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# brazil - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

This rival app is benefiting from Brazil blocking WhatsApp (again)

While the ban only lasts for 72 hours, Telegram has added more than a million new users and counting.

# brazil - Friday 22 April, 2016

Blow for Olympic host city as two die when bike path collapses into sea

Two people were killed after a wave crashed into an elevated cycle lane built ahead of the Rio Games.

# brazil - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio

The flame was kindled in the 2,600 year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia today.

# brazil - Monday 18 April, 2016

Brazil in crisis after vote to impeach president

President Dilma Rousseff has been dogged by controversy in recent times.

# brazil - Saturday 26 March, 2016

From The42 Suarez back with a bang on his international return to deny Brazil World Cup qualifier win He's Been Missed This post contains videos

Suarez back with a bang on his international return to deny Brazil World Cup qualifier win

The Uruguay captain scored as they battled from 2-0 down to secure a point in Recife.

# brazil - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

From The42 Neymar desperate to play in home Olympics despite hectic schedule Dreaming Big

Neymar desperate to play in home Olympics despite hectic schedule

As well as his commitments with Barcelona the Brazil captain has the Copa America on the horizon.

# brazil - Monday 14 March, 2016

Pictures: An incredible THREE MILLION people have joined an anti-government protest in Brazil

The protest was directed at the country’s embattled president Dilma Rousseff amid an anti-corruption probe into the workings of her government.

# brazil - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Here are the landmarks going green for the first time this St Patrick’s Day

The Global Greening is in its seventh year.

# brazil - Friday 4 March, 2016

Former Brazilian President held by police in massive corruption probe

The home of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, also known as Lula, was also searched.

# brazil - Friday 26 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge The guy from the White Moose Café has managed to turn all of Brazil against him White Moose Café

# brazil - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Doctors say upsurge in sometimes fatal paralysis condition may be linked to Zika

Cases of Guillain-Barre are on the rise in the countries hardest hit by the virus.

# brazil - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From The42 From Sydney to São Paulo: Ireland name squad for Brazil World 7s leg Jetsetters

From Sydney to São Paulo: Ireland name squad for Brazil World 7s leg

Audrey O’Flynn has linked up with the squad after their training camp in Australia.

# brazil - Sunday 7 February, 2016

‘The boy would scream uncontrollably’ – Photographer describes time with ‘bucket baby’ in Brazil

Felipe Dana spent time with Solange Ferreira and her baby boy Jose, who was born with an abnormally small head.

# brazil - Thursday 28 January, 2016

‘Brain-shrinking’ virus: Minister warns pregnant women to be cautious when travelling

Pregnant women have been told to avoid the affected countries if possible.

# brazil - Friday 22 January, 2016

What you need to know about the ‘brain-shrinking’ virus now appearing in the US

The Zika virus is thought to be behind a disturbing rise in the number of babies being born with underdeveloped brains in Brazil.

# brazil - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From The42 Thousands of dead fish found near Rio’s Olympic waters Pollution

Thousands of dead fish found near Rio’s Olympic waters

Water pollution concerns are not easing with the Games just seven months away.

# brazil - Monday 4 January, 2016

From The42 Ronaldinho has had ‘more than one offer’ from England as he seeks new club Available

Ronaldinho has had ‘more than one offer’ from England as he seeks new club

“He still wants to play… I think he has three or four years left to him, maybe more.”

# brazil - Saturday 12 December, 2015

From The42 7 Ireland v Brazil battles that will be settled once and for all at UFC 194 Rivalry

7 Ireland v Brazil battles that will be settled once and for all at UFC 194

It’s not this weekend’s headline fight that is on the line here.

# brazil - Sunday 6 December, 2015

What if you sent an abusive tweet, and it ended up on a billboard outside your home?

That’s exactly what a new anti-racism movement is doing in Brazil.

# brazil - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

From The42 Neymar ready to join Messi and Ronaldo among football’s elite YouTube Footballer

Neymar ready to join Messi and Ronaldo among football’s elite

Can Neymar now claim to be the best player in the world?

# brazil - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Three Brazilian women get hitched, sparking debate and controversy

The unprecedented union is the first of its kind in the country.

# brazil - Thursday 22 October, 2015

From The42 Brazil coach explains Philippe Coutinho snub Out Of Favour

Brazil coach explains Philippe Coutinho snub

The Liverpool player was not included in his country’s squad to face Argentina.

# brazil - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From The42 The 16-year-old hoping to represent Ireland at next summer’s Olympics Interview

The 16-year-old hoping to represent Ireland at next summer’s Olympics

Aoife Hopkins chats to The42 about the prospect of realising her dream in Rio.

# brazil - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge This tactless fan asked Ronaldinho for a selfie moments after he crashed his car Ronaldi-no

This tactless fan asked Ronaldinho for a selfie moments after he crashed his car

Do we need to explain why you shouldn’t do that?

# brazil - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Is this the only place in the world still celebrating Arthur’s Day?

Yeah, Arthur’s Day. Remember that?

From The Daily Edge We think we’ve found the only place in the world still celebrating Arthur’s Day To Martha

We think we’ve found the only place in the world still celebrating Arthur’s Day

Yeah, Arthur’s Day. Remember that?

# brazil - Thursday 17 September, 2015

From The42 The famous Brazilian superfan you all know has died RIP

The famous Brazilian superfan you all know has died

Clovis ‘Gaucho’ Acosta Fernandes was 60 and had attended seven World Cups as a fan.

# brazil - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The42 It looks like Ronda Rousey and Jose Aldo are now football friends Maracana

It looks like Ronda Rousey and Jose Aldo are now football friends

The UFC champions hung out together at a Flamengo game.

# brazil - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Rio’s waters are so full of human poo that 2016 Olympians risk becoming violently ill

“What you have there is basically raw sewage.”

# brazil - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From The42 Brazil’s demise, Sampras’ reflection and all the week’s best sportswriting Essential Reading

Brazil’s demise, Sampras’ reflection and all the week’s best sportswriting

Also, men fighting bears, men fighting men, and NASCAR fighting the Confederate flag.

# brazil - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The42 Poor old Fred hit the bar from a foot out against Santos Mad Stuff

# brazil - Monday 29 June, 2015

From The42 Does the Brazil manager have a point when he says the Copa America is ‘worthless’? Sour Grapes

Does the Brazil manager have a point when he says the Copa America is ‘worthless’?

Sure they didn’t really want to win it anyway.

# brazil - Sunday 28 June, 2015

This pink flamingo got an artificial leg after his was amputated

He’s even tucking it under his body to make the flamingo’s classic one-leg standing pose.

# brazil - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From The42 Brazil coach apologises after racist gaffe Reaction

Brazil coach apologises after racist gaffe

A day out from Brazil’s biggest fixture since the World Cup, Dunga has been forced to say sorry.

# brazil - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From The42 The top 5 best and worst Brazilians to play in the Premier League Samba Stars

The top 5 best and worst Brazilians to play in the Premier League

Some samba stars have proved more of a success than others during their time in England.

From The42 Liverpool look set to break the bank and splash €40m on an exciting Brazilian forward Big Money Move

Liverpool look set to break the bank and splash €40m on an exciting Brazilian forward

The Reds have agreed a deal with Hoffenheim to sign 23-year-old Roberto Firmino.

# brazil - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Irish priest says man executed in Indonesia ‘had no idea he was on death row’

“When we said your death sentence will be implemented, he said, ‘What death sentence? I will not be sentenced to death.’”

# brazil - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

The Irish are among the most free people in the world

The Irish are among the most free people in the world

When it comes to travel visas anyway. Not all nations have it so easy though…

# brazil - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Protester releases a load of mice during Congress hearing

The incident interrupted a hearing into a massive graft scandal.

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