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Can the World Cup leave a positive legacy?
Despite poor show on the pitch, many Brazilians are proud of how their country organised the event.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 17:33 GMT
Brazil government rolls back transit hike
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo agree to suspend increase in public-transport fares, but protesters say they "want more".
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:40 GMT
Brazil's Curitiba stadium gets the nod
The city of Curitiba has been given the green light to be a host city at the Brazil 2014 World Cup after FIFA inspection
Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 12:47 GMT
FIFA warns Brazil city over stadium struggles
FIFA threaten city of Curitiba with deadline as construction delays raise concerns over completion date for World Cup.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2014 15:48 GMT
Flash floods hit southeastern Brazil
Violent storms bring days of heavy rain causing deadly floods and mudslides in the country’s largest city, Sao Paulo.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2014 10:39 GMT
'Green' city credentials tarnished in Brazil
Curitiba's reputation for innovative recycling initiatives could be coming to an end.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2014 17:07 GMT
Further World Cup venue delays expected
FIFA extend deadline for completion of three more venues as Brazilian sports minister says delays are 'not significant'.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 15:19 GMT
Deadly cold weather grips South America
Flurries of snow are even seen as far north as Brazil.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 13:03 GMT
Curitiba's Collective Dream
Urban planners combine economic growth with environmental initiatives.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 15:52 GMT
FIFA's Jerome Valcke continues tour of Brazil
FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke plans to visit all 12 of Brazil's World Cup host cities before the end of the year.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 12:17 GMT
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