France’s World Cup winners have followed up their summer success by powering their clubs to the knock-out stages of the Champion League.
Under mounting criticism, Brazilian football club Flamengo has defended its management of the training ground where a fire killed 10 of its academy players at a dormitory that had been registered with the city as a car park.
Brazilian football club Flamengo has come under mounting criticism for licensing issues at its training ground, a day after a fire ripped through a dormitory and left 10 teenagers dead.
Friends, fans and neighbours have gathered outside the academy for Brazil’s popular professional football club Flamengo after a fire swept through sleeping quarters, killing 10 people and injuring three teenagers.
Brazilian politician Ana Paula da Silva has defended herself against online criticism after she wore a revealing outfit for a swearing-in ceremony at the Santa Catarina state assembly.
A ceremony has been held to remember victims of the mining dam collapse exactly a week after the disaster in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
Brazilian authorities have issued arrest warrants for five people in connection with a dam collapse that killed at least 65 people and left nearly 300 missing as it plastered part of a small city with reddish-brown mud and iron ore mining waste.
An estimated 300 people are missing after the collapse of a dam which was holding back mining waste in south-eastern Brazil.
Rescuers are searching for survivors in a huge area of south-eastern Brazil buried by mud after the collapse of a dam holding back mining waste.
At least seven people have died and around 200 remain missing after a mining dam collapsed in Brazil.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has pledged to work “in harmony with the world” to cut carbon emissions, aiming to quell international concerns that his country, the main custodian of the oxygen-rich Amazon, could put economic interests over environmental ones.
At least 600 wooden houses have been destroyed in a fire in northern Brazil, authorities said.
Close to 1,000 people have attended a memorial service for the people gunned down inside a cathedral in southeastern Brazil, and authorities said the toll of dead had risen to five.
A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after mass, killing four and leaving four others injured before turning a gun on himself, authorities said.
Termites have created a wonder of the world as old as the pyramids that dwarf the ancient Egyptian monuments in scale, scientists have discovered.
Twenty years ago Scotland were at the epicentre of global football as they kicked off the World Cup in front of an audience of two billion.
Famous spider characters from the Harry Potter series, Charlotte’s Web and other fantasy novels and literary classics have been immortalised in science after researchers named seven new spider species after them.
A British tourist is being treated in hospital in Brazil after she was reportedly shot while her family were looking for water.
A woman has died after a motorbike crash on one of the North-east’s most popular tourist routes.
Legendary Brazilian defender and 1970 World Cup winner Carlos Alberto has died aged 72.
This incredible video shows the moment a man cheated death after he was flung from a truck like a ragdoll.