Round up of good news snippets to conclude the week.
In good news for democracy, a British court has refused to give Nicolás Maduro control of $1bn (£799m) of gold bullion held by Venezuela in the vaults of the Bank of England, ruling the UK government has “unequivocally recognised” his rival Juan Guaidó as president.
A glove that translates sign language into speech in real time has been developed by scientists at UCLA - potentially allowing deaf people to communicate directly with anyone, without the need for a translator.
Golf: This 2 minute video shows why the little dimples on golf balls are so important, as 4 pros hit some drives.
Switzerland: A new kind of particle that has never been seen before has been found at CERN. The Large Hadron Collider 'beauty project' spotted the four-quark particle, in a discovery that could help reveal important information about the very building blocks of all matter.
Oxford University is leading the world in developing a vaccine against Covid-19 and offers the best chance of having something protective against the virus as we go into winter.
America's stock market has just had its best quarter in 20 years.
UK government’s development bank has (finally!) bowed to calls to end fossil fuel financing abroad by promising to invest only in companies that align with the Paris climate agreement.
Brazil: A growing movement for sustainable agriculture in the Amazon rainforest has taken on new urgency.
Colombia: Garbage man started collecting the books he picked up whilst disposing of other people's rubbish and has now opened a free library for his local community.
San Diego: Starbucks employee receives more than $16K in tips after refusing to serve a customer who wasn't wearing a mask.
US: Using UV-C light, a new autonomous robot developed at MIT can disinfect a warehouse floor in 30 minutes - and could soon be deployed in shops, schools and other spaces.
Finland: Cheap and quick coronavirus breath test set for trial in Helsinki. It could become the fastest and most affordable test for the virus, as it generates a diagnosis in about two minutes at a cost of only two euros.
Spread the good news by sharing OGN articles with friends and family. Just click on your preferred icon below and hey presto!