The arch of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cancún meets San Diego on the southernmost tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula where two towns, rowdy Cabo San Lucas to the west and quieter San José de(...)

Chinese yuan bank notes are seen in a vendor’s cashbox at a market in Beijing. The currency is heading for its largest one-day drop since 2008 as corporates bailed out on expectations of further monetary easing. (Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)

Oil prices skidded to fresh five-year lows on Tuesday, pressuring commodity-linked currencies and most Asian shares as a bout of risk aversion rippled(...)

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(...)