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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize
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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 9th 2020, 10:53 AM 8,867 Views 12 Comments

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

Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’
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Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’

Oct 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 22,060 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Oct 12th 2019, 3:04 PM 28,016 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Oct 11th 2019, 9:10 AM 27,846 Views 28 Comments

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

Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke
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Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke

Oct 10th 2019, 12:05 PM 8,720 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Oct 2nd 2018, 10:28 PM 16,588 Views 26 Comments

She shared the award with two other scientists.

2018 Nobel Literature Prize postponed after #MeToo controversy
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2018 Nobel Literature Prize postponed after #MeToo controversy

May 4th 2018, 9:30 AM 9,568 Views 24 Comments

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

Three Nobel prize judges quit in protest over sexual assault allegations
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Three Nobel prize judges quit in protest over sexual assault allegations

Apr 9th 2018, 8:29 PM 16,955 Views 0 Comments

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

Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock
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Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock

Oct 8th 2017, 6:00 PM 27,371 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Oct 5th 2017, 12:29 PM 9,417 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Jun 26th 2017, 10:44 PM 12,165 Views 7 Comments

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

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature
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Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:20 AM 12,164 Views 23 Comments

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

Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year
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Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year

Dec 9th 2016, 6:08 PM 12,489 Views 45 Comments

The musician recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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

Dec 5th 2016, 8:07 PM 14,749 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Dec 1st 2016, 7:29 AM 10,962 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:32 AM 5,398 Views 5 Comments

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

Bob Dylan finally breaks silence on Nobel Prize award
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Bob Dylan finally breaks silence on Nobel Prize award

Oct 29th 2016, 8:10 AM 26,179 Views 41 Comments

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

Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature
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Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Oct 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,966 Views 45 Comments

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

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature
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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Oct 13th 2016, 12:05 PM 49,905 Views 112 Comments

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

Facebook briefly made a load of people believe they won a Nobel Prize
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Facebook briefly made a load of people believe they won a Nobel Prize

Oct 4th 2016, 2:09 PM 4,151 Views 2 Comments

Not again.

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

Dec 12th 2015, 6:30 PM 22,606 Views 44 Comments

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

Irish scientist receives Nobel Prize for Medicine in glittering ceremony
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Irish scientist receives Nobel Prize for Medicine in glittering ceremony

Dec 10th 2015, 9:55 PM 30,107 Views 34 Comments

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

Angus Deaton just won a Nobel prize (but no, it's not the man you're thinking of)
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Angus Deaton just won a Nobel prize (but no, it's not the man you're thinking of)

Oct 12th 2015, 1:05 PM 10,685 Views 9 Comments

Cue jokes galore.

That time the Nobel physics prize was accidentally given to the wrong person
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That time the Nobel physics prize was accidentally given to the wrong person

Oct 6th 2015, 9:15 PM 20,526 Views 16 Comments

Right name, wrong man.

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

Oct 5th 2015, 2:45 PM 21,608 Views 31 Comments

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

Watch Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai doing card tricks
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Watch Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai doing card tricks

Sep 28th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,201 Views 15 Comments

The Pakistani activist is multi-talented.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
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Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Dec 10th 2014, 12:56 PM 9,123 Views 0 Comments

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

Dec 10th 2014, 11:11 AM 10,330 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Oct 13th 2014, 12:46 PM 15,929 Views 20 Comments

It’s fair to say he’s “accomplished.”

Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell
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Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell

Oct 11th 2014, 10:56 AM 6,534 Views 2 Comments

This is why proofreading your tweets is essential.

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

Oct 10th 2014, 11:03 PM 22,086 Views 59 Comments

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

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature
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French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Oct 9th 2014, 12:01 PM 4,545 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Oct 6th 2014, 10:40 PM 28,264 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2014, 10:56 PM 11,674 Views 27 Comments

The Colombian writer was 87.

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

Oct 19th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,653 Views 7 Comments

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

Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health
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Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health

Oct 18th 2013, 6:10 PM 8,714 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2013, 3:51 PM 9,627 Views 22 Comments

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
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Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 14th 2013, 3:08 PM 8,463 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Oct 10th 2013, 2:12 PM 10,796 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Sep 5th 2013, 10:04 PM 18,197 Views 19 Comments

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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