The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the European Union, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced today. Lars Bevanger said:
"The stabilising work of the European Union turned a continent of war into an continent of peace"
The committee praised the 27-nation EU for rebuilding after World War Two and for its role in spreading stability to former communist countries after the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall. The prize, worth $1.2 million, will be presented in Oslo on December 10.
More top news
The Which? annual survey saw British Airways languishing near the bottom for passenger satisfaction in both short and long-haul.
The Orkney Islands took second place, followed by Rutland and Wychavon while last year's winner Winchester falls to fifth place.
The prime minister reached a compromise deal within Tory ranks in a bid to prevent a revolt over plans to write the Brexit date in law.