France's Louvre museum in Paris closed its doors to the public on Sunday as workers demanded more precautions against the spread of COVID-19
Tokyo is a city that’s constantly evolving but where modernity and tradition co-exist.
From aiding humans in space, to teaching us how to play better ping pong, it seems the robots of 2019 really just want to help
Discovering Tokyo's diverse artistic scene is perfect for those searching for new ideas in Japan's huge capital.
Abe keeps Olympic dreams alive in Osaka
Ginza lies in the heart of Tokyo. Here upmarket shopping and futuristic architecture meet traditional Japanese culture and design. The old and new link together - as you can see at the city’s latest and most luxurious shopping mall, Ginza Six.
Euronews reporter Naomi Lloyd discovers that Tokyo is a city of contrasts - where rich traditions sit alongside futuristic innovation.
After an exciting encounter with France at the World Judo Championships in Tokyo, Japan takes the title of World Mixed Team Champions
The gold medal match in the -100kg category was between the 2018 world bronze medallist Niyaz Ilyasov and world tour veteran Jorge Fonseca with Fonseca coming out on top.
Van T End channels Dutch judo history on Day 5 of World Championships
Spectacular judo dominated Day 3 of the 2019 World Championships in Tokyo, with gold strikes by Japan's Shohei Ono and Canada's Christa Deguchi
Ukraine's Daria Bilodid retains her world title as Tokyo World Championships kick off, while Georgia's Lukhumi Chkhvimiani wins his first world title
The medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games were unveiled on Wednesday during the "One Year to Go" ceremony.
The 2020 Olympic Games will see Tokyo incorporate recycled plastic into awards podiums.
Extreme yo-yo and breakdancing combined with Double Dutch skipping are highlights of the Chimera Games.
Visitors can pet and play with the tiny trotters on three different floors, while sipping a tea or coffee.
New Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako made their first greetings to an ecstatic public three days after acceding to the throne
Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne on Wednesday
The formal investiture ceremony for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito began on Wednesday, marking the first time in over 200 years that an emperor has acceded to the throne following an abdication.
The sheep formed the Chinese character of the word Reiwa, which means "beautiful harmony", and is the name of the new imperial era of Japan.
There are 1,000 pet cafés in Japan. Visitors say the animals help relieve stress, and the cafés have become a €12 billion industry.
It all started as an April Fool, when people took the organiser's joke about a piranha fishing event seriously.
Pear, apricot, peach and other blossoms have bloomed in various parts of China, unfolding the spring season in full.
Japan's traditional calendar uses era names tied to the reign of the emperors. The name of the new era is expected to be announced on April 1, ahead of the abdication of Emperor Akihito.
Colourful dolls in traditional clothing are on display at Juunisho Shrine, north of Tokyo, to mark Japan's girls' day
Traditional music, splendid costumes, flowers and green tea: this is how Japan celebrates the plum blossom festival every year at a shrine in Kyoto.