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In Pictures: Henley Royal Regatta 2022 starts in Oxfordshire

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 11:45
The event sees rowers battle it out on the River Thames over six days of racing.
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Tributes paid to Oxford neuroscientist Professor Sir Colin Blakemore

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 10:05
Sir Colin Blakemore received death threats for defending medical research on animals.
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Complaints higher at children’s homes run for profit

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 01:26
Privately run homes in England also made disproportionately high numbers of emergency calls, the BBC finds.
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Luke McNally: Burnley sign Oxford United defender for reported £1.6m

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:25
Championship side Burnley sign defender Luke McNally from Oxford United on a four-year deal, for a reported £1.6m.
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Law in memory of PC Harper comes into force after wife's campaign

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:00
Lissie Harper campaigned for a change in the law after her husband was killed in 2019.
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Matthew Hemsley: Father fears son missing in Brazil has been killed

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:59
Matthew Hemsley disappeared from his home in Candeias, in the Brazilian state of Bahia, in May.
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Campsfield House: MP furious at plans to reopen immigration centre

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:24
The Campsfield House immigration removal centre in Oxfordshire shut in 2018 after years of problems.
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Twins, 102, mark birthday with cheese sandwich

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:47
Edith Dumbleton and Dorcas Tobin were born 45 minutes apart on 28 June 1920.
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Covid-booster response hope for most vulnerable

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 00:51
A break in taking a common immune-suppressing drug could improve how well vaccines work, a trial suggests.
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The abortion clues that can hide on your phone

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 00:31
There are a number of concerns around data protection following the US Supreme Court's ruling on abortion.
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Oxfordshire council looking for turtle pool owner after fly-tip

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:21
It is hoped the old owner of the green children's pool could help identify the culprits.
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Senior Oxfordshire councillor says Boris Johnson must be replaced

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:32
Eddie Reeves has been the Conservatives' leader on Oxfordshire County Council since May 2021.
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Residents of Testworth house escape 'moments' before fire

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 16:28
Oxfordshire fire service says crews worked "tirelessly" to stop the Testworth fire from spreading.
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Ciaron Brown: Oxford United re-sign ex-loanee on two-year deal after Cardiff City exit

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 14:42
Oxford United re-sign ex-Cardiff City defender Ciaron Brown on a two-year deal after a loan spell at the club last season.
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Harry Gration: Tributes pour in for Ex-BBC Look North presenter

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 15:20
A round of applause by cricket fans at Headingley was among the tributes to the "Yorkshire legend".
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Rail strikes disrupt weekend plans across the south of England

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 13:04
Some train passengers in the south of England are cancelling long-held plans over the disruption.
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Duchess of Cambridge releases photos of visit to army training

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 11:07
Marking Armed Forces Day, she pays tribute to the "brave men and women" serving around the world.
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Bampton Downton Abbey building restored after fundraising

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 08:58
The former school in Bampton was depicted in the series as Downton Cottage Hospital.
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Sarah Brand: Viral pop song 'purposely sung out of tune'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 07:19
Sarah Brand's song Red Dress had thousands of people debating whether it was an elaborate hoax.
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Former South Today presenter Harry Gration dies

BBC Oxford News Feed - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 19:00
The 71-year-old broadcaster's wife pays tribute to her husband, saying "he will forever be with us".
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