Five people have now died in the construction of Brazil’s World Cup stadiums, while a sixth has died from a heart attack on the job
The 2014 draw takes the England team to dangerous Brazilian cities, but the real trial will be reaching them
Brazil’s largest city is not a place to linger
The exquisitely skilful Uruguayan attacker Pedro Rocha was billed as the man most likely to deal an early blow to England's dreams of footballing glory in the opening match of the 1966 World Cup finals at Wembley.
Pressure to complete work on time blamed for fatal accident in Sao Paulo
A woman made the shocking discovery when visiting the grave of a relative
Recent protests have on occasion turned violent and Hodgson admits it will be a main concern of the Three Lions's security team
His puma-like agility was allied to a dignified unflappability in the heat of hectic action
This week a Japanese woman was rescued from being squashed by a train after she did what we all fear and fell down the gap.
Another funk star has died after being shot on stage, the seventh 'Proibidao' musician to be assassinated over the past three years. Janet Tappin Coelho, in Uberlandia, reports on a sinister pattern of murder on the dance floor
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff pledged on Friday to open new channels of dialogue with the nation's youth, who have dominated the nationwide protests that have rocked the country over the past two weeks.
Demonstrations continues in a dozen cities despite government attempts to appease protesters
Riot police use gas bombs and pepper spray to quell protesters in the northern city of Fortaleza
What began as a backlash against bus price rises has ignited thanks to the cost of staging next year’s event
The Football Association has insisted that Sunday's friendly against Brazil at the Maracana Stadium will go ahead despite the issuing of a court order last night to postpone the match on safety grounds.
Reports claim fans of visiting team Ceara were shot in head from passing vehicle