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#Sao Paulo

# sao-paulo - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From The42 Fomer AC Milan and Chelsea attacker returns home Transfer News

Fomer AC Milan and Chelsea attacker returns home

After spending the last two seasons in China with Tianjin Tianhai, Alexandre Pato has joined Sao Paulo.

# sao-paulo - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Former pupils shoot dead eight people at Brazilian school

The victims included five teenagers who attended the secondary school.

# sao-paulo - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Five children feared dead in Brazil school shooting

Local media are reporting that at least eight people have been shot dead.

# sao-paulo - Thursday 7 March, 2019

'My grand-daughter saw this': Brazilian president criticised for tweeting video of man urinating at carnival

The 40-second clip was reportedly filmed at the country’s famous Carnival festival.

# sao-paulo - Thursday 5 July, 2018

From The42 Brighton bolstered by signing of highly-rated Brazilian defender Pastures New

Brighton bolstered by signing of highly-rated Brazilian defender

RB Leipzig’s Bernardo Fernandes da Silva Junior is the Premier League club’s fourth signing of the summer.

# sao-paulo - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

152 prisoners escape from Brazilian jail after setting fire to cellblock

52 inmates remain at large following the jailbreak yesterday in the town of Bauru.

# sao-paulo - Friday 9 December, 2016

Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland

Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.

# sao-paulo - 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.

# sao-paulo - 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.

# sao-paulo - Thursday 28 January, 2016

From The42 New faces in Ireland Women's squad as 7s stars miss start of Six Nations defence Champions

New faces in Ireland Women's squad as 7s stars miss start of Six Nations defence

Head coach Tom Tierney has included seven uncapped players as Ireland women spread resources across two forms of the game.

# sao-paulo - Saturday 26 September, 2015

From The42 Neymar could lose a staggering amount of money after allegations of tax evasion Financial Times

Neymar could lose a staggering amount of money after allegations of tax evasion

The Brazilian star has had £33.1m worth of assets frozen.

# sao-paulo - Friday 25 September, 2015

From The42 'Man United tried to sign me on deadline day' Might Have Been

'Man United tried to sign me on deadline day'

The Brazil international striker was heavily linked with a move to Tottenham throughout the transfer window.

# sao-paulo - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Protesters take to the streets of Brazil over their dwindling water supply

Angry protesters say local and national governments have neglected problems for too long.

# sao-paulo - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The42 Pele improving but still on dialysis - hospital On The Mend

Pele improving but still on dialysis - hospital

The revered Brazilian took to Twitter to, politely, ask people to give him a little space.

# sao-paulo - 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.

# sao-paulo - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The42 Kaka set to join new Major League Soccer side Orlando City SC Orlando Magic

Kaka set to join new Major League Soccer side Orlando City SC

Brazilian ace will head to Sao Paulo on a short-term deal before moving to America in early 2015.

# sao-paulo - Friday 13 June, 2014

'There will be 100 penalties in this World Cup,' fumes Croatia coach Kovac

Niko Kovac branded the game-changing decision ‘ridiculous’, but would not blame Fred for his attempt to win the spot-kick.

# sao-paulo - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From The42 As it happened: Brazil v Croatia, World Cup 2014 opener Sao Paulo

As it happened: Brazil v Croatia, World Cup 2014 opener

We went minute-by-minute as the hosts and favourites for the World Cup took on Group A’s chequered-horses.

# sao-paulo - Saturday 7 June, 2014

With five days to go, police fire tear gas at striking train workers in Brazil

There were scuffles in Sao Paulo while demonstrators blocked the streets and the national team was booed.

# sao-paulo - Monday 2 June, 2014

With 10 days until the World Cup starts, five of Brazil's soccer stadiums still aren't finished

The tournament kicks off on 12 June but there is still much work to be done.

# sao-paulo - Friday 16 May, 2014

Tear gas and rubber bullets used on protesters demonstrating against Brazil World Cup

Protesters said they wanted to draw attention to what they called a lack of investment to improve poor public services.

# sao-paulo - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The42 Brazil halt work on World Cup stadium after death of construction worker Stopped In Tracks

Brazil halt work on World Cup stadium after death of construction worker

The stadium in Sao Paulo is due to host the opening game between Brazil and Croatia.

# sao-paulo - Monday 4 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Zoo visitors capture footage of jaguar attacking heron Big Cat

Zoo visitors capture footage of jaguar attacking heron

The cat plucks the bird right out of the air.

# sao-paulo - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Brazil protests over teachers' pay turn violent

Thousands took part in the demonstrations in Rio and Sao Paulo.

# sao-paulo - Monday 16 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Fan yanks Beyoncé off the stage in Brazil Woman Down

Fan yanks Beyoncé off the stage in Brazil

Again, she handles it like a pro.

# sao-paulo - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Brazilian police officers sentenced to life over 1992 prison massacre

111 prisoners died as police used deadly force to halt a riot in Sao Paulo’s Carandiru prison. 25 officers were sentenced today.

# sao-paulo - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Pope: Resist 'idols' of money, power, pleasure

The Pope made the comment during a visit to one of the most important shrines in Latin America.

Pope faces delicate task in Brazil after protests Pope Francis This post contains images

Pope faces delicate task in Brazil after protests

Despite his popularity, the pope has faced protests over the $53 million spent on organising his visit and World Youth Day.

# sao-paulo - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

100,000 protest in Brazil over cost of hosting sporting events Brazil This post contains images

100,000 protest in Brazil over cost of hosting sporting events

Preparing for major sporting events means taxes have gone up, while the quality of public services has fallen.

# sao-paulo - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge PIC: Inmate smuggles contraband into jail... on a cat Let Miaowt

PIC: Inmate smuggles contraband into jail... on a cat

The animal was nabbed while sneaking a phone and saws to a convict in Sao Paulo.

# sao-paulo - Thursday 13 December, 2012

From The42 Sao Paulo awarded Copa Sudamericana final as match abandoned amid chaos WC2014

Sao Paulo awarded Copa Sudamericana final as match abandoned amid chaos

This isn’t what FIFA wants to see ahead of the 2014 World cup in Brazil in two years’ time.

# sao-paulo - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From The42 Moura move to Manchester United is off, claims agent Premier League

Moura move to Manchester United is off, claims agent

“We have to forget this subject. There is no possibility he leaves now. Manchester United made an offer, which was rejected and they won’t make another one as they have reached their limit.”

# sao-paulo - Monday 23 July, 2012

From The42 Ferguson admits interest in Lucas Moura Boy From Brazil

Ferguson admits interest in Lucas Moura

The Manchester United manager Ferguson said the club is working hard to bring in other targets to add to their captures of Shinji Kagawa and Nick Powell.

# sao-paulo - Friday 16 September, 2011

Irish man charged with drug smuggling at Brazil airport

An image has been released of 72 cocaine packages allegedly inside the man’s stomach.