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Brazil face France in Paris. Credit: PA

Matt Smith presents live coverage as France play Brazil in an international friendly at the Stade de France in Paris.

The two countries met in the 1998 World Cup Final where France ran out 3-0 victors after two goals from Zinedine Zidane and one from Emmanuel Petit.

Ex-Arsenal favourite Petit joins Matt in the studio alongside Bolton boss Neil Lennon. Coverage starts on ITV from 7:40pm.


Passenger bus crash in Brazil leaves 51 people dead

The crash in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina killed 51 people. Credit: Google Maps

A bus crash in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina has killed 51 people, police said.

The bus, en route from the neighboring state of Parana, swerved off a curve and over a cliff before crashing in a wooded area.

Police did not know how many passengers in all were aboard the bus or whether the driver was one of the victims, but said that at least six survivors were being treated for injuries.

Rescue crews are reportedly still trying to rescue survivors and recover the bodies of the victims.

Brazil's Supreme Court to investigate politicians

A court official has said Brazil's Supreme Court has agreed to investigate dozens of politicians, including the top leaders of Congress, in connection with a multibillion-dollar kickback scam at state-run oil company Petrobras.

Petrobras headquarter in Rio de Janeiro. Credit: PA

Senate President Renan Calheiros and Eduardo Cunha, the speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, are both members of President Dilma Rousseff's governing coalition.

Other prominent politicians on the prosecutors' list include ruling Workers' Party Senator Gleisi Hoffmann and a former Energy Minister. Under Brazilian law, elected officials can only be tried by the Supreme Court.

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