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    US-British trio win Nobel Medicine Prize for Hepatitis C discovery

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 03:51pm on October 05, 2020

    Americans Harvey Alter and Charles Rice together with Briton Michael Houghton won the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for the discovery of the Hepatitis C...

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    Nobel season kicks off amid pandemic with medicine prize

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm, Sweden | Updated at 01:40pm on October 05, 2020

    Breakthroughs in the field of health will be honoured Monday when the 2020 Nobel season kicks off with the medicine prize, as the world battles...

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    On Nobel committees, women are in short supply

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 09:57pm on October 03, 2020

    Marie Curie, Mother Teresa and Malala are among the just five per cent of women Nobel laureates. But women are also heavily underrepresented in the...

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    Violence in Sweden after anti-Muslim Danish leader banned

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:19am on August 30, 2020

    At least 10 people were arrested in southern Sweden and several police officers were injured in violence which broke out after an anti-Muslim Danish politician...

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    Greta back in class after year off for climate

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 11:52pm on August 25, 2020

    Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg said Monday she has returned to school after a year off campaigning to curb climate change. ‘My gap year from...

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    Greta donates million-euro rights prize to green groups

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 11:34pm on July 21, 2020

    Climate activist Greta Thunberg was on Monday awarded a Portuguese rights award and promptly pledged the million-euro prize to groups working to protect the environment...

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    Greta, scientists, celebrities urge EU climate action

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 11:29pm on July 16, 2020

    Greta Thunberg and three other young climate activists on Thursday launched an appeal to EU leaders to ‘face up to the climate emergency’, in an...

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    Democracy under threat during pandemic, global leaders warn

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 12:05pm on June 25, 2020

    Over 500 political and civil society leaders, Nobel laureates and rights groups, on Thursday warned that some governments were using the coronavirus pandemic to ‘tighten...

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    Sweden names chief suspect in PM murder

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 11:24pm on June 10, 2020

    Swedish prosecutors on Wednesday named their main suspect in the 1986 killing of prime minister Olof Palme, closing the murder case that has gripped the...

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    Sweden’s senior students allowed to return to classes

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 08:58pm on May 30, 2020

    After several months of distance learning, Swedish high school and university students will be able to return to classrooms and lecture halls as of June...