Results tagged “Brazil”

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Budding football stars can share a snippet of the England World Cup squad's Brazilian experience without kicking a ball further than E14.

Interview: Michael Palin on Brazil

By Rob Virtue on November 28, 2012 4:11 PM |

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Comedian, writer and actor Michael Palin, 69, was at Waterstones in Jubilee Place mall for a signing of his new book Brazil, to accompany his recent BBC1 series.

We asked the seasoned traveller what he found in the South American country and about a life spent touring the world.

cabana142.JPGThe co-owner of a new Brazilian barbecue restaurant at Westfield Stratford City is insistent on what he believes is the correct spelling of the country's name.

Restaurateur David Ponte, who opened Cabana with business partner Jamie Barber five weeks ago, said he was not just being pedantic, but that the argument sums up the whole restaurant.

Brazilian boom built on stability

By Rob Virtue on June 28, 2010 2:16 PM |

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It was not long ago that Brazil was known for its poverty - but in 15 years' time, the developing country is predicted to be the fifth biggest economy in the world.

HSBC Brazil president and chief executive Conrado Engel visited London last week for the launch of Festival Brazil, an international programme of business and culture focused around the South American country.

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Brazil! Brazil!
Southbank Centre
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IN A NUTSHELL
All the fun of a Brazilian carnival is presented here with lashings of football-inspired martial arts dancing and music, writes Emma Berge