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#Nobel Prize

# nobel-prize - Friday 9 October, 2020

World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

The WFP was honoured for “its efforts to combat hunger” and “its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas”.

# nobel-prize - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna were announced as the recipients in Stockholm.

# nobel-prize - Saturday 12 October, 2019

'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke were both awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

# nobel-prize - Friday 11 October, 2019

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender

Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke

Two winners were announced today as the prize was not awarded in 2018 following a scandal.

# nobel-prize - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Scientist becomes just third woman ever to win Nobel Prize for physics

She shared the award with two other scientists.

# nobel-prize - Friday 4 May, 2018

2018 Nobel Literature Prize postponed after #MeToo controversy

This is the first time it has been postponed in over 70 years.

# nobel-prize - Monday 9 April, 2018

Three Nobel prize judges quit in protest over sexual assault allegations

A high-profile figure associated with the Swedish Academy has been accused by 18 women of sexual assault and harassment.

# nobel-prize - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock

The Nobel Medicine Prize was awarded last week to three scientists highlighted how the body clock works.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 5 October, 2017

British writer of The Remains of the Day wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The prize is worth 9 million kronor (€1 million).

# nobel-prize - Monday 26 June, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer

Liu Xiaobo was sentenced in 2009 for “subversion” after spearheading a bold petition for democratic reforms.

# nobel-prize - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.

# nobel-prize - Friday 9 December, 2016

Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year

The musician recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

# nobel-prize - Monday 5 December, 2016

He may be a no-show, but Bob Dylan has written something special for the Nobel banquet

Patti Smith will also perform a version of Dylan’s A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Obama holds ceremony for Nobel Prize winners (Bob Dylan doesn't show up)

Dylan has also indicated he will skip the Nobel award ceremony in December.

# nobel-prize - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

# nobel-prize - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Bob Dylan finally breaks silence on Nobel Prize award

The 75-year-old is the first songwriter to win the prestigious award.

# nobel-prize - Friday 14 October, 2016

Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature

For fans of lyrics, or of lyrical music, Dylan’s output rewards thorough exploration like no other artist of the last 100 years

# nobel-prize - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The American singer was awarded the prize for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.

# nobel-prize - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Facebook briefly made a load of people believe they won a Nobel Prize Dammit

# nobel-prize - Saturday 12 December, 2015

How much will a can of beer cost you next year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many selfies did Teresa Mannion say she posed for in Ballina?

# nobel-prize - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Irish scientist receives Nobel Prize for Medicine in glittering ceremony

Professor Campbell is only the second Irish person to ever be awarded the prize for science.

# nobel-prize - Monday 12 October, 2015

# nobel-prize - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

# nobel-prize - Monday 5 October, 2015

Irish-born scientist given a Nobel Prize for his work fighting a horrible parasite

Irishman William Campbell shared one half of the prize with Satoshi Omura of Japan.

# nobel-prize - Monday 28 September, 2015

Watch Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai doing card tricks

The Pakistani activist is multi-talented.

# nobel-prize - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university

It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.

# nobel-prize - Monday 13 October, 2014

Check out the CV of the guy who just won the Nobel Prize for Economics

It’s fair to say he’s “accomplished.”

# nobel-prize - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell Malaria

Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell

This is why proofreading your tweets is essential.

# nobel-prize - Friday 10 October, 2014

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize

The teenager was the joint winner of the award along with Kailash Satyarthi of India.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 9 October, 2014

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature

The award is the biggest prize in literature and is worth €877,000.

# nobel-prize - Monday 6 October, 2014

UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner

May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have shared the award with fellow neuroscientist John O’Keefe.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died

The Colombian writer was 87.

# nobel-prize - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

# nobel-prize - Friday 18 October, 2013

Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health

The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature is due to pick up a prize of US $1.2 million.

# nobel-prize - Monday 14 October, 2013

Nobel Prize winner reponsible for two of most important economic charts in recent decades

Robert Shiller compiles two charts and makes them free for the public – and these charts predicted the dotcom bubble and the property bubble.

Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize

The Syrian leader made the remark “jokingly” according to a Lebanese newspaper.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Canadian Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize, doesn't answer her phone

The 82-year-old Canadian has become just the 13th woman to win the prize in 112 years.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Have you read Paul Simon's moving tribute to Seamus Heaney yet?

The singer-songwriter writes of his conversations with the literary great in Dublin and in Manhattan, and says there are “few poets” he would rank as Heaney’s equal.

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