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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Carnival

Last year
# Calabar
Seven dead after car smashes into Nigerian carnival
29 people were also injured in the crash yesterday, including three girls and two boys.
# Festival
Colour fills Belfast streets as city marks largest cultural diversity festival
It is the first time the festival has taken place following a two-year break due to the pandemic.
All time
# volksmarsen
Several dozen people, including children, injured after car drives into carnival crowd in Germany
The incident took place this afternoon in Volksmarsen.
# Carnival
20 people injured in Rio carnival float crash
Three were seriously injured, including a woman news photographer who had a leg badly crushed.
# Rio
Warnings Zika virus can make even kissing dangerous
The growing alarm over Zika comes as one million tourists are expected to join millions of locals at parties and parades in Rio.
# 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.
# the orlando eye
Fault leaves dozens stranded on one of the world's largest Ferris wheels
Florida’s Orlando Eye is 400 feet tall.
# braunschweig
German carnival parade cancelled over threat of Islamist attack
A tip from security sources led to the cancellation.
# buzz killington
Guy completely kills the craic at Brazilian carnival with one simple move
Way to go, man.
# Brazil
Four killed in Brazil Carnival float fire
Four people died when a float at the end of a Carnival parade ran into a power line and caught fire in the southeastern city of Santos.
# Carnival
Pics: Rio de Janeiro's samba schools vie for title at Carnival
Thousands of dancers streamed through the Sambadrome in elaborate costumes kitted out with headdresses depicting creatures like ant eaters, armadillos and snakes.
# Brazil
'Let there be peace and joy': Rio kicks off five-day Carnival
The ceremonial King Momo has kicked off five days of colourful bonkersness.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Monday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Carnival
In pictures: Rio de Janeiro's Carnival festival
Check out the pagaentry of the world’s largest Carnival festival.
# Brazil
In photos: Rio Carnival 2011
Check out the colours and costumes of Brazil’s world-famous carnival festival.
# Brazil
17 electrocuted at Brazilian carnival
A power cable broke and fell into the crowds attending a street festival being held in the run-up to Carnival.