Thousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets to call for the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is under fire for his government’s handling of Covid-19.
The aviation sector “urgently” needs support from the Government as the UK’s airports face “near-complete shutdown” due to the closure of travel corridors, industry groups have argued.
A concerning new strain of coronavirus is likely to already be in the UK despite the Government imposing a travel ban from affected countries, a leading epidemiologist has warned.
All quarantine-free travel into the UK will be suspended from Monday in a bid to keep out new coronavirus strains, Boris Johnson has announced.
There are two new coronavirus variants emerging in Brazil, with one causing more concern than the other.
The biggest city in the Amazon rainforest, a region often described as “the Earth’s lungs”, has asked for more oxygen tanks to help treat coronavirus patients.
The concerning Brazilian variant of coronavirus does not appear to affect vaccines, Downing Street has said, after a top virologist suggested a separate strain from Brazil is already in the country.
One of two Brazilian coronavirus variants was detected in the UK ahead of ministers banning the arrival of travellers from South America to limit the spread of a concerning new strain, a leading virologist has said.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said he is “not aware” of any cases of the Brazilian coronavirus variant in the UK as travellers from across South America were banned from entry.
A new coronavirus variant has been identified in Brazil, raising questions about whether it could cause more severe disease, or be immune to current vaccines.
Forests covering an area nearly twice the size of the UK were destroyed across global hotspots in just 13 years, a report from wildlife charity WWF has found.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has said he won’t take any working Covid-19 vaccine himself and called the use of masks “the last taboo to fall”.
A bus carrying employees of a textile company and a truck have collided on a highway in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, killing 40 people.
A black man died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations, sparking outrage after videos of the incident circulated on social media.
Manchester United are checking on Alex Telles’ well-being and availability after reports emerged that the left-back had again tested positive for Covid-19.
Jim Leighton can remember the struggle he faced after being discarded from the first team at Manchester United 30 years ago.
It comes as absolutely no surprise to me that Brazil’s prime minister Jair Bolsonaro has been confirmed as having coronavirus.
Fossilised plant gum dating back 110 million years has been discovered by a PhD student.
A trial which hides “likes” on Instagram is to be expanded to the United States.
Instagram has begun hiding likes and video views as part of a trial aimed at removing “the pressure” and shifting the focus to “sharing the things” its users enjoy.
Houston, Doha, Mexico, Halifax (Canada), Karamay (China) and Pemba (Mozambique) have also been identified in the council’s travel plan for the next financial year.
Hundreds of indigenous Brazilians have gathered outside Brazil’s Congress for an annual three-day camping out protest known as the Free Land Encampment.
Alan Brazil breached broadcasting rules for suggesting that a Glasgow rat infestation was the fault of Asian immigrants storing rice.
Conor Maynard has said that naivety led him to being robbed at gunpoint in Brazil.
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.