Growth in China's vast factory sector dipped in April as new export orders shrank, a preliminary survey of factory managers showed today, sugge(...)

A leakage detection unit (centre) at an underground water storage tank  at Tepco’s tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan. Photograph: Tokyo Electric Power Co/Handout/Reuters

The company responsible for the Japanese nuclear power plant destroyed by a tsunami two years ago said today it is losing faith in temporary st(...)