""The acceptance of cannabis as a normal product is moving in the right direction.""Tony Calamita
Co-founder, Love Hemp
"The first time is like your first love, you'll never forget it!"Ettore Scardecchia
Head of Product Engineering, Avio
""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
Russian politicians have taken another step towards approving a new law on the internet which its supporters say will protect children, and its
The 10th stage of the Tour de France has been won by Frenchman, Thomas Voeckler.
The 33-year-old, who recently found out that he has not been
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Seventeen years after the Srebrenica massacre, trucks are still carrying remains through Sarajevo, on the way to the Potocari memorial cemetery, for
Six months after taking office, Spain’s prime minister has given way to reality. The crisis has gone from bad to worse, the country is now wedged
The eurozone may be in the midst of a debt crisis, but the euro itself is still in strong demand as a reserve currency.
Around the world
After Burberry published quarterly sales that missed expectations the markets expressed a fear that the economic crisis may finally be taking its
Keepers have discovered the body of a young man killed by tigers inside their enclosure at Copenhagen Zoo.
The 21-year-old is said to be a foreign
A suicide bomber has blown himself up outside a police academy in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, killing at least ten people.
The bomber detonated his
A derailed train has caused a huge explosion and fire in Colombus, Ohio in the United States.
Eleven carriages came off the track – several of them
Tests continue to determine the cause of death of US-born Eva Rausing, who was married to TetraPak container heir Hans Kristian Rausing.
The European Commission has announced new plans to cut the amount of CO2 emitted by new cars and vans by 2020.
The proposals are likely to mean a
The ongoing territorial dispute over a group of uninhabited islands in the East China Sea is overshadowing talks between the region’s main powers at
Doctors and nurses in Portugal went on strike on Wednesday in protest at government spending cuts.
Unions called for the two-day walkout over plans
Innovation is key at the Farnborough Air Show in Hampshire, England. A week long international trade fair for the aerospace industry, where the
The energy cartel OPEC is predicting that the growth in demand for oil – which is already weak so far this year – will continue to slow next
Five hundred and twenty newly-identified victims of the Srebenica massacre are being buried on the 17th anniversary of the atrocity.
“Yes we can!” they shouted in central Madrid.
Striking miners marching to the Industry Ministry on Wednesday have already achieved their first
Sex, drugs, rock and roll. A well known phrase that may have been coined with The Rolling Stones in mind. Today they are pensioners and include a
The film ‘The Imposter’ tells the unlikely but true story of how one Frenchman convinced a Texas family he was their son who had gone missing three
The International Labour Organisation has warned the eurozone could lose another 4.5 million jobs over the next four years, bringing the total number
Renault’s sales fell in the first six months of the year. They were down 3.3 percent from the same period last year.
An increase in international
Germany’s cost of borrowing has fallen to a new record low.
On Wednesday the government easily sold 4.15 billion euros worth of 10-year government
Protesters marching through Kabul have been calling for justice after the emergence of a video showing an Afghan woman being shot for alleged
In February this year an international team of scientists confirmed the existence of a very special planet which could have the perfect conditions
The head of Syria’s main opposition group abroad says the country is in the midst of a revolution.
Abdel Basset Sayda of the Syrian National
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