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Top 16 Worst Things About Living In The UK

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The United Kingdom offers its residents thousands of years of glorious history, free healthcare, and a nation that’s relatively free of natural disasters; however, there are also a lot of annoying things that residents must endure. From football hooligans to endless rain, here are some of the worst things about living in the UK.

1. Costly food

Versus other European countries, the United Kingdom has a big problem with expensive food. In the past few years, the average price of food in England has risen at a much faster rate than the rest of the European Union. A report by one of England’s major newspapers suggests that the annual food bill for an average English family will top £4,000 by 2022.

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  • Nikki D

    And yet..I still want to live there…

  • adam

    again, an article that uses United Kingdom and England interchangeably. They DON’T mean the same thing!!

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