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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...

A City of Two Tales: São Paulo Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

Despite the pervading criticism, the organisers behind São Paulo Fashion Week should be congratulated for, and feel proud of having produced a successful Spring/Summer 2014 showcase that confirmed Brazilian fashion's creative and commercial influence on the global arena.

F1's Quiet Time

Tom Webb | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Sport
Tom Webb

Just over six weeks ago I was in Brazil, at the final race of the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship. For fans that was the end of their F1 year. The end of the Brazilian GP was their signal that there would be no more F1 until February, but for the teams it's a very different story.

Forum Autumn/Winter 2013: Narrating Brazilian Cultural Heritage and National Identity Through Fashion

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

Quite often, the decision to imbue a fashion collection with tropes of national identity can lead to unconvincing (and, in many cases, disastrous) res...

'Police Entered And Struck Our Players With Clubs'

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Sport

Tigre refused to play the second half of the Copa Sudamericana final after they accused security officials of pulling guns on them and beating their p...

How Brazilian Fashion Is Taking Over the World (and Why You Should Be Paying Attention)

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

At a time when fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris reflect the global recession conjuncture, and the overall feeling of their audiences is one of depressing apprehension, Brazilian fashion breathes much-needed fresh hair and optimism into a multi-million dollar industry.

Sao Paulo Plane Crash Caught On CCTV (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Security cameras in Brazil caught the terrifying moment a light aircraft missed a runway and crashed just yards from a major road in the country's cap...

Introducing the Band: Suede Meet their Fans in Brazil

Mark Hillary | Posted 19.12.2012 | Home
Mark Hillary

The fans in the pub asked when Suede will return to Brazil for a full headline tour, Mat Osman responded by saying: "It depends how the festival goes. We would love to return, but that's really all up to you!"

How Twitter Saved Bletchley Park - Live From Brazil

Mark Hillary | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Dr Black visited Brazil recently and toured the country lecturing on Bletchley Park and Alan Turing - 2012 being the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Turing.

TEN FACTS: Who Is Lucas Moura?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Sport

Lucas Moura is being linked to Manchester United on a daily basis, with a fee of £30m mooted for the Sao Paulo forward. Despite United's £423.3m ...

Tales From the Middle of Nowhere (Vol. 2): Strange Cats These Brazilians

Noel Gallagher | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Noel Gallagher

So, Sao Paolo. What a spectacle. The crowd (or some of them at least) were waving yellow and green balloons as we took to the stage. Looked mega. Great atmosphere. Lots of very amusing banners, signs, placards etc. Here's but a few examples...

London 2012: One Hundred Days To Go

Mark Hillary | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Sport
Mark Hillary

It is exactly one hundred days until the opening ceremony of the London Olympic games when, under Danny Boyle's direction, thousands of British volunteers will show the world that the UK can match anything China did four years ago.

I Was Not Born in Belfast, But That's What My Brazil ID Card Says...

Mark Hillary | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hillary

I am a Londoner, but I live and work in São Paulo in Brazil. This week I collected my Brazilian permanent ID card. It's taken months of bureaucracy and many visits to the policia federal in Lapa to get this far.

'Maybe we will be together in the future': Who Is Lewis Talking About?

PA | Posted 24.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he still loves Nicole Scherzinger and still hopes they could get back together. The Formula One star and the pop s...

Drunk Zoo Visitor Attacked By Monkeys

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK

Drunk mechanic, Joao Leite Dos Santos, clambered into a spider monkey enclosure in his local zoo only to find they were not in the mood to play. Th...