Ms Smith said: 'She began talking to him over the video service Yahoo Messenger but he informed her he couldn't send live video of himself due to security risks in Afghanistan - something she accepted.Olasemo, 37, was allowed into Britain on a student visa, where he set up a profile from his Cardiff home, pretending to be an American serviceman.
Finland has been named the happiest country in The World Happiness Report 2018, which ranks 156 countries on the wellbeing levels of their residents.
Other Nordic counties dominated the top spots in the report, which is produced annually by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) with support from academics around the world.
You could also say that Finland is the least unhappy country in the world,” he said.
By measuring wealth as GDP per capita, Wiking pointed out Finland is actually significantly ‘poorer’ than the other top countries.
The most recent data from The Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggests happiness levels are increasing, albeit marginally.
The report, released last month, said when ONS began measuring happiness in 2011, the average happiness score was 7.29 out of 10. People in England were found to be driving the change between 20.
Finland was given the top score for political rights, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and religious tolerance.
The researchers noted all the top countries - particularly the Nordic regions - tended to have high values for income, life expectancy and social support, as well as a sense of freedom, trust and generosity.
“In Finland, paying some of the highest taxes in the world - for which there is wide public support for - is seen as an investments in quality of life for all.
Free health care and free university education goes a long way when it comes to happiness.” While the UK missed out on a space in the top 10 in the UN report, things aren’t all bad if you live here.
If you’re looking to add some extra cheer to your life, it may be time to move to Royal Leamington Spa in the West Midlands, which was previously named the happiest place to live in the UK.