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# brazil - Sunday 23 November, 2014

# brazil - Monday 27 October, 2014

This former left-wing guerilla has just been re-elected as Brazil’s president

Dilma Rousseff saw off the challenge of Aecio Neves in the presidential run-off.

# brazil - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

There were loads more Brazilians in Ireland last year… And here’s why*

*We’re talking about the people, not the *ahem* beauty treatment.

# brazil - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Inmates in Brazilian prison take guards hostage in latest riot

The riot was the fifth in Parana this month and the 21st this year.

# brazil - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The Score Tardelli scores twice as Brazil beat Argentina in Superclasico de las Americas Selecao

# brazil - Monday 6 October, 2014

Brazil’s president sees off ex-maid and ‘smooth operator’ to win first-round vote

Dilma Rousseff won the first-round election last night and now faces a run-off against her centre-right opponent.

# brazil - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Irish man to run marathon in Amazon to raise money for teacher with cancer

The former teacher of his nephew has been diagnosed with mixed cell lymphoma, a very rare form of cancer, and he’s hoping to help cover the cost of her treatment.

# brazil - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Robbers target archbishop by accident… then abandon stolen crucifix

The items they stole were made of metal, and not gold.

# brazil - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch this biker’s incredible escape by sliding under a truck Hollywood-style Quick Thinking

# brazil - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Four indigenous leaders killed while fighting Amazon deforestation

They were killed by suspected members of an illegal logging ring.

# brazil - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Opinion: Deforestation isn’t just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines

The impact on the local biodiversity in the deforested areas is detrimental and potentially irreversible.

# brazil - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hey lads – this Brazilian town full of women is looking for a few good men Land Of The Women

Hey lads – this Brazilian town full of women is looking for a few good men

All the single ladies, all the single ladies…

# brazil - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Barack Obama’ is running for office in Brazil Yup We Can

‘Barack Obama’ is running for office in Brazil

Anything for a few votes, eh?

# brazil - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Brazilian presidential candidate dies after plane crashes in residential area

“All of Brazil is in mourning. We lost a great Brazilian today”.

# brazil - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Toucan shows off in front of a traffic camera in Brazil Bird's Eye View

# brazil - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Score ‘He’d love the lifestyle’ – Free agent Ronaldinho offered chance to move Down Under Legend

‘He’d love the lifestyle’ – Free agent Ronaldinho offered chance to move Down Under

A number of A-League clubs are interested in signing the former Brazilian international after he left Atletico Mineiro.

# brazil - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From The Score It’s another reappointment for Brazil as Dunga handed back control of Seleção Going Backwards

It’s another reappointment for Brazil as Dunga handed back control of Seleção

And there we were thinking they wanted to play football again.

# brazil - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Ireland will be performing at the world’s largest music education event for the first time

The DkIT Ceol Oirghialla Traditional Music Ensemble will be performing at the ISME World Conference in Brazil.

# brazil - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge German football star Özil used his World Cup bonus to pay for Brazilian kids’ operations What A Guy

# brazil - Monday 14 July, 2014

Amnesty warns that Brazilian police must be investigated over World Cup protests

Amnesty International says it has been monitoring the protests which took place during the tournament.

From The Score What was your favourite goal of the 2014 World Cup? Golazos This post contains a poll

What was your favourite goal of the 2014 World Cup?

We’ve whittled 171 down to 12…

# brazil - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Froome’s falls, Brazil’s sorrows and all today’s sport Wednesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Froome’s falls, Brazil’s sorrows and all today’s sport

An Irish player joined a French club, Nicolas Roche struggled and Argentina got ready for the Dutch.

From The Daily Edge Porn site begs users to stop uploading videos of Brazil ‘getting f**ked’ Score

Porn site begs users to stop uploading videos of Brazil ‘getting f**ked’

To be fair, Brazilians are common on Pornhub.

Germany’s trashing of Brazil broke another record last night…on Twitter

Game smashes Twitter record for most mentions, beating out last year’s Superbowl.

Anger rises against Brazil’s President after their thrashing last night

Some Brazilians have voiced concerns that it could spark more protests and clashes.

From The Daily Edge RTÉ played out their World Cup coverage last night with a Garth Brooks song The Dance

RTÉ played out their World Cup coverage last night with a Garth Brooks song

A triumph for some. A devastating blow to others.

From The Daily Edge 12 of the greatest Twitter responses to Brazil’s humiliating defeat Awkward

12 of the greatest Twitter responses to Brazil’s humiliating defeat

The match was the most tweeted about sporting event ever.

# brazil - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The Score British official arrested over illegal ticket sales at World Cup FIFA

British official arrested over illegal ticket sales at World Cup

The director of a company that handles World Cup ticket packages could face four years in prison.

# brazil - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The Score As it happened: Argentina v Belgium, World Cup quarter final Liveblog

As it happened: Argentina v Belgium, World Cup quarter final

We went minute-by-minute as the tournament ‘dark horses’ tried to cause an upset.

From The Score Is the stage set for another Amarildo to emerge for Brazil? Super Sub

Is the stage set for another Amarildo to emerge for Brazil?

When Pele was injured during the 1962 World Cup, his replacement stepped up to the plate and delivered.

From The Score Analysis: 3 talking points from Brazil’s 2-1 win over Colombia Water Cooler

Analysis: 3 talking points from Brazil’s 2-1 win over Colombia

The strange refereeing decisions will surely overshadow the hosts’ quarter-final victory.

# brazil - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Score As it happened: Brazil v Colombia, World Cup quarter final Liveblog

As it happened: Brazil v Colombia, World Cup quarter final

We covered every minute of tonight’s intriguing South American derby in Fortaleza.

From The Score Three-quarters of Irish TV viewers have tuned in to watch a bit of the World Cup Brazil

Three-quarters of Irish TV viewers have tuned in to watch a bit of the World Cup

The number of people watching the games on RTÉ Two peaked during England v Uruguay at 815,900.

From The Score Brazil’s brilliant World Cup teaching naysayers a lesson, says Lula Redemption

Brazil’s brilliant World Cup teaching naysayers a lesson, says Lula

The former president feels that pessimists can learn from the success of the tournament.

# brazil - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Two dead after bridge collapses on bus in World Cup host city

Another nineteen are believed to have been injured in the incident.

From The Score New documentary on Lionel Messi’s journey to the top screened in Brazil Started From The Bottom

New documentary on Lionel Messi’s journey to the top screened in Brazil

Former World Cup winner Jorge Valdano was centrally involved in the creation of ‘Messi’.

From The Score Colombian president announces public holiday for World Cup quarter-final PR

Colombian president announces public holiday for World Cup quarter-final

Juan Manuel Santos is building up a serious amount of goodwill with this move.

# brazil - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The Score ‘It’s between us and God’ – Algerian side won’t blame Ramadan for World Cup exit Heading Home

‘It’s between us and God’ – Algerian side won’t blame Ramadan for World Cup exit

Goalkeeper Rais M’Bolhi insists their extra-time loss was not due to fitness reasons.

# brazil - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Brazilian fan loses it after penalty shootout and smashes his own TV Losing It

# brazil - Saturday 28 June, 2014

‘Now we have a real chance to make a living wage’: Brazil workers upbeat on trash picking

For the world cup, 850 rubbish pickers – or catadores – have been recruited and trained to work in Brazil’s 12 host stadium.

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