Nobel Prize

Winston Churchill: antifascist or racist – or both?
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Winston Churchill: antifascist or racist – or both?

Wartime leader celebrated as a hero but espoused racist views in his lifetime
9 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Election is an ‘unpopularity contest’
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Instant Opinion: Election is an ‘unpopularity contest’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 10 December
10 Dec 2019
Trio win Nobel physics prize for work to understand cosmos
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Trio win Nobel physics prize for work to understand cosmos

The scientists were hailed for ‘ground-breaking’ discoveries
9 Oct 2019
Anti-rape in war campaigners win Nobel Peace Prize
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Anti-rape in war campaigners win Nobel Peace Prize

Bookies had tipped Kim Jong Un to get the honour
5 Oct 2018
Nobel Prize for Medicine goes to cancer breakthrough pair
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Nobel Prize for Medicine goes to cancer breakthrough pair

James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo awarded the prestigious prize for ‘exciting and groundbreaking’ work in immunotherapy
2 Oct 2018
Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize - again
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Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize - again

Norwegian MPs put forward the US president for his efforts to denuclearise North Korea
15 Jun 2018
No Nobel Prize for Literature for first time since WWII
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No Nobel Prize for Literature for first time since WWII

Cancellation of this year’s award follows committee resignations over handling of sexual assault claims
4 May 2018

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Head of Nobel Literature Prize quits over sex abuse scandal
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Head of Nobel Literature Prize quits over sex abuse scandal

Swedish Academy chief Sara Danius had been criticised over handling of claims against member’s husband
13 Apr 2018
Nobel Prize winners say Trump among world's big threats
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Nobel Prize winners say Trump among world's big threats

Climate change, nuclear war and Facebook top list of existential problems
1 Sep 2017
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature
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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in literature

US singer-songwriter edges out Japanese author Haruki Murakami with his 'new poetic expressions'
13 Oct 2016
Tony Blair's philanthropy prize
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Tony Blair's philanthropy prize

GQ names Tony Blair philanthropist of the year but it's not the first controversial prize to be awarded
3 Sep 2014
Profile: Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani
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Profile: Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani

Mirzakhani takes the top maths prize, banishing 'myths about women and mathematics'
13 Aug 2014