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From The42 Rugby World Cup boss planning for typhoons, quakes in disaster-prone Japan Threat

Rugby World Cup boss planning for typhoons, quakes in disaster-prone Japan

The country is especially vulnerable to extreme weather in September, when the tournament will be in full swing.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn tell court he was 'wrongly accused and unfairly detained' Carlos Ghosn

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn tell court he was 'wrongly accused and unfairly detained'

Ghosn was arrested in November on suspicion of under-declaring his income by some €38 million between 2010 and 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish Top Dollar

Japan's 'Tuna King' just paid €2.7 million for this whopper fish

Unsurprisingly, the price tag is a new record.

From The42 'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well' RWC19

'The demand from Japanese fans for Irish tickets is astronomical as well'

A very different adventure awaits rugby supporters at the World Cup in Japan later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again Hunting

Japan is going to start hunting whales for commercial purposes again

The International Whaling Commission, established in 1946 to conserve and manage the world’s whale and cetacean population, introduced a moratorium on commercial whaling in 1986.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn

Former Nissan chairman charged with financial misconduct

Ghosn has been charged with under-declaring his income by some €38 million.

From TheJournal.ie Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan US Marines

Five missing after two US military planes crash off coast of Japan

One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition.

From TheJournal.ie Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over allegations of financial misconduct Nissan

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over allegations of financial misconduct

Nissan’s board will meet on Thursday to decide his fate at the company.

Eddie Jones glad as 'seduced' England recover to beat Japan

Jones’ side trailed 15-10 at the break but managed to turn things around after the restart.

From The42 Fiji-born Cokanasiga scores debut Test try as second-half surge sees England overcome Japan Close Call

Fiji-born Cokanasiga scores debut Test try as second-half surge sees England overcome Japan

England were 15-10 down at half-time and a shock looked to be on the cards.

From TheJournal.ie Lost Disney film showing Mickey Mouse's predecessor found in Japan Lost And Found

Lost Disney film showing Mickey Mouse's predecessor found in Japan

“We’re absolutely delighted to learn that a copy of the lost film exists.”

From The42 Jones advises Japan to 'go to the temple and pray' ahead of Twickenham clash Familiar Foe

Jones advises Japan to 'go to the temple and pray' ahead of Twickenham clash

On Saturday, the England boss goes up against the team he coached at the 2015 World Cup.

From The42 Laumape hat-trick helps All Blacks romp to victory in 100-point game with Japan Tries Galore This post contains videos

Laumape hat-trick helps All Blacks romp to victory in 100-point game with Japan

There was no shortage of action in Tokyo this morning as New Zealand won a contest that featured 15 tries.

From The42 Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts Beat The Heat

Later start times at Tokyo Olympic marathon could lead to fatalities, say health experts

Health officials in Japan are calling for the race to start at 5.30am instead of 7am to avoid potential deaths due to soaring temperatures.

From The42 'If we are going to take the All Blacks down, then it is going to be tomorrow' Brave Blossoms

'If we are going to take the All Blacks down, then it is going to be tomorrow'

Japan’s New Zealand-born captain senses an opportunity against a weakened All Blacks team.

From The42 Eight debutants named in All Blacks' 23 for opening Test of November series Eastern Promise

Eight debutants named in All Blacks' 23 for opening Test of November series

Plenty of new faces in the New Zealand line-up for this weekend’s meeting with Japan in Tokyo.

From The42 'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics Karate Kid

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

From TheJournal.ie White tiger kills zookeeper in enclosure during rare attack in Japan Japan

White tiger kills zookeeper in enclosure during rare attack in Japan

The attack happenedat the Hirakawa Zoological Park in the southern city of Kagoshima.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 1,300 Toyota hybrid vehicles in Ireland recalled amid safety concerns Recall

Almost 1,300 Toyota hybrid vehicles in Ireland recalled amid safety concerns

The latest recall affects several models of Toyota’s Prius and Auris hybrid vehicles produced between October 2008 and November 2014.

From The42 A year out from World Cup, Japan coach Joseph signals he will step away from Sunwolves Test Run

A year out from World Cup, Japan coach Joseph signals he will step away from Sunwolves

The Kiwi wants to focus on the national side to ensure they peak in September when they will meet Ireland in RWC Pool A.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to 35 in horror Japanese earthquake Atsuma

Death toll rises to 35 in horror Japanese earthquake

The 6.6 magnitude quake struck on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Worker in charge of measuring radiation following Fukushima disaster dies of lung cancer Directly Related

Worker in charge of measuring radiation following Fukushima disaster dies of lung cancer

This is the first time the Japanese government has acknowledged a death directly related to the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie A million people urged to evacuate as Typhoon Jebi brings winds of up to 215 kilometres an hour to Japan Landfall

A million people urged to evacuate as Typhoon Jebi brings winds of up to 215 kilometres an hour to Japan

The typhoon swept a tanker into a bridge and partially flooded an airport.

From The42 Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty Gold Medal

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty

Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.

From TheJournal.ie Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides Typhoon Jebi

Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides

Typhoon Jebi is expected to make landfall on the country’s main island on Tuesday

From The42 Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold Exempt

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold

The Spurs star provided the assists for both South Korea’s goals as they defeated Japan in a tense final.

From TheJournal.ie Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat' Nuclear Weapons

Japan says North Korea remains a 'serious and imminent threat'

The country also takes aim at China’s rise as a military power.

From TheJournal.ie Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed Yo-chan

Boy (2) who was missing in Japanese woods for three days rescued unharmed

It is believed the boy may have drank river water to survive his ordeal.

From The42 Class is permanent! Andres Iniesta's first goal in Japan is a beauty Take A Bow This post contains videos

Class is permanent! Andres Iniesta's first goal in Japan is a beauty

The J-League side went in front against Jubilo Iwata when Lukas Podolski and the former Barcelona midfielder combined for a fine effort.

From TheJournal.ie Medical school altered test scores to keep women out Tokyo

Medical school altered test scores to keep women out

The university began lowering test scores of female applicants when results showed an increasing number of women winning places.

From The42 Life after La Liga: Iniesta and Torres suffer defeats in highly-anticipated J.League debuts Japan

Life after La Liga: Iniesta and Torres suffer defeats in highly-anticipated J.League debuts

Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta suffered defeats in their respective J.League bows for Sagan Tosu and Vissel Kobe on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers Trade Deal

EU and Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

The “landmark” EU-Japan deal creates a massive economic zone.

From TheJournal.ie Japan rescuers carry out house-to-house searches as floods and landslides claim 141 lives Heavy Rain

Japan rescuers carry out house-to-house searches as floods and landslides claim 141 lives

The crisis is the deadliest rain-related disaster in over three decades in Japan.

From TheJournal.ie After decades under wraps in Dublin these 300-year-old scrolls are finally on display Chester Beatty This post contains videos

After decades under wraps in Dublin these 300-year-old scrolls are finally on display

They tell the story of real-life Japanese warrior Tawara Tōda and the many tall tales that accompanied his legend.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to at least 57 as torrential downpours devastate Japan Record Rains

Death toll rises to at least 57 as torrential downpours devastate Japan

More than two million Japanese citizens have been told to evacuate their homes.

From TheJournal.ie At least 20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations Floods

At least 20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

The death toll is expected to increase.

From TheJournal.ie Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed Aum Shinrikyo

Leader of Japanese doomsday cult executed

The sarin attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 killed 13 people and injured thousands more.

From The42 As it happened: Belgium v Japan, World Cup last 16 Liveblog

As it happened: Belgium v Japan, World Cup last 16

Belgium played Japan, with a place in the last eight up for grabs.

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