China isn't creative enough to win a Nobel Prize for science

Mon 16 Dec, AT 12:00 The Conversation

They've just put a robot on the moon – but a school system enslaved to rote learning won't breed Nobel laureates, says Cong Cao

Doris Lessing Q&A: five facts about Nobel winning author

Briefing Mon 18 Nov, AT 09:54

The author of 'feminist bible' The Golden Notebook dies at 94, leaving rich literary legacy

Peter Higgs Q&A: 'God particle' man wins Nobel Prize in physics

Briefing Tue 8 Oct, AT 14:41

British physicist predicted Higgs boson 50 years before it was observed in Large Hadron Collider

Anger as Nobel winner Mo Yan defends Chinese censorship

First Reaction Fri 7 Dec, AT 09:21

Salman Rushdie calls author a 'patsy' as he compares censorship to airport security

Nobel ridiculed as 2012 Peace Prize is awarded to the EU

First Reaction Fri 12 Oct, AT 11:34

Controversial, political, comical: after twice rejecting EU membership, Norwegians give award to Brussels

Ai Weiwei angered by Mo Yan Nobel Prize for Literature

First Post Thu 11 Oct, AT 16:09

Communist Party welcomes China's first Nobel Prize for Literature, but fellow artists are unimpressed

Nobel Prize for Medicine goes to John Gurdon for ‘pluripotent cells'

One-Minute Read Mon 8 Oct, AT 13:33

Sir John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka share prize for work in reprogramming stem cells

Banker-bashing Iran style: four fraudsters sentenced to death

First Post Tue 31 Jul, AT 15:05

Iran deals harshly with perpetrators of £1.7bn fraud after public outcry against cronyism

Seamus Heaney

Parnassus Poetry event to bomb London with words

One-Minute Read Tue 26 Jun, AT 15:56

Stars include Seamus Heaney, Wole Soyinka and Kim Jong-il's former court poet

Nobel Peace Prize winners

Nobel Peace Prize: three heroic women honoured

Fri 7 Oct, AT 14:44 Venetia Rainey

Awards is shared by three women, one of whom used a sex strike to help bring peace to Liberia

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