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Man arrested over fatal arson attack at Kyoto anime studio

35 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Police have arrested a man suspected of starting a fire that killed 36 people in an animation studio in Japan.
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Fed could adopt yield curve control

1 hour ago   |   FXCM

A report by Bloomberg's Liz McCormick and Craig Torres says the US Federal Reserve may implement yield-curve control to cap yields on government bonds of a chosen...
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Top Ten Countries For Patent Filing

2 hours ago   |   Electronics Weekly

Thanks to the World Intellectual Property Organisation for this one - the top ten applicant countries for patents last year: China 58,990 USA 57,840 Japan 52,660 Germany 19,353...
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Tourist board announces bold new plan to draw visitors to Japan after the coronavirus pandemic

Tourist board announces bold new plan to draw visitors to Japan after the coronavirus pandemic

3 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The Japanese government has announced a $18.2 billion campaign that will offset travel costs for visitors.
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I drove a $46,000 Nissan Maxima to find out if this sedan is still worth a look as automakers discontinue their legendary four-door rides

I drove a $46,000 Nissan Maxima to find out if this sedan is still worth a look as automakers discontinue their legendary four-door rides

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I tested a $45,865 Nissan Maxima Platinum. The Maxima has been around for decades, and for 2019, the current generation was refreshed. The 2020 Maxima is a moderately stylish...
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Salzburg boss Marsch says Minamino's Liverpool move will haunt him

11 hours ago   |   Team Talk   |   2 articles

RB Salzburg boss Jesse Marsch has admitted that Liverpool's cheap acquisition of Takumi Minamino in January will come back to haunt him when the Japan international shows his...
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A Japanese government organization was massively oversubscribed for a bond yielding 0.0000148% as investors scramble for safe assets

A Japanese government organization was massively oversubscribed for a bond yielding 0.0000148% as investors scramble for safe assets

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Japan Student Services Organization, an agency that offers student loans, has seen rising demand for its two-year social bonds during the coronavirus pandemic, according to...
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Japan may pay half your expenses for a holiday after lockdown is lifted

Japan may pay half your expenses for a holiday after lockdown is lifted

12 hours ago   |   The Mirror

As visitor numbers drop to a record low, this novel proposal by the Japanese government to subsidise travellers expenses could see your bucket list dreams come true
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Japan wants to pay for part of your flights when it's safe to travel again

Japan wants to pay for part of your flights when it's safe to travel again

14 hours ago   |   Metro

Kawaguchiko Lake and Mt Fuji in Japan Japan was hoping 2020 would be a huge year for tourism after the success of the 2019 Men's Rugby World cup and then the Olympics and...
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Japanese scientists warn children under 2 should not wear face masks because they could choke and struggle to breathe

Japanese scientists warn children under 2 should not wear face masks because they could choke and struggle to breathe

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Children under two shouldn't wear face masks, a medical group in Japan has warned. Masks used to stop the spread of COVID-19 risk making babies choke and struggle to breath, it...
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Morecambe defender Christian Mbulu passes away at age of 23

Morecambe defender Christian Mbulu passes away at age of 23

The former Milwall defender joined Morecambe after being released from Crewe Alexandra in January, and played three games for The Shrimps this season Read more ...

Who is Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson's chief adviser?

Who is Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson's chief adviser?

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Sydney beaches could be closed as face masks wash ashore after APL England...

Sydney beaches could be closed as face masks wash ashore after APL England loses 40 ship containers

The APL England was en route from China to Melbourne on Sunday when it hit wild weather about 73km south-east of Sydney. Read more ...

Police called to ‘illegal lockdown birthday party' at house of Tory MP

Police called to ‘illegal lockdown birthday party' at house of Tory MP

COPS were called to break up an alleged illegal lockdown bank holiday birthday party at the home of a Tory MP. Balloons and banners outside Rob Roberts' North Wales home... Read more ...

Furious Trump says ‘anti-free speech' Twitter is ‘interfering in election'...

Furious Trump says ‘anti-free speech' Twitter is ‘interfering in election' after it adds ‘fact-checks' to his posts

AN OUTRAGED Donald Trump has roasted Twitter for daring to label his tweets with “fact-checks” for the first time after posting about “rigged” mail-in votes. He fumed that the... Read more ...

Little Australian girl, 4, 'attacked by RATS as she lay dead

Little Australian girl, 4, 'attacked by RATS as she lay dead

A helpless toddler who was allegedly left to die by her father had her face eaten by rats as her decomposing body lay in her cot in their Brisbane home for days, police say. Read more ...

Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election'...

Trump accuses Twitter of 'interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election' after it fact-checked his false tweets about voting by mail

President Donald Trump accused Twitter on Tuesday of "interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election" after it fact-checked two of his tweets pushing conspiracies about voting... Read more ...

Police 'broke up party at house of Tory MP Rob Roberts' 

Police 'broke up party at house of Tory MP Rob Roberts' 

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Peter Andre and wife Emily say they are trying for a baby during lockdown

Peter Andre and wife Emily say they are trying for a baby during lockdown

Peter Andre is hoping to become a dad again before he turns 50, which would be his fifth child and third with wife Emily Read more ...

Seinfeld and Star Trek actor Richard Herd dies at age 87 after a battle with...

Seinfeld and Star Trek actor Richard Herd dies at age 87 after a battle with cancer

The Massachusetts native had a long and fruitful career that included a role in the 1979 classic The China Syndrome but he may have been best known for his role on Seinfeld. Read more ...