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Less razzmatazz, but Nobel Prizes go ahead amid pandemic

Less razzmatazz, but Nobel Prizes go ahead amid pandemic

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The winners of this year's Nobel Prizes will miss out on a swanky gala in Stockholm surrounded by royalty and Sweden's glitterati, but 2020 will at least not be added to the war years when no awards were given. Yet as the coronavirus pandemic rapidly enveloped much of the world earlier this year, that was far from certain. "When we...

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Alfred Nobel Lars Heikensten Nobel Foundation Nobel Prizes Reuters Sweden