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Brazilian transport police say they had seized 1.1 tons of cocaine from a tanker truck near the capital Brasilia, a record haul for the region.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been released from the hospital following an overnight stay after hitting his head in a fall at his official residence, his office says.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen romped to victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix thanks to superb driving and his pit crew's record-breaking tyre change. Here are five of the fastest pit stops in F1 history.
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'Pierre showed his class here. We know he has talent and today is good proof of that. Nobody saw it coming. It is a fantastic result,' says Dr Helmut Marko.
'Honestly I haven't looked at them. People ask me, and I hear people comment, but I haven't seen them (the rules) yet,' says Kimi Raikkonen.
'As far as we are concerned, F1 will be in Sao Paulo for another ten years. We will move forward in the first week of December with Chase Carey and his team to formalise this ten year deal,' says mayor Joao Doria.
Team boss Otmar Szafnauer has confirmed that Racing Point is also pushing to sign up Robert Kubica for 2020.
Formula 1's most experienced drivers are not keen on the idea of moving the Brazilian GP to Rio de Janeiro.
Residents of Brumadinho in southeastern Brazil paid homage on Saturday to the 270 people killed one year ago when a nearby dam burst, spewing millions of tons of mining waste over homes and farmland in one of the country's worst industrial accidents.
Brazil has fined Facebook $1.65 million for improperly sharing users' data in a case linked to the global Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro has been hospitalised after an accident at his home in Brasilia, the latest health scare for the 64-year-old, his office says.
It was an action-packed Brazilian grand prix with Max Verstappen claiming victory and both Ferrari's clashing with one another. Wheels24 contributor Charlen Raymond takes a look what is going wrong at Ferrari this season.
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Max Verstappen clinched his third race victory of the season in a dramatic Brazilian Grand Prix that involved both Ferrari's crashing out, and Pierre Gasly claiming his first podium.
Mattia Binotto was furious after Ferrari's drivers, Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc, collided in the closing stages of the Brazilian grand prix.
Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto has refused to echo Sebastian Vettel's words about the surprising performance of Honda's 2019 engine in Brazil.
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'The negotiations are well advanced. I would very much like to continue my work here at Haas and keep my foot in F1, because my goal is to represent Brazil with a race seat. It's my dream,' says Emerson Fittipaldi's grandson.
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