To help you enjoy the rest of your weekend, here's some good news snippets to get you going.
Wild white storks hatch in UK for first time in hundreds of years, at Knepp estate in West Sussex as part of breeding project.
Spain: not long after her 113th birthday, Maria Branyas found herself confined to a room in her care home in north-eastern Spain, with coronavirus. Now, fully recovered, she is believed to be the world’s oldest survivor.
Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, still holds the title of the biggest individual donor to Covid charities with his $1bn gift. It doesn't necessarily take big bucks to make a difference.
Austria reopened all cafes and restaurants.
Boris Johnson promises no austerity as UK emerges from lockdown and to double down major infrastructure projects.
Pop it in your diary: Island Records to host a live streamed auction to aid charities on Thursday 21 May at 6pm UK time.
India: annual carbon emissions fall for first time in four decades.
New Zealand returned to something resembling normality this week after its prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said the country had won the battle against community transmission of Covid-19.
Seattle becomes yet another city to make some of its neighborhoods permanently “car-free”.
Twitter and BT employees could, if they wished, work from home forever.
UK: Two electric cars – the Tesla Model 3 and the Jaguar I-Pace – topped the sales rankings in April.
Austin, Texas: Man leaves $1,300 tip for struggling restaurant after it reopens.
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