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Switzerland voted world’s happiest country

Switzerland voted world’s happiest country.
Switzerland voted world’s happiest country.
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A new survey carried out by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has found Switzerland is the happiest country in the world. This is the third annual World Happiness Index, which examined 158 countries and based its rankings on factors such as social freedoms, GDP per capita and healthy life expectancy. Read more: bbc.co.uk