain

One-Minute Read Fri 8 Jun, AT 14:00

Disease is now a global health threat with reported cases in Europe, Japan and Australia

Japan tsunami Natori

Huge dock is latest Japanese tsunami debris to reach US

First Post Thu 7 Jun, AT 14:15

Seventy-foot long structure is biggest find so far, but most debris is expected over next two years


Fukushima radiation in California tuna: does it matter?

First Post Tue 29 May, AT 09:44

Traces of nuclear radiation have been found in bluefin tuna that fed off Japan's coast after the Fukushima meltdown

Kim Jong-un

North Korea's failed rocket launch humiliates Kim Jong-un

First Reaction Fri 13 Apr, AT 09:20

Damp squib provokes international condemnation and domestic embarrassment for young leader

Global shares pull out

Global share sell-off: why are investors running scared again?

Briefing Wed 11 Apr, AT 10:44

Spanish and Italian bonds, US unemployment and Greek elections are making investors nervous


How long can the PM continue to be charitable to Osborne?

Wed 11 Apr, AT 10:27 The Mole

Tories look set to retreat on philanthropy attack as yet another Budget measure turns sour


Is Britain being ruined by bank holidays?

Opinion digest Tue 10 Apr, AT 11:50

Opinion roundup: Why we need holidays, our dilettante PM, Ken and Boris take over the mayoral race


Britain is sleepwalking into an era of state surveillance

Opinion digest Mon 2 Apr, AT 13:00

Opinion digest: Email monitoring, Japan's rebirth and the Bradford byelection