""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 President Vladimir Putin has addressed the new Duma following last month's election.
Ben Smith completed his extraordinary goal of 401 marathons in 401 days on Wednesday.
With Millions malnourished and in danger of death, the civil war in Yemen rages on
FIFA has imposed sanctions on several football associations for the discriminatory and unsporting conduct of their fans during recent World Cup qualifying…
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday that the country’s Conservative government must do more to champion the cause of working-class people.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister António Guterres looks set to be installed as the new UN secretary general.
English musician and songwriter Rod Temperton has died at the age of 68.
After battering Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, is powering towards the Bahamas and Florida.
Two days before an aid donor's conference for Afghanistan, the taliban make a show of force
In a debate that at times lost political focus Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence delivered a calm and assured performance.
Nearly all of the money spent so far through the European Commission's Investment Plan for Europe has gone to the region's 15 richest countries.
Wall Street got a boost on Wednesday from financial stocks and higher oil prices, while the pound hit a three-decade low against the dollar.
Baghdad and Ankara have each summoned the other’s ambassador as tension mounts over the legality of keeping Turkish troops in Iraq.
Belgian counter terror prosecutors are investigating a stabbing in Brussels in which at least two police officers were wounded, officials say.
More than 4,650 migrants were saved on Tuesday off the coast of Libya. It brings the total rescued in the last 48 hours to nearly 11,000. Three babies were also born on board ship.
Scottish, French and Dutch-born trio Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa will share the 8m Swedish Kronor prize.
Efforts are to be made to revive Afghanistan’s stalled peace process following nearly four decades of conflict, the EU’s Foreign Policy Chief says.
The UK's services sector was strong in September adding to doubts about the need for another interest rate cut to cushion the Brexit vote impact.
With its lineup of models whose sweaters read ‘Rykiel Forever’, the Sonia Rykiel show at Paris Fashion Week paid tribute to the legendary Parisian designer who died in August at the age of…
Eurozone business growth fell in September to the weakest in 21 months, with companies concerned about the economic outlook and political uncertainty.
When Daan Roosegaarde visited Beijing three years ago, all he could see from his window was smog.
The US is on high alert after hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, left a wave of destruction in Haiti.
Pro-government media say the Syrian army is pressing ahead in a major campaign, supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian air power.
Beauty is beauty and it is only a matter of getting organised.
South African police have fired rubber bullets and set off stun grenades to disperse student protesters on a Johannesburg university campus.
In Colombia, the ceasefire with FARC rebels has been extended until the end of this month, President Juan Manuel Santos has said.