""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
Household goods firm Unilever firmly rejects a surprise takeover bid from US food company Kraft Heinz saying it has no financial or strategic merit.
Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever said it has rejected a €134 billion merger offer from US food group Kraft Heinz
Britain's biggest supermarket chain Tesco is to buy food wholesaler Booker taking it into the market to supply the UK's cafes, restaurants and pubs.
British American Tobacco takeover of US firm Reynolds will create the world's biggest listed tobacco company, overtaking Philip Morris International.
Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor see a merger in their future to create a global eyewear powerhouse worth 46 billion euros.
US telecoms giant AT&T says it has agreed to buy the Time Warner media and entertainment group for more than $85bn.
The biggest merger of the year may be announced on Sunday as AT&T seek to snap up Time Warner, but Apple is monitoring the situation and may step in.
Chinese firms Sinochem and ChemChina are reportedly talking about possibly merging to create a more competitive global industry player.
Brexit uncertainties hang over the merger between the London Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse even as LSE shareholders overwhelmingly voted for it.
Britain's vote to leave the European Union is threatening the planned merger between the London Stock Exchange and Germany's Deutsche Boerse though the LSE says it remains on track.
Oilfield services provider Halliburton and smaller rival Baker Hughes have called off their merger in the face of opposition from US and European competition regulators.
A deal has been signed for the acquisition of Japan's Sharp Corporation by the Taiwanese company Foxconn
European traders are wondering if it will be third time lucky after previous failed attempts, but the London and Frankfurt stock exchanges have again
Itedi, which owns the Turin based daily newspaper La Stampa, is to merge its editorial assets with Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso, publisher of Rome daily La Repubblica.
A telecoms giant with over half of France’s fixed-line and mobile markets. That’s on the table if a merger between Orange and Bouygues goes ahead
Chemical giants DuPont and Dow Chemical have announced in a combined statement that they have agreed to merge and create a huge combined entity worth
Merger talks are said to be at an advanced stage to create a chemicals giant with a market value of more than 120 billion dollars. The deal between
Pfizer’s 150 billion-euro acquisition of Allergan is the healthcare industry’s biggest ever takeover, creating the world’s largest drug maker. The
The Irish-based group Allergan is in talks with Pfizer over a possible merger that would unite the US makers of Botox and Viagra – and create the
Dell has agreed the biggest takeover in technology history by buying the storage company EMC. The deal, worth nearly 60 billion euros, should help