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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

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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Brazil defends World Cup preparation

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 8:29
related places: Sao Paulo

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff defends her government's handling of preparations for the World Cup, which starts in Sao Paulo next week.
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Is fouling key to Brazil's World Cup hopes?

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 7:46

Is fouling key to Brazil's World Cup hopes?
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VIDEO: Brazil's World Cup tensions grow

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 4:01
related countries: Panama Panama

Anti-government protesters in Brazil have targeted a friendly football match between the World Cup host nation and Panama.
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Brazil federal police given pay rise

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014, 9:39

Federal police officers in Brazil are offered a 15.8% pay rise in an effort to stop them from going on strike during the football World Cup.
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Lallana wants to leave Southampton

Monday, June 2nd 2014, 20:00

Southampton captain Adam Lallana tells the club he wants to leave when he returns from the World Cup in Brazil.
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AUDIO: Brazil's World Cup 'sex tourism'

Saturday, May 31st 2014, 9:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England players heading for the World Cup in Brazil are taking part in a high-profile campaign warning travelling fans about the dangers of so-called "sex tourism".
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Drought hits Brazil's coffee industry

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 23:08

Drought hits Brazil's coffee farmers - and pushes prices up
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VIDEO: Brazil drought hits coffee

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 23:06

A drought in Brazil has hit its coffee-growing region hard in recent months, pushing prices up and ruining crops in the world's biggest coffee producing country.
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Van der Vaart out of World Cup

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 11:25
related places: Rafael

Netherlands midfielder Rafael van der Vaart will miss the World Cup in Brazil after suffering a calf injury in training.
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VIDEO: Fresh Brazil anti-World Cup protests

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 6:09
related places: Brasilia

Police in Brazil have fired tear gas at anti-World Cup and indigenous demonstrators in the capital, Brasilia.
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Fresh Brazil anti-World Cup protests

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 0:02
related places: Brasilia

Police in Brazil use tear gas on anti-World Cup and indigenous demonstrators near the National Stadium in the capital, Brasilia.
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Brazil training starts amid protests

Monday, May 26th 2014, 23:41

Brazil's football squad starts preparing for the World Cup at the training ground it will be using during the tournament amid protests by teachers.
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VIDEO: Weight of expectation on Brazil team

Monday, May 26th 2014, 21:17
related countries: Botswana Botswana

With the World Cup just over two weeks away, the Brazilian squad has arrived at its training camp in the hills above Rio.
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VIDEO: Anti-World Cup protesters march

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 5:45
related places: Sao Paulo

Hundreds of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Sao Paulo, in the latest show of opposition to the World Cup in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Fast food workers want 'living wage'

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 23:31
related countries: France France, Indonesia Indonesia, United States United States

US fast food workers have joined colleagues in countries including Indonesia, France, and Brazil to stage a global walk-out in protest about wages and working conditions.
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No excuses if I don't perform - Rooney

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 12:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fully fit England forward Wayne Rooney says there will be no excuses if he does not perform at the World Cup in Brazil.
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England wrap up to replicate Brazil

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 6:20

England players train in multiple layers and undergo sweat tests in preparation for the heat of the World Cup in Brazil.
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Brazilian police go on strike

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 1:36
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Thousands of police across Brazil go on a one-day strike over pay in another hiccup ahead of the football World Cup, which begins on 12 June.
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Brazil: Where God is on the pitch

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 16:12

Links between faith and football in Brazil
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