China, others lift ban on meat imports in boost for Brazil
Chinalifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazilon Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts to stem damage from the ...
Chick born with four legs in Brazil
A chick made sure he made an entrance to remember when he entered the world last week – by hatching out of his shell with four legs. Farmer Dienes Lima, 25, who owns a bird farm, was moving hatchlings from the brooder to the nursery when he came ...
Brazil teacher changes hairstyle to support bullied girl
A Brazilian teacher has come up with a unique way to help a schoolgirl who was being bullied because of her hair. Ana Barbara Ferreira, from Sao Paulo, said her student was "sad" after being ridiculed by a boy, who had said her hair was "ugly".
Paulinho's Brazil hat trick highlights Chinese Super League quality
Guangzhou Evergrande coach Luiz Felipe Scolari believes the hat trick scored by Paulinho in Brazil's 4-1 World Cup qualifying win over Uruguay on Thursday is further proof that a move to the Chinese Super League should not be the end of a player's ...
UK social care inquiry looks to Japan and Germany for solutions
Like most advanced democracies, Germany has seen a steep rise in health spending. Official statistics show that spending on medical care stood at €344bn in 2015, or €4,213 per person. That was €101.8bn more than in 2005 — an increase of 42 per cent.
Germany's Anja Mittag downs England to end SheBelieves Cup hopes
England's women lost any hope of winning the SheBelieves Cup at the RFK Stadium in Washington, where a goal just before half-time from Anja Mittag gave Germany their first win at the event. Germany, the Olympic champions, went close early on when a ...
Germany delays contract with MBDA for missile defense: sources ...
Germany's defense ministry on Tuesday told lawmakers it would not complete a contract with European weapons maker MBDA for a multi-billion euro missile ...
Germany to invest 100 billion into national gigabit internet network
Germany's federal government plans to help invest 100 billion euros (US$106 billion) over eight years to roll-out gigabit internet across Germany, it announced on Tuesday. The project will focus not only on a wide bandwidth, but also on security ...