Kashmira Gander talks to the women behind a Hackney restaurant offering not only employment but a creative outlet
The Zika-linked disease attacks nerves in the brain and spinal cord, producing neurological problems in some patients
The country's media ownership is concentrated in the hands of a few domestic conglomerates which dominate the market, and are owned by a wealthy elite
A Brazilian man has been filmed by a security camera fearlessly dodging five bullets as he beat off a pair of would-be robbers.
Scientists point to match between Tahiti and Uruguay in Recife as a probable source of the outbreak in South America
'The bones will be a really good example for our students to learn from'
Country has been mired in an economic recession as a corruption scandal has engulfed the political elite
Taped conversations between Lula and prominent public figures suggest there were attempts to curry favour concerning his money laundering and fraud charges relating to the corruption investigation into the state-run Petrobras oil company
Never mind the Copacabana and Carnival hedonism: after returning home to Brazil, the war photographer André Liohn found a society on the edge, caught between gang violence and police brutality. Could this summer's Olympics provide some respite?
The 28-year-old model was reportedly taking a banned horse medication to enhance her performance in the gym
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Some countries allow drivers to exchange their licences with no extra tests, but others require drivers to take another test to get their new licence
Criado-Perez is a British feminist activist and writer who campaigns, among other things, to improve women's representation in the media
The once wildly popular leftist president has been linked to Brazil's biggest ever corruption case for the first time
Mr Batista, who admits to being highly superstitious, was told by a Brazilian-African religious leader he needed to appease the water-bound deity, Yemanja, for his past 'ungrateful' actions
Brazilian authorities alleged Diego Dzodan had repeatedly refused to hand over private WhatsApp user data