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Each week we feature pictures shared with us from across ...

2018-05-25 18:29 open_in_new
Roy of the Rovers returns after 17 years with new look

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A new look version of football comic hero Roy of the Rovers has been ...

2018-05-25 13:14 open_in_new
Georgian independence petition 'found' in Oxford

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A 111-year-old petition calling for autonomy and rights for the Georgian ...

2018-05-25 11:08 open_in_new
Thames Valley and Hampshire police to cut dog unit

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The posts of 15 police dog handlers will be scrapped from two forces due ...

2018-05-25 10:05 open_in_new
Five charts that tell the story of diversity in UK universities

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Attention has turned to the lack of diversity at the UK's top ...

2018-05-24 16:14 open_in_new
Malala elected to plan Oxford college social events

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is to help plan parties at her ...

2018-05-24 13:05 open_in_new
Free school transport lost for 20,000 rural pupils

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More than 20,000 children in rural England have lost access to free ...

2018-05-24 08:53 open_in_new
WW1 memorial: Port Meadow stone marks men killed near airfield

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A memorial stone has been erected to remember seventeen airmen who died ...

2018-05-23 23:26 open_in_new
Middleton Cheney teacher banned for online pupil photos

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A teacher has been banned from working in schools in England indefinitely ...

2018-05-23 20:15 open_in_new
Oxford University 'failing' on diversity, says Lammy

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Oxford University remains "a bastion of white, middleclass, Southern ...

2018-05-23 12:44 open_in_new
Aer Lingus plane flies under royal wedding police helicopter

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A police helicopter monitoring crowds at the royal wedding captured the ...

2018-05-21 20:50 open_in_new
Raids across Oxfordshire seize 25,000 illegal cigarettes

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More than 25,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized in raids on shops ...

2018-05-21 17:41 open_in_new
Man charged over rape of teenage woman in Oxford

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A man has been charged over the rape of a 19-year-old woman.

The ...

2018-05-21 17:41 open_in_new
FA Trophy final: Brackley Town beat Bromley 5-4 on penalties after 1-1 draw

Brackley Town won the FA Trophy for the first time as they dramatically beat Bromley on penalties.

Substitute Andy Brown converted the decisive spot kick to win the shootout 5-4 after Omar Bugiel and Jack Holland had missed for Bromley.

His side had earlier claimed a dramatic ...

2018-05-21 12:26 open_in_new
Damien Hirst felt-tip drawing sells for £5,500

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A felt-tip drawing on paper by the artist Damien Hirst failed to reach ...

2018-05-18 20:20 open_in_new
Five things from Oxfordshire this week

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A chance to catch up on five stories from Oxfordshire which have been ...

2018-05-18 14:14 open_in_new
Cameron Norman: Oxford United sign former Norwich City defender

Oxford United have signed former Norwich City defender Cameron Norman from non-league side King's Lynn.

The 22-year-old right-back was part of the Norwich side that won the FA Youth Cup in 2013, but did not make a senior appearance for the Canaries.

He played for Woking before ...

2018-05-18 12:08 open_in_new
Street signs that make you look twice
Signs are meant to make things clearer but there are some places in England where they warrant a double take. We visit the village with two names, the park with a strange speed limit and streets where the names are spelled out in white and black. ...
2018-05-18 08:59 open_in_new
Ryan Ledson: Preston sign Oxford United midfielder for undisclosed fee

Championship side Preston have signed midfielder Ryan Ledson from League One Oxford United for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

The 20-year-old scored four goals in 66 league appearances for the U's after joining from Everton in August 2016.

"He had a great upbringing when he ...

2018-05-17 20:25 open_in_new
Oxford student rape case 'not properly handled'

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An Oxford student who had a rape charge dropped on the eve of his trial ...

2018-05-17 19:20 open_in_new
Dementia exercise programmes 'don't slow brain decline'

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Exercise programmes for people with mild to moderate dementia "don't ...

2018-05-17 11:59 open_in_new