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Victims of Colombia air crash remembered in Chapeco

Wake held for soccer plane-crash victims in Brazil The small agricultural town of Chapeco has held a wake for football players who died in a Colombian plane crash as they headed to the Copa Sudamerica

Wake held for soccer plane-crash victims in Brazil The small agricultural town of Chapeco has held a wake for football players who died in a Colombian plane crash as they headed to the Copa Sudamerica

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Thousands attend memorial for Chapecoense football team

Fans, families and officials gather in southern Brazil to pay their respects to victims of the plane crash that wiped out most of the squad.

Fans, families and officials gather in southern Brazil to pay their respects to victims of the plane crash that wiped out most of the squad.

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Football air crash - leaked tape shows plane 'ran out of fuel'

The plane that crashed in Colombia wiping out most of a Brazilian football team was running out of fuel and had no electrical power.

The plane that crashed in Colombia wiping out most of a Brazilian football team was running out of fuel and had no electrical power.

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Iconic statue shrouded in green for Chapecoense

Families and friends gathered at the foot of the Christ the Redeemer statue which looks out over Rio de Janeiro to honour those lost in the Colombia plane crash.

Families and friends gathered at the foot of the Christ the Redeemer statue which looks out over Rio de Janeiro to honour those lost in the Colombia plane crash.

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Black boxes are recovered from Colombia plane crash

Thousands of grieving football fans have paid tribute to the Brazilian team which lost most of its players in a plane crash in Colombia.

Thousands of grieving football fans have paid tribute to the Brazilian team which lost most of its players in a plane crash in Colombia.

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Colombia plane crash: Fans gather to mourn Chapecoense footballers

Hundreds of fans have gathered at Chapecoense’s stadium, the Condá Arena in the city of Chapecó, to mourn the players and staff killed in a plane crash in…

Hundreds of fans have gathered at Chapecoense’s stadium, the Condá Arena in the city of Chapecó, to mourn the players and staff killed in a plane crash in…

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At least 71 killed as plane carrying Brazilian football club crashes in Colombia

A chartered plane carrying Brazilian football team Chapecoense to the Copa Sudamericana final crashed in the Colombian mountains, killing at least 71 of the 77 people on…

A chartered plane carrying Brazilian football team Chapecoense to the Copa Sudamericana final crashed in the Colombian mountains, killing at least 71 of the 77 people on…

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Odebrecht 'to sign plea bargain deal' over corruption scandal

Reports from Brazil say engineering giant Odebrecht has agreed to pay nearly two billion euros in fines for its role in the country’s biggest corruption scandal.

Reports from Brazil say engineering giant Odebrecht has agreed to pay nearly two billion euros in fines for its role in the country’s biggest corruption scandal.

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Spanish court calls for Neymar to serve two years in prison

Spain’s public prosecutor has called for Barcelona soccer player Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos to the Liga ch

Spain’s public prosecutor has called for Barcelona soccer player Neymar to be sent to prison for two years for his part in a corruption case over his transfer from Brazilian club Santos to the Liga ch

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Brazil: anti-government protesters occupy lower house of Congress

A group of about 60 anti-government protesters took over the chamber of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Wednesday (November 16), sparking chaos as guards tried to drag them off the main stage wher

A group of about 60 anti-government protesters took over the chamber of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Wednesday (November 16), sparking chaos as guards tried to drag them off the main stage wher

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Anti-government protesters storm Brazil Congress

Anti-government protesters have stormed Brazil’s Congress demanding a military coup. Dozens of demonstrators broke into the lower house chamber

Anti-government protesters have stormed Brazil’s Congress demanding a military coup. Dozens of demonstrators broke into the lower house chamber

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Hamilton takes title race to the wire in Brazil as Lorenzo signs off in style

Three time world champion Lewis Hamilton closed the gap at the top of the championship standings to 12 points on Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg following a dramatic, rain-drenched and chaotic Brazili

Three time world champion Lewis Hamilton closed the gap at the top of the championship standings to 12 points on Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg following a dramatic, rain-drenched and chaotic Brazili

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Worshippers killed in grotto collapse in central Brazil

At least ten people died and four others were injured after a grotto partially collapsed during a religious ceremony in Brazil.

At least ten people died and four others were injured after a grotto partially collapsed during a religious ceremony in Brazil.

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Mourning a football legend: Carlos Alberto is honoured in Brazil

Friends and family have been paying their final respects to Brazilian football hero Carlos Alberto, as tributes from around the globe continue to pour in for the captain of the legendary 1970 World C

Friends and family have been paying their final respects to Brazilian football hero Carlos Alberto, as tributes from around the globe continue to pour in for the captain of the legendary 1970 World C

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Turner and Soares clinch the 2016 Jungle Marathon

Competitors from all over the world were made to dig deep as they took on the infamous Jungle Marathon, a gruelling 254km trek through the Brazilian rainforest.

Competitors from all over the world were made to dig deep as they took on the infamous Jungle Marathon, a gruelling 254km trek through the Brazilian rainforest.

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''Global economic recovery fragile'' warns China's Xi at Brics summit

The so called Brics countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have vowed to forge closer trade ties at the end of their annual summit in Goa.

The so called Brics countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have vowed to forge closer trade ties at the end of their annual summit in Goa.

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Brics nations seek to build bridges at Goa summit

The leaders of the so-called Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are meeting in the Indian beach resort of Goa.

The leaders of the so-called Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – are meeting in the Indian beach resort of Goa.

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Superhero window cleaners use their powers to cheer up sick children

A group of window cleaners gave children receiving care at a Sao Paulo children’s hospital a welcome surprise. Instead of their regular get-up, the

A group of window cleaners gave children receiving care at a Sao Paulo children’s hospital a welcome surprise. Instead of their regular get-up, the