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Nobel peace prize in 60 seconds: Dynamite and peace

10 October 2013 Last updated at 01:12 BST

The 94th Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Friday.

The award, founded by Alfred Nobel, has been going strong since the beginning of the 20th Century.

BBC News looks at the background to the prize in 60 seconds, unearthing some interesting facts along the way.

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