European Union awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace to the European Union. Lars Bevanger made the announcement saying:

"The Union, and its forerunners have for six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. [...]The stabilising work of the European Union turned a continent of war into a continent of peace"

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EU receives Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union has received the Nobel Peace Prize in honour of its peace-keeping since World War Two at a ceremony in Norway. David Cameron was not be among the European leaders who attended the ceremony.