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Marta & Orlando Pride eyeing NWSL play-offs

Added: 23.05.2019 2:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

Brazil legend Marta and Orlando Pride are still hoping to reach the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) play-offs after an underwhelming start to the season. It has been a slow start to 2019 for Marc Skinner's Orlando, who have only collected one point from their opening six matches of the campaign. Despite boasting Marta – ...]

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Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress

Added: 23.05.2019 1:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch.


Avon to be acquired by Brazil's Natura for £1.6bn

Added: 23.05.2019 0:57 | 12 views | 0 comments

The new combined company will boast 3,200 stores worldwide with a presence in 100 countries.

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Natura agrees to buy Avon, creating cosmetics powerhouse

Added: 23.05.2019 0:45 | 18 views | 0 comments

Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc via a share swap, creating the world's fourth-largest beauty company with a redoubled focus on direct sales.

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Avon calling: Cosmetics brand sold to Brazilian beauty retailer

Added: 22.05.2019 23:57 | 3 views | 0 comments

Avon to join a global beauty lineup that includes the Natura, Body Shop and Aesop brands

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Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda

Added: 22.05.2019 22:24 | 11 views | 0 comments

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which is threatening to derail his agenda and scramble his cabinet after months of mutual antagonism.


Coutinho returns to Barcelona training ahead of Copa del Rey final

Added: 22.05.2019 14:03 | 3 views | 0 comments

Philippe Coutinho has returned to Barcelona training ahead of the Copa del Rey final against Valencia on Saturday. Brazil international Coutinho sustained a hamstring injury in the 2-0 victory over Getafe on May 12 and was expected to be out for 10 days. The 26-year-old sat out Sunday's 2-2 draw against Eibar and in the ...]

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Early dengue virus infection could 'defuse' zika virus

Added: 22.05.2019 5:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

The Zika virus outbreak in Latin America has affected over 60 million people up to now. The infection can have potentially fatal consequences for pregnant women and their unborn children: many children have subsequently been born with malformations of the head (microcephaly). A particularly high incidence of these Zika-associated malformations exists in northeastern Brazil. Scientists tried to find out the reasons for this regional cluster and discovered a surprising protective factor.

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Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church

Added: 22.05.2019 3:21 | 9 views | 0 comments

Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people.

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