The Nobel Peace Prize 2012 has been awarded to the European Union for its contribution to peace, reconciliation and human rights. Lars Bevanger from the Norwegian Nobel Committee said the prize was awarded as a recognition of the:
Six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.
More top news
Several injuries have been reported after a van has crashed into people in the Ramblas area of Barcelona.
John Underhill said geological changes 55 million years ago mean the UK's geology is unsuitable for shale oil and gas production.
Argos will have to pay an additional £1.5 million to staff they underpaid, a government investigation has ruled.