March 5, 2019 / 10:42 AM / 4 months ago

Swedish Academy to award 2018 and 2019 Nobel prizes for literature - DN newspaper

STOCKHOLM, March 5 (Reuters) - The Swedish Academy will be allowed to award the 2018 Nobel Prize for literature along with this year’s prize, Swedish Daily Dagens Nyheter reported on Tuesday, citing the head of the literary academy.

The Nobel Foundation last year stopped the Swedish Academy from awarding the prize after a string of sexual misconduct allegations against the husband of one of its board members caused a deep rift. (Reporting by Johan Ahlander and Niklas Pollard; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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