Sure, staying on top of the news can feel like a depressing proposition. But as 2020 approaches its end, a delve behind the front pages reveals a number of reasons to be cheerful.
From the women making their mark in environmental activism, to a groundbreaking new scheme to support those trapped in abusive relationships, to world-first proposals to extend free school meals too all primary-aged kids, here are the news stories that have made us feel hopeful this week.
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