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October 2, 2018 9:53 PM Typhoon Kong-rey: Potential threat to life as 175mph storm nears Japan and South Korea

TYPHOON Kong-rey is threatening Japan and Korea with heavy winds and torrential rains, as the menacing storm makes its treacherous path across the Pacific Ocean. Typhoon Kong-rey will arrive just two weeks after devastating Typhoon Trami, which killed two people in Osaka, after strong winds and heavy rainfall struck Japan's coastal towns. Typhoon Trami 72

September 30, 2018 8:56 AM Tom Daley says feeling ‘different’ over sexuality powered his success

Olympic medalist Tom Daley has revealed his sexuality made him feel inferior and different from his peers growing up—but that ultimately provided the motivation that helped him succeed. Daley, the 24-year-old British diver who has won two bronze Olympic medals, was a guest on the BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs programme on Sunday. During the conversation 104

September 27, 2018 10:41 AM Hayabusa 2 rovers send new images from Ryugu surface

Japan's space agency (Jaxa) has released new images from the robot rovers it has deployed to the surface of an asteroid. The photos reveal new details of the surface of the space rock, which is known as Ryugu. On 21 September, the rovers were released on to the surface by the "mothership", Hayabusa 2. Hayabusa 2 reached Ryugu in June after a three-and-a-half-year 110

September 24, 2018 4:54 PM Brave Indonesian teenager survived 49 DAYS adrift at sea by BURNING own boat

A TEENAGER survived for almost 50 days in the ocean only by cooking fish over wood he took from his own vessel while drifting further and further from the coast of Indonesian. Aldi Novel Adilang used all his resources to survive the harrowing experience after being cast adrift on the hut he was working at, miles away from his home. The 18-year-old was on a fishing 60

September 24, 2018 3:20 PM Typhoon Trami: Where is Typhoon Trami now? Will it hit Taiwan?

TYPHOON Trami was upgraded to a super typhoon today as the storm gathered strength across the Pacific Ocean. Where is Typhoon Trami now? Will it hit Taiwan? Typhoon Trami is now a super typhoon and is strengthening as it moves across the ocean (Image: WUNDERGROUND) Trami began to develop into a tropical storm on Friday night eastern Asia time just north 66

September 19, 2018 10:20 AM Naomi Osaka beats Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets at Pan Pacific Open

Japan's Naomi Osaka has beaten Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-1 at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo - her first match since winning the US Open. The 20-year-old beat Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam earlier this month - a victory overshadowed by Williams' outbursts at the umpire. The third seed raced to victory in 59 minutes against Slovakia's Cibulkova 86

September 18, 2018 1:39 AM Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to become moon space tourist

It is not yet clear how much he has paid for the trip on SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket or when it is likely to take place. Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa declared "I choose to go the the Moon" after being introduced by SpaceX's chief executive Elon Musk at the company's headquarters in California. The ex punk band drummer made his money in online fashion with his company 127

September 12, 2018 10:07 PM Super Typhoon Mangkhut path: DANGEROUS barrelling storm on collision course with Hong Kong

SUPER Typhoon Mangkhut is the latest major storm powering through the Pacific ocean, putting millions at risk from severe winds and rain. Where is Super Typhoon Mangkhut right now? Super Typhoon Mangkhut is swirling jut off the coast of Hong Kong, threatening to bear down on the country with winds topping 160mph. Already, Mangkhut has swept past the US territory 164

September 8, 2018 3:44 PM US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori to make the final

Novak Djokovic on course for back-to-back Grand Slam titles after straight-sets win over Kei Nishikori to set up US Open final with Juan Martin del Potro Novak Djokovic stayed on course for back-to-back grand slam titles by beating Kei Nishikori to set up a US Open final against Juan Martin del Potro. With conditions much cooler than they have been for most of the tournament 103

September 6, 2018 11:39 PM England winger Chris Ashton suffers fresh blow after his ban is extended

Chris Ashton suffers fresh blow after his ban is extended... winger will not play again before Eddie Jones names England squad for Autumn fixtures Chris Ashton’s England hopes suffered another blow on Thursday after the Sale wing’s suspension was extended until October 15. Ashton, who negotiated an early release from a lucrative contract with French 110