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.
Here is the full itinerary for Brazil
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
He was nominated by Pele in his list of the 125 greatest living footballers
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
Protesters are full of hope that Brazil, the perennial pais do futuro (country of the future), might finally be stirring from its torpor. Numbers at the protests have backed such optimism. Over a million Brazilians flooded on to the streets on Thursday, and last night more were expected to turn out.
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
More than 20 years after police in Sao Paulo put down a jail riot by allegedly executing more than 100 prisoners, 26 officers have gone on trial accused of murder.