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

Bombardier sells aircraft project to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

The trade union Unite calls for Belfast jobs connected to the project to be protected.

2 hours ago

Rogue slug blamed for Japanese railway chaos

A power cut that stopped trains on Kyushu island was caused by a slug shorting the system.

3 days ago

England style of play is non-negotiable — Phil Neville

England manager Phil Neville insists his team’s playing style is “non-negotiable” after they beat Japan to top Group D at the Women’s World Cup.

6 days ago

Women’s World Cup 2019: England beat Japan 2-0 to top their group

An Ellen White double helps England through to the knockout stages as group winners as they defeat Japan 2-0 in Nice.

6 days ago

Women’s World Cup: England beat Japan to finish top of Group D

Ellen White scores twice as England beat Japan 2-0 to finish top of Group D with a 100% record at the Women’s World Cup.

6 days ago

Women’s World Cup 2019: White gets the second England needed with a composed finish

Ellen White slots home England’s second goal from the edge of the box as they take control of their tie against Japan in Nice.

6 days ago

Women’s World Cup 2019: White puts England ahead with a cool finish past Yamashita

Ellen White puts England ahead with a cool finish in their final group game against Japan in Nice.

6 days ago

Naomi Osaka into round two at Birmingham’s Nature Valley Classic

World number one Naomi Osaka comes through a tricky test against Greece’s Maria Sakkari to reach round two in Birmingham.

7 days ago

Carole Ghosn: ‘I’m a housewife, not a conniving woman’

The wife of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn speaks out about his detention and campaign to free him.

About a week ago

Carole Ghosn calls for President Trump to back her husband

The wife of the former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn wants pressure put on Japan over his legal battle.

About a week 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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