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Nobel prize banquet needs to be 'fit for a king'

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By Euronews
Nobel prize banquet needs to be 'fit for a king'

<p>In Sweden, Nobel Prize winners received the awards for literature, chemistry, physics, medicine and economics, as stipulated in the will of the Swedish-born Alfred Nobel.</p> <p>The King of Sweden presented the at the Stockholm Concert Hall. </p> <p>Later they will attend a <a href="http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1796">banquet</a> at the city hall, where guests will include hundreds of royals, prominent politicians and <span class="caps">VIP</span>s such as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.</p> <p>Security around the festivities has been beefed up this year after Sweden raised its terror threat level to the highest ever after the Paris attacks. </p> <p>Each of the prizes is worth more than 867,000 euros.</p>