In need of something to lift your spirits on this gloomy day? We've done a round-up of good news stories to make you happy
What’s the story? After 69 days trapped underground in Chile, the first lot of 33 miners were finally freed and greeted by their families. They wept with joy as they hugged their loved ones and millions of viewers tuned in to watch the event.
What’s the story? Friends actor David Schwimmer revealed he secretly tied the knot with his British girlfriend Zoe Buckman back in June. The pair met in London when unknown waitress Zoe served David at The Cuckoo Club. Aww…
What’s the story? The UK record for the biggest pumpkin has been broken by twins in Southampton. Ian and Stuart Paton’s pumpkin weighed 1,504lbs. Here a 6-year-old girl sits on the vegetable, showing how huge it really is. Wow!
What’s the story? The minimum wage for adults has risen to £5.93 from £5.80. The increase by 13p an hour comes as great news for around 950,000 people in the UK.
What’s the story? These baby red squirrels thought no-one was looking and shared a kiss while hiding in a tree in Belarus.They were snapped while 5 metres up a fur tree – so cute!
What’s the story? It’s Chocolate Week! If ever you needed an excuse to indulge in chocolate cake, hot chocolate or just about anything chocolate-filled, you have one now. Until the 17th October you can celebrate the delicious event, so why not stock up on your favourite sweets, treat the kids or even hold your own chocolate party?
What’s the story? The first ever Bathtubbing World Championship takes place in Llanwrtyd, Wales. Those taking part had to row a bathtub across a lake without sinking or getting wet but most failed! The men won and completed the race in 1 min and 48 seconds.
What’s the story? This super cute penguin celebrates its 25 day birthday at SeaWorld in California. It doesn’t have a name yet and keepers say it will be another month until they know what sex it is. The penguin weighs just 7lbs and is almost 7 inches tall. Adorable!