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Police use horses in Oxford to chase down wanted man

BBC Oxford News Feed - 4 hours 9 min ago
Officers say the spectacle in Oxford may have provided "light entertainment" for neighbours.
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Oxford City Council defends having two deputy leaders

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:04
The council's Labour leader Susan Brown says having two deputies gives "strength" to her team
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Coronavirus: Oxford University intends to teach face-to-face

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 13:36
The university's vice-chancellor says emerging from coronavirus "will be slow and protracted".
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Oxford £50m electric bus bid in doubt over cost issues

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:11
Bus companies estimate the cost of replacing their fleets at more than the £50m on offer.
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Coronavirus: 'Short-lived' rebound in house hunter demand

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:09
Buyer demand leapt when curbs on the sector were lifted in England, but may not last long-term, analysis says.
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Plan for £6m River Thames bridge on Oxford approved

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 13:18
The bridge will cross the River Thames at Oxpens Meadow to link it with Oxford city centre.
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Coronavirus: Children and older adults to take part in vaccine trial

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 08:24
The Oxford trial will monitor the effects on thousands of people's immune systems.
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Coronavirus: Hospital admin worker who died 'was given no sanitizer'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 18:45
Hospital admin worker Peter Gough should have been better protected, his friend says.
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Joel Cooper: Linfield winger linked with Oxford United move

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 15:05
League One side Oxford United are interested in bringing Linfield winger Joel Cooper to the Kassam Stadium.
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Henley Festival replaced by 'drive-in party'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 13:53
The event is described as the UK's "first socially distanced and safe entertainment experience".
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Coronavirus: Hydroxychloroquine trial begins in the UK

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:39
The study will test the drugs - one of which Donald Trump has said he is taking - against a placebo.
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'Anxiety' in Oxford Filipino community over coronavirus

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:15
A senior nurse says there is a "heightened anxiety" among community members over coronavirus.
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League One: Clubs resume talks over whether to continue or end season

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 10:11
Portsmouth say the difference in size between League One clubs makes it difficult to agree whether to continue or end their season.
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Coronavirus: Thames Valley Air Ambulance predicts £1m shortfall

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 06:59
Thames Valley Air Ambulance says it is losing revenue from the cancellation of fundraising events.
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Oxford's Local Plan: Inspectors approve 11,000 city homes plan

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 16:16
The Local Plan 2036 includes proposals for affordable homes and zero carbon developments.
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Oxford University asbestos-affected building demolition begins

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:54
Staff and students moved out of the Tinbergen Building when asbestos was discovered in 2017.
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Arrests after motorcycle riders spook horse in woods

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 14:49
Police say the horse was frightened by five off-road motorcycles driving through the woods.
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Coronavirus: Spit attacks on Thames Valley Police officers increase

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 12:49
Thames Valley Police Chief Constable John Campbell says attacks on his staff are "despicable".
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Universities' move online 'must be done the right way'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 05/17/2020 - 00:08
Universities have been teaching remotely this term but can the online model work long-term?
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Citizens Advice reports surge in demand for coronavirus help

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 05/16/2020 - 01:57
The charity says it has experienced "record-breaking demand" during the coronavirus lockdown.
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