""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
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EU is to implement fingerprint checks on non-EU visiters
Austria deploys troops to secure border with Italy
Austria, where an election campaign is getting under way, sends troops to crack down on human trafficking on its Italian border.
Experts say the figures are particularly shocking as significantly fewer people seem to be attempting to make the crossing.
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Sweden lifts border checks as migrant tide becomes a trickle
US negotiators agree on a deal to avert a possible government shutdown, but there's no money in the budget for the president's proposed border wall.
Hungary says it has finished building a second fence on the border with Serbia to keep migrants out.
New legislation comes into effect to tighten document checks across the EU, particularly in countries at the bloc's external borders.
Be prepared for possible delays if you are planning to travel in or out of Europe’s Schengen zone.
Hungary says it is building a new fence at its southern border to keep out refugees and migrants.
Mexico has threatened to retaliate following Donald Trump’s latest comments on his planned border wall: the US president vowed on Friday to start building it “soon, way ahead of…
Austria is planning to send troops to help patrol the EU’s external borders and shut down completely the so-called Western Balkan route for migrants.
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The new US President Donald Trump has signed executive orders to build a wall along the border with Mexico – as pledged during the election campaign – and to crack down on US cities shielding illegal…
EU officials say Schengen border checks should be extended by three months when they expire next month.
Donald Trump says the construction of his wall on the border with Mexico will begin immediately. But the policy risks shattering relations between the two neighbours.
Austria wants tighter borders with Slovakia
Mexico is willing to throw its relationship with the US wide open when it sits down to talks but it still won’t pay for any wall.
The EU has taken a step towards waiving visas for Ukrainians travelling to Europe for short trips.