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Swedish Nobel body appoints new interim head

Anders Olsson said he would take the role "on a temporary basis". Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Published: 13.Apr.2018 14:14 hrs

The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, appointed a new interim head on Friday as a sexual harassment scandal rocked the prestigious institution.

Two members, including permanent secretary Sara Danius, resigned on Thursday evening over a controversy that has divided the Academy into two camps.
   
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