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Brazilian judge rules that Uber drivers should get employee benefits
News & Analysis

Brazilian judge rules that Uber drivers should get employee benefits

A judge in Brazil's biggest city ruled this week that a driver using the Uber ride-hailing app is an employee of the San-Francisco-based company, threatening its business model in one of its biggest markets.

Brazil's TAM Airlines Madrid-Sao Paulo flight diverted after bomb threat
World

Brazil's TAM Airlines Madrid-Sao Paulo flight diverted after bomb threat

A flight from Madrid to Sao Paulo operated by Brazil's TAM airlines was forced to return to the Spanish capital due to an alleged bomb threat, the company said.

Former Victoria's Secret supermodel Gisele Bundchen retires from runway
Entertainment

Former Victoria's Secret supermodel Gisele Bundchen retires from runway

Gisele Bundchen bid adieu to the catwalk on Wednesday night, strutting her stuff at an emotionally charged show in Sao Paulo that she said will be her last stroll down a runway in a 20-year career that has made her a fashion legend.

Facepalm: Children attend funeral for their mother only to find out she is still alive
Life

Facepalm: Children attend funeral for their mother only to find out she is still alive

A Brazilian family gathered for the funeral of a close relative only to realise that not only were they burying a strange woman but also that their relative was very much alive.

Olympics: FIFA names six cities, seven stadiums for 2016 football
Sports

Olympics: FIFA names six cities, seven stadiums for 2016 football

Six cities and seven stadiums are to be used as football venues for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, FIFA announced on Monday, but Sao Paulo club Corinthians have already threatened to pull their ground out unless they are paid for necessary alterations.