It may seem strange to think about countries being "happy" when most of the world is struggling with the coronavirus, but last week, researchers released a yearly report which ranked the world's countries by how happy they are.
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A pine tree in the Czech Republic, known as the "Guardian of the Flooded Village", has won the European Tree of the Year contest. The goal of the contest is to encourage people to appreciate and protect trees.
In today's news roundup, heavy rains in Australia bring the country's worst bushfires under control, the UK and Northwestern Europe are pounded by strong storms, and 20-year-old Armand Duplantis sets the world pole vault record - twice.
In today's news roundup, the United Kingdom's Parliament starts up again, Egypt cracks down on protests, and a koala that was hit by a car on a highway makes an amazing recovery.
After studying DNA in water collected from Loch Ness, scientist Neil Gemmell has proven that many ideas about the Loch Ness monster simply aren't possible. But he's left one idea open - giant eels.
A massive heat wave swept across Europe last week, breaking historical records. The heat wave has now moved north, cooling off much of Europe, but bringing unusual heat and melting to northern areas.
One nice thing about electric cars is that they're quiet. But some people believe they're too quiet. To help keep walkers safe, all new models of electric cars in Europe must now make noise when they move.
Last week, 7 people died and 53 people were rescued when a boat carrying migrants headed for Europe turned over. Italy's government is making it harder for rescue boats to help people like this.
Liverpool has defeated Tottenham to become the 2019 Champions League winner. Liverpool took the lead early in the all-English final, and added a second goal near the end to walk away the winner 2-0.
Theresa May announced last Friday that she is stepping down as prime minister of the United Kingdom (UK). The challenge of leading the UK out of the European Union has turned out to be too difficult.