""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
Animals stranded as Hurricane Harvey swamps Texas.
Stranded residents rescued from Storm Harvey.
Harvey moves onto Louisiana but weakens to a tropical depression as it goes
A woman living in Texas was shocked to find two alligators in her flooded back garden.
Arlene Gonzalez Kelsch filmed the reptiles swimming near her
Houston mayor declares night-time curfew amid reports of crime spree across city as authorities struggle to provide shelter
Thousands of people have been transferred to rescue shelters in the aftermath of flooding in Houston.
President Trump has promised federal aid to Texas, but with disaster reserves running low, it's down to Congress to vote the extra money, and that is far from a done deal.
President Trump to visit Texas after 'catestrophic' flooding as forecasters say things will get worse
Houston, Texas, is expected to see a year's rainfall in just a week after hurricane Harvey passes over
Hurricane Harvey yesterday crashed into the US mainland bringing life-threatening winds and the risk of catastrophic flooding.
Residents in the Gulf of Mexico are filling hundreds of sandbags, in preparation for possibly the worst hurricane in 12 years to hit the mainland United States since Hurricane Wilma struck Florida in 2005.
The Japanese island of Honshu has been hitt by floods as Tropical Storm Noru heads up the coast
A French airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk airport after being hit by hailstones during a freak storm.
A severe summer storm, which saw hailstones the size of golf balls fall from the skies above Istanbul, has left three people injured in the Turkish
Tourists were rescued in Hubei province after becoming stranded, while storms caused damage in neighbouring Sichuan.
The heavy downpour was greeted by some after temperatures soared, but storm caused power outages and travel disruption
Portugal experienced its deadliest forest fire in its history.
Paris saw floods caused by unprecedented rainfall.
Germany also suffered
Germany has been inundated by heavy rain and thunderstorms. Some parts of the capital, Berlin, have been left under water.
A deadly storm ravaged the South African province of Western Cape on Wednesday (June 7). Warnings have been issued for gale force winds, rain and
Vehicles were covered with sea foam along the coast in Cape Town, South Africa, in the worst winter storm to hit in 30 years.
Eight people have