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Plan for UK-based mosquito 'factory' announced

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:26
Oxitec wants to produce billions of mosquito eggs in Oxfordshire for work in combating disease.
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Folly Bridge stonework repairs cause delays

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:12
The work is being timed around the lifecycle of the bats that live in the bridge.
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The Oxford monastery hidden in plain sight

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:23
St Stephen's House is an oasis of calm set back from a bustling Oxford street.
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Private ambulance spending rise in England by 22% in two years

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:42
NHS England ambulance trusts spent £78m on private firms in 2016-17, up from £64m two years ago.
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Southern Health NHS Trust admits guilt over Connor Sparrowhawk's death

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:04
Southern Health admits breaching health and safety law over the death of patient Connor Sparrowhawk.
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Blackpool v Oxford United

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:20
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Blackpool and Oxford United.
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Afghan helicopter crash: Landing site management 'unsatisfactory'

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 17:28
Five people died when their Puma helicopter hit a cable tethering an observation balloon.
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Chilean gang jailed over 14 burglaries in three months

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:31
Three men are jailed for their roles in raids carried out over three months across England and Wales.
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Home Office urged to grant Syrian musician visa for festival

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:44
The Home Office is being urged to grant the renowned musician permission to play at a UK festival.
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Five things in Oxfordshire

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:14
A collection of bits and pieces from the last week.
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Oxfordshire's Big Picture

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:51
If you have a great image of Oxfordshire send it to us by email to oxfordshire@bbc.co.uk.
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Wonders of the World in Lego go on display in Banbury

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:36
The touring exhibition is on display at Banbury Museum.
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British man dies in Sri Lanka crocodile attack

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:59
Journalist Paul McClean, 24, was killed after being dragged into a river, witnesses say.
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Work starts on £5m Horspath sports park

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 08:39
The complex will be built on land near Horspath and will include 16 football pitches.
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Carbon dating reveals earliest origins of zero symbol

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 13:57
The Bakhsahli manuscript has now been found to date from the 3rd or 4th Century.
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Radiohead dive into Blue Planet II soundtrack

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:53
The rock band collaborate with Hans Zimmer on the soundtrack to the BBC's natural history series.
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Thames Valley Police sergeant sacked for punching man in custody

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 08:51
Colin Travi was found to have "used excessive and unnecessary force" while restraining a man in custody.
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Blenheim Palace plan to save 'finest view in England'

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 15:39
Blenheim Palace will remove 400,000 tonnes of silt from two lakes to protect a listed bridge.
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'Brutal' new Thames Valley Police rotas causing stress

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 07:50
More than two thirds of officers say their work/life balance has deteriorated due to the changes.
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Oxford United 2-2 Bradford City

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 22:44
Romain Vincelot's last-gasp header snatches a point for Bradford in a thrilling draw at Oxford.
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