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Lawyers seek to launch fresh Brexit challenge in Irish courts

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DUBLIN A group of British and Irish lawyers are seeking to challenge Britain's decision to leave the European Union in the Irish High Court to try to establish if Brexit can be reversed once divorce talks have been triggered.

Second suspect in Brazilian soccer team air crash put in jail 2:06pm GMT

LA PAZ, Dec 10 Bolivian authorities have jailed the second suspect accused of wrongdoing in the air crash that wiped out Brazil's Chapacoense soccer team last month, prosecutors said on Saturday.

Ex-Odebrecht director links Brazil's president to illegal transfers -report 2:16am GMT

SAO PAULO, Dec 9 A former director of Brazilian engineering firm Odebrecht SA told prosecutors that the company made several illegal contributions to politicians from the ruling PMDB party including President Michel Temer, according to a report aired Friday night by Globo TV.

Brazil prosecutors say Lula acted for Saab to win jets order 09 Dec 2016

SAO PAULO, Dec 9 Brazilian federal prosecutors on Friday formally accused former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of having interfered in a government tender to buy new fighter jets in favor of Swedish plane maker Saab AB.

UPDATE 1-Brazil gov't denies report it's willing to lower minimum retirement age 09 Dec 2016

BRASILIA, Dec 9 The Brazilian government on Friday denied local media reports that President Michel Temer is willing to lower the minimum age of retirement of 65 years in his pension reform proposal.

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Liverpool got bargain with Firmino signing, says Klopp 09 Dec 2016

Liverpool got a bargain when they signed Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino from German club Hoffenheim, manager Juergen Klopp said on Friday.

SHOWCASE-Soccer-Liverpool got bargain with Firmino signing, says Klopp 09 Dec 2016

Dec 9 Liverpool got a bargain when they signed Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino from German club Hoffenheim, manager Juergen Klopp said on Friday.

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Bolivian airline CEO to be jailed until soccer crash trial over 09 Dec 2016

LA PAZ The head of the Bolivian company whose plane crashed in Colombia last month, killing dozens of Brazilian soccer players, will be held on manslaughter and other charges until the investigation is complete, authorities said on Thursday. | Video

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Brazilian squatters offer shelter from anti-gay violence 08 Dec 2016

BOSTON A multi-coloured gay pride flag hangs in a corner of a bare room in an abandoned Sao Paulo art deco building that was once the headquarters of Brazil's social security agency.

UPDATE 1-Brazil's GPA to keep investments steady in 2017, executives say 08 Dec 2016

SAO PAULO, Dec 8 Brazilian retailer GPA SA , controlled by France's Casino Guichard Perrachon SA , will hold investments steady even as the country's retail sector returns to growth by the second half of next year, executives said on Thursday.

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Islamic State militants enter Palmyra after heavy fighting - monitor

AMMAN Islamic State militants entered the ancient city of Palmyra on Saturday in eastern Syria after advancing to its outskirts for the first time since losing the city earlier this year, a war monitor said.