Hokkaidō

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 Harry Sweeney, owner of Paca Paca Farm, kisses Love And Bubbles, mare of the Japanese Derby winner Deep Brillante, at his farm in Hidaka, Hokkaido, Japan.  Photograph:  Kyodo News Stills via Getty Images

There is a viewing point on Harry Sweeney’s Paca Paca Farm where the sun can be seen sinking evenly beneath the Pacific Ocean and the Hokkaido Mountai(...)

The Quays at 10-12 Temple Bar Square was closed for eight days in January after an inspection by the Food Standards Authority of Ireland.

The discovery of a cockroach infestation led to a closure order being served on a well-known restaurant in Dublin’s Temple Bar last month while two ki(...)

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe  visits the devastated city of Astuma. Photograph: Jiji Press/AFP

The death toll has hit 39 from a powerful earthquake that struck the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido last week. One person remained missing in t(...)

Soldiers and rescue workers search through mud covering a building destroyed by a landslide in Atsuma near Sapporo, Japan. Photograph:  Carl Court/Getty

Rescue workers with dogs searched for survivors on Friday in debris-strewn landslides caused by an earthquake in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, (...)

A car  is stuck on a road damaged by an earthquake in Sapporo, Hokkaido prefecture on September 6th. Photograph: Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images

A powerful earthquake on Japan’s northernmost main island of Hokkaido has killed nine people and injured hundreds more after dozens of landslides crus(...)

Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono and China’s foreign minister Wang Yi meeting in Beijing. Photograph: Getty Images

China has urged regional rival Japan to work with it to get strained relations between the two Asian giants back on to a normal track, as Japan’s fore(...)

Gillian Ackland enjoying the snow in Calgary

As winter makes its presence felt in Ireland, we decided to ask our readers living in cooler climates what proper cold feels like. Dress appropriately(...)

 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has clashed on numerous occasions with US president Donald Trump Photograph:  KCNA via KNS and AFP/Getty Images

North Korea fired a ballistic missile, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Wednesday, citing South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff. The Pentago(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks to members of the military at Joint Base Andrews, in Maryland. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

The US and its allies “will never be intimidated”, president Donald Trump has said, as he warned that US options for addressing the threat from North (...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un: Friday’s test was a calibrated response to fresh sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council, following the last nuclear test. Photograph: Wong Maye-E/AP

Breakfast television in Tokyo is normally a frothy mélange of children’s cartoons, variety shows and soft news. Now for the second time in less than a(...)

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