The UK is the worst place to live in Europe, with people getting a "raw deal" on quality of life and high cost of living, a study has revealed.That's very depressing. It's puzzling how the proud British public have allowed their country to get itself into such a mess, so it is.
Comparison website uSwitch said that things were getting so bad that one in 10 people in this country were considering emigrating.
France and Spain came out on top of its Quality of Life Index, with the UK bottom of a 10-country league table, covering working hours, VAT, holidays, spending on health and education - and hours of sunshine.
The UK also came bottom of another table based on the cost of energy, petrol, food, alcohol, cigarettes, and life expectancy.
There's a clue in the poll in the article's sidebar, though.
An example of learned helplessness? Or collective amnesia?