Tag Archives: Brazil

Striving for the second star

In the aftermath of Euro 2016, it seemed clear the necessity for England to be driven along a fresh direction might    ... more

Eyes for Rio

With days left before the start of the 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro aims to prepare for what may be    ... more

Greetings from the Tropic of Capricorn

With the festive season in full swing here in the United Kingdom, the same festive celebrations are taking place in a    ... more

The changing role of race

The Democratic Alliance (DA), South African politics main party of opposition, has elected its first black leader in a move that    ... more

72 hours’ notice

Two members of the ‘Bali 9’ group of Australians incarcerated in Indonesia have been given 72 hours’ notice of their execution.    ... more

Grand parties in the capital fluminense

Settled next to the Atlantic Ocean is Brazil, the fifth largest country in the world by population and geographical area. Rain    ... more

Hooked on the albatross

The albatross is an iconic seabird, motivating artists and poets alike. Coleridge used the bird as a powerful symbol in the    ... more

A festival of legends and life

Amid the sweltering rainforests, jewel blue coast lines and bustling cities, sways the rhythm of a colourful nation. Brazil’s identity is    ... more

Walking with giants

Among South America’s diverse wildlife, few creatures come more unique than the giant anteater. As its name suggests, they are the    ... more

Buzzing with innovation

Genetic engineering, when planned and executed correctly, has huge potential to help improve conditions on a global scale. This may be    ... more

Sporting economic development

The 2014 FIFA World Cup, held in Brazil, is expected to inject approximately $13.5 billion into the Brazilian economy; according to    ... more

Samba nation takes centre stage

Brazilian carnival’s are amongst the most colourful, atmospheric and exhilarating events around the world. A collection of talented musicians, dancers, floats    ... more

Paraplegia kicks off

The opening scenes at the 2014 Brazil World Cup kicked off with glitz and glamour, riots and samba, a little Jennifer    ... more

Young lions with potential to progress

The World Cup Finals kick-off in Brazil in just 8 days’ time and England manager Roy Hodgson has boldly selected a    ... more

A country with a lot to prove in Brazil

Bosnia-Herzegovina’s footballers will make their World Cup debut in Brazil next month; knowing they have the chance to offer the world    ... more

Quenching a sugar craving?

Soluble in water, crystallized when hot and easily melted, sugar seems to have become world of the worlds favourite food additives;    ... more

2014 FIFA World Cup draw produces exciting encounters

The 32 teams travelling to Brazil for next summer’s World Cup learned their group stage placements on Friday, and the draw    ... more