Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 11:35 AM ET

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National Audio 11:35 AM ET

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NAT059 - (Sweden-Nobel-Literature-Prize) COPENHAGEN, Denmark. x-36s. (Mike Hempen) The Nobel literature prize will not be awarded this year. (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

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NAT060 - (Sweden-Nobel-Literature-Prize) STOCKHOLM, Sweden. x-09s. The Nobel Prize in literature will be not awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within the ranks of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner. The decision was made at a weekly meeting in Stockholm a day earlier, on the grounds that the academy is in no shape to pick a winner after a string of sex abuse allegations and financial crimes scandals. Lena Karlsson, head of department Stockholm City Mission, says some of the members of the Academy should consider resigning. ("..in the future.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: The academy says the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. …

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