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Bob Dylan finally agrees to collect Nobel prize

Bob Dylan has finally agreed to accept his Nobel literature prize, the Swedish academy in Stockholm has announced, having turned down his invitation to the original ceremony in December, reports with reference to The Guardian. “The good news is that the

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

The 75-year-old rock legend received the prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition", BBC reports. The balladeer, artist and actor is the first American to win since novelist Toni Morrison in 1993. His songs include Blowin' in

Colombian president Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee said Santos had brought one of the longest civil wars in modern history significantly closer to a peaceful solution, but there was still a danger the peace process could collapse, Reuters reports. The award excluded FARC guerrilla leader

Trio wins Nobel chemistry prize for ‘world’s smallest machines’

Frenchman Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Scotland's J. Fraser Stoddart and Dutchman Bernard Feringa developed molecules that produce mechanical motion in response to a stimulus, allowing them to perform specific tasks, the Nobel Academy said on Wednesday in awarding the 8 million Swedish crown ($931,000)