Norway named happiest country in the world

The Scandinavian country has jumped from fourth place in 2016

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Norway has been revealed as the happiest country in the world.

The Scandinavian country has jumped from fourth place in the 2016 United Nations rankings to first place this year.

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The new report by the United Nations has Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and Finland in the top five.

The United States fell one spot from last year to 14th.

Experts say the US fell because of inequality, corruption and influence from the Trump administration.


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