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Brazil's economy enters recession

A contraction of 0.6% in Brazil's economy between April and June, and a revision of the first quarter, has pushed the country into recession, latest figures show.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin

Putin: Ukraine 'reminds me of WW2'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has compared Ukrainian military tactics to those used by German Nazi forces during the Second World War invasion of the Soviet Union.

Capital

How to stop living to work

How to stop living to work

Why one top executive quit his job, plus how to keep work from overtaking life

Autos

The 10 most beautiful bicycles

The 10 most beautiful bicycles

These bikes are reinventing the humble two-wheeler for the 21st Century

Culture

Why brutal is beautiful

Why brutal is beautiful

Shocking buildings back in fashion

Future

Most stunning images of the week

Most stunning images of the week

Wading rhinos and fuming mountains

Travel

How well do you know the world?

How well do you know the world?

We challenge you to play this game and find out!

BBC America

food

Fake flavours - ice cream

The secrets of fake flavours

Artificial flavours are more complex than first appears. Chris Baraniuk discovers a world of sensory trickery - and a curious myth about fake banana.

POP MUSIC

Tina Turner

What’s age got to do with it?

Three decades ago it wasn’t unusual for older acts to find success in the pop charts - but that is no longer the case. Greg Kot explains why.

adventure travel

Coasteering in Wales

An extreme way to see Wales' coast

Developed when rock climbers grew tired of trekking their gear, coasteering is a sport that makes surfing the roughest waters look tame.

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