CHINESE dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded a Nobel Peace Prize diploma in Norway - despite being imprisoned in his homeland.
IMPRISONED Chinese writer and human-rights campaigner, Liu Xiaobo will receive the Nobel Peace Prize next Friday. For the first time in history, however, neither the laureate nor any member of his immediate family will be in Oslo to accept the award.
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THE wife of the world's latest Nobel Peace Prize winner is expected to visit him in prison today and finally give him the news of his award.
THE Nobel Foundation may cut the prize money awarded as part of its prestigious prizes due to the effects of the global financial crisis
US PRESIDENT Barack Obama today won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples."
'I HAVE lived an unplanned life. I'm the luckiest blighter ever," smiles one of only two Scottish medical Nobel Prize winners.
AN AMERICAN won the Nobel economics prize yesterday for his analysis of trade patterns and the location of economic activity.
FINLAND'S former president Martti Ahtisaari won the Nobel Peace Prize yesterday for a decades-long career of peacemaking around the globe, from Namibia to Kosovo.
A BRITISH scientist was one of three people awarded the Nobel prize for medicine yesterday for his work on "knockout mice".
AL GORE, right, is a front-runner for the Nobel Peace Prize, according to one research group.
EDINBURGH-BASED charity Mercy Corps has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
A NOBEL Prize is more than a feather in the academic cap - it can add nearly two years to a winner's life.
BANGLADESH'S Nobel Peace Prize winner, Muhammad Yunus, says he plans a nationwide movement to find "honest and capable" candidates to run for parliament elections next year.
BANGLADESHI Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank were today awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
ORHAN Pamuk, who in January faced a three-year jail term for "insulting Turkishness", was yesterday awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
PLAYWRIGHT Harold Pinter revealed yesterday that he has given up writing altogether.
ROCK legends Bono and Bob Geldof have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the second year in a row, it emerged yesterday.
MAKE Poverty History campaigners Sir Bob Geldof and U2 frontman Bono are among a near-record 191 nominations for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.
PLAYWRIGHT Harold Pinter will today be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature at a ceremony in Sweden.
HE IS, of course, not just a man, not just a dramatist and poet, not just a passionate political activist, but an adjective as well. Does any other living writer claim a place in The New Shorter Oxford Dictionary - "Pinteresque... of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the British playwright Harold Pinter"?
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