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Here are some recent Japan-related news items from the BBC News website.

Japanese firm makes suits for blue collar workers]]

A Tokyo firm has created a line of business attire that’s best suited for the nation’s blue-collar workers.]]

About an hour ago

‘Dumpling-shaped’ space rock comes into view]]

A Japanese space probe has been sending back images as it approaches its target, the asteroid Ryugu.]]

Yesterday

Japan earthquake: Child and two men dead and hundreds injured]]

The girl was killed by a falling wall when Osaka was hit by a magnitude 6.1 earthquake.]]

Yesterday

Deadly earthquake hits Japan]]

At least three people are reported to have been killed when an earthquake hit the city of Osaka.]]

Yesterday

Red Bull to switch engines from Renault to Honda from 2019]]

Red Bull will split with Renault at the end of this season and use Honda engines for the next two years.]]

4 hours ago

Alonso wins Le Mans 24 Hours for second leg of motorsport’s ‘triple crown’]]

Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 Hours at the first attempt as he and team-mates Sebastian Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima end Toyota’s long drought.]]

2 days ago

Spider-Man: Why PlayStation is getting an older Peter Parker]]

Makers of the PlayStation blockbuster explain why they wanted a more mature Peter Parker.]]

5 days ago

Stephanie Inglis coaches Louise Renicks at European Veteran Judo Championships]]

Two Scots are back involved in judo after road crashes, with Stephanie Inglis coaching Louise Renicks at the at European Veteran Judo Championships.]]

4 days ago

Team GB playing at Olympics ‘fundamental’ — Neville]]

England boss Phil Neville says Team GB being at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is “fundamental” for the growth of the women’s game.]]

4 days ago

Coming of age: Why adults in Japan are getting younger]]

This is the first time in 142 years that the age of adulthood has been changed.]]

6 days ago


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Header image: Stone lantern at Kenroku-en (兼六園), a famous Japanese garden in Kanazawa. Photo: Frank Gualtieri.

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