Oxfordshire

Centuries-old city wall inspection carried out

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:23
The inspection stems from an agreement William of Wykeham made when he founded New College in 1379.
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How Oxford inspired The Book of Dust

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:49
La Belle Sauvage returns to the story of Lyra Belacqua, and will begin when the heroine is a baby.
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Oxford United: James Roberts looks forward after bad times on and off pitch

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 08:51
Oxford United striker James Roberts believes he has come through bad times both on and off the pitch.
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Philip Pullman: Rules of writing from man behind His Dark Materials

BBC Oxford News Feed - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 02:05
The author gives his tricks of the trade to the BBC ahead of the publication of La Belle Sauvage.
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HMP Bullingdon: Staff 'were taken hostage by inmates'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:24
Concerns about rising violence and staff shortages at HMP Bullingdon are raised in a report.
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Teresa Colvin death: Southern Health NHS trust prosecuted

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:14
Teresa Colvin died in 2012 after she was found unconscious at a Southampton mental health hospital.
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Cherwell council will tell BT to tidy phone boxes

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:32
It comes after a councillor said neglected kiosks in Oxfordshire were a "magnet for vandalism".
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'Remarkable' pioneer

BBC Oxford News Feed - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:07
The University of Oxford pays tribute to its first black student Christian Cole.
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Oxford United 1-1 Charlton Athletic

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:47
Charlton Athletic hold Oxford United to a 1-1 draw at the Kassam Stadium to deny the U's a fourth straight league win.
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Motorcyclist killed in Oxfordshire crash on A420

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:12
A man 30s died at the scene of the crash on the A420 in Oxfordshire.
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Oxford nightclub face bite attack-accused appears in court

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:49
Paul Samuelson, 26, from Abingdon is charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
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Boundary changes: Latest plans for Commons seats published

BBC Oxford News Feed - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 01:19
MPs will vote on the issue next year amid concerns over reducing the Commons in size from 650 to 600.
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Oxford University Hospitals Trust scraps fax machines

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:34
Oxford University Hospitals Trust says it is now using a secure electronic alternative.
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Oxford United: Pep Clotet credits players for League One form turnaround

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:22
Oxford manager Pep Clotet says his players must take full credit for their upturn in form in League One.
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Video: The 30th anniversary of The Great Storm

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 06:39
It's been 30 years since The Great Storm hit the UK and killed 18 people.
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Michael Fish revisits 1987's Great Storm

BBC Oxford News Feed - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 00:16
His weather forecast famously preceded the Great Storm - but what did Michael Fish do next?
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Killer drivers to receive life sentences in law change

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 15:17
Crimes featuring mobile phones, speeding or racing will receive similar sentences to manslaughter.
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Great Storm 1987: The day 18 people were killed

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:35
Thirty years on from the Great Storm of 1987, the brother of one victim shares his story.
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British man falls to death in India on 'middle-aged gap year'

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 17:18
Roger Stotesbury fell 30ft while taking photos at a temple during a world trip with his wife.
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Bristol Rovers v Oxford United

BBC Oxford News Feed - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 10:38
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Bristol Rovers and Oxford United.
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