Riot police in Belo Horizonte
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Brazil clashes despite Rousseff plea

Brazilian police have used tear gas against protesters outside a football stadium in the city of Belo Horizonte, where Japan were playing Mexico in the Confederations Cup.

Brazilian police have used tear gas against protesters outside a football stadium in the city of Belo Horizonte, where Japan were playing Mexico in the Confederations Cup.

Tens of thousands took part in a demonstration in the south-eastern city, with smaller demonstrations also taking place across Brazil, a day after President Dilma Rousseff promised to respond to concerns about corruption and poor public services.

Alastair Leithead reports.