Outgoing US President Barack Obama has handed out his last Medals of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House.
The US president-elect featured in the re-written lyrics of Green Day's controversial anti-gun violence single "Bang Bang", performed at the ceremony.
The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in
US actress Meryl Streep, regarded as one of the finest on-screen performers of her generation, will be presented with the Golden Globes lifetime achievement award, organisers said on…
The French-Moroccan writer has been awarded the top literary award in France, the Prix Goncourt, for "Chanson douce" ("Sweet song").
An American has won the prestigious Man Booker fiction prize for the first time.
Musician Bob Dylan wins the Prize "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
Alfred Nobel had broad cultural interests. Literature was the fourth prize area he mentioned in his will. The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded
Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström win The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred NobelThe pair were awarded the prize "for their contributions to contract theory."
The pair were awarded the prize "for their contributions to contract theory."
Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…
Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'
UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.
SOS Children’s Villages International, an organisation dedicated to abandoned and orphaned children, has claimed the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord.
Beyonce gathered the gongs at the MTV Video Music awards, including the top trinket, video of the year.
It's time for Europe's biggest football competition, the UEFA Champions League. 32 European teams have been drawn on Thursday at the UEFA headquarters in Monaco.
The search is on to find which teams within the European Union are producing the most groundbreaking research project or product.
A total of 21 young Africans were awarded by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the second edition of the Queen's ''Young Leaders Award.''
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement have won the International Cooperation division of the 2016 Princess of Asturias Awards.
Euronews reporter Chris Cummins travels to sunny Portugal and introduces us to some of Europe's brightest minds: ''It's fitting that here in Lisbon, the final resting place of the great Portuguese exp
On June 9 the prestigious innovation prize, the European Inventor Award, recognised inventors whose creativity and scientific skills are driving
The American photographer James Nachtwey has won this year’s prestigious Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanitites.
The first of the annual Princess of Asturias Awards has been won by the Spanish actress, theatre director and stage designer Nuria Espert. The
The final preparations are being put in place to arguably the most important film festival of them all, the 69th edition of Cannes, which kicks off this…
Hungary's capital, Budapest - a rising star in the culinary world - is proving that by this year hosting the European heat of the Bocuse d'Or world cooking contest.