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News Headlines - 28 February 2017

Sir John Major launches extraordinary attack on Theresa May's government over Brexit

Sir John Major has launched an extraordinary attack on Theresa May's Government over Brexit and warned that leaving the EU could mean cutting the NHS and welfare state.

He’s 93 and frail, but Mugabe pledges to carry on ruling | The Guardian

Marking his birthday with a 93kg cake and a rally with loyal fans, the president is in no hurry to quit despite the chaos of his rule

Trump: 'Nobody knew health care could be so complicated' - CNNPolitics.com

President Donald Trump noted with some exasperation Monday the complexity of the nation's health laws, which he's vowed to reform as part of a bid to scrap Obamacare.

NHS 'tobacco free' campaign launched by Public Health England - BBC News

A "truly tobacco-free NHS" needs to be created to help smoker patients quit their habit, health officials say.

Toshiba looking to raise up to 2.5 trillion yen by selling semiconductor unit - The Mainichi

Cash-strapped electronics giant Toshiba Corp. is expecting to raise up to about 2.5 trillion yen by spinning off its semiconductor business and selling a 100 percent stake in the unit, it has been learned.

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ドイツの「庶民派」シュルツ氏、メルケル首相に勝てるか | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 米紙ニューヨーク・タイムズ、大統領に攻撃され購読者増加


タカタに10億ドル支払い命令 米裁判所で詐欺罪認める:朝日新聞デジタル


日産、ロンドンで自動運転車の欧州初走行試験を開始 | ロイター




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News Headlines - 27 February 2017

SpaceX Plans to Send 2 Tourists Around Moon in 2018 - The New York Times

SpaceX, the ambitious rocket company headed by Elon Musk, wants to send a couple of tourists around the moon and back to Earth before the end of next year. If they manage that feat, the passengers would be the first humans to venture that far into space in more than 40 years.

Norwegian Air to offer U.S.-Europe fares starting at $65 one way | Reuters

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe with tickets starting at $65 one way, putting pressure on U.S. and European rivals to compete, it said on Thursday.

Bitcoin hits 3-year peak, nears record high on U.S. ETF approval talk | Reuters

Digital currency bitcoin hit its highest levels in more than three years on Thursday and came within $3 of an all-time peak, on speculation that the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is set to receive approval from the U.S. financial regulator.

BBC's TV licence bullies are exposed | Daily Mail Online

Under an aggressive incentive scheme, hundreds of enforcement officers have orders to each catch 28 evaders a week.

Azerbaijan's president creates a VP position - and appoints his wife - CNN.com

The position of vice president didn't exist in Azerbaijan's constitution. If something were to happen to the President, the power would shift to the Prime Minister... He ordered a referendum last year to create a veep role -- and this week, appointed his wife, Mehriban Aliyeva, to it.

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米司法省、オバマ前政権の民間刑務所廃止方針を破棄 | ロイター


「グッチ」のカタカナうちわが話題 | Fashionsnap.com


Nokia、Android搭載スマートフォン3機種のグローバル展開を発表 - PC Watch

Nokiaブランドのモバイル製品を発売するHMD Globalは26日(スペイン時間)、Android搭載スマートフォン3機種を発表した。発表されたのはNokia 6と限定エディション、Nokia 5、Nokia 3の3機種。

アカデミー賞 作品賞を誤って発表 会場は一時騒然 | NHKニュース


マンU、サウサンプトン下し7年ぶりリーグ杯優勝! 吉田麻也は日本人初の大会制覇ならず | フットボールチャンネル


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News Headlines - 26 February 2017

The investigative reporter, Stacey Dooley, has been held while filming child sexual exploitation - BBC Newsbeat

Film maker, Stacey Dooley, has been stopped by Japanese police while filming a documentary about child sex there.
Officers held her for two hours during the making of Young Sex For Sale In Japan.

Sweden’s Defense and National Security Adviser? ‘We Don’t Know This Guy’ - The New York Times

A man described as a Swedish defense and national security adviser appeared on Fox News last week to defend President Trump’s claim that criminal immigrants are wreaking havoc in Sweden. But according to court records and Swedish officials, the man, identified as Nils Bildt, has a criminal record in the United States and no ties to Sweden’s security establishment.

Trump Pentagon names the enemy: It's ISIS, not ISIL - CNNPolitics.com

Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said the military "views ISIS, ISIL and Daesh as interchangeable terms for the same thing."
But he added: "ISIS is the term most known and understood by the American public, and it is what our leadership uses. This memo simply aligns our terminology."

Woman deported from UK despite being married to Briton for 27 years | The Guardian

A woman living in the UK who has been married to a British man for 27 years has been forcibly removed from the country... Her sister-in-law Angela confirmed Clennell had been deported. She said she had been subject to “insensitive and unfair government rules” and that Irene’s husband, her brother, was seriously ill.

Bill Paxton Dead: 'Aliens' and 'Twister' Actor Was 61 | Hollywood Reporter

Bill Paxton, the everyman actor known for his work in such movies as Aliens, Titanic and Twister and on television shows like Big Love and CBS' new Training Day, has died, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. He was 61.

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トランプ氏「FBIはメディアに情報」 名指しで批判:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : 仏大統領選にオバマ氏を擁立? 100万人の署名目指す


ウーバーのボイコット運動、セクハラ黙認疑惑で再燃 | Forbes JAPAN(フォーブス ジャパン)


CNN.co.jp : 核シェルターで大麻草数千本を栽培、1.4億円相当 英


ラニエリ解任はやむを得ず…優勝監督を更迭したレスター苦渋の決断は英断となるか - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 25 February 2017

Trump says he won't attend White House Correspondent's dinner amid testy relations with media

President Donald Trumpsaid on Saturday he would not attend the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner, an annual parade of celebrities, journalists and politicians that in recent years has drawn fire for being too opulent and self-indulgent.

Use of 'weaponized' drones by Islamic State spurs terrorism fears - Chicago Tribune

Late last month, a pair of Islamic State fighters in desert camouflage climbed to the top of a river bluff in northern Iraq to demonstrate an important new weapon: a small drone, about six feet wide with swept wings and a small bomb tucked in its fuselage.

Terror chief Max Hill warns risk of attacks in Britain is highest since dark days of IRA

British citizens are facing a level of threat from terrorists not seen since the IRA bombings of the Seventies, the country’s new terrorism watchdog has warned.

Girl, 5, died of asthma attack after GP refused to see her | Daily Mail Online

A critically ill little girl died hours after a GP refused to see her because she turned up a few minutes late for an emergency appointment.

Shinzo Abe and wife under pressure over ties to ultra-nationalist school | The Guardian

Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, and his wife, Akie, have attempted to distance themselves from an ultra-nationalist educational institution mired in allegations of racism and a sweetheart land deal.

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米政府、会見から主要メディア締め出し トランプ氏批判のCNNなど:AFPBB News

政権に批判的な報道をしたCNNテレビやニューヨーク・タイムズ(New York Times)紙などが除外された一方で、規模がずっと小さいワン・アメリカ・ニュース・ネットワーク(One America News Network)など、政権に好意的な報道をしてきた保守系メディアは出席を許可された。 ロイター通信(Reuters)やブルームバーグ(Bloomberg)など、「プール(代表取材)」の一部としてホワイトハウスを定期的に取材するメディア数社は会見に出席した。一方で、AP通信(Associated Press)は抗議のため会見を欠席。プールの一部であるにもかかわらず出席を拒否されたAFPはこれに抗議し、許可を得ないまま出席した。

トランプ政権、19年にも有人で月往復 前倒し検討指示:朝日新聞デジタル




仏大統領選、フィヨン氏に再び打撃 妻不正給与疑惑で司法調査へ | ロイター


カントナ「私がこれまで一緒にプレーした中で最高の選手は…」意外な元同僚の名を挙げる - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 24 February 2017

Chemical weapon VX nerve agent killed N.Korean leader's half brother: Malaysian police | Reuters

VX nerve agent, a chemical the United Nations classifies as a weapon of mass destruction, was used to kill the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a bizarre murder in Malaysia last week, police said on Friday.

Trump wants to make sure U.S. nuclear arsenal at 'top of the pack' | Reuters

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its weapons capacity.

Stolen ′Arbeit macht frei′ gate returned to Holocaust memorial in Dachau | DW.COM

The gate will be displayed in a museum on the grounds of the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau. It was stolen under mysterious circumstances in 2014 and resurfaced in December after an anonymous tip.

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement takes effect - NHK WORLD

The World Trade Organization has announced that a global agreement to boost trade by cutting red tape has come into effect... WTO officials say a total of 112 countries and territories had accepted the agreement as of Wednesday, crossing the required threshold.

Average life expectancy set to increase by 2030

Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 - and will exceed 90 years in South Korea, according to new research.

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イタリア:民主党が近く分裂へ 党内左派が離反 - 毎日新聞


英の極右支持の男に禁錮5年、ヒトラーを「神」と形容:AFPBB News

英裁判所は23日、ソーシャルメディアへの投稿をめぐり、テロ行為やヘイトクライム(憎悪犯罪)の罪に問われていた、ロンドン(London)出身の極右支持の男に対し、禁錮5年の有罪判決を言い渡した。男は、ナチス・ドイツ(Nazi)の指導者アドルフ・ヒトラー(Adolf Hitler)を「神」と形容していたという。

【ヤルタ密約72年】ソ連起草の原本発見 英国立公文書館 千島割譲を「引き渡し」と表記 日本固有の領土と認識 - 産経ニュース


ダイアナ妃死去20年 ケンジントン宮殿で衣装展 ドレスなど25点 - 産経ニュース

英国のダイアナ元妃が死去して今年8月で20年を迎え、同妃が愛用した衣装の展示会「ダイアナ 彼女のファッションストーリー」が邸宅だったロンドンのケンジントン宮殿で24日から開かれる。

ベッカム氏、初めてのスノーボードで前歯欠ける - 海外サッカー : 日刊スポーツ


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News Headlines - 23 February 2017

Sweden: Riots Break Out After Drug Suspect Arrested | Time.com

Swedish police on Tuesday were investigating a riot that broke out overnight in a predominantly immigrant suburb in Stockholm after officers arrested a suspect on drug charges.

Europe baffled by "recent release" of radioactive Iodine-131 | Euronews

Trace amounts of radioactive Iodine-131 have been detected in seven countries in Europe ranging from Norway to Spain, possibly prompting the deployment of a US military nuclear detection plane to help isolate the source of the radiation which has baffled European authorities.

Nissan Savior Ghosn Hands Keys to New CEO to Focus on Alliance - Bloomberg

Carlos Ghosn, one of the auto industry’s most celebrated turnaround artists, is relinquishing his CEO role at Nissan Motor Co. and turning over day-to-day control to Hiroto Saikawa as he focuses on strengthening the carmaker’s alliance with Renault SA and Mitsubishi Motors Corp.

Seijun Suzuki, Director Who Inspired Tarantino and Jarmusch, Dies at 93 - The New York Times

Seijun Suzuki, a Japanese filmmaker who enlivened his low-budget genre movies with pop-art flair and avant-garde theatrics, inspiring American directors like Quentin Tarantino and Jim Jarmusch, died on Feb. 13 in Tokyo. He was 93.

North Korean diplomat allegedly sent off Kim Jong Nam murder suspects who fled Malaysia - Channel NewsAsia

The North Korean diplomat wanted by Malaysian police for questioning in the murder of Kim Jong Nam allegedly sent off the four suspects who escaped back to Pyongyang, a senior police source told Channel NewsAsia.

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ダウ・ケミカルとデュポン合併計画、欧州委が承認へ=関係筋 | ロイター


トランスファーワイズ、フェイスブック通じた海外送金サービス開始 | ロイター


トランスジェンダー生徒のトイレ選択認めず トランプ政権 | NHKニュース




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News Headlines - 22 February 2017

Japan school operator with ties to PM's wife could face parliament questions | Reuters

Japan's largest opposition Democratic Party has demanded that the head of a school operator with ties to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife, Akie, appear before parliament to explain its purchase of government-owned land, it said on Wednesday.

Hard Rock seeks up to 60 percent in Japanese casino | Reuters

Hard Rock Cafe International is looking to buy up to a 60 percent stake in a Japanese casino resort, its chairman said on Tuesday, seeking entry into what could become the world's second-biggest casino market.

Cressida Dick appointed as first female Met Police chief - BBC News

Cressida Dick is the new Metropolitan Police commissioner, becoming the first woman to take charge of London's police force in its 188-year history... But her appointment was criticised by the family of Jean Charles de Menezes, who was wrongly shot dead during an operation she led in 2005.

Seven Alien 'Earths' Found Orbiting Nearby Star

Seven rocky planets orbiting a nearby star may be roughly the size of Earth and could even be right for water—and maybe life—to adorn their surfaces, researchers announced Wednesday.

Budapest withdraws from 2024 Olympics consideration - Chicago Tribune

There will be no bronze medalist among the cities vying to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Budapest is reportedly dropping out of the running, leaving just two cities in contention and an International Olympic Committee that's finding it increasingly difficult to find viable and interested hosts.
Without Budapest in the mix, the 2024 Games will be awarded to either Los Angeles or Paris when the IOC meets this September in Peru.

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CNN.co.jp : 仏FNのルペン氏、レバノンでベール着用拒否 会談中止に


CNN.co.jp : 「ユダヤ人墓地を支援」 イスラム教徒の呼び掛けに資金続々


手術中にもし目が覚めたら――体験者が恐怖語る - BBCニュース


缶詰が“紙詰”になる日~「テトラ・リカルト」の企画書 | PRESIDENT Online


米国人が最も嫌う国は北朝鮮 86%が「好ましくない」-Chosun online 朝鮮日報


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News Headlines - 21 February 2017

Homeland Security unveils sweeping plan to deport undocumented immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security issued a sweeping set of orders Tuesday that implement President Trump's plan to increase immigration enforcement, placing the vast majority of the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants at risk of deportation.

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart amid child sex comments

The professional provocateur has resigned as an editor at Breitbart News amid a firestorm over unearthed comments in which he seemed to endorse sex between "younger boys and older men."

Russian media fall out of love with Donald Trump

Reports that Moscow ordered Russian TV stations — the main source of news for 80 per cent of the population — to cut back on their praise for Mr Trump were “fake news”, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said last week.

Hitler's telephone sells for £161,000 | Daily Mail Online

Originally a black Bakelite phone that was later painted crimson and engraved with Hitler's name, it was found in the Nazi leader's Berlin bunker in 1945 following the regime's defeat.

Verizon, Yahoo agree to lowered $4.48 billion deal following cyber attacks | Reuters

Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Yahoo Inc's core business for $4.48 billion, lowering its original offer by $350 million in the wake of two massive cyber attacks at the internet company.

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ルペン党首の極右政党本部を捜索 仏当局、秘書給与不正支給疑惑で - 産経ニュース


コラム:イタリア左派の退潮、欧州の次の悩みの種に | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 米で「大統領の日」 各地では反トランプデモ


CNN.co.jp : 毒殺の標的か、プーチン批判の活動家が退院 国外で治療へ


日陰に身を置くミラン本田圭佑、伊紙が“沈んだ太陽”の状況を分析「誰も彼の経歴を知らない」 - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 20 February 2017

Theresa May warned of 'crash landing' in Brexit negotiations with EU - Liverpool Echo

Theresa May was given a fresh warning about the difficulties she will face in Brexit negotiations with Europe as peers prepared for battle with ministers over the Article 50 Bill.

UK defends Trump state visit offer despite protest | Reuters

The British government on Monday defended its decision to offer U.S. President Donald Trump a lavish state visit and an audience with the queen this year, defying protests outside parliament and dissent from lawmakers.

China grants Trump a trademark he's been seeking for a decade

The Chinese government has granted President Trump and his business something they had been seeking for more than a decade: trademark protection for the use of the Trump name in the construction industry.

Polish woman becomes 1st foreign female pro shogi player in Japan - The Mainichi

A Polish woman has become the first foreign female professional player of the chess-like Japanese board game shogi after her victory in a match Monday boosted her ranking.

Oxford University set to break with 700 years of tradition and open a foreign campus - after France offers Brexit sweetener

French officials met senior staff at Oxford last week and revealed new proposals that they hope would guarantee future European Union funding for a "satellite" base in Paris.

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東芝、米テキサスの原発計画撤退 巨額損失で継続困難  :日本経済新聞


フェイクニュースの拡散にどう対応 米の科学者が議論 | NHKニュース


レンツィ前伊首相、与党民主党党首も辞任-早期総選挙で再選目指す - Bloomberg


CNN.co.jp : 英ロイズ、ランチでの飲酒を禁止 業界の慣行に変化


CNN.co.jp : NASAの「宇宙うんちチャレンジ」、最優秀賞は?


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News Headlines - 19 February 2017

‘Last Night in Sweden’? Trump’s Remark Baffles a Nation - The New York Times

Swedes reacted with confusion, anger and ridicule on Sunday to a vague remark by President Trump that suggested that something terrible had occurred in their country.

The Murky Future of Nuclear Power in the United States - The New York Times

But a remarkable confluence of events is bringing that to an end, capped in recent days by Toshiba’s decision to take a $6 billion loss and pull Westinghouse, its American nuclear power subsidiary, out of the construction business.

Iraqi forces launch large-scale push to retake western Mosul from ISIS | Fox News

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a large-scale military operation on Sunday to retake the western half of Mosul and dislodge Islamic State militants. It is the latest phase in a 4-month-old offensive to retake Iraq’s second largest city.

Kim Jong Un’s nephew spurned Oxford place over death fears | Daily Mail Online

The nephew of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un turned down a place at Oxford University amid fears he could be murdered in the UK by the tyrant’s globe-trotting assassins, The Mail on Sunday has learned.

Workmen's cafe overwhelmed with customers after it is accidentally awarded a Michelin star

A workmen’s café in central France was overwhelmed with gourmet customers and TV crews after it was awarded a Michelin star — by mistake, it later turned out.

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米海軍、南シナ海で空母活動開始  :日本経済新聞


ビル・ゲイツ氏、「働くロボットへの課税で人間を守るべき」 - ITmedia NEWS

自称“テクノロジーの楽観主義者”で慈善基金団体Melinda Gates Foundationの共同経営者である同氏は、ロボットは将来、例えば倉庫作業や運転などの人間の仕事を確実に奪うことになるが、その置き換え速度を抑制するためにもロボット課税は有効だと語った。

CNN.co.jp : アフリカ人移民ら500人、スペイン飛び地領へなだれ込む


英国:EU離脱「再議論を」…ブレア元首相、運動展開へ - 毎日新聞


CNN.co.jp : ウクライナ東部で「20日から停戦」、ロシア外相が発表


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News Headlines - 18 February 2017

Kim Jong-nam assassination: Fourth suspect arrested as dying words revealed

MALAYSIAN police have arrested a fourth suspect, a North Korean, in the shocking assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s half brother, Kim Jong Nam.

India launches world record 104 satellites on a single rocket

India launched a world record-breaking 104 satellites from seven countries on a single rocket, setting a new milestone for its pioneering space programme.

Royal Train saved from the scrapheap after Queen makes it known it is still her favoured mode of transport

The Queen is understood to have made it known that the train is her preferred mode of transport, and that she believes it to be a cost-effective and convenient way for the royal family to travel.

Protesters in Barcelona urge Spain to take in more refugees | The Guardian

Tens of thousands of people marched through Barcelona on Saturday urging the Spanish government to immediately meet its pledge to take in thousands of refugees.

With greetings from Trump, Pence says U.S. committed to Europe | Reuters

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday brought a message of support for Europe from Donald Trump, but failed to wholly reassure allies worried about the new president's stance on Russia and the European Union.

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東芝、LNG1兆円損失も 原油価格が新たな火種に - 産経ニュース




CNN.co.jp : 警察への抗議デモ、パリ中心部にも拡大 性的暴行を糾弾


独SPD首相候補シュルツ氏、支持率がメルケル氏上回る=調査 | ロイター

調査会社Forschungsgruppe WahlenがZDFテレビの委託で行った世論調査によると、シュルツ氏が首相として望ましいとの回答は49%、メルケル首相の続投が望ましいとの回答は38%だった。……政党別では、SPDの支持率が6ポイント上昇の30%。メルケル首相率いる保守のキリスト教民主・社会同盟(CDU・CSU)の支持率は2ポイント低下の34%だった。

「レゴ」のすべてを展示、デンマーク本社近くに専門施設 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 17 February 2017

Robot probes show Japan reactor cleanup worse than expected - CBS News

Robot probes sent to one of Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant’s ongoing cleanup.

Samsung Heir Jay Y. Lee Is Arrested on Bribery Allegations - Bloomberg

Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee was formally arrested on allegations of bribery, perjury and embezzlement, an extraordinary step that jeopardizes the executive’s ascent to the top role at the world’s biggest smartphone maker.

Cops surround scandal-hit Buddhist temple after PM order | The Star Online

Soldiers and police surrounded a scandal-hit Buddhist temple on Bangkok's outskirts Thursday in a bid to arrest the sect's spiritual leader after Thailand's junta chief invoked special powers to put the site under military control.

Karlie Kloss 'truly sorry' for Geisha photoshoot in 'Vogue'

In the shoot, which appeared in the magazine's March "diversity" issue, the model, 24, dressed as a Japanese geisha, including a long black wig, and stood in Asian settings. In one photo she poses with a sumo wrestler. The photos were condemned on social media for depicting Kloss in "yellowface" and for appropriating Japanese culture.

Donald Trump’s combative, grievance-filled news conference, annotated - The Washington Post

A solemn President Trump turned his Thursday afternoon announcement of a new labor secretary nominee into a screed against the media and large-scale defense of his first four weeks as president.

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トランプ大統領:会見で独演会 一貫性欠く持論まくし立て - 毎日新聞


CNN.co.jp : クレディ・スイス、従業員6500人削減へ


在EU英国人、83%が離脱の影響を懸念=調査 | ロイター


チャーチル元英首相の新発見の随筆、太陽系外生命の可能性に言及 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : 米プレイボーイ誌、ヌード復活へ 掲載停止から1年


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News Headlines - 16 February 2017

Assassin thought murder of Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was a ‘prank’ | New York Post

A woman wearing an “LOL” shirt was busted in the fatal poisoning of North Korean despot Kim Jong-un’s half-brother — and told later cops she thought it was a “prank” and not an assassination.

South Korea court rejects prosecution request on raid to presidential office - Yonhap - Channel NewsAsia

A South Korean court rejected a request by the special prosecutor's office to raid the presidential Blue House, Yonhap News Agency said on Thursday, as part of a widening infleunce-peddling scandal that could topple President Park Guen-hye.

80 More Pokémon Coming to Pokemon Go This Week | Time.com

The world of augmented reality bellwether Pokémon Go is about to let a slew of new cutesy critters into its mobile, walkabout zoo. Developer Niantic and triumvirate The Pokemon Company just announced 80 new Pokémon will appear in the camera based catch-em-all sometime this week.

Lamborghini Recalls Aventadors, Rare Venenos Due to Fire Risk | Fortune.com

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration submitted a safety recall report for the iconic carmaker's Aventador and Veneno models on Feb. 3. The notice suggests Aventadors filled with too much gas could exhaust the system "in certain driving conditions." And if liquid fuel reaches the exhaust system, it could cause a fire.

The secret world of Russia football hooligans - BBC News

At the 2016 European Championships, violent clashes between Russian and English supporters in Marseille put the spotlight on Russian hooliganism.

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東京新聞:トランプ氏、2国家共存こだわらず 中東和平が遠のく恐れ


70年前の虐殺現場発掘 生々しくて中断も スロベニア:朝日新聞デジタル


CNN.co.jp : 大量の化学薬品を押収、麻薬10億錠分か オランダ


フランスでは歩行者の40%が信号無視、日本は2% ルール守る意識に差:AFPBB News

英国王立協会(Royal Society)のオンライン科学誌「ロイヤルソサエティー・オープンサイエンス(Royal Society Open Science)」で発表された論文によると、フランスでは歩行者が10回に4回の割合で、信号無視をして横断歩道を渡る。一方、規律正しい日本ではその割合はフランスの20分の1だったという。

スイス老舗観光スポットの集客が好調な理由 - ITmedia ビジネスオンライン


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News Headlines - 15 February 2017

U.N., Trump denounce North Korea, but no sign of any action | Reuters

The U.N. Security Council denounced North Korea's weekend missile launch, urging members to "redouble efforts" to enforce sanctions against the reclusive state, but gave no indications of any action it might take.

Kim Jong-nam death: Vietnamese woman arrested at klia2 over probe | New Straits Times

Police have detained a Vietnamese woman in connection with its probe into the death of Kim Jong-nam, who is the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

South Korean builders win Turkey bridge bid- Nikkei Asian Review

A consortium led by South Korean companies has won the right to build the world's longest suspension bridge over the Dardanelles in Turkey, beating competitors from Japan, China and elsewhere.

Chilean suspect denies killing Japanese woman missing in France ‹ Japan Today

A Chilean man wanted in connection with the disappearance of a 21-year-old Japanese student in France has submitted a statement to Chilean investigators denying involvement in her murder, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.

Harrison Ford in Incident With Passenger Plane at California Airport - NBC News

Actor Harrison Ford was involved in a potentially serious incident Monday in California as he was piloting his private plane, a single-engine Husky, NBC News has learned.

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イエレンFRB議長:経済が軌道維持すれば一段の利上げ必要に - Bloomberg


CNN.co.jp : トランプ氏側近、ロシア関係者と定期連絡 大統領選中に


CNN.co.jp : ロシアが巡航ミサイル配備、米は「条約違反」と認識


仏PSA、独オペル買収巡り協議 GMの全欧州事業取得も | ロイター


原始爬虫類の腹に胎児 「進化史書き換える」化石、中国で発見:AFPBB News

2億4500年前に生息していた非常に首の長い海生爬虫(はちゅう)類が、卵生ではなく胎生だったことを示す化石を発見したとする論文が14日、英科学誌ネイチャー・コミュニケーションズ(Nature Communications)に発表された。恐竜や鳥類、ワニを含む主竜形類の仲間で胎生が確認された唯一の種だという。

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News Headlines - 14 February 2017

Toshiba chairman quits over nuclear loss - BBC News

Earlier Toshiba had delayed issuing its results, but it then said it was set to report a net loss of 390bn yen ($3.4bn) in the year to March 2017.
The company said it expected to take a 712.5 billion yen ($6.3bn, £5bn) writedown at its US nuclear business.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Fake News Is "Killing People's Minds" in Trump Era | Fortune.com

After identifying fake news as a "chief problem" in modern society during a U.K. trip last week, Cook said all tech companies should help tackle the issue in an interview with the Daily Telegraph published late Friday.

Labour now third most popular party among working class voters, poll reveals

Labour is now the third most popular party among working class voters, a new poll has revealed, as the party faces a close-run battle with Ukip to hold on to one of its key seats in the north.

Trump dealt with North Korea missile launch as his club's members dined nearby - CBS News

President Trump dealt with a major national security issue during his weekend getaway at Mar-a-Lago with members of the club eating dinner near his table on the terrace outside.

North Korean leader’s half-brother killed in Malaysia in possible poison attack, police say - The Washington Post

The target: the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The setting: an airport in Malaysia. And a possible suspect: A woman killer carrying a cloth treated with lethal liquid.

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資金洗浄容疑:パナマ文書流出 経営者2人を逮捕 - 毎日新聞






オランダ:極右党首ツイッターで存在感 下院選まで1カ月 - 毎日新聞


オーストリア警察、たびたび出没のヒトラーそっくり男を逮捕 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 13 February 2017

DOJ warned Flynn could be vulnerable to blackmail: reports | TheHill

The Department of Justice voiced concerns about President Trump’s national security adviser and his talks with Russia’s ambassador late last month, according to a new report.

Iraqi air strike hits house where ISIS commanders were | Daily Mail Online

Iraqi warplanes have hit a house where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was holding a meeting with senior commanders, killing at least 13.

Flood Risk Near Oroville Dam Causes Thousands to Evacuate in California - The New York Times

The authorities in Northern California raced to evacuate tens of thousands of people on Sunday night in fear of the possible failure of an emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam.

Italy's Tiziana: Tragedy of a woman destroyed by viral sex videos

It probably took no more than a few seconds for Tiziana Cantone to begin the sequence of events that led to her suicide.

Church of England 'not listening to gay Christians', say retired bishops - BBC News

Fourteen retired bishops have accused Church of England leaders of not listening to the voices of gay Christians.

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トランプ大統領の外交、現実路線に近づく - WSJ


ドイツの新大統領にシュタインマイヤー前外相 | NHKニュース




チェコ対スペインは1-1のタイ、米独戦では国歌間違えるミス フェド杯:AFPBB News

全米テニス協会(USTA)は、ドイツが第2次世界大戦(World War II)時に採用していた国歌の一小節が歌われた後、「USTAは旧国歌について、フェドカップのドイツチームおよびファンに心からおわび申し上げます」としたうえで、「二度とこのような過ちは犯しません」とツイッター(Twitter)で謝罪した。

新ルールのGSパリ大会、日本勢からは歓迎の反応目立つも…一部では戸惑いの声も/柔道 - SANSPO.COM(サンスポ)


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News Headlines - 12 February 2017

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave discovered - CNN.com

Excavations on the storied Judean cliffside revealed a new Dead Sea Scrolls cave, full of scroll storage jars and other antiquities, the first such discovery in over 60 years.

Dominican paper runs photo of Alec Baldwin instead of Trump

El Nacional published an apology on Saturday after mistakenly running a photo of the actor doing his impression of the U.S. president on “Saturday Night Live” instead of Trump himself.

Japanese manga artist Jiro Taniguchi dies aged 69 - BBC News

One of Japan's best-known manga artists, Jiro Taniguchi, has died aged 69, his publisher has announced... His death was announced by Casterman, his publisher in France, where his work was particularly popular.

More than a dozen fans killed in stampede at Angolan football match | The Guardian

At least 17 people have died in a stampede at an Angolan football match when hundreds of supporters stormed the stadium gates, a medical official said.

José Mourinho starting to enjoy the fruits of Paul Pogba’s growing maturity | The Guardian

Sometimes when José Mourinho crowbars a comment into an answer it is because he can seem an incorrigible mischief-maker, forever ready to take a sly dig at a rival. At others, he is less provocative, but more instructive. So it was when he was asked about Manchester United’s fourth consecutive clean sheet.

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CNN.co.jp : ウィキペディア、英大衆紙デイリー・メールの引用を禁止


英ロンドンで「ロボット」展示会、歌うヒューマノイドなど100点 | ロイター


ベルリン国際映画祭が開幕 日本人監督らの作品「金熊賞」競う | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 11 February 2017

Trump and Japan's Abe take a swing at golf diplomacy | Reuters

President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hit the links on Saturday, as the two leaders looked to forge a bond over a round of golf diplomacy.

Reality Check: What's the deal with council tax increases? - BBC News

The Local Government Information Unit has warned that lots of local authorities in England are planning to raise council tax next year.

Nuclear write-down leaves Toshiba with $3.5-billion loss in third-quarter: Nikkei | Reuters

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp probably suffered a group net loss of about 400 billion yen ($3.52 billion) in the nine months through December, the Nikkei reported on Sunday.

Rockets fired into Baghdad Green Zone after seven killed in protests | Middle East Eye

Several rockets fired from inside Baghdad on Saturday struck the capital's fortified Green Zone area, which houses most of Iraq's key institutions and main embassies, officials said.

Vintage spy gadgets go under hammer - BBC News

A vintage collection of secret service gadgets including a dagger disguised as a pen and a watch with a hidden microphone are to go on sale. The items - designed for British spies and troops caught behind enemy lines - date from World War Two onwards.

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ブルームバーグがTOPページを再発明、その脅威の集客力:月間PVが7倍に増加 | DIGIDAY[日本版]

パブリッシャーは、トップページへのトラフィックの全体的な減少に苦しんでいる。だが、ブルームバーグメディア(Bloomberg Media)は、その対策を見つけたと考えているかもしれない。10月にテクノロジーセクションを再開した際、各記事を下へスクロールしていくと、トップページが現れる仕様にしたのだ(Technology – Bloombergのトップからどれか記事を選んでスクロールしてもらいたい)。

[FT]復活を遂げる本 ベゾス氏も紙が好きだから:日本経済新聞


“地域で発電 経済活性化に” ドイツの先進事例学ぶ | NHKニュース


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News Headlines - 10 February 2017

Trump and Japan PM Share Kind Words, Uncomfortable Handshake

On Friday, Trump said he didn’t shake Abe’s hand when the prime minister arrived at the White House, he “grabbed him and hugged him because that’s the way we feel.” Trump added: “We have a very, very good bond. Very, very good chemistry. I’ll let you know if it changes, but I don’t think it will,” Trump added.

US investigators corroborate some aspects of the Russia dossier - CNNPolitics.com

For the first time, US investigators say they have corroborated some of the communications detailed in a 35-page dossier compiled by a former British intelligence agent, multiple current and former US law enforcement and intelligence officials tell CNN.

Ethics review sought after Trump adviser touts Ivanka Trump products | Reuters

A congressional committee said on Thursday it was seeking a review into whether senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway had violated ethics rules by using her position to promote product lines of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, a day after he attacked a retailer for dropping them.

Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump, chant 'Death to America' - TV | Reuters

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied on Friday to swear allegiance to their clerical leaders and reject U.S. President Donald Trump's warning that he had put the Islamic Republic "on notice", state TV reported.

Joshua Kushner may buy Miami Marlins: AP source - Chicago Tribune

Joshua Kushner, whose older brother is an adviser to President Trump, has a preliminary agreement to buy the Miami Marlins for about $1.6 billion, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Friday.

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米ツイッター株が急落 10~12月期の赤字拡大、トランプ効果薄く  :日本経済新聞


シリア市民との連帯示すアート展示、ドイツ右派団体が反発 | ロイター


その卒塔婆、ドイツ産かも 輸入材が主流に、理由は:朝日新聞デジタル


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News Headlines - 09 February 2017

U.S. jobless claims near 43-year low; wholesale inventories surge | Reuters

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to near a 43-year low, amid a further tightening of the labor market that could eventually spur faster wage growth.

Trump to meet Canada's PM amid tensions over trade, immigration | Reuters

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will hold his first talks with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday amid tensions over whether the administration plans protectionist measures that could cripple Canada's economy.

Twitter Tumbles as Pace of Revenue Growth Slows to 1 Percent - Bloomberg

Even as Twitter sits at the center of daily media reports, given U.S. President Donald Trump’s frequent blasts, the company has had trouble persuading advertisers to spend more money on the platform as fewer people join. In the fourth quarter, Twitter added 2 million new users, bringing the total number of people who log in monthly to 319 million. Still, it was the fewest new recruits in at least three quarters.

Somalia elects first new president in decades

War-torn Somalia elected its first president in decades Wednesday evening, prompting street celebrations for the east African nation’s rare and successful exercise of democracy.

South Africa Zuma: Violence at State of Nation address - BBC News

Punches have been thrown in South Africa's parliament as opposition MPs tried to disrupt the State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma.

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2016年の独貿易黒字、過去最高を更新 | ロイター


トランプ氏、百貨店大手を批判 娘のブランド販売中止で:日本経済新聞


米最高裁判事指名のゴーサッチ氏、大統領令めぐりトランプ氏批判 | ロイター


EU離脱通知法案、英下院を通過 首相に権限付与  :日本経済新聞


独選挙、首相与党の優位、雲行き怪しく 中道左派の支持率急上昇 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 08 February 2017

MPs say YES to Brexit as legislation approved by Commons - Birmingham Mail

The Government’s European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill 2016-17 received its third reading in the House of Commons, when MPs voted in favour of the Bill by 494 to 122, a majority of 372 in favour.

Trump teeing up a softer diplomatic approach with Japan - CNNPolitics.com

After a combative round of telephone diplomacy with even the staunchest US allies, the commander in chief is planning a more genial approach this week when he decamps with Japan's Prime Minister to his winter getaway in Florida for a round of golf.

Alexei Navalny: Russian opposition leader found guilty - BBC News

Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been found guilty of embezzlement and handed a five-year suspended sentence.

'Alice in Wonderland' collection fetches 88,000 dollars at auction | Reuters

One of the world's largest collections of "Alice in Wonderland" memorabilia, featuring over 3,000 items, was sold at an Oxford auction house on Wednesday for around 70,000 pounds ($88,000).

Germany's Magdeburg zoo presents four rare white lion cubs | Reuters

Four rare white lion cubs born at Germany's Magdeburg zoo last Christmas made their first appearance to the outside world on Monday as the park presented the young animals to the media.

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五輪招致“疑惑” 仏要請でJOC会長らを任意聴取 News i


ドイツ、保護主義反対の共同声明 G20議長国として対策主導へ | ロイター


EU、英の離脱で7兆円要求へ 交渉泥沼化も - 共同通信 47NEWS




フランス、カメラが捉えた命懸けの密入国 News i


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News Headlines - 07 February 2017

Austerity will be extended 'well into the 2020s', think tank warns - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

The UK tax burden is set to rise to its highest level for 30 years under Chancellor Philip Hammond's plans, despite continuing cuts in public services, according to an influential economic think tank.

Trump Barred From U.K. Parliament Over ‘Racism and Sexism’ - Bloomberg

U.S. President Donald Trump must not be allowed to address the U.K. Parliament during a state visit to Britain, House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said.

Nicolas Sarkozy: French ex-president ordered to stand trial - BBC News

Mr Sarkozy faces accusations that his party falsified accounts in order to hide 18m euros (£15m; $20m) of campaign spending in 2012.

PressTV-Bomb rocks Kabul Supreme Court, 20 dead

At least 20 people have been killed in a terrorist attack when a person detonated an explosive-laden vest outside the Supreme Court building in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, officials say.

Twitter blocks banned users from creating new accounts

Twitter trolls who have been suspended from the social network will be blocked from creating new accounts in a crackdown on cyber bullying.

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フランス:妻の不正給与謝罪…フィヨン氏、大統領選は出馬 - 毎日新聞


ポーランドのEU投票権凍結も、欧州委副委員長が右派政権に警告 | ロイター


CNN.co.jp : F35機を値下げ、1機8億円分 米製造元


4つの公用語、スイスの当惑 方言に愛着、一層複雑化 - 共同通信 47NEWS


スイス名物といえば「ハイジ」のラクレット。専門店がチューリヒにオープン [T-SITE]


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News Headlines - 06 February 2017

Catholic Church child sexual abuse in Australia: 4444 complaints, royal commission reveals

It marks the first time in history that the Australian arm of the church opened its books to reveal the extent of abuse over decades... Over 35 years, 4444 people reported to superiors within the church that they’d been a victim of abuse.

Duterte Warns S. Korean Gang Members in Philippines Could be Shot Dead

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has warned that local police could shoot dead South Korean gang members that operate in his country.

Anonymous posters criticizing Pope appear in Rome | Reuters

Posters accusing Pope Francis of attacking conservative Catholics appeared around Rome this weekend and were swiftly covered up by city authorities.
The posters, put up during the night between Friday and Saturday by mystery activists, featured a picture of a stern-faced pope and the slogan: "Where's your mercy?"

Queen makes history as she reaches Sapphire Jubilee after 65-year reign

On February 6, the anniversary of the day she became Queen, Elizabeth II has reigned for 65 years.

Japanese mission to clear up space junk ends in failure - The Verge

Japan’s space agency, JAXA, has confirmed the failure of a mission intended to test technology for clearing up debris in space. The Kounotori 6 cargo transporter returned to Earth and burned up in the atmosphere on Monday, officials said.

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エリザベス英女王 在位65周年 記念の5ポンドコイン発行 - 産経ニュース


スコットランド独立で2度目の住民投票、数週間以内に決定も=議員 | ロイター


www.fnn-news.com: トルコで「イスラム国」関係先摘発 過去最大規模 約450人拘束


日本人不明 チリが拘束認めず、仏当局が異議申し立てへ News i


日本びいきのアイリッシュ 大戦「シンガポール陥落」…首都では日本領事囲み祝賀会 - 産経ニュース


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News Headlines - 05 February 2017

Tom Brady, Patriots win Super Bowl LI with record-setting comeback against Falcons - Chicago Tribune

After a first half in which he played like that impostor in a Tom Brady mask, the Patriots quarterback put on a Super Bowl performance for the ages Sunday, leading his team back from a 25-point deficit to beat the Falcons in overtime, 34-28.

George H.W. Bush Performs Coin Toss at Super Bowl LI Alongside Wife Barbara - ABC News

Just days after he was released from the hospital, former President George H.W. Bush was loudly cheered as he performed the coin toss at Super Bowl LI in Houston.

Lady Gaga elevates Super Bowl halftime show - by tribune-news-service - The San Francisco Examiner

The singer promised an “inclusive” performance herself, though the LGBT-rights champion’s definition of inclusion is likely not the same as the National Football League’s more narrow attitudes about gender. She performed the gay-rights anthem “Born this Way” soon after descending to the stadium floor like a Cirque Du Soleil high wire act in android boots and “Ziggy Stardust”-style makeup.

Kylie Minogue tells Kylie Jenner name cannot be trademark | Daily Mail Online

The singer and actress has won a legal battle with US reality TV star Kylie Jenner, a victory which will be a much needed boost for Miss Minogue, who last week confirmed she had split up from her fiance, British actor Joshua Sasse, 34.

Schulz overtakes Merkel in opinion poll as favorite for German chancellor | DW.COM

German voters would elect the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate Martin Schulz as chancellor if the country were to hold direct elections today, an opinion poll conducted for the German broadcaster ARD revealed on Thursday.

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【米入国禁止】ノルウェー元首相も拘束 米空港、イラン入国歴で - 産経ニュース


ルーマニア、汚職免罪命令を撤回へ:AFPBB News

ルーマニアで汚職を免罪する緊急命令を出した政府への抗議デモが拡大したことを受け、ソリン・グリンデアヌ(Sorin Grindeanu)首相は4日、命令を撤回する方針を表明した。同首相はテレビ演説で、5日に閣議を開いて正式に撤回すると述べた。

フィヨン元首相、仏大統領選第1回投票で敗退の見通し=世論調査 | ロイター


英国:「首相はトランプ支持やめろ」米入国禁止に抗議 - 毎日新聞


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News Headlines - 04 February 2017

Two arrested over Washington DC suspected CCTV hack - BBC News

Two people have been arrested in London over a suspected hack of Washington DC's police surveillance system... Data storage was reportedly compromised between 12 and 15 January, days before President Donald Trump's inauguration.

Is the Swedish deputy PM trolling Trump with this all-female photo? | The Guardian

Sweden’s deputy prime minister, Isabella Lövin, has published a photograph of herself signing a climate bill surrounded by her closest female colleagues, apparently mocking a photo of US president Donald Trump.

Ursula Le Guin on fiction vs. 'alternative facts': Letter to the editor | OregonLive.com

A lie is a non-fact deliberately told as fact. Lies are told in order to reassure oneself, or to fool, or scare, or manipulate others. Santa Claus is a fiction. He's harmless. Lies are seldom completely harmless, and often very dangerous. In most times, most places, by most people, liars are considered contemptible.

Mitsubishi Aircraft changes leadership following latest MRJ delay | ATWOnline

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. parent company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has installed two of its executives at the top of the leadership structure of its subsidiary producing the MRJ, the Japanese regional jet that has been beset by multiple program delays.

Over 10,000 sought refugee status in Japan in 2016 ‹ Japan Today

Japan received applications for refugee status from more than 10,000 people in 2016, with a certain portion of them estimated to be people seeking the status to find work rather than to gain protection, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.

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ルーマニア政府に30万人抗議デモ、社会主義打倒以来で最大:AFPBB News

昨年12月の選挙で政権を奪還した社会民主党(PSD)率いるルーマニア政府は先月31日夜、一部の汚職犯罪について免罪するとの緊急命令を出し、汚職による損失額が4万4000ユーロ(約530万円)以上だった場合のみ収監対象とすると宣言した。これに対し、現在2万4000ユーロ(約290万円)の汚職をめぐって裁判にかけられているPSDのリビウ・ドラグネア(Liviu Dragnea)党首を救済する目的だとして抗議が広がっている

ドイツにハシゴを外され、欧州の片隅で凍え死ぬ難民たち | 現代ビジネス


米国防長官、尖閣の防衛義務を表明 安倍首相「日本は防衛力強化」 | ロイター


トランプ乱発「大統領令」とは? 日本人が知らない基礎知識 | ニューズウィーク日本版


米連邦裁判事、トランプ氏の入国制限に全国的差し止めを命令 政権反発 - BBCニュース


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News Headlines - 03 February 2017

Reddit bans 'alt-right' discussion forums | Fox News

The banned forums, called subreddits, are r/altright and r/alternativeright. They went dark on Wednesday morning and now redirect to a landing page that reads: "This subreddit was banned due to a violation of our content policy, specifically, the proliferation of personal and confidential information."

Syrian refugees invited to Japan set to total 300 through 2021:The Asahi Shimbun

Japan is set to welcome about 300 Syrian refugees comprising study-abroad students and their families over the next five years, the most to date in the current Middle Eastern refugee crisis.

Japan's Abe Scrambles to Draft Response to Trump Ahead of Visit | Fortune.com

Japan is scrambling to respond to intensifying trade pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe planning to meet the head of Toyota Motor Corp this week, while the business lobby Keidanren puts together a 'Trump task force.'

Extreme Radiation Levels Detected At Fukushima Reactor, Highest Since 2011

The level of nuclear radiation detected at the troubled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan spiked on Thursday to its highest level since the triple core meltdown in 2011.

What life is like living with a ‘love doll’ in Japan - The Washington Post

At first, 61-year-old Senji Nakajima’s interest in his love doll, named “Saori,” was purely to fill feelings of loneliness. But after a few months of living with her in his Tokyo apartment, Nakajima, (who is married and has two children but lives away from home because of work) started to think that the doll had developed her own personality. She became more than an inanimate object to him; he began to think of her as his girlfriend.

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NYタイムズ紙:有料電子版購読者が最大の伸び-米大統領選効果で - Bloomberg


CNN.co.jp : 米大統領令と戦った日系2世、グーグルのホームページに


トランプ氏、最高裁判事に保守派 司法判断に影響も  :日本経済新聞


ノルウェーのルター派教会が同性婚受け入れ、結婚式が可能に | ロイター


豪貿易黒字、12月は過去最大の35.11億豪ドル 輸出も過去最高 | ロイター


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News Headlines - 02 February 2017

No ‘G’day, mate’: On call with Australian prime minister, Trump badgers and brags - The Washington Post

President Trump blasted Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over a refu­gee agreement and boasted about the magnitude of his electoral college win, according to senior U.S. officials briefed on the Saturday exchange. Then, 25 minutes into what was expected to be an hour-long call, Trump abruptly ended it.

Billionaire Is Reported Seized From Hong Kong Hotel and Taken Into China - The New York Times

A Chinese-born billionaire who has forged financial ties with some of the country’s most powerful families was taken by the Chinese police from his apartment at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong late last week and spirited across the border, a person close to the businessman said on Tuesday.

Architect Kengo Kuma's Authentic Village Beautifies Portland Japanese Gardens

Famed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, designer of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’ National Stadium, offers some relief as creator of the Portland Japanese Garden’s new 3.4-acre Cultural Village, set to open this April. Already celebrated as perhaps the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan, the Oregon tourist destination’s $33.5 million expansion represents Kuma’s first public commission in the United States.

25 Great Books by Refugees in America - The New York Times

Through the 20th century and into this one, those fleeing political persecution or war have produced important works that we think of now as at least partly American, from fiction about the harrowing experiences of exile and dislocation to political treatises by thinkers who want to understand why their homelands fell apart. This is a sampling of 25 of those works.

Premier League clubs make transfer window profit for first time | The Guardian

Spending by top-flight clubs reached a six-year high for the transfer window at £215m but a profit was recorded for the first time in a transfer window. Premier League clubs received more in transfer fees from overseas clubs and Football League clubs than they paid out.

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つらい私を慰めた言葉たち…クリントン氏出版へ : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)


英下院、EU離脱通知法案を可決…1回目の採決 : 読売新聞(YOMIURI ONLINE)




ランパードが現役引退を発表!元チェルシーの伝説が旧友ジェラードに続きピッチを去る - Goal.com


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News Headlines - 01 February 2017

Rifkind a stooge in secret PR war on China | The Times & The Sunday Times

A British think tank is being paid about £10,000 a month by Japan to wage a propaganda campaign against China.
The Henry Jackson Society (HJS), a registered charity, has encouraged politicians including the former foreign secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind and journalists to voice opposition to Chinese foreign policy.

Blaming ‘fake news,’ former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon drops presidential bid in South Korea - The Washington Post

Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday he would not run for president of South Korea, a surprise announcement after weeks of laying political groundwork but then watching his plans erode over what he dubbed “fake news.”

UK issues posthumous pardons for thousands of gay men | The Guardian

Thousands of men convicted of offences that once criminalised homosexuality but are no longer on the statute book have been posthumously pardoned under a new law.

Secretary to Nazi propaganda minister Goebbels dies at 106 | DW.COM

A former secretary to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels has died, aged 106. Brunhilde Pomsel was one of the last remaining people who knew members of the Nazi leadership in person.

George H.W. Bush Discharged From Houston Hospital - NBC News

Former President George H.W. Bush was discharged Monday from a Houston hospital after waging a more than two week battle with pneumonia.

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トランプ大統領の入国規制、支持が上回る=調査 | ロイター


英議会、EU離脱計画を原案通り承認の公算 | ロイター


独ダイムラー、米ウーバーと提携 「ロボットタクシー」実現へ :日本経済新聞


ノーベル賞のワレサ氏「筆跡鑑定でスパイと証明」 ポーランド検察:AFPBB News

ポーランドの検察当局は1月31日、同国の民主化運動を率い、ノーベル平和賞(Nobel Peace)を受賞したレフ・ワレサ(Lech Walesa)元大統領(73)について、筆跡鑑定の結果、共産主義政権時代に秘密警察に協力するスパイだったことが証明されたと発表した。

本田のミラン残留が決定 移籍市場終盤に届いたハル・シティからのオファーを拒否 | Football ZONE WEB


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