An effigy of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro traverses streets during the carnival procession in Loulé, Portugal. Photograph: Luis Forra/EPA

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro was left with a serious post-carnival hangover after opponents and allies alike condemned his decision to post an ob(...)

Brazil’s right-wing presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party (PSL) Jair Bolsonaro: party increased its share of vote by 1,341 per cent . Photograph: Mauro Pimentel

With the country’s favourite clown, a male porn star and a descendant of the former royal family among those returned, Brazil’s congressional election(...)