Japan earthquake: tsunami and nuclear crisis
The aftermath of the Japan earthquake as a tsunami leaves thousands dead and triggers nuclear crisis.
British architect Garry Thomas visited Iwaki, near the damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, recently. He found a place barely reconstructed, and residents losing hope.
The world is responding to Japan's call for help at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant. But with reports of leaks, contamination and a risky new operation, Channel 4 News asks: is it too late?
Channel 4 News is recognised by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) as its special programme on the Japan earthquake wins the organisation's news coverage category.
Channel 4 News scoops three awards from the Royal Television Society, including recognition for the documentary Sri Lanka's Killing Fields made by ITN Productions.
See the areas affected by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan. Use the slider to change the date and time of events, navigate the map and click on the icons to watch the video.
Channel 4 News cameraman Stuart Webb often has to cover major stories at just a few hours' notice. As he prepares to return to the Japan tsunami zone Stuart reflects on his last visit there.
A sewing kit, sleeping bag and don't forget your passport. Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson on his essential kit as he returns to Japan's tsunami zone eight months after the disaster.
Japan is expected to sack three nuclear power policy officials, five months after Fukushima witnessed the world's worst atomic crisis in 25 years.
Japan plans to ban cattle shipments from Fukushima in response to growing concerns about the safety of beef originating from the area.
The operator of Japan's tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant have agreed to a major restructuring plan in return for government help in paying compensation to tens of thousands of people.