Brazil’s Bolsonaro says Trump called to wish him luck

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said U.S. President Donald Trump called to wish him good luck after his electoral victory on Sunday, in what the former Brazilian Army captain said was “obviously a very friendly contact”.

Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said U.S. President Donald Trump called to wish him good luck after his electoral victory on Sunday, in what the former Brazilian Army captain said was "obviously a very friendly contact".

Factbox: ‘A good hoodlum is a dead hoodlum’ – Brazil’s Bolsonaro thrives on controversy

Brazilian right-wing presidential-elect Jair Bolsonaro has stirred controversy with comments denigrating women, blacks, gays and indigenous people, landing him in court but not diminishing the wave of support that won him Sunday’s election.

Brazilian right-wing presidential-elect Jair Bolsonaro has stirred controversy with comments denigrating women, blacks, gays and indigenous people, landing him in court but not diminishing the wave of support that won him Sunday's election.

Factbox: From crime to China, Bolsonaro plots radical new course for Brazil

Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro won Sunday’s election pledging a radically new direction in policy, ranging from a crackdown on crime and reducing the role of the state in the economy, to easing the development of indigenous lands.

Brazil's far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro won Sunday's election pledging a radically new direction in policy, ranging from a crackdown on crime and reducing the role of the state in the economy, to easing the development of indigenous lands.

Britain’s Hammond to turn up heat on Brexit rebels in budget speech

British finance minister Philip Hammond will use his annual budget speech on Monday to urge his divided Conservative Party to get behind the government’s push for a Brexit deal, or put at risk a long-awaited easing of austerity.

British finance minister Philip Hammond will use his annual budget speech on Monday to urge his divided Conservative Party to get behind the government's push for a Brexit deal, or put at risk a long-awaited easing of austerity.

Leicester City soccer club owner, four others killed in helicopter crash

Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said.

Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was killed along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match on Saturday, the soccer club and police said.

Far-right Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidential race

Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday, riding a wave of frustration over corruption and crime that brought a dramatic swing to the right in the world’s fourth-largest democracy.

Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil's presidential election on Sunday, riding a wave of frustration over corruption and crime that brought a dramatic swing to the right in the world's fourth-largest democracy.

Brazil president-elect pledges fiscal reform, new diplomatic ties

Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro pledged to reform government finances and reorient diplomatic relations in his first public comments on Sunday after winning a polarizing run-off vote against leftist Fernando Haddad.

Brazil's far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro pledged to reform government finances and reorient diplomatic relations in his first public comments on Sunday after winning a polarizing run-off vote against leftist Fernando Haddad.