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Ingmar Bergman's anguish back in spotlight for centenary

Stockholm - Swedish film legend Ingmar Bergman, whose tales of anguished love and loneliness made him one of the 20th century's leading directors, is back in the spotlight with a series of events to mark the centenary of his birth.

Powerful explosion rocks Swedish police station

Stockholm - A powerful explosion blew out the entrance to a police station in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg early Wednesday, an attack authorities linked to their fight against organised crime.

US's Thaler wins Nobel for 'making economics more human'

Stockholm - US economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel Economics prize on Monday for showing that economic and financial decision-makers are not always rational, but mostly deeply human.

Richard Thaler of US wins Nobel Economics Prize

Stockholm - US economist Richard Thaler on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for his pioneering work bridging the gap between economics and psychology, the jury said.

Outsiders challenge Chicago school for Nobel economics prize

Stockholm - The 2017 Nobel season wraps up Monday with the economics prize, which could this year honour fields rarely awarded by the committee, such as development economics or French economist Esther Duflo's research on poverty.

'Remains of the Day' author Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm - British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel "The Remains of the Day" and whose emotional uprooting from his native Japan has left an indelible stamp on his work, won the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday.

British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm - British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel "The Remains of the Day", won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said.

After Dylan's Nobel, Academy seen making conventional pick

Stockholm - The Swedish Academy stunned the world last year when it awarded the Nobel Literature Prize to US counter-culture icon and rock star Bob Dylan. This year, experts say, the laureate will be more conventional.

Trio awarded Nobel prize for 'cool' method to study molecules

Stockholm - A revolutionary technique dubbed cryo-electron microscopy, which has peered closer at the Zika virus and an Alzheimer's enzyme, earned scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday.

Trio takes chemistry Nobel for 'cool' method to study molecules

Stockholm - Scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for cryo-electron microscopy, a simpler and better method for imaging tiny, frozen molecules.

Trio takes chemistry Nobel for 'cool' method to study molecules

Stockholm - Scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson were awarded the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for cryo-electron microscopy, a simpler and better method for imaging tiny, frozen molecules.

US trio wins physics Nobel for spotting wrinkles in the cosmos

Stockholm - US astrophysicists Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize Tuesday for the discovery of gravitational waves, offering a sneak peek at the Universe's very beginnings.

US trio wins physics Nobel for detection of waves from black hole collisions

Stockholm - US astrophysicists Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for the discovery of gravitational waves, the Nobel jury said.

First global pact backing indigenous land rights launched

Stockholm - Indigenous peoples could soon regain some control of their native forests with the creation of a new global institution dedicated to securing their land rights.

Post-Dylan dilemma for Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm - Who will win the 2017 Nobel Literature Prize, after Bob Dylan last year? The Swedish Academy likes to stun the world with its pick, but, wary of its reputation, it is seen going with a more traditional choice this year.

US body clock geneticists take 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

Stockholm - US geneticists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young were awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for shedding light on the biological clock that governs the sleep-wake cycles of most living things.

US biology trio wins Nobel Medicine Prize

Stockholm - US geneticists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young were awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize Monday for shedding light on the internal biological clock that governs the wake-sleep cycles of most living things.

Nobel Literature Prize to be announced on Thursday

Stockholm - The Swedish Academy will announce the Nobel Literature Prize laureate on Thursday, it said, turning the page on last year's shock pick of Bob Dylan which divided the literary world.

Nobel 2017 season opens with medicine prize

Stockholm - This year's Nobel season opens Monday with the announcement of the medicine prize, turning the page on Bob Dylan's literature prize stunner that stole the spotlight in last year's award season.

Nobel Foundation increases cash award for prizes

Stockholm - One week before the announcement of the 2017 Nobel prizes begins, the Nobel Foundation said Monday that this year's winners will receive a larger monetary award worth over a million dollars.
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