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Mystery surrounds Nobel prize handover as 'intimate' Dylan gigs in Sweden

STOCKHOLM: Details of Bob Dylan’s receipt of his Nobel literature prize were being kept under close wraps on Saturday leaving those wanting to know more about it blowin’ in the wind. It’s not that the times kept a-changin’, it was that no one would say what was happening. The Swedish Academy, which hands out the… Read More »

Norway and China restart diplomatic relations after row over Nobel peace prize

OSLO: Norway and China announced a normalisation of diplomatic and political relations on Monday, which had been frozen since the 2010 award of the Nobel Peace Prize to dissident Liu Xiaobo, the Norwegian foreign ministry said in a statement. The two countries will immediately resume negotiations on a free-trade deal, Norwegian Foreign Minister Boerge Brende… Read More »

Nobel Assembly seeks resignation of two members over scandal – agency

STOCKHOLM: The assembly that awards the Nobel Prize for medicine will demand the resignation of two of its judges as a result of a scandal around a surgeon accused of scientific negligence, local news agency TT said on Tuesday. Anders Hamsten had previously resigned from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet over the employment of stem-cell surgeon Paulo… Read More »