Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan

Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan

Another 88 people aboard a cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said Tuesday, as those free of the disease hoped they were spending their last night on board before disembarking.

Funeral discounts for elderly Japanese drivers who quit

Funeral discounts for elderly Japanese drivers who quit

The prospect of a cheaper funeral is being used to entice elderly Japanese drivers to give up their licences as police step up efforts to prevent accidents caused by ageing motorists.

 Williams and Djokovic named ‘world champions’

Williams and Djokovic named ‘world champions’

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were named the women’s and men’s players of the year by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) yesterday.