Rio Carnival

The Police: Notting Hill Carnival Heroes Or Racist Oppressors?

Chris Hobbs | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK
Chris Hobbs

Perhaps the biggest, almost unnoticed compliment paid to the police came as the popular Rampage sound system was closing. The DJ's, who had exercised a remarkable degree of control over a large and boisterous crowd, put a 'shout out' for the officers of the Metropolitan Police. Praise indeed.

12 Pictures Of People Who REALLY Don't Want To Be At The Rio Carnival

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK

The Rio Carnival kicked off in Brazil this weekend, with millions turning out to celebrate the city's 450th birthday. It gives the people of Rio de...

Brazilian Recipes: How To Make Caipirinha, Churrasco, Feijoada And More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With Rio Carnival 2014 well and truly underway, many of us will be daydreaming about sunnier climes. But just because you're sat at a desk doesn't ...

Rio Carnival 2013: Bacchanalia In Brazil

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Samba queens, fantasy floats, steel drums and dental floss bikinis - it can mean only one thing. Yep, it's carnival time in Rio de Janeiro, signal...

Can You Spot The Naked Person In These Paintings?

Caters | Heather Skillen | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home

At first glance, this beautiful landscape just looks like an oil painting on canvas. But on closer inspection, eagle-eyed viewers will spot that t...

Rio Carnival 2012: Is This What Brazilians Think Of Britain?

Huffington Post UK | Liam McLaughlin | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is the biggest in the world and is held before Lent every year. It is known for its outrageous floats, streams of dance...

Which Celebrities Were At The Rio Carnival? (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

Amid the frothy headdresses, sequined bikinis and tassled bottoms two familiar faces were visible at yesterday’s Rio de Janeiro Carnival parade. ...