Here are some recent Japan-related news items from the BBC News website.
Japan’s ANA Holdings cancels its plan to buy a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways, an airline based in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
45 minutes ago
Japan’s factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand.
8 hours ago
The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93.
13 hours ago
Airbus cancels its contract with Japan’s Skymark Airlines for the purchase of six A380 aircraft.
22 hours ago
The Japanese schoolgirl arrested on Sunday has reportedly confessed to killing and dismembering her classmate, say local media
23 hours ago
Papers keep close watch on Japan-Latin America ties as PM Shinzo Abe visits.
A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say.
2 days ago
Euan Burton wins one of three judo golds for Scotland after his English wife Gemma Gibbons has to settle for silver.
4 days ago
Gold medallist Chris Sherrington reveals judo helped him conquer stress and alcohol problems after military service in Iraq.
3 days ago
Natalie Powell who became the winner of Wales’ first Commonwealth gold medal in judo, says her win was a dream come true.
3 days ago