Collection of positive news snippets from around the globe.
Las Vegas: First pool party takes place after 78 days of lockdown as hotel casinos throw open their doors.
India: While it lasts, a clean, revitalised Yamuna River augurs well for the environmental condition of the Taj Mahal, India’s famed monument to love that stands on the riverbank.
US: Economy unexpectedly added jobs in May, offering the clearest signal yet that the downturn is probably over, though the road to recovery could be long.
Kenya: 9 year old boy who made a wooden hand washing machine to limit the spread of Covid-19 received a presidential award last week.
Toronto: Cancer survivor sews 600 masks for community. Deanna Insley is donating the masks to the hospital where she received treatment.
New York: Ordinary people doing extraordinary things during lockdown. Greg Dailey is just one of many. His is an inspiring, heart-warming story.
Australia: One man's letter drop to everyone in his street at the start of the pandemic led to everyone connecting with each other and sharing the load during the crisis. Neighbours!
Canada: The world’s first 'Wood of Life' has just opened: an area of land devoted exclusively to creating forests of trees grown from the remains of loved ones.
Hong Kong: Police allow thousands to defy Tiananmen Vigil ban, contrary to instructions from the authorities.
Sweden: Closes last coal-fired power station two years ahead of schedule.
Italy: First European nation to fully open its borders to international travellers.
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