Barcelona’s Neymar during a training session at the Etihad Stadium this week. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Barcelona and Brazil striker Neymar has launched an attack on his former club Santos and spoken out in support of his father, insisting he had(...)

Demonstrators hold a banner that reads “There will be no World Cup” during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo January 25, 2014.  Photograph: Nacho Doce/Reuters
Anti-World Cup protest in Sao Paolo
  • World
  • January 26, 2014, 07:11

The year’s first major protest against the World Cup drew more than 2,000 demonstrators into the streets of Brazil’s largest city yesterday, as frustr(...)

Catch of the day: traders sell fish at the evening market on Dili’s promenade. Photograph: Rosie Nic Cionnaith

“Hello, Missus. Where you going?” This is Okto’s daily greeting, delivered with an impish grin from across the street where he mans his kiosk. I cross(...)

Neymar (right) has finally left Santos to join Barcelona. Photograph: Getty Images

Spanish champions Barcelona have agreed the signing of Brazil striker Neymar from Santos. The 21-year-old will sign a five-year contract, the c(...)