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Oliver Welsby, 18, jailed for stabbing woman in park

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 18:28
Oliver Welsby stabbed a dog walker in the stomach in Abingdon because he "wanted to hurt someone".
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Octopus 'off menu' at Oxford University's Somerville College

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:33
The head of Somerville College says octopus was served to the surprise of a new undergraduate.
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Marion Marechal-Le Pen: Oxford Union criticised for invite

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:31
The Oxford Union is criticised for inviting far-right French nationalist Marion Marechal-Le Pen to speak.
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Sam Smith: Shrewsbury Town sign Reading striker on loan

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:44
Shrewsbury sign striker Sam Smith from Championship side Reading on loan after his temporary move to Oxford is cut short.
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Oxfordshire's Big Picture

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:33
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Cameron Norman: Walsall sign Oxford full-back for undisclosed fee

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:43
Walsall sign Oxford United full-back Cameron Norman for an undisclosed fee on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
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Walking football: Soccer for the sedate

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:17
Walking football is among the fastest growing sports in the country.
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Oxford University suspends Huawei donations and sponsorships

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:19
The institution suspends donations from the Chinese telecoms giant amid continuing spying controversy.
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Racism, sexism and bullying reported at Oxfam

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:01
A commission set up after the Haiti scandal in 2018 also heard reports of sexism and "colonial behaviour".
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Churchill descendant rows Atlantic

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:05
The Marquis of Blandford was part of a four-man boat that completed a 3,000-mile row.
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Oxford United sign Algeria midfielder Ahmed Kashi on loan

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:24
Oxford United sign Algeria international midfielder Ahmed Kashi on loan from Troyes until the end of the season.
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London state school secures 41 Oxbridge offers

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 02:21
A school in one of London's poorest boroughs aims to send 41 students to Oxford or Cambridge this year.
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GCHQ sets up all-female cyber-training classes

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 01:02
The UK's intelligence services say there are too few young women working in cyber-security.
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Sir Winston Churchill's paintings to go on display at Blenheim Palace

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:21
The temporary exhibition at Blenheim Palace will feature a collection of his oil on canvas landscapes.
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'Minor Counties' to become the National Counties Cricket Association from 2020

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:36
Minor Counties cricket is to change its name after 124 years to the rebranded National Counties Cricket Association in 2020.
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Charlie Raglan: Cheltenham Town sign Oxford United defender on loan

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:59
Cheltenham sign Oxford United defender Charlie Raglan on loan until the end of the season.
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Thames Valley Police announces new chief constable

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:42
John Campbell is set to become Thames Valley Police's next chief constable.
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Gavin Whyte: Oxford United & Northern Ireland forward warned after lewd act on video

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:37
Oxford United and Northern Ireland forward Gavin Whyte is warned about his future conduct after featuring in a lewd video.
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Rebecca Henderson: Transplant hope for rucksack heart woman

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:27
Scans show Rebecca Henderson has been clear of cancer for a year and is now eligible for a donor heart.
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'Escape artist' rhea on the run for weeks in Oxfordshire

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:53
Efforts to recapture the large flightless bird, named Chris, have so far been unsuccessful.
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