""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
About 150 skiers in Austria had to be rescued after their chairlift broke down
France's Elisabeth Revol is saved by Poland's Winter Climbing team, but Tomasz Mackiewicz remains stuck at 7000m.
Two simmers caught in a riptide in heavy seas off Australia's coast were rescued when a drone dropped a flotation device above them. Initially bemused by the drop, the pair of teens said that things could have been much worse if the action had not been so quick.
Relatives of crew members of a stricken tanker involved in a collision with a cargo ship off the Chinese coast are hoping against hope that their loved ones will be found alive
An 89-year-old man has been rescued from a vehicle after it went into a marina in Panama City, Florida
A man who fell through the ice while fishing has been rescued in China.
Early on the morning of Boxing Day (December 26), rescue workers spotted more than 130 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean, some 40 kilometres off the coast of Libya.
54-year-old Zbigniew Reket was heading for South Africa, where he intended to take up work, when his boat was severely damaged, leaving the sailor without navigation or communication systems.
The skiers had been suspended around 25m above the snow before ropes lowered from helicopters were used to bring them down.
A deer trapped on a frozen lake is rescued by bright red sled.
A fishing boat has collided with a refuelling vessel, killing at least eight people, with two still unaccounted for.
Argentine navy discounts noise heard in South Atlantic as coming from missing submarine
Strong winds and six-metre waves have hindered the search for the Argentine submarine and its 44 crew members
Papua New Guinea
The British explorer may have contracted malaria during his trip
As many people were left homeless by Sunday's earthquake, aid agencies say survivors urgently need food and water
The whales were part of a group of ten mammals that beached in Ujong Kareng
Hundreds of migrants sang, danced and cheered as they reached the port of Crotone in southern Italy on a NGO rescue ship.
The Spanish Military Emergency unit is a branch of the country’s Armed Forces.
Two Americans and their two dogs have been rescued from their sailing boat in the Pacific Ocean after drifting for five months.
Officers smashed car window to rescue driver.