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Driverless cars tested in virtual simulator of Oxfordshire

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:35
The government-funded scheme will build a simulator where driverless cars are put through their paces.
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Missing Oxford flautist Maja O'Brien: Body found in stream

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 13:57
Maja O'Brien has not been seen since going to meet an acquaintance to get her flute cleaned on 28 March.
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Slough man dies as car crashes into M40 Wheatley roundabout

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:27
The Audi convertible flipped onto its roof on a slip road after leaving the M40 in Oxfordshire.
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Shrewsbury Town v Oxford United

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:48
Live coverage of Monday's League One game between Shrewsbury Town and Oxford United.
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Curlew breeding site at Waterstock gets protected status

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:49
Twelve of the wading birds have been recorded at Waterstock flood meadows in recent weeks.
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Man dies in fall from bridge on A40 at Wheatley

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 13:17
It is not yet known how the man in his 70s came to fall on to the dual carriageway in Oxfordshire.
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Oxford United 2-1 Charlton Athletic

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:12
Charlton's automatic promotion are dealt a big blow as Oxford came from behind to beat them.
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Can non-Asian people get henna tattoos?

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:41
A woman of Asian heritage is challenging the taboos around henna tattoos and cultural appropriation.
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Jayden Parkinson murder: Mother calls for 'domestic abuse register'

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:18
Teenager Jayden Parkinson was strangled by her abusive ex-boyfriend in Didcot.
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Evidence of rabbits in UK in Roman times, say academics

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:01
Tests on a bone, found in West Sussex, show for the first time the animal was alive in the first century AD.
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Will AI kill developing world growth?

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 00:08
Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.
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HS2 buys residential properties and land worth £600m

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 00:03
Figures show HS2 has bought over 900 properties that could be affected by the high-speed rail route.
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Thames Valley Police officer accused of child assault

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:40
The officer is accused of indecently assaulting a child under 14 in Oxford in 1991.
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Oxford gynaecology referrals suspended for three months

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:55
Some women trying to seek referrals to hospitals in Oxford could be sent outside of the county.
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Spikes on trees in Oxford to 'stop bird poo'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:28
A wildlife campaigner says he believes the spikes are to stop birds from messing on cars.
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A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 01:05
Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds.
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Oxford underground Victorian toilets to become B&B rooms

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 17:12
The men's toilets under a busy main road in Oxford opened in the 19th Century but were shut in 2008.
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Mental health nurses join police officers on duty

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 09:45
Police officers say they are "overwhelmed" by calls to mental health patients and need round-the-clock help from medical staff.
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App crowdsources info to help disabled access Oxford venues

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 08:41
Matt Pierri's app crowdsources information to show the accessibility of social venues.
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Oxfordshire water pipe work uncovers ancient skeletons

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 11:31
Thames Water found the remains during work to protect a rare chalk stream in Oxfordshire.
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