Nobel Peace Prize
The announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize for the European Union has predictably deepened the divide between europhiles and
Today an armed conflict between Germany and France is unthinkable. For this achievement alone the EU deserves the Nobel Peace Prize.
The decision to award the Nobel peace prize to the European Union has inevitably been widely mocked by eurosceptic MPs. Announcing
The European Union has won the Nobel Peace Prize for 2012. Judges said Europe deserved the prize because it had helped advance
Having had the opportunity to hear from many of the giants of the Muslim world, as well as having heard from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, I was pleased to listen to the 14th Dalai Lama His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso on his recent tour of the UK. His talk aimed at the youth was entitled 'Stand Up and Be The Change', and was hosted by Russell Brand.
Burma's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will touch down in Dublin today for a six-hour visit to the Irish capital. Thousands
Aung San Suu Kyi was in Bern on Friday. On June 16 she will visit Norway to claim her Nobel Peace Prize The former political
Let's hope Obama remembers these wise words and upholds humanity's noble ideals to Xi, even if he finds it very 'hard' to do so. Otherwise Obama, will come across like a cheesy, expensive Valentine's card: all lovehearts and endearing words but no real passion or commitment.
Helen Mirren took to the stage in Oslo last night as she co-hosted the Nobel Peace Prize concert with fellow actress Rosario
Today we celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Two weeks ago on Armistice Day we remembered those who died in the wars of last century and this. In just over two weeks' time the Nobel Peace Prize will be presented in Oslo to three women. The connection is this. A century ago 80% of the casualties in war were soldiers, 20% were civilians; today that ratio is reversed. In war zones such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, the death toll has reached more than 5 million - the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II - where one of the main weapons of war is rape.