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Finland retains title as world's happiest country

For the fourth year running, Finland has come out on top in the annual list powered by data from the Gallup World Poll, with Iceland, Denmark, Switzerland, and the Netherlands following in second, third, fourth and fifth position …

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7 countries open to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the travel industry, countless destinations around the world are rolling out vaccines to their most vulnerable citizens. According to CNN, the UK has already vaccinated over 15 million people, while the US  is currently administering 1.6 million shots a day. Meanwhile, Denmark has announced plans to launch a coronavirus digital passport by the end of February that will act as documentation the holder has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19

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World Cup: Iceland triumphs in 1-1 draw with Argentina

Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup on Saturday, Las Angeles Daily News reports. Messi failed to give his team the lead when his 64th-minute penalty was stopped by Hannes …

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Euro 2016: France beats Iceland 5-2

France put an end to Iceland's Euro 2016 journey, running home 5-2 winners at the Stade de France yesterday. Les Bleus raced into a two goal lead after 20 minutes with goals from Olivier Giroud and Paul Pogba. The hosts then added …

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Russia extends food embargo to 5 countries

Russia has extended its food embargo to 5 countries: Iceland, Montenegro, Albania, Liechtenstein and Ukraine. "The countries' argument for making that decision is that they are obliged to enter ...

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