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Sandro joins Juventus in £18m deal

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 18:43
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Porto

Brazil left-back Alex Sandro joins Italian champions Juventus from Porto for £18.6m on a five-year deal.
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Mass protests held across Brazil

Monday, August 17th 2015, 8:17

Hundreds of thousands of people take part in protests across Brazil, calling for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.
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Rousseff's woes worsen as Brazil's protesters smell blood

Monday, August 17th 2015, 1:12

Brazil's president must work hard to defy protests
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Gunmen kill 18 in Brazil's Sao Paulo

Friday, August 14th 2015, 23:50
related places: Sao Paulo

Gunmen kill at least 18 people in a series of overnight attacks on the outskirts of Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo.
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VIDEO: 'A terrible episode of violence'

Friday, August 14th 2015, 20:45
related places: Sao Paulo

Gunmen have killed at least 19 people on the outskirts of Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, in a series of overnight attacks.
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Brazil inflation hits 12-year high

Friday, August 7th 2015, 15:25

Inflation in Brazil hits a 12-year high of 9.56%, largely because of rising electricity prices, official figures show.
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Corrupt Brazilian executives jailed

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 1:51
related countries: Botswana Botswana

A judge in Brazil sentences two former executives of construction giant OAS to 16 years in jail over corruption at the state-owned oil company.
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Brazil: Ex-Lula aide Dirceu held

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 15:35
related places: Dirceu, Silva

Jose Dirceu, a former top aide to Brazil's ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is arrested in connection with a corruption investigation.
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Fred, 22, tested positive - Brazil FA

Friday, July 31st 2015, 22:41

Brazil football chiefs confirm midfielder Fred tested positive for a banned diuretic at the recent Copa America in Chile.
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Brazil businessman faces charges

Wednesday, July 29th 2015, 4:12

The president of Brazil construction giant Odebrecht, Marcelo Odebrecht, is charged with corruption and money laundering.
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Atletico re-sign Luis from Chelsea

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 12:59
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Luis

Chelsea and Brazil full-back Filipe Luis rejoins Atletico Madrid, one year after his move to Stamford Bridge.
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Walk of faith: 500km of sugar, storms and blisters

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 23:37

My pilgrimage across Brazil to see a tiny clay statue
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VIDEO: Rubik's champion tries live record break

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 22:58
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian Feliks Zemdegs, the second time winner of the Rubik's Cube World Championship in Brazil, has attempted to break his record while live on air.
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Legend Pele comes out of hospital

Monday, July 20th 2015, 22:09

Brazil legend Pele is released from hospital after successfully undergoing surgery to relieve pain in his back.
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Brazil legend Pele back in hospital

Saturday, July 18th 2015, 18:26

Brazil legend Pele has "back surgery" after suffering from a trapped nerve but should be released from hospital soon.
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Brazil Speaker leaves government

Friday, July 17th 2015, 19:41

The Speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress says he is leaving the governing coalition, in a blow to embattled President Dilma Rousseff.
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Uruguayan football hero Ghiggia dies

Friday, July 17th 2015, 0:33
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Legendary Uruguayan forward Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia, who scored the winning goal against Brazil in the World Cup in 1950, dies at the age of 88.
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Brazil's Lula in corruption probe

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 23:45
related places: Silva

Federal prosecutors in Brazil open a formal inquiry into alleged influence-peddling by the former president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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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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