Online speculation about Nobel Peace Prize heats up

Online betting sites have the German chancellor winning the Nobel Peace Prize, but how do Merkel’s chances stack up on social media?

The rumors began last week with a front-page headline in Germany’s mass-circulation “BILD” newspaper stating that Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, didn’t just have a chance at winning the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize, she was the downright favorite, according to numerous online betting agencies.”The reason,” BILD wrote: “her actions in the Ukraine crisis and the refugee policies.”

Merkel’s only comment on the Nobel Prize speculation came during a rare television interview on the Anne Will television show on October 7, where she quickly brushed the issue aside and said she had other things on her mind.

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Source News: DW