Arthur Virgilio admitted that he'd prefer to have a 'better' team playing in his city
Fifa concerned at slow construction pace and Brazilian public’s protests over costs
Tribespeople given intensive training at Olympic village to become athletes
Researchers noticed tamarin monkeys communicating with each other at a 'reduced amplitude' in the presence of zoo staff they disliked
Ecuador's president Rafael Correa is abandoning his ambitious ambitious plan to persuade rich nations to pay his country not to drill for oil in an unspoiled Amazon rainforest preserve.
It's not all sweat and sweltering - from Ceredigion to Cornwall, find out what you could be up to in out of the heat
Clare Rewcastle Brown has spear-headed a campaign against corruption in the state of Sarawak
Military retrial starting today is expected to delve into regiment’s 'culture of impunity' around illegal activity
The Big Six
Blog raises serious concerns over Gunners’ partnership with the tycoon’s company
Campaign group Global Witness releases satirical film featuring BBC presenter
IGas chief warns that any production of shale gas would involve 'flaring off' leakages
Experts have queried accounts of a Yorkshire housewife who claims she was raised by a troop of capuchin monkeys after being abducted as a child.
In a show of exuberant generosity and breadth, images of natural beauty and brutal destruction jostle with Flickr fun
Not every degree leaves you languishing in lectures for three years. Third-year zoologist Tamara Williams' studies have taken her to Ecuador so she can get up close and personal with rain forest life.
I'm not modelling any more It's been a crazy journey since first being spotted but modelling never felt like a long-term plan. I've wanted to act since I was a child [Cole has appeared in films including The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus and last year's Snow White and the Huntsman]. I've also got a geeky side, so I'm now involved in a project within the tech industry.