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Mar 06, 2019
Two Nobel Prizes for Literature to be awarded this year after sex scandal postponed 2018 awardThe Swedish academy will be allowed to award the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature this year, the Nobel Foundation said on Tuesday, after a sex scandal forced a postponement of last year's prize.
Oct 01, 2018
Two female scientists tipped to win Nobel Medicine Prize amid #MeToo scandalSwedish public radio tipped the medicine prize could go to two women for the gene-editing technique
May 07, 2018
Nobel Literature Prize body grants four members leave after sexual assault allegations in Swedish AcademyThe Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Literature Prize on Monday said four members — who are traditionally appointed for life — were granted leave after a sexual assault scandal scuppered this year's award.
May 04, 2018
2018 Nobel Prize for Literature scrapped amid Swedish Academy scandal; deferred to 2019This is the first time since 1940 to 1943 when it was scrapped due to World War II that the Nobel prize for Literature isn't being given out in a particular year
Apr 27, 2018
2018 Nobel Prize for Literature could be scrapped with Swedish Academy mired in controversyThe Swedish Academy — the institute that picks the winners of the Nobel prize for Literature — has seen six of its 18 members resign, as the controversy has escalated
Nov 24, 2017
Nobel literature academy entangled in #Metoo sex scandal as 18 women make sexual assault claimsSweden's prestigious literary scene was drawn into the fray with testimony of 18 women claiming to have been assaulted or raped by one of the most influential figures in Stockholm's cultural scene.
Oct 05, 2017
Kazuo Ishiguro, Japanese-born British author, wins 2017 Nobel Prize for LiteratureBritish author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel The Remains of the Day, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said.
Apr 02, 2017
Bob Dylan finally accepts his Nobel Prize in Stockholm, reports Swedish mediaBob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel literature award in a secret meeting with the Swedish Academy, which honoured him for his poetry.
Mar 29, 2017
Bob Dylan to finally receive Nobel Prize; will give taped lecture at a later dateMusic icon Bob Dylan will finally receive his Nobel Literature Prize this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it was announced on Wednesday
Mar 28, 2017
Swedish Academy warns Bob Dylan to deliver speech to recieve Nobel prize moneyThe Swedish Academy has warned that Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan has until 10 June to deliver the traditional Nobel lecture, in order to receive the eight million kronor (USD 910,000) that comes with the prize.