As wildfires continue to rage through the Amazon Pope Francis has called on people to pray for the "lungs of our planet"
Bolsonaro mobilizes Brazilian army to combat Amazon fires
Protesters from climate activist group Extinction Rebellion gathered at the Brazilian embassy in London on Friday (August 23) to call on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to protect the Amazon rainforest.
Pressure mounts on EU leaders to act against the deforestation in Brasil. One Hungarian MEP called on the European Parliament to block EU-Mercosur agreement unless Brasil gives guarantees to stop deforestation.
We went down to the Extinction Rebellion protest in central London to speak to protestors outside the Brazilian embassy.
A NASA scientist has contradicted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his defiance concerning fires raging in the Amazon rainforest using satellite images to back up his position.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called on members of the Group of Seven (G7) to discuss the raging wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.
Celebrities react to the grave news that the Amazon is ablaze in Brazil and we talk to three NGOs tackling the crisis.
Stretched above the teeming megalopolis of Sao Paulo, slackliners are defying gravity via a Highline connected across the city's abandoned buildings.
Brazil's Bolsonaro blames Amazon fires on NGOs making 'problems'
Satellite images from Brazil’s own space agency allegedly show deforestation in the Amazon has almost tripled since Bolsonaro’s government came to power.
The Brazilian state of Amazonas declared a state of emergency over the rising number of forest fires in the area.
A Brazilian inmate who tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter was found dead in his cell, according to prison authorities.
Authorities said the riot involved rival criminal gangs who took at least two penitentiary officers hostage as they battled one another.
A prison clash in Brazil's Altamira jail left at least 52 people dead, said officials.
In June 2019, deforestation in the world's largest tropical rainforest was 88% higher June 2018.
Fans from around the world honoured Bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto at his funeral in Rio de Janeiro.
The Grammy-winning artist was instrumental in popularizing the bossa nova music style around the world.
Sharp rise in Amazon deforestation in Brazil under Bolsonaro
A Brazilian military officer who was set to accompany President Jair Bolsonaro on his return trip from the G20 in Tokyo was arrested in Spain after 39kg of cocaine was recovered from his luggage, police have revealed.
Hundreds of thousands of revellers flooded Sao Paulo's Avenida Paulista Sunday (June 23) with a festive atmosphere as they sang and danced at the 23rd annual Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade, which organisers bill as the largest gay pride parade in the world.
France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil.
Marta became the top scorer in world cup history after scoring a goal against Italy on Tuesday.
Brazil will face France or Germany after qualifying for the knock-out stages of the Women's World Cup with victory over Italy.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro told reporters on Friday that the Supreme Court's decision to criminalise homophobia overstepped the court's prerogatives.
Brazil's Marta Viera da Silva has become the first footballer, male or female, to score in five editions of the World Cup. And now she's on the cusp of breaking another World Cup record.