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# Brazil

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# Brazil
'Democracy is back': Lula wins Brazil's bitter presidential vote
Incumbent Jair Bolsonaro has not yet conceded the election, after months of alleging that the country’s voting system is corrupt.
# Changing of the guard
Lula da Silva defeats Jair Bolsonaro in Brazilian presidential election
Bolsonaro has been Brazil’s president for the past four years but has been defeated by the leftist challenger.
# brazil votes
Brazilians queue at Croke Park to vote in Presidential run-off
In a previous round of voting, over 70% of votes from Brazilians in Ireland went to leftist candidate Lula
# sweating
Richarlison facing nervous wait to learn if injury will ruin World Cup dream
The 25-year-old has been the man in possession of the Brazil number nine shirt in recent matches.
# iCharged
Brazil judge fines Apple €20.1m over iPhones sold without chargers
The decision came after Brazil’s justice ministry slapped a separate fine of nearly €2.5 million on Apple in September over the same issue.
# Election
Brazil to vote again in run-off after neither candidate receives 50% support
The tightness of the result came as a surprise, since pre-election polls had given Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva a commanding lead.
# Whoopsie
Neymar gets swept up in election campaign after posting video thanking Brazil President
The Paris Saint-Germain thanked Jair Bolsonaro for visiting the player’s charitable children’s foundation.
# Kick it out
Richarlison: Racist abuse will continue ‘every day and everywhere’ if unpunished
A banana was thrown at the 25-year-old after he scored Brazil’s second goal in a 5-1 friendly win over Tunisia in Paris.
# Three and easy
Richarlison on the double as Brazil hammer Ghana in friendly
Marquinhos was also on target in a 3-0 win for Brazil.
# Brazil
More fires in Brazil's Amazon so far this year than all of 2021, new figures show
Satellite monitoring has detected 75,592 fires from 1 January to 18 September this year.
# Global View
'Some of our guys come from Brazil's favelas, which is just extraordinary stuff'
St Michael’s director of rugby, Andy Skehan, has been working with the Brazilian national team.
# Rio de Janeiro
Conjoined twins with fused brains successfully separated in Brazil
Three-year-old twins Bernardo and Arthur Lima underwent seven operations at a hospital in Rio.
# Outbreak
Spain reports second monkeypox-linked death
It is not confirmed if the deaths were actually caused by monkeypox, with autopsies still ongoing.
# Rio de Janeiro
At least 18 people killed in police raid on Brazil favela
Residents accused security forces of attacking civilians.
# dom phillips
Murdered UK journalist laid to rest in Brazil
Dom Phillips was killed in the Amazon while researching a book about how to save the world’s largest rainforest.
# dom phillips
Remains of British journalist Dom Phillips found in Brazil, UK minister confirms
Latin America minister Vicky Ford has confirmed the identification.
# Brazil
‘Exhaustive’ search fails to find Amazon murder victims' boat as tests begin on bodies
Fisherman Amarildo da Costa de Oliveira, 41, confessed to killing the men and led officers to two buried bodies.
# Brazil
Family of British journalist Dom Phillips ‘heartbroken’ after murders confirmed in remote Amazon
A man led police to two buried bodies in the area where the journalist and his companion disappeared.
# Amazon
Second man arrested in case of missing British journalist and Brazilian indigenous expert
The suspect, Oseney da Costa de Oliveira, is a brother of the man so far considered by police as the main suspect in the case.
# Phillips and pereira
Human remains found in Amazon search for missing journalist and indigenous expert
U2 are among those drawing attention to the case.
# Amazon
Conflicting reports on developments in search for British journalist and Brazilian expert
Brazilian Federal Police said the latest development was the discovery of personal items belonging to Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira.
# Search
‘Evidence mounting’ of criminal involvement in disappearance of British journalist in Amazon
Journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian official Bruno Araujo are missing from the Amazon forest.
# Brazil
Brazil police questioning suspect over disappearance of Amazon explorers
Local Indigenous activists said the pair received threats last week for their work in the remote region.
# Brazil
British journalist and Brazilian indigenous expert missing in remote part of Amazon
Two people have been arrested in connection with their disappearance.
# umbauba
Man allegedly dies of asphyxiation by teargas bomb after police arrest in Brazil
A video shows 38-year-old Genivaldo de Jesus Santos being arrested and placed in the boot of a federal highway police vehicle.
# Michael Lynn
Michael Lynn's wife tells theft trial she didn't know if he was 'dead or alive' in Brazil prison
This is day 47 of the trial.
# Down The Aisle
Brazil’s Lula marries at 76 ahead of presidential election in October
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was president in 2003-2010 and leads Jair Bolsonaro in the opinion polls heading into Brazil’s election in October.
# rematch
Abandoned Brazil-Argentina 2022 World Cup qualifier to be replayed after appeals rejected
The original game was called off after Brazilian health officials stormed the pitch to stop the tie.
# Missing
'Enormous destruction': Search continues for survivors after devastating floods in Brazil
More than 130 bodies have so far been recovered.
# petropolis
Brazil mudslide death toll reaches 105 as dozens still missing
Floods and mudslides swept away homes and cars in the city of Petropolis.
# Brazil
At least 78 people dead due to flash floods and landslides near Rio de Janeiro
A “state of disaster” has been declared.
# Brazil
Area more than six times the size of Manhattan destroyed in Brazilian Amazon in January
Deforestation levels in the Brazilian Amazon hit a new record for January.
# furnas lake
At least seven dead after cliff collapses onto boats in Brazil
Authorities said another 32 people were injured, including nine who had to be hospitalised, while three people are missing.
# Bolsonaro
Brazil's Bolsonaro addresses media as he's released from hospital
The president suffered an intestinal obstruction related to an abdominal stabbing in 2018.
# Sao Paulo
Brazil's Bolsonaro rushed to hospital with probable intestinal blockage
Doctor Antonio Luiz Macedo told news site UOL that the president would undergo several tests to examine his abdomen.
All time
# Brazil
Pele back out of hospital after undergoing chemotherapy for colon tumor
The footballing icon ‘is stable and will continue the treatment of the colon tumor’, said his hospital in a statement.
# Brazil
Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon up 22% in a year, highest level in 15 years
13,235 square kilometres of forest was lost from August 2020 to July 2021.
# Qatar 2022
Argentina qualify for World Cup after Brazil draw
Messi couldn’t help his side break the deadlock.
# Amazon
Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit new record in October
An area more than half the size of the city of Rio de Janeiro of Amazon’s lush rainforest was cleared.
# Record Breaker
With 233 caps to her name, Brazil legend Formiga to retire from international football aged 43
The indefatigable midfielder is the only footballer in either the men’s or women’s game to play in seven World Cups.