Rate-cutting race among BRICS outliers pits Russia and Brazil

2017-06-28 11:00

The race to ease monetary policy in Russia and Brazil may come down to factors neither of the central banks can control.

Brazil's crisis deepens as president accused of corruption

2017-06-27 08:59

President Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation.

Brazilian police accuse Temer of receiving bribes

2017-06-21 09:20

Brazil's federal police have said there is solid evidence embattled President Michel Temer received bribes, a legal development that could see him suspended from office.

Hundreds of thousands for Brazil gay parade, world's biggest

2017-06-18 20:09

Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the annual gay pride parade, one of the largest in the world.

Brazilian president faces election court showdown

2017-06-06 10:23

Brazil's President Michel Temer, already fighting a huge graft scandal, faces a court hearing that could see him forced from office, plunging Latin America's biggest country into untested political waters.

7 dead in uprising in Brazil detention centre

2017-06-03 22:17

An uprising at a juvenile detention centre in northeastern Brazil has left seven youths dead and two injured.

Brazil court orders president questioned in graft probe

2017-05-31 12:15

Brazil's Supreme Court has ordered President Michel Temer to be questioned in writing, the latest development in an explosive corruption scandal that has him fighting for his political life.

91 prisoners escape Brazilian jail, flee through tunnel

2017-05-26 10:38

A group of 91 prisoners escaped a jail in northeastern Brazil by fleeing through a 30m tunnel, Brazilian media said.

Brazil's Temer orders troops in after protesters trash ministries

2017-05-25 17:04

Brazilian soldiers are deployed to defend government buildings in the capital Brasilia after protesters smashed their way into ministries and fought with riot police.

Felipe Massa hails Lowe's impact at Williams

2017-05-24 14:28

Felipe Massa has hailed Paddy Lowe for a noticeable turnaround inside the Williams team.

WATCH: Corruption charges filed against Brazil president Temer

Brazil President Michel Temer has had corruption charges filed against him by federal prosecutor, General Rodrigo Janot, for taking bribes. Watch for more.

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Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin

2017-06-22 17:15

Brazilian President Michel Temer says he has built warm ties with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin

Brazil president to sue tycoon for slander

2017-06-20 07:53

Brazilian President Michel Temer has filed a lawsuit for slander and a second civil case seeking damages after a tycoon accused him of running "the country's most dangerous criminal organisation".

Brazilian governor sentenced to 14 years in prison

2017-06-14 06:48

The former governor of Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state has been sentenced to 14 years and two months in prison for corruption and money laundering

Adviser to Brazil president arrested in corruption probe

2017-06-03 22:49

A close adviser to Brazil's President Michel Temer has been arrested in the latest move in a corruption case that threatens to topple the government.

Floods drive thousands from their homes in Brazil

2017-06-02 22:32

Heavy rains and mudslides have driven at least 70 000 people from their homes in northeastern Brazil.

Six die, thousands forced out in Brazil floods

2017-05-29 22:45

At least six people were killed and tens of thousands more fled their homes in flooding in the north-east of Brazil.

Brazil troops recalled after deployment following riots

2017-05-25 22:48

Brazil's President Michel Temer recalls troops at the country's capital after deploying them to guard government buildings following riots by protesters demanding he leave power.

10 killed in land rights clash with police at Brazil farm

2017-05-25 10:45

Nine men and a woman have been killed during a police operation in northeastern Brazil that activists say was linked to a long-running conflict over land rights in the country.

Massa could stay at Williams in 2018

2017-05-23 12:18

Felipe Massa says he would consider staying in Formula 1 beyond the end of the 2017 season.

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