Eager Customer Gobbles 'Dancing' Dead Squid

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

A squid has been caught on video apparently 'dancing' as it wiggles its tentacles before a willing customer who then deposits the sea creature into hi...

Is South Korea Ready to Join Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

The recent slug fest between Democrats and Republicans in the US Congress on granting President Obama Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or fast track aut...

The Bold Man and the Sea

Unni Krishnan | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK
Unni Krishnan

Japanese boat man gives a crash course in disaster management. Standing on the bridge of the Himawari (sunflower), the boat Susumu Sugawara, 72, sail...

Watch This Ten-Year-Old Learn The Hard Way Not To Get In Boris' Way

Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK

To get to the top, you have to be brutal - and for Boris Johnson, no opponent is too young to be eliminated. The Mayor of London took part in a rug...

Boris Johnson Just Loves A Photo Opportunity

The Press Association | Elliot Wagland | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK

Boris Johnson is on a mission in Japan and he's not one to miss a photo opportunity. The Mayor of London began his Japanese trade mission by waltzi...

There's A Restaurant In Japan Selling Poo-Flavoured Curry (On Purpose)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Comedy

If you were in a restaurant and your curry tasted a bit like poo, you'd probably send it back. But not at Curry Shop Shimizu in Tokyo. The eatery, ...

How Victorious was China's Victory Parade? -- The Potential Dangers of Looking Back

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

As seamlessly as Beijing's recent parade that commemorated China's World War II victory over Japan went, how victorious was the victory parade, really? Are there negative ramifications?

South Africa Begin World Cup With 'Biggest Shock In Rugby History'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.09.2015 | UK Sport

Japan has beaten South Africa in the Rugby World Cup, in what is being called the biggest ever upset in the tournament and one of the biggest in sport...

Japanese Politicians Start Mass Brawl In Parliament Over Debate About Pacifism

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

Japanese politicians have been filmed apparently brawling in parliament over tension stemming from a new security bill. The scuffle, uncommon for ...

Enormous Prehistoric-Looking Fish Caught Near Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Site

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

A enormous prehistoric-looking wolffish has been caught by fishermen along the Japanese coast. Hirasaka Hiroshi reeled in the monstrous creature du...

China's Big Parade: Evidence of Expansionist Threat?

Alistair Burnett | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK
Alistair Burnett

For the first time ever, China has held a military parade, complete with its most modern missiles and watched over by 30 visiting Heads of State, to m...

Japan's Street View For Cats Is Everything You'd Want It To Be

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Tech

If you've ever wondered what it's like to see the world through the eyes of a cat your dreams have come true. A city in Japan has developed an onl...

Three of the Best Spiritual Escapes for Budget Travellers

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Throughout history, civilisations have sought to honour the divine in some way, be it at awe-inspiring natural spots, places where miracles or visions were reported, or buildings consecrated for worship.

Why These Countries Introduced Women-Only Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn's idea of providing train carriages for women may have been condemned by his Labour leadership opponents but other countries have run ex...

Japan: Sorry Seems to be The Hardest Word... to Accept

Alistair Burnett | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK
Alistair Burnett

Imagine German Chancellor Merkel visiting a war memorial honouring senior Nazis. You can't, can you? Yet Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has done the equivalent, visiting the Yasukuni Shrine where high profile war criminals are commemorated.

Japan-Korea: Making A History Out of History

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

While Germany and Japan are advised to inquire into their souls, Korea is suggested to really consider the ramifications of robbing the country of its honor and its countrymen, should it try to not forget the past and live in the present.

These Deformed Fukushima Daisies Have Got Everyone Talking

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

An image showing a cluster of humble daisies is making waves on the internet. But these are no ordinary daisies. In fact, the blooms show signs of...

How Embracing Your Background Can Empower Your Life: May J. Talks About Her Mixed Race Heritage, Music, and Pursuing Her Dreams.

Emma Leverton | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Emma Leverton

Achieving a dream career requires determination and drive, and when we look towards success it's easy to forget that our histories are much more than ...

Chris Pratt Is Taking His Lego Likeness On A 'Jurassic World' Tour

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Chris Pratt is taking his Lego figure likeness on a world tour, resulting in some very cool Instagram pictures. The 'Jurassic World' star is travel...

You Haven't Lived Until You've Seen An Elephant Happily Swimming Laps

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

A safari park in Japan has opened up a elephantine swimming pool for its resident pachyderms. The attraction was established to allow visitors to e...

Should We Make a Deal With Japan Over Whaling?

Mark Simmonds OBE | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK
Mark Simmonds OBE

On at least two occasions since the moratorium on commercial whaling was agreed by the International Whaling Commission (IWC), member nations have circled around the idea of coming to some form of compromise between the pro-whaling and the pro-whale sides. These attempts at compromise have failed and the moratorium remains in place, but there are indications that another deal is in the offing. This is an unfortunate development.

These Super Robots Are Going To Go Head To Head And It's Going To Be Epic

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Tech

Remember Robot Wars? Well, America has gone full scale with this crazy machine challenge. In a summons to Japan, the showdown will feature two huge...

What Could an EU Exit Mean for the UK Construction Industry?

Simon Thomas | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK
Simon Thomas

Even though the dust from the 2015 General Election has only just begun to settle, the political news agenda has already shifted to the next public po...

Why Dogs Are Man's Best Friend, According To Science

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Tech

Dogs are truly man's best friend according to a team of scientists from Japan. Researchers from Kyoto University based their conclusions on a small...

In Japan, Having A Cubic Dog Is The Height Of Canine Fashion

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Comedy

Back in April, we went crazy for pictures from Taiwan showing a new craze of cutting dog's fur into perfect circles or squares. Now a new trend has em...