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Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards says his team must believe Australia's winning run can be stopped.
09/10/2015 - rugby

Wales seek end to Australia jinx

When the draw was made, Pool A was dubbed the 'pool of death' as it featured hosts England, Wales and Australia. But as the final round of games approach, there's no more tension.
Stuart Lancaster is the first England coach to have failed to reach the quarter-finals at the rugby World Cup.
04/10/2015 - rugby

Lancaster, Robshaw under pressure after England's rugby World Cup humiliation

England are out of the rugby World Cup following their loss on Saturday night against a Bernard Foley inspired Australia.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
03/10/2015 - France - Japan

French PM Valls discusses nuclear, China, culture on Japan visit

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls met Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on Saturday during a three-day visit to the country

Japanese fans were left disappointed after their team failed to recreate their opening match pyrotechnics against South Africa.
24/09/2015 - rugby

Scotland thrash Japan at rugby World Cup

There were no giant-killing heroics for Japan in their second match of the rugby World Cup.
Heyneke Meyer's South Africa side are among the favourites for the World Cup.
20/09/2015 - rugby

Japan stun South Africa in World Cup opener

South Africa are one of the big contenders to win the rugby World Cup. But their campaign got underway in disastrous fashion with a shock loss against Japan.

French press review 16 September 2015

Has German Chancellor Angela Merkel underestimated the scale of the refugee crisis? Has French President François Hollande sold out the working class?
Mark Karpeles at a press conference in Tokyo, 28 February 2014
11/09/2015 - Japan - France

Charges filed against French head of defunct Bitcoin exchange

The French former head of a major Bitcoin exchange has been charged by Japanese prosecutors with embezzlement, amid allegations he stole money from clients before the exchange collapsed last ...
Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army look from behind their weapons during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2.
05/09/2015 - China - Japan

China flexes military muscle to commemorate defeat of Japan in WW2

China demonstrated its military might at a huge parade in Beijing on Thursday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Japan's World War 2 defeat.
Mark Karpèles, former head of Tokyo-based MtGox, is being held and questioned by Japanese authorities
21/08/2015 - Japan - France

French head of failed Bitcoin exchange faces theft charges in Japan

The French former head of major Bitcoin exchange MtGox faces fresh criminal charges in Tokyo over allegations he stole money from clients before the exchange collapsed last year.


French press review 6 August 2015

The inauguration of the expanded Suez Canal opens a new era in global trade, and Americans feel no remorse 70 years after the Hiroshima nuclear bomb that ended World War II.