Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Sara Danius, the former head of the scandal-tainted committee which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died of cancer, Swedish news agency TT said on Saturday.

Swedish Academy names new jury members for Nobel Prize in literature

Swedish Academy names new jury members for Nobel Prize in literature

Five literary figures have been named temporary members of the Nobel Committee that awards the Nobel Prize in literature.

Nobel panel gives up knocking on Dylan's door

Nobel panel gives up knocking on Dylan's door

The Swedish Academy says it has given up trying to reach Bob Dylan, days after it awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Surprise election win for Netanyahu

Surprise election win for Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged yesterday to form a new governing.