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The Paralympics: all you need to know

The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are the 15th edition of the competition The Games first took to the world stage in Rome in 1960, a week after the regular summer Olympics ended in the…

The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games are the 15th edition of the competition The Games first took to the world stage in Rome in 1960, a week after the regular summer Olympics ended in the…

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Brazil reacts to Rousseff's election

In electing Dilma Rousseff, Brazilians have effectively voted for more of the same. The country’s first female president will inherit a robust

In electing Dilma Rousseff, Brazilians have effectively voted for more of the same. The country’s first female president will inherit a robust

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Second defeat could be too much for Serra

For 68-year-old Jose Serra from the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, this second presidential defeat could mark the end of his political

For 68-year-old Jose Serra from the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, this second presidential defeat could mark the end of his political

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Brazil elects female president

Brazil has chosen former leftist guerrilla, Dilma Rousseff as its new president in resounding fashion. The 62-year-old also becomes the first

Brazil has chosen former leftist guerrilla, Dilma Rousseff as its new president in resounding fashion. The 62-year-old also becomes the first

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Rousseff wins Brazil presidential elections

Brazil’s ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff won Sunday’s presidential race, and became Brazil’s first female president according to the Supreme

Brazil’s ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff won Sunday’s presidential race, and became Brazil’s first female president according to the Supreme

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Brazil's Green campaigner Marina Silva talks to euronews

The result of this Sunday’s presidential run-off vote in Brazil depends on the 20 percent-or-so of the electorate who voted for neither Dilma

The result of this Sunday’s presidential run-off vote in Brazil depends on the 20 percent-or-so of the electorate who voted for neither Dilma

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Rousseff keeps runoff lead in Brazil poll

Brazil’s ruling party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff holds a solid lead over rival Jose Serra ahead of Sunday’s runoff, according to a new

Brazil’s ruling party presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff holds a solid lead over rival Jose Serra ahead of Sunday’s runoff, according to a new

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'Scandals' targeted in Brazil presidential run-in

Trailing in the polls, Brazil’s opposition presidential candidate has attacked frontrunner Dilma Rousseff over corruption. Jose Serra used a

Trailing in the polls, Brazil’s opposition presidential candidate has attacked frontrunner Dilma Rousseff over corruption. Jose Serra used a

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Brazil's presidential candidates woo undecided

With one week to go until Brazil’s presidential runoff, both sides have been holding rallies in Rio de Janeiro. Latest opinion polls put

With one week to go until Brazil’s presidential runoff, both sides have been holding rallies in Rio de Janeiro. Latest opinion polls put

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Brazil's Greens stay neutral in presidential race

Brazil’s Green Party and their third placed candidate Marina Silva have opted to remain neutral ahead of the country’s presidential runoff at the

Brazil’s Green Party and their third placed candidate Marina Silva have opted to remain neutral ahead of the country’s presidential runoff at the

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Gloves off in Brazil's presidential runoff

Brazil’s presidential election runoff has come to life after ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff slammed her opponent Jose Serra in a televised

Brazil’s presidential election runoff has come to life after ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff slammed her opponent Jose Serra in a televised

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Rousseff looks to 'Lula effect' to win presidency

Brazilian presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff may not have won enough votes to seal victory in the first-round of the country’s election but she

Brazilian presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff may not have won enough votes to seal victory in the first-round of the country’s election but she

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Brazilian clown proves politics is a funny business

Voters the world over complain about having clowns for politicians, but Brazilians embraced the idea by sending a real one to Congress with more

Voters the world over complain about having clowns for politicians, but Brazilians embraced the idea by sending a real one to Congress with more

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Brazil faces presidential runoff

Brazil faces a presidential runoff after ruling party candidate Dilma Rouseff failed to claim the 50 per cent of the vote required for overall

Brazil faces a presidential runoff after ruling party candidate Dilma Rouseff failed to claim the 50 per cent of the vote required for overall

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Rousseff promises to fight on

As soon as the vote was clear, Dilma Rousseff told supporters she was ready to come out fighting for the second round runoff . Although

As soon as the vote was clear, Dilma Rousseff told supporters she was ready to come out fighting for the second round runoff . Although

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Serra faces uphill task to stop favourite

Jose Serra has achieved his goal of reaching the second round. One of Brazil’s most experienced politicians, he’ll now have an extra four weeks to

Jose Serra has achieved his goal of reaching the second round. One of Brazil’s most experienced politicians, he’ll now have an extra four weeks to

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Rouseff and Serra face run-off in Brazil election

Brazil’s presidential election will see a run-off at the end of the month. The leftist ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff has won the first

Brazil’s presidential election will see a run-off at the end of the month. The leftist ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff has won the first

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Serra faces uphill task to stop favourite

Jose Serra has achieved his goal of reaching the second round. One of Brazil’s most experienced politicians, he will now have an extra four weeks to

Jose Serra has achieved his goal of reaching the second round. One of Brazil’s most experienced politicians, he will now have an extra four weeks to

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Rousseff and Serra face run-off in Brazil election

Brazil’s presidential election will see a run-off at the end of the month. The leftist ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff has won the first

Brazil’s presidential election will see a run-off at the end of the month. The leftist ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff has won the first

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Brazilian presidential profile: José Serra

He’s held some of Brazil’s most important political posts, but José Serra has had his eyes on the top job for a while. This is the second time the 68

He’s held some of Brazil’s most important political posts, but José Serra has had his eyes on the top job for a while. This is the second time the 68

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Brazilian presidential profile: Marina Silva

With more at stake than just the economy, Marina Silva wants to be Brazil’s most environmentally friendly president. The 52 year old Green party

With more at stake than just the economy, Marina Silva wants to be Brazil’s most environmentally friendly president. The 52 year old Green party

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Dilma Rousseff misses first round election

Ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff didn’t get the majority of votes needed to win this sunday’s presidential race. According to the partial

Ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff didn’t get the majority of votes needed to win this sunday’s presidential race. According to the partial

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Brazil's wacky parliamentary election race

While the traditional media has been focussing on Brazil’s presidential vote, the wacky race for parliamentary seats has dominated the

While the traditional media has been focussing on Brazil’s presidential vote, the wacky race for parliamentary seats has dominated the

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Brazilians start voting to pick new president

Brazilians have started to cast their vote in their country’s presidential election to choose a successor to incumbent Lula Da Silva. Voting is

Brazilians have started to cast their vote in their country’s presidential election to choose a successor to incumbent Lula Da Silva. Voting is

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Rousseff ends campaign in Lula heartland

The favourite to win today’s presidential election in Brazil ended her campaign with a rally alongside her mentor in his industrial home

The favourite to win today’s presidential election in Brazil ended her campaign with a rally alongside her mentor in his industrial home

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Brazil set for presidential vote

Brazil will go to the polls on Sunday with a former Marxist guerrilla predicted to become Brazil’s first female president. Dilma Rousseff was

Brazil will go to the polls on Sunday with a former Marxist guerrilla predicted to become Brazil’s first female president. Dilma Rousseff was

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The battle to be Brazil's next president

US president Barack Obama described him as the most popular man on earth, but after eight year’s in the job President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is

US president Barack Obama described him as the most popular man on earth, but after eight year’s in the job President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is

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Brazil elections: Lula waverers could turn to Silva

euronews’ Miguel Sardo: ‘‘At the end of two mandates, Lula da Silva, is one of the most popular politicians ever in Brazil. The country appears ready

euronews’ Miguel Sardo: ‘‘At the end of two mandates, Lula da Silva, is one of the most popular politicians ever in Brazil. The country appears ready

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Good debate for Rousseff as Brazil campaign ends

The legendary charisma of Lula may be lacking. But Dilma Rousseff, his ruling party’s candidate, sailed through the last TV debate as Brazil’s

The legendary charisma of Lula may be lacking. But Dilma Rousseff, his ruling party’s candidate, sailed through the last TV debate as Brazil’s

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Final debate before Brazilian presidential election

Dilma Rousseff is still favourite to become the next president of Brazil, after the last TV debate before the election. A new poll shows she has

Dilma Rousseff is still favourite to become the next president of Brazil, after the last TV debate before the election. A new poll shows she has