At least nine people were wounded and around 500 families had to abandon their residences in Brazil's southern Sao Paulo state. The torrential rainfall is expected to continue until Tuesday.
22 Oct 2021
Tired of seeing the lush Amazon destroyed over many years, Brazilian street artist Mundano decided to let nature speak for itself: he has painted a giant mural in Sao Paolo using ashes he collected from the scorched rainforest.
15 Jul 2021
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is admitted to the Vila Nova Star private hospital in Sao Paulo, where it will be determined whether he requires emergency surgery for an "intestinal obstruction."
4 Apr 2021
People who are homeless receive CoronaVac Covid-19 jabs at the Nossa Senhora do Bom Parto social centre in Sao Paulo as the Brazilian megacity rolls out vaccinations for this priority group.
5 Nov 2020
Amadi, a musician from Lagos, Nigeria, arrives in São Paulo, Brazil, with a mission: to locate his brother, Ikenna, who has recently broken all ties with their family - becoming, as the Igbo say, "lost in transition" - and bring him back to Nigeria. Amadi, who was always been more laid-back and carefree, in contrast to Ikenna's more objective-driven personality, has to rise to the occasion so as to not frustrate his parents, as well as for self-serving reasons.
5 Mar 2020
Firefighters are still searching for people under the rubble after a landslide caused by heavy rains in Guaruja, near Sao Paulo, killed at least 19 people.
22 Aug 2019
High above Sao Paulo, slackliners defy gravity by walking along a single rope strung between two abandoned buildings.
7 Aug 2019
Footballer Dani Alves appears in front of tens and thousands of Sao Paulo Football Club supporters as he realises a dream to join his favourite team.
29 Apr 2019
Models wearing weapons on helmets and contrasting colourful prints strutted down the runway as Brazilian designer Ronaldo Fraga presented his collection on Friday at Sao Paulo fashion week.
2 May 2018
The building occupied by squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed. At least one person died and several others are missing.
14 Mar 2017
The 43rd edition of Sao Paulo fashion week opens.