Rio de Janeiro

157 results

The Lost Cottage, Glenbeigh, Co Kerry

There’s a long wait if you want a weekend away staying at “Kerry’s Lost Cottage”. It’s not surprising given that this is no ordinary holiday rental. H(...)

The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, refurbished for the World Cup, is the biggest venue in the 2018 tournament, with a capacity of 81,000 people. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

As the Italian Conte Verde ocean liner set sail from Genoa to South America in 1930, this newspaper bore no mention of its departure or where it was g(...)

Pope Francis will attend the Festival of Families in Croke Park on the evening of Saturday August 25th. Photograph:   Tiziana Fabi/AFP

One of the main ticketed events for the Catholic Church’s World Meeting of Families (WMoF2018) in Dublin at the end of August is already sold out. Or(...)

Marcello Siciliano  has been accused by an unidentified witness of involvement in activist Marielle Franco’s murder, an allegation he denies. Photograph:  Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty

A colleague on Rio de Janeiro’s city council has been named as a lead suspect in the murder of Marielle Franco and her driver in March. In a crime th(...)

United Nation’s team Turn the Tide on Plastic sails  in Itajai, Brazil. Photograph: Eduardo Velente/AFP

This is quite strange. For the first time in this Volvo Ocean Race we have started a stage in light winds. Since leaving Itajai in Brazil on Sunday,(...)

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greets supporters during a rally in Francisco Beltrao, Parana state, Brazil, on Monday. Photograph: Eraldo Peres/AP

The campaign convoy of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was hit by gunfire on Tuesday night in the latest escalation of increasingly fraught(...)

A portrait of Brazilian councilwoman Marielle Franco, painted on the wall where she was murdered, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Marcelo Sayao/EPA

The assassination of an elected official represents a challenge to any democracy. But the brutal murder of Rio de Janeiro city council member Marielle(...)

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against the murder of Marielle Franco in  Rio de Janeiro last week. Photograph:  Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images

Despite living in a country in which about 60,000 people die violently each year, the assassination last week of Rio de Janeiro city council member Ma(...)

 Mourners grieve during the funeral of slain Brazilian councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco.  Some 1,000 people stood under the tropical sun outside City Hall to greet the coffin of Ms Franco (38), who was murdered late on Wednesday. Photograph: Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images

Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman Marielle Franco had little following outside her native city, and no known enemies, according to her family and party(...)

Mourners attend the funeral of slain Brazilian councilwoman and activist Marielle Franco, outside Rio de Janeiro’s Municipal Chamber in Brazil on Thursday. Photograph: Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images

A popular Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman who was an outspoken critic of police killings of poor residents in shantytowns was gunned down in what po(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »