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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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This year
Brazilian authorities arrest 1,500 protesters after major pro-Bolsonaro riots
Hundreds of soldiers and police have mobilised to dismantle an improvised camp outside the army’s headquarters in Brasilia.
Brazil's riots at Congress: what we know so far
Hundreds of people have been arrested in the wake of the riots.
Thousands of protesters stormed Brazil's seat of power in scenes which have been compared to the 6 January insurrection at the US Capitol.
Footage posted on social media showed rioters breaking doors and windows to enter the Congress building before damaging property inside.
It comes just a week after leftist Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva was sworn in having defeated former right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazilian authorities arrest 1,500 protesters after major pro-Bolsonaro riots
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'Trump of the Tropics': Jair Bolsonaro praised as he is sworn in as Brazil's new president
“The USA is with you!” Trump tweeted out today in response to Bolsonaro’s inauguration speech.
Brazil's president has been charged with bribery in the 'car wash' scandal
Temer’s aides say they are confident he has sufficient support in Congress to get the charges thrown out.
UFC Fight Night 51 promises little but just might deliver by the boatload
Brasilia plays host to the latest extravaganza tonight with Andrei Arlovski’s bout with Antonio Silva the headline act.
Argentina v Belgium, World Cup quarter final
We went minute-by-minute as the tournament ‘dark horses’ tried to cause an upset.
Brazil protests to reach Patrick Street in Cork
The Brazilian community have organised a friendly demonstration for Sunday, 23 June at 3pm on Patrick Street.
Brazil officials reverse subway and bus fare hikes as thousands protest
People are protesting about poor public services and the money poured into soccer stadiums for the Confederations Cup and next year’s World Cup.
Brazil to deploy elite police following mass demonstrations
200,000 have taken part in rallies against lavish government spending, a year before the country is due to stage the World Cup.
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.
If you can't stand the heat...: Blatter defends World Cup kick off times
The FIFA president and secretary general bristled at suggestions that the games were scheduled to suit European audiences.
In photos: Brazilian prison crowns Miss Penitentiary 2011
Around 100 inmates participated in this year’s prison beauty pageant.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.