Coronavirus wrap: Baby dies as global cases near million, France death toll tops 4 000 and Latin America cases pass 20 000

2020-04-02 09:46

Confirmed novel coronavirus infections around the world have approached one million as the pandemic spread at a 'near-exponential' rate, with a six-week-old baby becoming one of the youngest known victims.

Brazil shuts land borders for 15 days to fight coronavirus

2020-03-19 23:13

Brazil has announced it was closing its land borders for 15 days to nearly all its neighbors to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Brazil's Bolsonaro tests negative after coronavirus scare

2020-03-13 18:07

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested negative for the new coronavirus, after a scare over a trip on which at least one infected member of his staff rubbed shoulders with Donald Trump.

WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-02-25 08:16

US health official: Covid-19 nears pandemic level | India, US to sign defence deals worth $3bn - Donald Trump; here are the top world news videos. WATCH.

China virus death toll | Trump team defence: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-01-28 07:09

China virus death toll soars above 100 | Trump's team ramps up defence despite Bolton's claim; here are the top world news videos. WATCH.

Record cocaine haul seized by police in Brasilia

2020-01-14 10:21

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.

Brazil's Bolsonaro released from hospital after fall

2019-12-24 21:16

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.

WATCH | Here are 5 of the fastest pit stops in F1 history

2019-11-21 05:00

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.

Ferrari missing 'very little' to charge for 2020 title - Barrichello

2019-11-19 06:00

Ferrari is missing 'very little' in order to charge for the world championship in 2020, according to former Ferrari driver Rubens Barrichello

'Nobody saw it coming' - Pierre Gasly showed 'class' and 'talent' in Brazil - Marko

2019-11-18 15:22

'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.


First outgoing repatriation flight leaves OR Tambo with 321 passengers bound for Brazil

2020-04-01 13:33

The first outgoing repatriation flight has departed OR Tambo International Airport, headed for Brazil, Airports Company South Africa has confirmed.

Brazil quarantines cruise ship over suspected COVID-19

2020-03-13 20:00

Brazilian authorities say they have quarantined a Bahamas-flagged cruise ship with 600 people aboard after a passenger was diagnosed with a suspected case of the new coronavirus.

Torrential rain batters Brazil killing 15

2020-03-03 22:53

At least 15 people have been killed in torrential rain that hit the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro which triggered flash floods and destroying houses, authorities have said.

AB InBev finance chief to step down after nearly 30 years

2020-02-06 13:59

Felipe Dutra will be succeeded by Fernando Tennenbaum, Anheuser-Busch InBev announced on Thursday.

WATCH: One year on, Brazil town remembers 270 killed in dam breach

2020-01-26 12:05

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 slaps Facebook with a $1.65m fine

2020-01-01 09:18

Brazil has fined Facebook $1.65 million for improperly sharing users' data in a case linked to the global Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Brazil's Bolsonaro hospitalised for domestic accident

2019-12-24 14:34

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.

Who is to blame for Ferrari’s F1 title drought - Could Vettel and Leclerc be their own worst enemies?

2019-11-19 09:23

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.

WATCH | Brazil's freed leftist leader Lula calls to continue 'the fight'

2019-11-19 05:27

Brazil's left-wing leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has urged his followers to continue "the fight". WATCH NOW.

SEE | The top 5 craziest moments of the Brazilian Grand Prix

2019-11-18 14:14

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.

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