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Oxford crane climbing man prompts emergency response

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All three emergency services were called when a man climbed up a 40-metre crane under the cover of darkness.

A police ...

yesterday 16:01 open_in_new
Oxford University college squatters told to leave

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A group of people using a former car showroom as a squat have been given until Monday to leave.

About 20 people moved in to ...

yesterday 14:55 open_in_new
E-fit issued after woman attacked in Bicester

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An e-fit has been issued after a woman was sexually assaulted in an Oxfordshire street.

The victim, in her 30s, was attacked by ...

yesterday 13:49 open_in_new
Oxford United Women: Andy Cook appointed new first-team manager

Women's Super League Two club Oxford United have named Andy Cook as the club's new first-team manager.

Cook will take charge of a new coaching team, while Karl Milgate will continue as head coach.

Former management duo Les Taylor and Jonny Edmunds left their positions at the club in ...

2017-02-23 18:19 open_in_new
Arthur Daley's coat and trilby 'flogged' for 11,500 'nicker'

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A camel hair coat and trilby worn by actor George Cole in popular comedy-drama Minder fetched 11,500 'nicker' at auction.

The ...

2017-02-23 18:19 open_in_new
HS2 high speed railway on track for final approval

23 February 2017 Last updated at 05:23 GMT

HS2 high speed railway is expected to be been given final approval, but with costs of £60bn not everyone thinks it's money well spent.

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2017-02-23 09:31 open_in_new
Didcot Power Station collapse: Clearing site 'could take two years'

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Demolition of the decommissioned Didcot Power station has been set back at least two years after a collapse that left four dead, the ...

2017-02-23 02:51 open_in_new
Spanish Civil War memorial stone approved

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A memorial stone commemorating men who died in the Spanish Civil War is to be erected in Oxford.

The 1.8m (5.9ft) high 1m (3.2 ...

2017-02-22 22:27 open_in_new
RAF pilot Andrew Townshend 'devastated' after nosedive

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An RAF pilot accused of causing his plane to nosedive while using a digital camera said he was "devastated" to be blamed for the ...

2017-02-22 20:15 open_in_new
Council criticises NHS proposals to save £200m in Oxfordshire

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NHS proposals to save £200m in Oxfordshire have been criticised by a council for lacking information.

County councillors said ...

2017-02-22 18:03 open_in_new
Sir Winston Churchill's funeral plans up for auction

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Meticulous plans detailing Sir Winston Churchill's funeral are to be sold.

They map out the procession, St Paul's Cathedral ...

2017-02-22 03:33 open_in_new
Oxford flat explosion: Post-mortem on remains 'inconclusive'

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Tests on human remains found following an explosion at a three-storey block of flats have proved "inconclusive".

The remains ...

2017-02-21 18:41 open_in_new
Mother and son, 10, 'lucky' after A34 pile-up in Oxfordshire

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A 10-year-old boy and his mother have been labelled "extremely lucky" after they were involved in a seven-car pile-up in ...

2017-02-20 21:45 open_in_new
What do you want to know about the A34?

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BBC South would like to know what questions you have about the A34.

Known for long tailbacks, there have also been a number of ...

2017-02-20 18:27 open_in_new
Labour councillor brands Oxford homeless 'a disgrace'

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A Labour councillor who branded Oxford's homeless people "a disgrace" could be referred to the local government standards ...

2017-02-20 18:27 open_in_new
Orchestra to leave UK due to Brexit

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An orchestra is to relocate to Belgium as a result of Brexit.

The European Union Baroque Orchestra, based in Woodstock, ...

2017-02-20 17:21 open_in_new
Paul McCarthy: Former Brighton, Wycombe & Oxford Utd defender dies

Former Brighton, Wycombe Wanderers and Oxford United defender Paul McCarthy has died at the age of 45.

McCarthy began his career at Brighton and made more than 200 appearances before joining Wycombe in 1996.

He spent seven years at Adams Park, and was a member of the team that ...

2017-02-20 14:03 open_in_new
Michael Appleton urges Oxford United to 'move on' from FA Cup exit

Oxford United boss Michael Appleton has urged his players to "quickly move on" from their FA Cup fifth round exit.

The U's lost 3-2 to Middlesbrough on Saturday after coming back from 2-0 down against the Premier League side.

Appleton's side return to League Two action at Charlton on ...

2017-02-20 12:57 open_in_new
Toto Wolff & Niki Lauda sign new Mercedes deals until 2020

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff and non-executive chairman Niki Lauda have signed new deals to stay with the team until the end of 2020.

Their new contracts coincide with the duration of Mercedes' own current commitment to F1.

In common with the rest of the teams, Mercedes will ...

2017-02-20 11:51 open_in_new
Oxford flats explosion: Unstable nearby homes 'may be demolished'

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Several homes are likely to be demolished following an explosion in Oxford which may have killed a man.

Three flats in Gibbs ...

2017-02-19 17:09 open_in_new
Human remains found after explosion at Oxford flats

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Human remains have been found at the site of flats in Oxford which collapsed following an explosion.

Thames Valley Police said ...

2017-02-18 18:01 open_in_new