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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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VIDEO: Aerial view of Brazil crane collapse

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 19:34

Aerial footage has emerged of the crane which collapsed at a stadium that is due to host the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup football in Brazil, killing three people.
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Brazil venues struggle to meet World Cup deadline

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 1:12

Brazil venues struggle to meet World Cup deadline
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VIDEO: Brazil 'won't make World Cup deadline'

Monday, November 25th 2013, 23:29

Brazil has admitted that it is struggling to complete the 2014 World Cup football stadiums by Fifa's end-of-year deadline.
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Webber top in wet Brazil practice

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 14:16
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Red Bull's Mark Webber set the pace in a soaking final practice session at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Hamilton has 'no hope' in Brazil rain

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 6:23
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Botswana Botswana
related places: Mercedes

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has written off his chances of success at the Brazilian Grand Prix - if it rains.
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Mercedes set early pace in Brazil

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 13:42
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, Botswana Botswana

Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton lead the way in a wet first practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Webber 'proud' of F1 achievements

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 13:16

Mark Webber says he is "proud" of what he has achieved in Formula 1 as he heads into the final race in Brazil on Sunday.
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Ghana book place at 2014 World Cup

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 18:13
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Ghana lose 2-1 to Egypt in the second leg of their World Cup play-off but make it to Brazil 7-3 on aggregate.
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Nigeria can win World Cup - Enyeama

Sunday, November 17th 2013, 19:33

Nigeria captain Vincent Enyeama says the African champions can create history by winning next year's World Cup in Brazil.
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Cameroon qualify for seventh World Cup

Sunday, November 17th 2013, 16:19
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Tunisia Tunisia
related places: Yaounde

Cameroon cruise to next year's World Cup in Brazil after beating Tunisia 4-1 in Yaounde to seal an African-record seventh trip to the finals.
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Ivory Coast qualify for Brazil 2014

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 21:34
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Ivory Coast qualify for their third World Cup in a row after drawing 1-1 with Senegal in a tense African play-off in Casablanca.
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Brazil Mensalao jailings begin

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 0:19

Brazil starts jailing high-profile politicians convicted last year in the country's biggest corruption trial, the "Mensalao" (big monthly allowance).
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Amazon destruction up by 28% in year

Friday, November 15th 2013, 11:40

Brazil says the rate of deforestation in the Amazon increased by 28% between August 2012 and last July, after four years of steady decline.
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World Cup place on line - Lampard

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 23:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Midfielder Frank Lampard admits he is fighting for his place in the England squad at the World Cup finals in Brazil.
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Brazil upholds corruption jail terms

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 5:28

Brazil's Supreme Court rules that most of the 25 people convicted in the country's biggest corruption trial should start their prison sentences.
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Uruguay thrash Jordan in World Cup tie

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 17:22
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Amman

Uruguay thrash Jordan 5-0 in Amman to take control of their World Cup play-off tie for next year's finals in Brazil.
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World Cup anti-doping solution found

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 18:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Fifa will use an accredited laboratory in Switzerland to analyse blood and urine samples from the World Cup in Brazil.
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Brazil probes Google data collection

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 22:43

Brazil demands an explanation from internet giant Google about private wi-fi data allegedly collected while photographing for its Street View maps.
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Bieber charged over graffiti stunt

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 1:18
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Police in Brazil charge Justin Bieber with illegally spraying graffiti on the wall of an abandoned hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
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2014 glory beyond England - Eriksson

Monday, November 4th 2013, 21:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former boss Sven-Goran Eriksson writes off England's chances of winning the World Cup in Brazil next summer.
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Germany and Brazil in UN spy draft

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 1:52
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

Brazil and Germany submit a draft resolution to the UN calling for the right to privacy in the digital age, amid a bitter row over US espionage.
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VIDEO: Babies welcome in 'Mum's Cinema'

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 0:40

A group of mothers in Brazil has set up an initiative called ''Mum's Cinema'' which allows them to take their babies along with them as they watch the latest film releases.
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VIDEO: Violence flares in Brazil's Sao Paulo

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 4:19
related places: Sao Paulo

There have been violent scenes in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, for a second consecutive night.
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Brazil to export low-cost vaccine

Monday, October 28th 2013, 21:12

Brazil announces plans to produce 30 million doses of a low-cost measles and rubella vaccine a year for export to developing countries.
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Giant armadillos provide for others

Monday, October 28th 2013, 1:16

Giant armadillos in Brazil provide homes for many other species
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Maid to entrepreneur: Rising out of poverty in Brazil

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 0:54

One woman's rise out of a life of poverty in Brazil
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Brazil 'torture' police identified

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 21:30
related places: Rio de Janeiro

Prosecutors in Brazil name four police officers accused of torturing a bricklayer in Rio de Janeiro in a case that shocked the country.
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VIDEO: Lone bid wins Brazil oil auction

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 0:51
related countries: China China

The rights to explore Brazil's biggest oilfield have been won at an auction - by a consortium led by state-run Petrobras and backed by Total, Shell and Chinese firms.
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Lone bid wins Brazil oilfield rights

Monday, October 21st 2013, 21:01
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Rights to explore Brazil's biggest oilfield are auctioned to the sole bidder - a Brazilian-led consortium - amid angry clashes in Rio.
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England to face Denmark in March

Monday, October 21st 2013, 17:03
related countries: Denmark Denmark

England will play a friendly against Denmark at Wembley in March ahead of next summer's World Cup finals in Brazil.
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Fire burns tonnes of sugar in Brazil

Saturday, October 19th 2013, 0:44

A fire in Brazil's largest port burns some 180,000 tonnes of raw sugar and pushes world prices to a one-year high.
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VIDEO: Brazil oilfield to be auctioned

Friday, October 18th 2013, 19:08
related places: Rio de Janeiro

A huge oilfield near Rio de Janeiro is to be auctioned in a move which could boost Brazil's economy.
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Brazil army to guard oil rights sale

Friday, October 18th 2013, 18:13

Union leaders in Brazil attack a decision to deploy troops to guarantee security for a controversial oil exploration rights auction.
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Brazilian oil workers on strike

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 23:07
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Union leaders say 90% of Brazil's state oil company are on strike against planned auctions for rights to explore the huge offshore Libra oilfield.
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Who is the true father of football in Brazil?

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 22:56

Scot vying for title of man who took football to Brazil
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