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Chaos at Brazil's 'million man march'

More than one million people have taken to the streets and at least one person has died during the biggest night so far of anti-government protests in Brazil.

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has been holding an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss the country's most widespread unrest in two decades.

Protests began more than a week ago over transport fare rises, but they are now also directed at corruption and the cost of next year's football World Cup.

More than a million people are reported to have taken part in demonstrations on Thursday in about 100 cities.

Alastair Leithead reports from Rio de Janeiro.