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We have started to collect the most important news related to Brazil in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Brazil: news

VIDEO: Brazilian nail art for World Cup

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 23:02
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Football fans often paint their faces in team colours, but nail salons in Brazil are now offering special designs for the World Cup.
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Brazil's Rousseff backed for re-run

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 20:54

The governing Workers Party in Brazil officially endorses President Dilma Rousseff to run for re-election in October.
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VIDEO: Huge sinkhole near World Cup stadium

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 10:13

Residents have been evacuated from a favela near a World Cup stadium in Brazil, after a huge sinkhole opened up.
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Brazilians who avoid the World Cup

Friday, June 20th 2014, 15:44

Not everyone in Brazil is a fan of the beautiful game
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VIDEO: Chile fans: 'We are not criminals'

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 14:33
related countries: Chile Chile, Spain Spain
related places: Maracana

A group of 88 Chilean football fans are told they have to leave Brazil after they forced their way into the press centre at the Maracana stadium on Wednesday in a bid to watch their team play Spain.
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VIDEO: Capoeira lessons for children of DRC

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 9:53
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Impoverished children of the Democratic Republic of Congo are taking lessons in capoeira - a mix of martial arts and dance associated with Brazil.
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England will attack Uruguay - Hodgson

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 21:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Roy Hodgson says England will attack Uruguay in Thursday's crucial group game even though defeat could send them out.
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Brazil builder 'used slave labour'

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 15:54

Prosecutors in Brazil begin action against a leading construction firm, Odebrecht, accusing it of keeping 500 workers in "slave-like conditions".
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VIDEO: Friars get into the football habit

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 15:33

Howard Johnson meets a group of friars in Brazil who play football three times a week saying the sport helps them to ''teach and learn a lot''.
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Uruguay team's caramel spread seized

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 13:41
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay's football team had a large amount of dulce de leche caramel spread confiscated upon its arrival in Brazil for the World Cup, officials say.
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VIDEO: England fans walk 1,966km to Brazil

Monday, June 16th 2014, 23:00

England fans walk 1,966 km to the World Cup
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Brazil centrist to take on Rousseff

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 21:52

Centrist Senator Aecio Neves from Brazil's opposition Social Democracy party will run against President Dilma Rousseff in October's election.
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The goal that broke Brazil's heart

Friday, June 13th 2014, 23:29
related countries: Botswana Botswana

The man who broke Brazilian hearts at the 1950 World Cup
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Kenya team sent to Brazil - to watch

Friday, June 13th 2014, 11:11
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's president pays for the national football team to go and watch some World Cup matches in Brazil to inspire them to qualify in future.
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'Scandalous' referee angers Croatia

Friday, June 13th 2014, 7:36
related countries: Croatia Croatia

The referee who awarded Brazil a controversial penalty should not be at the World Cup, says Croatia defender Dejan Lovren.
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Brazil star Dani Alves's humble roots

Friday, June 13th 2014, 0:10

Brazil footballer Dani Alves's humble beginnings
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World Cup: Brazil 3-1 Croatia

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 23:03
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Neymar scores two goals, including a controversial penalty, as hosts Brazil make a winning start at the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
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VIDEO: Brazil's year of World Cup protests

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 5:37

As the World Cup begins in Brazil, Julia Carneiro looks back at a year that saw millions of Brazilians take to the streets in protest.
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Can boy prince Neymar be Brazil's next king?

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 12:05

Can boy prince Neymar be Brazil's next king?
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Pressure's on Brazil's Neymar - Pele

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 5:33

Brazil legend Pele is concerned striker Neymar is under too much pressure to inspire the hosts to World Cup glory.
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Scolari's nephew killed in car crash

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 21:49

A nephew of Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari is killed in a car crash two days before the World Cup begins.
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VIDEO: Sao Paulo metro strike suspended

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 6:59
related places: Sao Paulo

Metro workers in Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo have voted to suspend strike action for two days to allow for negotiations.
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VIDEO: One dead in Brazil monorail collapse

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 2:53
related places: Sao Paulo

A worker building a monorail in Brazil's biggest city, Sao Paulo, has died after a section of the prestigious project collapsed.
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Accident on flagship Brazil monorail

Monday, June 9th 2014, 22:23
related places: Sao Paulo

One person dies and two others are injured after a section of a prestigious monorail project in Sao Paulo collapses.
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Lopez pulls out of World Cup opener

Monday, June 9th 2014, 10:55

Jennifer Lopez pulls out of performing the World Cup song at the tournament's opening ceremony in Brazil due to "production issues", Fifa officials say.
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South Africa's World Cup advice to Brazil

Monday, June 9th 2014, 0:37

Smug South Africa warns Brazil about rose-tinted legacy hopes
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France 8-0 Jamaica

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 22:21
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

France thrash Jamaica in their final warm-up match before the World Cup in Brazil with Olivier Giroud among the scorers.
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Cameroon settle World Cup pay dispute

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 15:18
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon

Cameroon's players are finally on their way to Brazil for the World Cup after a dispute over bonus payments.
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England squad arrive in Brazil

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 13:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The England team's plane lands in Rio ahead of the start of the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil on Thursday.
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VIDEO: Brazil clashes amid renewed strikes

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 3:42
related places: Sao Paulo

Police in Brazil have used tear gas to break up protesters on the second day of a metro strike that has left Sao Paulo's transport in chaos.
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VIDEO: Brazil's World Cup security plans

Friday, June 6th 2014, 21:36

With protests and strikes across Brazil in the run-up to the Fifa World Cup, security has been a top priority for Brazil ahead of the tournament which starts next week.
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VIDEO: Nigeria v Brazil dream final

Friday, June 6th 2014, 16:54
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Peter Okwoche went to meet some London-based Nigeria fans who have been packing their bags for Brazil.
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Brazil probes organ-selling claims

Friday, June 6th 2014, 15:54

Brazil's prosecutors are investigating allegations that organs are being illegally taken from unidentified bodies and sold for medical research.
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VIDEO: Will World Cup revive Brazil's fortunes?

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 21:28

Brazil are the overwhelming favourites to lift the World Cup trophy - but there is huge pressure on the team from their diehard fans.
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Brazil homeless in World Cup protest

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 9:30

Homeless people in Brazil block the road leading to the stadium where the World Cup is due to start in protest at spending on the tournament.
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VIDEO: Brazilian frustration - in numbers

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 23:03
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Brazil's grim mood by the numbers
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VIDEO: Brazilians cool on cup fever

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 11:24

The World Cup in Brazil is just over a week away. But the country has faced problems with stadium delays, overspends and civil unrest
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Getting to know Dilma over dinner

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 8:46

Getting to know Brazil's president over steak and prawns
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