Snippets of good news from around the world on 28 April.
New Zealand is on the verge of a 'brilliant' victory after five weeks of restrictions and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s handling of the crisis has seen her dubbed 'the most effective leader on the planet'.
White House suspends daily briefings. What a relief!
Watch the birdie: birdcams, like Panama Fruit Feeder, are the new Box Sets.
Silence is golden for whales as lockdown reduces ocean noise: Michelle Fournet, a marine acoustician at Cornell University, who studies humpback whales in south-east Alaska says this is an "opportunity for whales to have more conversation and to have more complex conversation.”
On the subject of conversation, a free app called Dial-Up is reigniting the lost art of random phone chats with strangers, filling the void of unscheduled, often serendipitous, conversations at bus stops or train platforms, or in a bar.
Volkswagen restarted production at its Wolfsburg factory in Germany yesterday, the latest of a fleet of European carmakers to take advantage of eased lockdown.
France and Italy to ease lockdown as Spain finally allows children outside.
Garden centres look set to re-open soon, so Brits will be able to get back to their favourite pastime.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is back at work after recovering from the virus and says the UK is beginning to turn the tide.
Everyone's planning a party when this is all over. Just make sure that you're boogie woogie is as impressive as this elderly couple's dance floor display.