Positive news snippets from around the world to get the weekend off to a good start.
In great news for high-end interior designers, Trump's administration has requested $377 million for a renovation of the White House's West Wing, which has not had a full modernization since 1933. Hopefully Trump will be gone by then, so no need to worry about over zealous use of gold and glitz.
Netherlands: Envisioning the future, the Dutch city of Arnhem decides to take action now.
Wales: The reopening of pubs, restaurants and cafés indoors has been confirmed for Monday.
Chinese electric carmaker Kandi announced that it is bringing its electric vehicles to the US, making them the new cheapest electric cars in America - starting at $12,999 after federal tax credit.
Grant MisShapps: UK Transport Minister feels jets off to Spain on holiday this time last weekend and becomes immediate victim of his government’s new quarantine policy.
Tesla batteries are getting even better, announcing a 20% increase in battery density over the next 5 years, and thus continuing the pursuit of an ever more attractive alternative to the internal combustion engine.
Stones for the Henge: Archaeologists have solved one of Stonehenge’s greatest mysteries - the precise source of the world-famous prehistoric temple’s largest stones.
Apple now has $194 billion in cash on hand.
The Crew Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to return from the International Space Station (ISS) and splash down in the Atlantic ocean on August 2. Contingent on a favourable weather forecast and a successful final week at the ISS, NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will begin the undocking procedure today, and re-enter Earth’s atmosphere tomorrow - a total of 64 days since lift off.
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