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December 16, 2018 9:17 PM Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast

A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 42 people were injured in the explosion, with one of them in a serious condition. The cause of the explosion in the Toyohira district is not yet known. Some reports suggested a gas blast. Images on social media initially showed flames rising from the area with debris 60

December 14, 2018 2:17 AM Global intelligence group Five Eyes STEPS UP to confront China amid World War 3 FEARS

AN INTELLIGENCE-SHARING alliance of five nations has been exchanging classified information on China’s foreign activities with other like-minded countries since the start of the year. A total of seven officials in four capitals revealed the extent of the heightened cooperation. The sharing of information took place within the Five Eyes alliance. It appears 95

December 5, 2018 4:23 AM Takeda gets shareholder approval for £46bn Shire takeover

Takeda Pharmaceutical has secured shareholder approval for a £46bn ($59bn) takeover of UK-listed drugmaker Shire, clearing the way for Japan's largest ever corporate acquisition. The deal, which needs to be approved by Shire's shareholders, will also saddle the Japanese firm with debt. It follows a long-running battle that saw Takeda make multiple offers 53

December 1, 2018 12:08 AM Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel

Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey will help launch the world's first super-high definition 8K television channel on Saturday. Japanese broadcaster NHK said it had asked Warner Bros to scan the original film negatives in 8K for its new channel. Super-high definition 8K pictures offer 16 times the resolution of HD TV. However, few people currently 86

November 30, 2018 2:34 PM David Beckham: Victoria Beckham’s husband gets cosy front row spot next to Bella Hadid

DAVID BECKHAM cosied up to supermodel Bella Hadid this afternoon at the Dior Homme fashion show in Tokyo. David Beckham was pictured in the FROW at the Dior Homme fashion show in Tokyo, Japan today. The stylish husband of fashion designer Victoria Beckham, 44, is no stranger to a catwalk show and was seen on the front row with supermodel Bella Hadid 44

November 25, 2018 11:10 AM Carlos Ghosn: Ex-Nissan boss denies financial misconduct allegations

Prosecutors accuse Carlos Ghosn and fellow Nissan executive Greg Kelly of under-reporting the ex-chairman's income by about £34m. The Brazilian-born tycoon, who was arrested on Monday, told investigators there was no intention to under-report his earnings, public broadcaster NHK said. Mr Ghosn, a car industry titan who led the Renault-Nissan alliance 103

November 25, 2018 5:50 AM BREAKING: HUGE 6.1 magnitude EARTHQUAKE strikes Colombia

A MASSIVE magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck near the Colombian coast on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. The quake was located 36km (22 miles) south-east of Mountain, Colombia, and at a depth of 10km. The European earthquake monitoring agency (EMSC) and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said there is a possibility of tsunamis 88

November 23, 2018 5:01 AM Vladimir Putin reveals he WILL fire nuclear weapon 'sparking global catastrophe'

VLADIMIR Putin says he will be ready and prepared to fire a nuclear weapon, if Russia is subject to an incoming missile attack. It is no secret that Putin feels a world without Russia "will not be the same". In a personal interview with the Russian leader on Amazon Prime documentary “World Order”, Mr Putin discusses the controversial topic of Russia’s 74

November 21, 2018 11:41 PM England v Australia: Jack Nowell set to miss out, Joe Cokanasiga to come in

England wing Jack Nowell is set to be ruled out of Saturday's match against Australia at Twickenham with a hamstring injury. Nowell, 25, did not train on Wednesday and rookie wing Joe Cokanasiga, who made his debut against Japan, is in line to start against the Wallabies. England are already without Chris Ashton, who left camp earlier this week with a calf injury 62

November 20, 2018 3:05 PM Chris Ashton ruled out for England while Australia struck by stomach bug

England wing Chris Ashton has been ruled out of Saturday's match with Australia, who have themselves been struck down by a stomach bug. Ashton limped off during the first half of the 35-15 win against Japan with a calf injury that England say will keep him out for a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, 10 members of Australia's travelling party, a mix of players 59