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Top 5 positive news stories of the week

Words by Blyth Brentnall

It’s not all bad. In fact, there’s a lot of good in the world right now! To prove it, here are the top positive news stories of the week from Smiley News.

Why is this Belgian tram covered in plants?

Residents of the city of Antwerp who took the tram last week had a great surprise! Green foliage covered the walls, ceilings and window frames of a tram car. Find out why.

Metallica donates £80,000 to charity

While headlining Download Festival, heavy metal band Metallica announced this incredible gift. Discover which charity they supported.

Highest ever breast cancer survival rate achieved

A new report shows that most women diagnosed with early breast cancer are beating the disease. Learn more.

The most eco-friendly way to buy beer this summer

Today, 16 June, is World Refill Day and Toast Ale has come up with an incredible initiative that massively reduces food waste, land use and greenhouse gas emissions from beer brewing. Take advantage.

Deliveroo offers free meals to unhoused LGBTQ+ people

Restaurants using Deliveroo are offering free meals to LGBTQ+ people experiencing homelessness. Find out how it works.

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