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Oxford: City and non-metropolitan district in England
Oxford is a university city in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 155,000. It is 56 miles (90 km) northwest of London, 64 miles (103 km) from Birmingham and 24 miles (39 km) from Reading by road.

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Oxford grooming trial: Three men jailed for sexually abusing girl

Naim Khan, Mohammed Nazir, and Raheem Ahmed were found guilty of 35 offences between 1999 and 2001.
BBC News - Published

Oxford panto challenges gender and drag stereotypes

An Oxford theatre is staging a pantomime that challenges gender and drag stereotypes.
BBC News - Published

Remarkable journey from Afghan refugee to Oxford scholar

Getting an education was always a matter of life or death for Summia Tora.
BBC News - Published

Oxford professor given protection following threats from trans activists

Oxford academic Selina Todd was given protection after threats from transgender rights activists.
BBC News - Published

Homelessness: Bench armrests 'hostile' to Oxford rough sleepers

The council owns the bench which has had bars fitted on it but says it doesn't know who fitted them.
BBC News - Published

Toilet roll with Trump's face on it left on Oxford bus

A Zimbabwean $10bn note and a giant tent were also among items left on Oxford buses in 2019.
BBC News - Published

Layla Moran: Potential Lib Dem leadership candidate becomes first MP to come out as pansexual

Oxford MP said she was 'surprised' to find herself in a same-sex relationship, but added: 'Sometimes when you meet the right person, it just kind of happens'.
Independent - Published

Oxford don forced to quit wins age discrimination claim

Prof Paul Ewart was unfairly dismissed when he was made to retire aged 69, a tribunal finds.
BBC News - Published

Rare video shows puffin using stick as a tool - to scratch an itch

Oxford professor first saw unusual sight on remote island in Wales
Independent - Published

Oxford bus driver can lift equivalent of 18 bus tyres

Gabor Laszlo is a power-lifter in his spare time and was second in the world championships.
BBC News - Published

South Africa car crash deaths: Tributes to Oxford teacher

"Exceptional" science teacher Susanna Naylor died in the car crash along with her husband and friend.
BBC News - Published

Man City to play at Oxford in Carabao Cup

Holders Manchester City are drawn away against League One side Oxford United in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup.
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Holders Man City drawn away at Oxford in EFL Cup quarter-finals

Holders Manchester City are drawn away against League One side Oxford United in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup.
BBC News - Published

Oxford grooming trial: Girl 'treated by men as sexual commodity'

Four men are accused of 36 charges including rape and indecent assault, between 1999 and 2001.
BBC News - Published

PC Andrew Harper death: Family confirm funeral details

A number of roads in Oxford will be closed for PC Andrew Harper's funeral on Monday.
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EFL: Henrik Larsson set for Southend? Crewe march on and Oxford hit six

Oxford hit Lincoln for six, Crewe march on in League Two and is Henrik Larsson about to become Southend manager?
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Michael Appleton: Lincoln City name ex-Oxford United boss as manager

League One club Lincoln City name former Oxford and Portsmouth boss Michael Appleton as their new manager.
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Oxford school serves up vegetarian-only meals

The Swan School says taking meat off the menu means that lunches are of a "much better quality".
BBC News - Published

Oxford top of global university rankings

UK university leads global league table, but there are warnings of German universities catching up.
BBC News - Published

Oxfam opens 'superstore' charity shop in Oxford

The 18,500 sq ft store opens its doors in the city where the charity had its first shop.
BBC News - Published

Minis weave through Oxford streets for 60th anniversary

The convoy was organised to mark the 60th anniversary of the first Mini being made in Oxford.
BBC News - Published

Jihadi Jack: Stripping me of citizenship won't make a difference

Isis fighter from Oxford calls Boris Johnson 'ridiculous'
Independent - Published

BMW says it can shift production to Europe from Oxford if Brexit results in no deal

BMW's Chief Executive on Thursday said the German carmaker can move more production of its Mini to a plant in the Netherlands if Britain fails to strike a trade deal with the European Union after its..
Reuters - Published

Near miss between aircraft and drone near London Oxford Airport

The drone was initially mistaken for a bird as the aircraft was coming into land in Oxford.
BBC News - Published

Sinkhole forces closure of Worcester Street in Oxford

The opening of the hole appears small but it is understood there is a large cavity beneath.
BBC News - Published

Duncan Shearman jailed for Oxford armed stand-off

duncan shearman jailed for oxford armed stand-off
Duncan Shearman shot at police, stripped naked and hurled a vacuum from his balcony in Oxford.
BBC News - Published

Works by robot artist Ai-Da to go on display in Oxford

works by robot artist ai-da to go on display in oxford
An exhibition of art created by a humanoid AI robot opens at the University of Oxford next week.
BBC News - Published

Bring your own containers, says Waitrose

bring your own containers, says waitrose
The supermarket is launching a trial in Oxford to find out how people might shop in the future.
BBC News - Published

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