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Brazil protests spark emergency cabinet meeting

21 June 2013 Last updated at 23:41 BST

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.