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Top 10 most liveable cities

<p>1. Vancouver, Canada.  In the annual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Vancouver has again topped a list of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world.  Beach goers are seen playing volleyball in Vancouver's Jericho Beach. REUTERS/Andy Clark</p>

1. Vancouver, Canada. In the annual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Vancouver has again topped a list of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. Beach goers are seen playing volleyball in Vancouver's Jericho Beach. REUTERS/Andy...more

1. Vancouver, Canada. In the annual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Vancouver has again topped a list of the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. Beach goers are seen playing volleyball in Vancouver's Jericho Beach. REUTERS/Andy Clark

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<p>2. Vienna, Austria.  Dancers enjoy the Moscow ball at Vienna's city hall February 12, 2009.  REUTERS/Sarah Marsh </p>

2. Vienna, Austria. Dancers enjoy the Moscow ball at Vienna's city hall February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Sarah Marsh

2. Vienna, Austria. Dancers enjoy the Moscow ball at Vienna's city hall February 12, 2009. REUTERS/Sarah Marsh

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<p>3. Melbourne, Australia.  Night falls on Margaret Court Arena during the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 19, 2010.  REUTERS/Daniel Munoz </p>

3. Melbourne, Australia. Night falls on Margaret Court Arena during the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

3. Melbourne, Australia. Night falls on Margaret Court Arena during the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 19, 2010. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

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<p>4. Toronto, Canada.  A man sits on a bench in front of the Toronto skyline during sunset at Ashbridge's Bay Park in Toronto, August 13, 2009.    REUTERS/Mark Blinch </p>

4. Toronto, Canada. A man sits on a bench in front of the Toronto skyline during sunset at Ashbridge's Bay Park in Toronto, August 13, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

4. Toronto, Canada. A man sits on a bench in front of the Toronto skyline during sunset at Ashbridge's Bay Park in Toronto, August 13, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

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<p>5. Calgary, Canada.  Cowboys trail the Calgary Stampede bucking stock July 3, 2005.  REUTERS/Patrick Price  </p>

5. Calgary, Canada. Cowboys trail the Calgary Stampede bucking stock July 3, 2005. REUTERS/Patrick Price

5. Calgary, Canada. Cowboys trail the Calgary Stampede bucking stock July 3, 2005. REUTERS/Patrick Price

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<p>6. Helsinki, Finland.  A man and woman struggle to carry their Christmas during blizzard-like conditions in Helsinki December 22, 2003. REUTERS/Lehtikuva/Kimmo Mantyla  </p>

6. Helsinki, Finland. A man and woman struggle to carry their Christmas during blizzard-like conditions in Helsinki December 22, 2003. REUTERS/Lehtikuva/Kimmo Mantyla

6. Helsinki, Finland. A man and woman struggle to carry their Christmas during blizzard-like conditions in Helsinki December 22, 2003. REUTERS/Lehtikuva/Kimmo Mantyla

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<p>7. Sydney, Australia.  A lone cyclist rides past the Sydney Opera House on National Ride to Work Day October 17, 2007.  REUTERS/Will Burgess    </p>

7. Sydney, Australia. A lone cyclist rides past the Sydney Opera House on National Ride to Work Day October 17, 2007. REUTERS/Will Burgess

7. Sydney, Australia. A lone cyclist rides past the Sydney Opera House on National Ride to Work Day October 17, 2007. REUTERS/Will Burgess

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<p>8. Perth, Australia.  A surfer prepares to hit the waves at Scarborough Beach in Perth May 25, 2008.        REUTERS/Tim Wimborne     </p>

8. Perth, Australia. A surfer prepares to hit the waves at Scarborough Beach in Perth May 25, 2008. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

8. Perth, Australia. A surfer prepares to hit the waves at Scarborough Beach in Perth May 25, 2008. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

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<p>9. Adelaide, Australia.  Participants in the "Human Zoo" are watched by visitors at the Adelaide Zoo January 10, 2007.      REUTERS/Matt Turner </p>

9. Adelaide, Australia. Participants in the "Human Zoo" are watched by visitors at the Adelaide Zoo January 10, 2007. REUTERS/Matt Turner

9. Adelaide, Australia. Participants in the "Human Zoo" are watched by visitors at the Adelaide Zoo January 10, 2007. REUTERS/Matt Turner

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<p>10. Auckland, New Zealand.  India's cricket player Sachin Tendulkar poses atop the City Sky tower in Auckland March 13, 2009.   REUTERS/Tourism New Zealand/Handout </p>

10. Auckland, New Zealand. India's cricket player Sachin Tendulkar poses atop the City Sky tower in Auckland March 13, 2009. REUTERS/Tourism New Zealand/Handout

10. Auckland, New Zealand. India's cricket player Sachin Tendulkar poses atop the City Sky tower in Auckland March 13, 2009. REUTERS/Tourism New Zealand/Handout

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