South America's largest economy slipped into a recession in the first half of the year, making President Dilma Rousseff's uphill battle for re-election that much tougher. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Rebecca Adlington on her hopes for London Olympics 2012
Rebecca will line up with Britain’s best swimmers at The British Gas Swimming Championships, which doubles as the Olympic selection trials, from 3rd – 10th March 2012. There she will get her first taste of competition in the pool at the London Aquatics Centre, where she will be hoping to defend her titles this summer.