"People are laid-back, you can talk to anyone without any problem"
"Let me tell you peace is much better than war and Colombia will flourish after this peace deal like never before."
"The new generation are more sensitive with animals and in 15-20 years many things will be different"
Takis Dog Shelter
"I would like to lead the discussion more into a situation where it is a question of conscience rather than something I push through with a majority vote."
"There is going to be a major shift in consumers wanting to own their data"
Chief Strategy Officer at Storyful
"It began to feel as if one part of our school’s population was auto-segregating, building a wall between itself and the rest of society."
Director of Belgian schools group
"Whereas oil leaves the country, revenue from tourism doesn't. Money spent here stays here and can be reinvested, so resources linked to tourism stay in Angola and help develop the economy."
Amélia Carlos Cazalma
Tourism Development Expert
"Small differences need to be eliminated, which is why we take these measurements"
Meteorologist at European Commission's Joint Research Centre
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France’s new cabinet held it’s first meeting on Thursday, at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
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