Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo: The City of the Future?

Alex Porter | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alex Porter

My first night in the city was spent on the forty-second floor of the Edifício Itália, the second tallest building in the city, but the highest place in town to get a drink. Overcast as it was when we arrived, the view from the floor-to-ceiling windows was somewhat unremarkable, but as we finished our caiprinhas, the cloud began to lift and the city unfolded beneath us.

What Happened To This Striker After He Scored?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Sport

You've scored, you want to share the moment with the fans, you jump over the advertising hoardings and fall drop down the tunnel. If that sounds to...

Why São Paulo Is Worth the Stop

Abby Morgan | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Abby Morgan

When we asked people to give us advice about going to Brazil, everyone always mentioned Rio de Janeiro. Rio this, Rio that, just go to Rio. But no one really said much about São Paulo. It seemed like people didn't really go there much. As our cab weaved through traffic in São Paulo's city center, our virgin eyeballs take in the first impressions of this rarely recommended city.

Angel Heart: Di María Sends Argentina Through

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Sport

Angel di María struck a 118th minute winner to send Argentina through to the World Cup quarter-finals at the expense of Switzerland in São Paulo. ...

POLL: What Now For Roy? Hodgson Won't Resign But Should He Be Sacked?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Sport

Roy Hodgson has no intention of resigning as England manager despite Thursday's morale-crushing World Cup defeat to Uruguay. England Face Prospect ...

Samuel Luckhurst

Gerrard Costs England, England Are Too Timid And More Talking Points From The Uruguay Defeat

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Sport

England lost their successive World Cup match 2-1 to Uruguay and are on the brink of World Cup elimination at the group stage for the first time since...

England Fans Attacked By Brazilian Hooligans In São Paulo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Sport

England fans were attacked by a Brazilian mob in São Paulo on the eve of their World Cup clash with Uruguay on Thursday afternoon. Globo reported ...

Uruguay 2-1 England: As It Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Sport

Uruguay and England meet for the first time in eight years at the World Cup in what has been billed as a knockout tie in Group D after the teams' defe...

What Was It Really like In São Paulo As The World Cup Kicked Off?

Mark Hillary | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Sport
Mark Hillary

The World Cup is finally here - what a great time it is to be a Brit living in Brazil, but what has it really been like in São Paulo over the past day or two?

Brazil's Development Bank - The Elephant in the Stadium

Andrew Simms | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK
Andrew Simms

Symbolism doesn't get much better than this - thousands of homeless Brazilians set up camp outside São Paolo's stadium as it prepares for the opening game of the most expensive World Cup ever.

World Cup Stadium Opener Would Not Pass British Safety Test

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Sport

São Paulo's Arena Corinthians, which will host the opening game of the 2014 World Cup on Thursday, does not meet British safety standards. Adam La...

22 Staggering Images Of Brazil's Indigenous Tribes Taking On The Riot Police With Bows And Arrows

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK

Resplendent in tribal headgear and body point, with bows and arrows held aloft, aiming their weapons at Brasilia's riot police, these indigenous prote...

Ok, So There's A Bar In Sao Paulo Run By A Bin Laden Lookalike

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

There's nothing more entrepreneurial than someone who, on realising they look exactly like Osama Bin Laden, renames their Sao Paulo bar after the Saud...

Paula Raia Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014/15

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

On a sunny and warm morning in early April 2014 a van carrying me and about a dozen other international journalists arrives at a wide and leafy street in São Paulo's exclusive and affluent neighbourhood of Jardim Europa.

São Paulo, Brazil Introduces Latin America's First Ban on Cosmetics Animal Testing

Troy Seidle | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Troy Seidle

Exciting news just in from Humane Society International's Be Cruelty-Free campaign team in Brazil, where the State of São Paulo has just introduced Latin America's first ever ban on animal testing for cosmetics.

WATCH: Dramatic Footage Of World Cup Stadium Crane Collapse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Sport

This is the dramatic moment when a crane collapsed onto a World Cup stadium in Brazil, a tragedy that left two dead and others injured. The acciden...

Two Killed As World Cup Stadium Partially Collapses (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Sport

UPDATED: Officials later confirmed that two people had been killed in the accident, not three as originally reported Two people have been killed in...

Expo 2020 Recognition Is Latest Step in Renewal of Russia's Yekaterinburg

Monty Munford | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

At the end of this month in Paris, one of four cities will be chosen to be the Capital of Expo 2020. The cities vying for this honour are Sao Paulo, Dubai, Izmir and Yekaterinburg and this is the final countdown to impress the 167 member voters.

Beyond the Stadiums Series: Tips on How to Explore the 12 Cities of the FIFA 2014 World Cup - São Paulo

Flavio Dino | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Sport
Flavio Dino

São Paulo is a place where creativity and originality are celebrated, and it can be experienced through music, design, fashion and gastronomy. Though the pace of the city is similar to other financial capitals, like New York or London, it has a particular dynamic that is unmistakably Brazilian and is a result of the diversity that makes up the city.

Brazil's President Holds Emergency Meeting After Millions Take To Streets In Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

Dilma Rousseff, the President of Brazil, will hold and an emergency meeting with her cabinet on Friday over the on-going demonstrations that have blig...

After the Violence, What Next for Brazil?

Mark Hillary | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Politics
Mark Hillary

What is really shaking the political system in Brazil is that this scale of protest is unprecedented in recent history and - like the global Occupy protests - there is no single issue that can be easily addressed.

Fashion Rio: A Talented Sartorial Side of Brazil's Real Coin

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

If São Paulo has been considered the sartorial capital of Latin America with an influential fashion week established in the mid-1990s, Rio de Janeiro has grown to achieve a deserving status of its own on the global fashion arena, with its own sartorial showcase first created in 2001.

No HP Sauce, Endless Red Tape: Would You Want to Live in Brazil?

Mark Hillary | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

Every foreign person living far from home has some reason to miss home, but for someone to sit and write a list of 66 - yes 66 - reasons he hates being in Brazil leaves me feeling rather incredulous. This is surely a hatred bordering on obsession?

Rio Moda Hype Spring/Summer 2014

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

Born out of an idea by Robert Guimarães and Fernando Molinari that came publicly to the fore in 2004, Rio Moda Hype has, over the years, evolved from being an awards scheme to reward emerging fashion talent in Brazil to become a fully-fledged business support programme

WATCH: Now That's A Game Of Tetris

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Tech

A building in Sao Paulo has been turned into a ridiculously enormous monitor for a game of Tetris. The games were controlled using an iPad, and pro...