Harvey Weinstein  has denied having non-consensual sex with anyone. File photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Tens of thousands of women are recounting being sexually harassed or assaulted by flooding social media with the hashtag #MeToo in the wake of claims (...)

Brazil

It was after 10.30pm on March 7th when a car carrying billionaire Joesley Batista pulled up at the Jaburu Palace, one of the modernist masterpieces by(...)

Danilo of Manchester City. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Danilo smiles and pulls up a trouser leg to show a tattoo below his left knee: Conquistando o impossível pela fé – “Conquering the impossible for fait(...)

Jim Joyce (left), chief executive of HealthBeacon, with the firm’s CTO Kieran Daly

The fast pace of modern life can make it difficult for those on strict medication regimens. At best, about 70 per cent of patients stick to their pres(...)

Pumas: excellent at filing and photocopying. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images/Sao Paulo state fire department

In numbers: Most-liked tweets Four million Number of likes (and counting) garnered by a @BarackObama anti-racism tweet in the wake of far-right viol(...)

An anti-government activist protests against Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Photograph: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images

The constitutional stand-off in Venezuela has intensified. The country is now home to two rival legislatures vying with each other for power from the (...)

Government supporters participate in a rally in favour of president Nicolás Maduro’s National Constituent Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela. Photograph: Nathalie Sayago/EPA

South American trade bloc Mercosur is set to suspend Venezuela on Saturday over its violation of democracy after president Nicolás Maduro ignored its (...)

Brazilian president Michel Temer: In the run-up to the vote Mr Temer showered deputies with funds for their pet projects and state roles for their allies in an effort to shore up his support.  Photograph:  Eraldo Peres/AP

Brazil’s President Michel Temer has been left counting the cost of his successful effort to see off a bid to remove him from office on corruption char(...)

Police clashed with demonstrators who blocked roads and rallied against Sunday’s ballot. Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg

Venezuela is facing international pariah status after most South American governments said that Sunday’s controversial election of a new constitutiona(...)

Tatiana Da Silva Souza and Tomás Fay with their daughter, Lorena, in August 2016. Photograph: Tom Fay

The mother of a Brazilian woman living in Ireland was left “completely distraught” after she was interrogated by immigration officials at Dublin Airpo(...)