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The Brazilian street artist who brings history to graffiti

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 23:43

Eduardo Kobra is a Brazilian street artist known for colourful historical figures and places.
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Bolsonaro: Brazil must not become 'gay tourism paradise'

Friday, April 26th 2019, 5:12

The Brazilian president has been criticised in the past for his public statements on homosexuality.
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Brazil floods: Deadly torrential rains hit Rio de Janeiro

Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 22:17

Torrential rains hit the Brazilian city, killing nine people.
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Brazilian identical twins both ordered to pay maintenance

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 20:05

The Brazilian brothers had refused to admit who the father of the baby was, a judge says.
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Team crash survivor dies after football game

Wednesday, March 27th 2019, 11:03

Rafael Henzel, who survived the Brazilian team's plane crash, has a heart attack playing football.
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Trump 2.0 visits Washington

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 0:39
related countries: United States United States

The US and Brazilian presidents may be ideological soulmates, but this bromance faces a big test.
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Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump swap football shirts

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 20:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is visiting US President Donald Trump at the White House.
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It's higher than you think, player finds

Saturday, March 9th 2019, 11:09

Brazilian striker Anderson Lopes celebrates a goal for Consadole Sapporo by jumping over a barrier - only to discover a steep drop.
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Lula back in Brazil prison after grandson's funeral

Sunday, March 3rd 2019, 7:44

He was greeted by supporters and used his temporary release to protest his innocence.
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88 dead elephants discovered in poaching hot spots in Botswana

Monday, February 25th 2019, 5:27

Scientist Mike Chase says during a recent aerial wildlife survey he found the remains of 88 elephants at poaching hot spots in northern Botswana. The government denies the claims.
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Vale 'knew collapsed Brazil dam was at risk'

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 11:01
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The Brazilian miner was told the site breached guidelines months before it collapsed, report claims.
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has pneumonia - hospital

Thursday, February 7th 2019, 20:26

The Brazilian leader has been in hospital since an operation last week to reverse a colostomy.
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Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil's leader has colostomy bag removed

Monday, January 28th 2019, 20:41

The Brazilian leader was injured in a knife attack while on the campaign trail in September.
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The Brazilian footballer who never was

Thursday, January 3rd 2019, 0:36
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Isle of Man Isle of Man

Douglas Braga looked set to have a promising career as a footballer in Brazil - so why did he not?
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Lions blamed as hundreds of buffalo drown in Botswana

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 12:07

People living near the Chobe River rush to collect the massive carcases to eat.
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Israel's Netanyahu welcomes Brazil Jerusalem embassy vow

Friday, November 2nd 2018, 15:39
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The controversial pledge follows the election of a far-right Brazilian politician Jair Bolsonaro.
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Pride and Passion: Jane Austen novels the Brazilian way

Thursday, November 1st 2018, 22:14

Sex and violence make it into Jane Austen's plotlines as the novelist gets the Brazilian soap treatment.
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Peru's Keiko Fujimori jailed until bribery case trial

Thursday, November 1st 2018, 1:00

A judge said Keiko Fujimo, who is accused of taking bribes from a Brazilian firm, could flee abroad.
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Brazil elections: Bolsonaro and Haddad choices before voters

Sunday, October 28th 2018, 21:26

Polls have narrowed but they still suggest far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is heading for victory.
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Brazil election: Five things you need to know

Sunday, October 7th 2018, 1:47

Key points of the Brazilian election which has been characterised by dramatic twists and turns.
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Female surfer sets new world record

Monday, October 1st 2018, 18:44

Brazilian Maya Gabeira has set a new Guinness World Record by successfully riding the largest wave ever surfed by a female surfer.
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Jair Bolsonaro: Why Brazilian women are saying #NotHim

Friday, September 21st 2018, 2:57

Offensive remarks have triggered an online campaign against leading Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.
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Venezuela migrants flee back across border with Brazil

Monday, September 10th 2018, 1:48
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Boa Vista

Migrants are fearful after a mob attacked and killed a man in the Brazilian city of Boa Vista.
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Brazilian politician stabbed at rally

Friday, September 7th 2018, 12:19
related countries: Brazil Brazil

The front-runner in Brazil's presidential election is hospitalised after being attacked.
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Dozens of elephants killed near Botswana wildlife sanctuary

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 16:09

Conservationists found 87 elephant carcasses while conducting a wildlife survey in the country.
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Venezuela crisis: Brazil to send army to safeguard border

Wednesday, August 29th 2018, 6:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Venezuela Venezuela

Brazilian soldiers will be sent to "guarantee law and order" after an influx of Venezuelan migrants.
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Somália joins al-Shabab - the football club

Friday, August 24th 2018, 15:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Brazilian player Somália's decision to join Saudi side Al-Shabab FC has raised eyebrows.
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Lula registered as Brazil presidency candidate

Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 21:28
related countries: Brazil Brazil

It is still unlikely that the former Brazilian president will be allowed to run from prison.
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The Brazilian criminals learning crochet in prison

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 11:19

The all-male prisoners have even put on a fashion show inside the Adriano Marrey prison in Sao Paulo.
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Ronaldo: Brazilian World Cup winner in hospital with pneumonia

Monday, August 13th 2018, 5:32
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo says he will be discharged on Monday after being admitted to hospital in Ibiza with pneumonia.
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In pictures: Expelled for being gay

Monday, August 6th 2018, 0:51

Six Brazilian homosexuals speak to photographer Nayara Leite about rejection by their families.
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Lula: Brazil ex-president nominated for poll despite jail term

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 19:33

Members of the Brazilian ex-president's party declare him their candidate in the October elections.
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French club announces new signing on Fortnite

Friday, July 27th 2018, 20:54
related countries: France France

Nantes create a clip of the hit video game Fortnite to introduce Brazilian midfielder Lucas Evangelista as their new signing.
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Yuko Fujii, the judo coach overthrowing gender stereotypes

Monday, July 23rd 2018, 23:11

Yuko Fujii is the first woman to become head coach of the Brazilian men's national judo team.
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Dr Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies

Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 9:30

The celebrity plastic surgeon vanished after a woman died following buttock enhancement injections.
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