Clegg: Nobel Peace Prize award to EU 'not a bad thing'

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said that "it's not a bad thing" to honour peace in the European Union with the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Liberal Democrat leader said: "It's a not a bad thing from time to time to recognise that we've had 70 years of peace in a continent that had been racked with conflict and war for much of the last century."


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.