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by Kevin Gulliver - the UK Guardian Ironically enough, Chancellor George Osborne delivered his budget on the UN-designated International Day of Happiness. Despite 1p off beer duty, there was little to cheer for those of us who want to create a society where happiness, or subjective...

LONDON _ã” The government plans to introduce a "happiness index" to gauge its population's psychological and environmental wellbeing, a source told the Guardian newspaper Monday. Prime Minister David Cameron will ask the Office of National Statistics to prepare methods which will measure the "general wellbeing" despite...

To what extent should governments and politicians be focused on happiness and wellbeing? Should and/or can governments legislate for happiness and wellbeing? This is the final paragraph in an interesting article on the role of governments in promoting happiness from the UK's Guardian...