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Fukushima: has meltdown already happened?

Tue 15 Mar, AT 13:45

Nuclear expert suspects Japanese government may be playing down the scale of disaster

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Japanese economy freefalls in face of nuclear threat

Tue 15 Mar, AT 09:54

Business digest: Worst fall in Nikkei index for 40 years as Japan faces $180bn in reconstruction costs

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Japan disaster ‘a message from God’, warns Beck

Tue 15 Mar, AT 09:47

Has Glenn Beck given Fox the excuse to finally ditchconservative TV host?

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What they are saying about Japan’s mangled landscape

Mon 14 Mar, AT 12:03

Excerpts from the bestwriting by journalists whohave visited the scene ofFriday’s tsunami

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Japan tsunami prompts record financial injection

Mon 14 Mar, AT 09:53

Business digest: Bank of Japan to inject 22 trillion yen to combat effects of last week's disaster

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Japan tsunami and nuclear blast: how bad is it?

Sat 12 Mar, AT 13:27

Briefing: The full extent of the devastation caused by yesterday’s earthquake is only now becoming clear

Nuclear power plant blast: Japan fears meltdown

Sat 12 Mar, AT 11:11

A huge blast has rocked the Fukushima 1 power plant following Friday’s tsunami (with video)

Video captures boat in Japan tsunami whirlpool

Fri 11 Mar, AT 14:39

Footage of tsunami shows scale of disaster as vortex nearly swallows ship

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Japan suspends whaling as economic reality hits

Wed 16 Feb, AT 11:46

Sea Shepherd's harassment blamed, but is debt-hit Tokyo simply unable to subsidise whale hunt?

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China is now the world's second largest economy

Mon 14 Feb, AT 09:42

Japan slips from number two spot and aims to exploit the China boom