Huge sinkhole swallows street in Fukuoka, Japan

A giant sinkhole swallowed a five-lane street in the centre of one of Japan's biggest cities on Tuesday morning. The collapse began at around 05:00 local time (20:00 GMT Monday) near Hakata Station, the busiest in Fukuoka city in the southern island of Kyushu. ( read original story ...)

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