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Brazil protests 'more localised'

Protests continue in Brazil following a week of unrest that saw a million people take to the streets to demonstrate against the government. This time the demonstrations have become more localised, calling for action on a range of social issues.

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FIFA 'not considering' cancelling Confederations Cup

World football governing body FIFA has not considered cancelling the Confederations Cup in Brazil despite recent unrest, spokesman Pekka Odriozola has said.

"I am not sure that anybody...was expecting something like this....we condemn any form of violence", Mr Odriozola added.

FIFA spokesman Pekka Odriozola Credit: Reuters

There are eight games left in the tournament and play is due to resume tomorrow with Italy facing Brazil in Salvador and Japan playing Mexico.

The final will take place on Sunday 30 June.

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