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A homeless Brazilian couple have done what even many wealthy people wouldn’t dream of doing and handed in a garbage bag they found filled with around 20,000 Brazilian Reals (USD9835) to the police.

Officials said the couple, who live under the bridges of Sao Paulo, were out for a morning walk when they heard an alarm, according to The Telegraph.

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Rio de Janeiro has surpassed Sydney as the world’s most expensive major city for a hotel stay, according to a recent study.

During the first quarter of 2012, the average cost of a night in the Brazilian city was £192.88, almost 50 per cent more expensive than during the same period last year, according to The Telegraph.

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Lifestyle

Thanks to high taxation, it’s not just the filthy rich who specially order gold-plated and diamond-encrusted Apple iPads who pay the highest price for any Apple (AAPL) product than every other consumer on earth, it’s also Brazilians, Forbes has revealed.

According to Idealo Internet GmbH, a price comparison site based in Germany, Brazil has the highest-priced Apple products in the world.

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