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Slow Train Coming: Dylan in Stockholm to accept Nobel

STOCKHOLM: After months of controversy, Bob Dylan was due in Stockholm on Saturday to finally grab his Nobel literature prize in a meeting with the Swedish Academy, which honoured him for his poetry. The first songwriter to receive the…

Dylan to come to Stockholm next year: Swedish Academy

STOCKHOLM: Music icon Bob Dylan is expected to come to Stockholm next spring, as the winner of this year's Nobel prize in literature will skip the award ceremony in December, a Swedish academy member said on Friday.  Sara Danius,…

Legendary poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at 82

MONTREAL: Leonard Cohen, the storied musician and poet hailed as one of the most visionary artists of his generation, has died at age 82, it was announced on Thursday. "It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter…

Music icon Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

STOCKHOLM: US music legend Bob Dylan won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award in a decision that stunned prize watchers. Dylan, 75, was honoured "for having created new poetic…