An 80-year-old Japanese mountain climber who has had four heart surgeries reached the top of Mount Everest today, becoming the oldest person to(...)
Nissan is to recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide including its Micra model as a result of a steering wheel glitch, the company said today.
Japan is breaking out off two decades of lethargy and passivity. Economic as well as political. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, barely five months i(...)
Sprint Nextel has raised its buyout offer for wireless service provider Clearwire to $3.40 a share, but the new bid was not high enough to impr(...)
Britain’s nuclear power plant building programme poses only a “very low” risk to Ireland.
That is the view of the Radiological Protectio(...)
Cardiff Blues lock Bradley Davies is to captain Wales on their two-Test tour of Japan.
Davies has not played for his country since been(...)
Dan Stevenson wondered why there were no customer reviews on the Sony sales website in the US. He managed to get that changed and in the proces(...)
North Korea fired three short-range missiles from its east coast today, South Korea’s Defence Ministry said, but the purpose of the launches wa(...)
Hope amid uncertainty in a volatile world. That is one way of viewing the Economic and Social Research Institute’s (ESRI) qualified optimism ab(...)
US markets have enjoyed their best start to a year since 1999, the Dow Jones last week surpassing 15,000 for the first time.
Up 14 per ce(...)
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