Nobel Prize

Putin and Blatter
28 Jul, 2015

Russian president, speaking after draw for Russia 2018, says 'people like Mr Blatter' deserve recognition

23 Jan, 2015

Historians continue to debate whether Winston Churchill, one of history's most complex figures, deserves a place in Britain's pantheon

Tony Blair
03 Sep, 2014

GQ names Tony Blair philanthropist of the year but it's not the first controversial prize to be awarded

Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani
13 Aug, 2014

Mirzakhani takes the top maths prize, banishing 'myths about women and mathematics'

16 Dec, 2013

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

18 Nov, 2013

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

08 Oct, 2013

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

07 Dec, 2012

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

12 Oct, 2012

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

11 Oct, 2012

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