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Sunday February 14th 2016

‘World’ Archives

Some of the happiest places, nations and states »

There are many reports out there that list the happiest places in the World and we thought we'd list some of the most popular ones. From nations to cities and states, there are certain places in the world that just seem happier. Why is this and what makes a happy place? Well maybe our listings can throw some light on that! happy beach, happy [...]

Uplifting news for a new year »

Here at Good News Stories we like to bring the latest good news from around the World, here is a selection of uplifting news stories that we have come across in the last month. With help from Reddit's Uplifting News.DOG FINDS NEW HOMEA dog that was overlooked by 14,000 potential owners has found a home in County Durham, the Dogs Trust has [...]

15Ways to being a happier person »

Good News Stories is all about making you feel positive and we'd like to share some of that good energy with a few ways to be a happier person! Go to the beach! Don't Worry, Choose Happy The first step, however, is to make a conscious choice to boost your happiness. In his book, The Conquest of Happiness, published in 1930, the [...]

Sports Direct Lose out on England Football Flop »

England's laughable and inevitable early exit from the World Cup cost Sports Direct up to £20m in lost profits, the group said, as disappointed football fans failed to buy replica shirts. Dave Forsey, chief executive, said Roy Hodgson boys' lacklustre performance was much more significant to the business than a dispute with Adidas which meant [...]

8 Ways to be happier! »

beach time! We all want to be happier don't we? Here at Good News Stories we have uncovered eight ways to be happier :) 1. Buy some happiness. Our basic psychological needs include feeling loved, secure, and good at what we do. You also want to have a sense of control. Money doesn’t automatically fill these requirements, but it sure can [...]

Secrets of long life revealed! »

We'd all like to live forever but the one thing in life that is a certainty is death! But this is good news stories and we'd like to report on some ways of extending your life as long as possible! So what makes people live so long — nature or nurture? "The average person should be able to live to 90 years old if they exercise, eat well, and [...]

Don’t let a cold get you inflight! »

Are you taking a long haul flight soon and worried about the prospect of catching a cold or worse? We've all been there — you're on a full flight, stuck in the middle seat between a cougher and a sneezer with nowhere to turn. Are you doomed to get sick? Dr. Travis Stork, co-host of "The Doctors," says there may be something you can do. If [...]

UK Public sector staff to lose auto pay rise »

The British chancellor announced today that annual incremental pay increases in the British civil service would be axed in 2015 and a fresh push to remove automatic pay rises for time served in NHS, prisons and police. The armed forces will be excluded from the changes. He told MPs: "Progression pay can at best be described as antiquated; at [...]

BBC loses on Lonely Planet »

The BBC have lost a huge sum of money buying out and subsequently ruining the Lonely Planet brand. Lonely planet make travel guides that are some of the most used in the world. In fact it seems like every other backpacker in SE Asia has a lonely planet book. The blame for the massive loss has been placed on the strong Aussie dollar compared [...]

Facebook shares tumble again »

SHARES of Facebook have taken another tumble, continuing a downward spiral that began at the start of the week. The blame game has already begun with some pointing fingers at Nasdaq, where technical issues created confusion during the first day of trading, and others blaming the lead underwriter of the offering, Morgan Stanley, for failing to [...]

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