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Brazil probes aquarium fish deaths

Saturday, July 11th 2015, 22:41

Prosecutors in Brazil investigate the deaths of about 10,000 fish that had been brought in to fill a huge unfinished freshwater aquarium.
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Organised crime threatens Brazil's Amazon

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 5:44

Organised crime responsible for rising Brazil deforestation
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VIDEO: Catching Brazil's illegal loggers

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 0:09

The BBC's Wyre Davies has been out with Brazil's environmental police, as evidence shows an increase in illegal logging and deforestation in the Amazon.
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Guardiola 'wanted to coach Brazil'

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 21:01

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola wanted to coach Brazil at last year's World Cup, says defender Dani Alves.
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Brazil introduces caesarean rules

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 3:33

New rules aimed at reducing Brazil's high number of caesarean births come into force.
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US 'routinely spied' on Brazil

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 19:16
related countries: Botswana Botswana, United States United States

Wikileaks says it has evidence that the United States has routinely spied on senior Brazilian government officials since 2011 or earlier.
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VIDEO: The blind birdman of Brazil

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 23:00

The 'birdwatcher' who has been blind since birth
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Brazil's U-turn on criminal age vote

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 14:14

In a U-turn from a previous vote, the lower house of Brazil's Congress approves a bill which could allow 16- to 18-year-olds to be tried as adults.
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Brazil rejects lowering criminal age

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 13:04

The lower house of Brazil's Congress rejects a bill which would have allowed young people between 16 and 18 years of age to be tried as adults.
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US and Brazil set big energy goals

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 20:44
related countries: United States United States

The United States and Brazil unveil ambitious energy goals in a sign of growing co-operation after a spying scandal damaged ties two years ago.
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Brazil 1-1 Paraguay (3-4 pens)

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 0:07
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguay beat Brazil on penalties in the Copa America to set up a semi-final against Argentina.
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Sao Paulo bans sale of foie gras

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 1:14
related places: Sao Paulo

Legislation approved in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, bans the production and sale of foie gras
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VIDEO: Rugby gaining popularity in Brazil

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 3:30

Brazil is traditionally a football-loving nation - but the sporting authorities are trying to change that.
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Liverpool complete £29m Firmino deal

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 6:34
related places: Liverpool

Liverpool sign Brazil forward Roberto Firmino from Hoffenheim for a fee of about £29m, subject to a medical.
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No appeal against Neymar's Copa ban

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 14:28

Forward Neymar is out of the Copa America and returns home after Brazil opt not to appeal against his four-game ban.
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Brazil 2-1 Venezuela

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 23:30
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Thiago Silva and Roberto Firmino goals book Brazil's place in the Copa America quarter-finals as they defeat Venezuela.
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Brazil 0-1 Australia

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 18:50
related countries: Canada Canada

Australia shock Brazil at the Women's World Cup to reach the quarter-finals of the tournament in Canada.
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Messi 'sorry' Neymar misses Copa

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 9:29
related places: Barcelona

Argentina captain Lionel Messi is "sorry" banned Brazil forward and Barcelona team-mate Neymar will miss the Copa America.
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Petrobras case nets top businessmen

Friday, June 19th 2015, 15:33

The head of two of Brazil's leading construction firms are arrested as part of a major investigation into corruption at state-owned oil giant Petrobras.
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Brazil 0-1 Colombia

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 2:33
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Neymar and Carlos Bacca are sent off after the final whistle as Brazil lose to Colombia at the Copa America.
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VIDEO: Flamingo fitted with prosthetic leg

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 3:00

A flamingo in Brazil has been fitted with a prosthetic leg.
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Prosecutors target Amazon evictions

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 0:11

Federal prosecutors in Brazil say the government must stop the eviction of communities from an area of the Amazon jungle that will be flooded for a dam.
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Brazil 2-1 Peru

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 23:58
related countries: Isle of Man Isle of Man, Peru Peru

Douglas Costa strikes an injury-time winner as Brazil defeat Peru in their opening game of the 2015 Copa America.
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VIDEO: Brazilian football 'deeply sick'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 11:00
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A leading football reform group in Brazil has described the national game as "sick" and in need of a complete overhaul in the wake of the Fifa corruption scandal.
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Brazil overturns biography 'ban'

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 9:17

Brazil's Supreme Court overturns a law which allowed the subjects of unauthorised biographies to block publication.
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Brazil legend Zico wants Fifa role

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 20:36

Brazil legend Zico says he intends to stand for the presidency of crisis-hit Fifa as it is his "duty".
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Brazil Women 2-0 South Korea Women

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 7:08
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Marta becomes the Women's World Cup's all-time leading goalscorer by netting in Brazil's victory over South Korea.
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Seven new tiny frog species found

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 11:00

Scientists discover seven new species of tiny frog living on seven different mountains in south-eastern Brazil.
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Latin Americans open Fifa enquiries

Friday, May 29th 2015, 0:19
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United States United States

Brazil begins investigations into possible Fifa corruption there, as an Argentine judge issues warrants for three businessmen wanted by the US.
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Competition fever hits Brazil's bars

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 23:00

The serious business of serving bar snacks in Brazil
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Petrobras ex-manager sentenced

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 22:38

A former Petrobras executive was sentenced in Brazil to five years in prison for money laundering.
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Runaway mafia boss held in Brazil

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 17:54
related countries: Italy Italy

An Italian organised crime boss convicted for more than 20 murders has been caught in Brazil after 31 years on the run.
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The man standing up for young offenders in Brazil

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 23:54

How to deal with Brazil's young offenders
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China to invest $50bn in Brazil

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 23:51

China is planning to invest up to $50bn (£32bn) in Brazil for new infrastructure projects - including a new Pacific-Atlantic railway link.
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Messi best of all time - Guardiola

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 23:28
related places: Barcelona

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola compares Lionel Messi to Brazil legend Pele after Barcelona reached the Champions League final.
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Pele leaves hospital after surgery

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 22:39

Brazil legend and three-time World Cup winner Pele leaves hospital in Sao Paolo after undergoing prostrate surgery.
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Pele undergoes prostate surgery

Friday, May 8th 2015, 15:36

Brazil legend Pele undergoes surgery for a prostate condition, six months after having kidney stones removed.
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Arrests over Brazil football deaths

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 17:23
related places: Sao Paulo

A policeman and a former policeman are arrested in connection with last month's murder of eight people at a Corinthians football fan club in Sao Paulo.
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Probe into Brazil's former president

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 11:53
related countries: Botswana Botswana
related places: Silva

Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
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Surge in Brazil dengue fever cases

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 9:49

Brazil registers nearly 746,000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever with nine states experiencing an epidemic, officials say.
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Kaka wants Brazil Copa America spot

Thursday, April 30th 2015, 18:54

Kaka says he can help Brazil in the Copa America as they prepare for their first tournament since last year's World Cup.
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