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

Trump presents a custom-made trophy

President Trump attended the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament as part of his trip to Japan.

5 hours ago

In Pictures: Donald Trump enjoys sumo tournament in Japan

Images from Tokyo where the US president witnessed traditional Japanese wrestling on his four-day visit.

6 hours ago

Trump dismisses North Korean tests of ‘some small weapons’

During state visit to Japan, the US president put himself at odds with his hosts and his own advisers.

13 hours ago

Trump in Japan: Sumo, barbecue and an imperial audience

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is pulling out all the stops for his country’s closest ally.

19 hours ago

Women’s World Cup 2019: Japan win first World Cup in 2011 — 12 days to go

BBC Sport looks back to 2011 when Japan defeated the USA in a thrilling Women’s World Cup final, with just 12 days until the 2019 tournament starts.

13 hours ago

Panasonic scrutinises relationship with Huawei

US restrictions on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei are having a ripple effect across the tech industry.

3 days ago

Nintendo removes mobile games in Belgium

The two titles break local gambling laws that prohibit giving players random rewards in “loot boxes”.

3 days ago

Rising heptathlete Niamh Emerson bids to emulate Jessica Ennis-Hill

Britain’s Niamh Emerson has a “classic heptathlete physique” and can add to her Commonwealth and European medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Jessica Ennis-Hill.

2 days ago

Are barcodes the way to protect dementia patients?

How technology and community support is keeping people with dementia in Japan safe.

6 days ago

How Japan is keeping people with dementia safe

Each year in Japan thousands of elderly dementia sufferers go missing, but technology can now help.

6 days ago


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Header image: Basin and dipper at Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社) in Miyajima, Japan. Photo: Frank Gualtieri.

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