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Every year the UN compiles a list of the world’s happiest countries. The most recent survey, from 2013, ranked more than 20 countries above the UK. So what puts a smile on faces from Copenhagen to Colchester?

David Cameron to tell EU: cut all tax credits to migrants

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Migrants from the European Union will have to work in Britain for a minimum of four years before they can claim benefits, David Cameron will propose on Friday in a major speech setting out a vision of how the EU can control the free movement of workers – and how he is willing to leave the union if he does not get his way.

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Which countries are happiest ?

Every year the UN compiles a list of the world’s happiest countries. The most recent survey, from 2013, ranked more than 20 countries above the UK. So what puts a smile on faces from Copenhagen to Colchester?

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Fund managers must block absurd BG Group pay deal

‘Excessive, inflammatory and a red rag to the enemies of the free market.” The rocket fired at BG Group by Simon Walker, director general of the Institute of Directors, hits its mark. A pay package of up to £25m for incoming chief executive Helge Lund is absurd, even by modern boardroom standards, and should be rejected by BG’s shareholders.

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Which countries are happiest ?

Every year the UN compiles a list of the world’s happiest countries. The most recent survey, from 2013, ranked more than 20 countries above the UK. So what puts a smile on faces from Copenhagen to Colchester?