Media playback is unsupported on your device

Brazil's president proposes major political reforms

24 June 2013 Last updated at 23:51 BST

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has proposed a referendum on political reform, following nationwide protests.

Ms Rousseff also pledged to invest 50 billion reais ($25bn, £16bn) in public transport, one of the protesters' main grievances.

More than one million Brazilians have taken to the streets to protest against rising costs, government corruption and the expense of the 2014 World Cup.

Sarah Rainsford reports.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.