WHO, Greta or press watchdogs for Nobel Peace Prize?
The World Health Organization is the bookies' favourite to win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, though experts say Greta Thunberg or press freedom groups are also strong contenders. The peace prize—the highlight of the Nobel season and the only one of the six Nobels awarded in Oslo—always sparks wild guessing games, rendered especially tricky by the fact that the list of nominees is kept secret for at least 50 years. Only their number is known: this year there are 318 nominees, including 211 individuals and 107 organisations, according to the Nobel Institute. That leaves much to the imagination of experts. "In the absence of a very clear front-runner I think that we could and should see a...
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