""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
Junior World Champion Socrates Santana became a champion, against the odds
Former Brazilian president Dilma Roussef has been charged with corruption in "carwash" scandal for first time.
In Brazil, police have raided the home of the head of the country’s Olympic Committee, as part of an international investigation into suspected
Flames engulf two lorries after crashing on Sao Paulo motorway bridge causing 36-vehicle pile-up
Brazil's government is scrambling to respond to public outcry after it dismantled a vast national reserve in the Amazon to open up the area to mining.
Police death toll for 2017 in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro reaches 100
The juvenile humpback was beached for 24 hours in Buzios, Brazil
Local authorities said 21 others were rescued by the navy after the accident on an early morning short route from the island of Itaparica.
Office workers in Brazil call in the fire brigade after finding a wild puma sheltering under a desk in their office
Brazil's biggest city of Sao Paulo held the Miss Bumbum competition to find the nation's best backside.
Eloise Dixon was searching for a place to buy a bottle of water for her family when a drug gang approached their car and opened fire.
Fabiana Silva called the streets of São Paulo home for 16 years, as one of hundreds of people trapped in cracolândia, the open-air drug markets in
The Brazilian House of Congress has voted not to put President Michel Temer on trial for corruption.
Brazilian president faces crucial ballot in parliament on whether he should stand trial on corruption charges
Britain is looking to deepen trade link post-brexit including with Brazil
Brazil has stepped up security in Rio de Janeiro amid a rise in violence by organised crime gangs.
There's a new spin on the traditional summer barbecue after a group of Brazilians took a national pastime to dizzying heights and tried to bag a new world record into the bargain.
The assets of former Brazilian president Lula has had his assets frozen following his corruption conviction
A Brazilian congressional committee has voted against taking a corruption charge against President Michel Temer to trial at the supreme court.
Brazil divided over Lula conviction - supporters say verdict is politically motivated