Maracana fiasco raises Brazil World Cup and Olympic fears

First Reaction Fri 31 May, AT 10:49

England friendly match in Rio suspended by judge over stadium safety concerns but then reinstated

Mother of 'sewer foundling' had hidden her pregnancy, police say

One-Minute Read Tue 28 May, AT 14:34

Was baby found stuck in Chinese toilet pipe victim of one-child policy? Mother has different story

To catch a bus: Bogota thief learns painful lesson - video

Video Mon 20 May, AT 16:06

Mobile phone thief falls under bus as he tries to escape with loot in Colombia's capital city

Ginger Baker's car-crash Q&A leaves host fuming - video

Video Wed 15 May, AT 13:24

Guardian writer Michael Hann unimpressed after meeting legendary Cream drummer

Oxford grooming gang raped and beat girls as young as 11

Summary Wed 15 May, AT 09:33

Social services and police apologise for failings as depraved abuse of vulnerable children is revealed

UKIP 'clowns' enjoy last laugh as voters show their support

First Reaction Fri 3 May, AT 08:51

Nigel Farage's party comes second in South Shields by-election and looks set to win 100 council seats

Downton Abbey casts Gary Carr as first black character

First Reaction Thu 2 May, AT 15:56

Hit ITV period drama criticised for lack of diversity is no longer 'the whitest show on earth'

H7N9 bird flu outbreak could pose 'serious risk' says WHO

First Reaction Thu 2 May, AT 15:07

New strain of disease has already killed 24 people in China and is mutating rapidly

New portrait of Queen looks like 'Spitting Image puppet'

First Reaction Thu 2 May, AT 12:54

Welsh artist Dan Llywelyn Hall accused of making monarch look 'hideous' in large-scale painting

Cameron battles UKIP threat with guarantee of EU vote

First Reaction Thu 2 May, AT 09:20

UKIP's surge prompts embattled PM to harden EU referendum promise by 'enshrining it in law'

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