Nobel Peace Prize

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 17 October 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

The Street Camel of News It's been a good week for broken ground. UKIP, after nearly twenty years as an entity, finally won a parliamentary election,...

Only Children and Peace Can Change the World

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

In a world that's ever engaged in plotting cross-border terrorism, loading its guns and aiming missiles across countries peace does not stand a chance. In fact, often you wonder about the probability of nations being friends with each other, all through this mayhem.

She Is a Girl, Yes, But She Is Not Helpless... She Is a Survivor, Not Ours to Save... She Is Her Own Advocate

Emma Fulu | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK
Emma Fulu

The International Day of the Girl Child recognises the specific barriers faced by girls globally that inhibit their potential to act in and shape the world around them, and Malala is a perfect example for us. She is a girl, yes. But she is not helpless. She is a survivor, not ours to save. She is her own advocate.

The Secret of Success Which Explains Why the Cleverest Country in Europe Doesn't Win Nobel Prizes

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Raj Persaud

The young Afghan Malala Yousafzai's winning of the Nobel Peace Prize last week gained worldwide attention, while John O'Keefe's Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine was a particular source of national pride in the UK.

Two People Were Awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, but the Internet Is Only Buzzing Over One of Them

Priyanka Mogul | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK
Priyanka Mogul

Despite the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to two people this year, the Internet still seems to be solely focused on Malala's achievement, whilst almost completely ignoring the fact that Kailash has done a lot of impressive work himself (evidently so, if he's been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for it).

Congratulations Malaria! Supermodel's Autocorrect Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK

Naomi Campbell meant it as a sweet gesture, and it can probably be blamed on the iPhone's autocorrect, so we probably shouldn't be too harsh. But ...

We Wouldn't Expect Malala To Celebrate Winning A Nobel Prize Any Other Way

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

Education campaigner Malala Yousafzai has become the youngest person to win a Nobel prize - and found out in a chemistry lesson at her school in Birmi...

This Man Has Been Waiting For A Nobel Prize Since 2009. He Really Deserves One...

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

Dr Denis Mukwege has been tipped for the Nobel Prize five-times-running, but you have probably never heard of the Congolese gynecologist, who has trea...

7 Quotes That Show Malala Is Wise Beyond Her 17 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Malala Yousafzai has been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, alongside Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi. Malala, the 17-year-ol...

Jessica Elgot

Malala Wins Nobel Peace Prize

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl targeted by the Taliban, has jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize, alongside Indian child rights campaigner Ka...

These 9 People Definitely Won't Win The Nobel Peace Prize...

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, with conflict taking place across almost every continent, should probably be no-one. And when the pre...

Who Should Win The Nobel Peace Prize?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

The annual Nobel Peace Prize can be something of a crackpot affair, with the five-member selection committee given to bouts of insanity – The Europe...

Jessica Elgot

'We Are Part Of The Problem'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

If the message from London's Sexual Violence in Conflict global summit is that foreign women need protecting from rape, then we've got this all wrong....

EU Election Results: A Symptom of a Less Peaceful Europe?

Barry Navarro | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Navarro

Since the last European elections were held in 2009, five EU countries - Greece, Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus - have required bailouts, and unemployment across the continent has remained persistently high, particularly among young people.

Obama: Funny, Clever, Neither or Both?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Preetam Kaushik

Now, coming back to the core question - Is Obama a funny guy? Well it depends, doesn't it? On whether we're laughing with him or at him. Because if it's the latter, his predecessor Bush takes the cake.

No Peace Between Morrissey And Norway For Nobel Prize Gig

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Morrissey, so well known for his aptitude in sparking rows, has – unsurprisingly – raised a few eyebrows after appearing on the bill at the Nobel ...

'How Can A State-Run Organisation Run A Campaign Of Criminal Intimidation?'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK

He may have won Bangladesh's only Nobel prize – for reducing poverty – but Muhammad Yunus has been accused of "sucking blood" from the poor, in a ...

Malala Reunited With Friends Also Injured In Taliban Attack

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, said her fight for universal education has been empowered as two of...

'I Should Have Won The Nobel Peace Prize'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

In what may be the most bad-taste joke ever made, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has quipped that he should have been the recipient of the Nobel Pea...

David Miliband Warns Nobel Prize Award 'Dangerous' For Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Politics

David Miliband has warned that the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is ironi...

Thank you, Malala

Karen Ruimy | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Ruimy

Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child, I will speak to my 13 year old daughter and I will tell her about your amazing story. I will tell her how your actions, your blog and your use of social media brought the plight of you and your sisters to the world.

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2013

The Huffington Post/UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Awarding the prestigious medal the Nobel Norwegian...

Norwegian TV Suggests Malala NOT Up For Nobel Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

The Nobel Peace Prize may not be going to Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, but to an international body that monitors...

Malala Expected To Win Nobel But Award Has History Of Controversy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

In Oslo on Friday, the Nobel committee is due to announce this year’s laureates for the Nobel Peace Prize, with Malala Yousufzai the favourite to pi...

'If We Get The Chance Again We Will Definitely Try To Kill Her'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A year after Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head for promoting education for girls in Pakistan, a spokesman for the Taliban has threatened her life ...