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How to fix the Instagram glitch of watching Stories on a loop

A glitch that was affecting people's experience of viewing Instagram Stories now has a way to be fixed. The problem appeared to be that people were having to re-watch all of someone’s Stories before they were able to see new ones. Instagram was forgetting where you had left off when viewing someone’s Stories, showing them from the beginning when

Man’s scathing review of Didcot goes viral on TikTok

A man who likes to review the ‘worst places’ to live in the UK has visited Didcot. TikTok’s answer for Ross Kemp, Phil C, has visited the worker town to give his honest opinion. At number 11 on the list of the worst places to live, Didcot is worse than Blackpool (at number 14) and Oldham

Appeal after girl sexually assaulted in Oxfordshire

Police are looking for a woman who has been the victim of a sexual assault. Investigators say that she was inappropriately touched over her clothing while she was walking down St Andrews Road in Didcot at 3.20pm on Thursday. Detective Constable Telesfora Rosec, based at Abingdon police station, said: “Since this incident we have been…

LIVE UPDATES: Boy, 14, stabbed in Oxford park

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Best turnout ever as Witney Music Festival makes triumphant return

Music lovers partied in their thousands with one of the best turn-outs ever for Witney Music Festival. The event, blessed with sunshine and back in person after two years, was headlined by The Inflatables on Friday and 90s hitmakers EMF on Saturday. It also showcased some of the best local talent the town has to offer, including the music charity…

Muhammad Ali’s extraordinary visits to Saxton Road in Abingdon

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali formed a friendship with Paddy Monaghan from Saxton Road in Abingdon and visited him more than 20 times over the years. Not surprisingly, he attracted a crowd every time, including on these two occasions in 1974 and 1983. Mr Monaghan, a former bare knuckle fighter, and the boxing legend became friends…

Search for missing teenager last seen at Didcot Girls’ School

A teenaged girl who was last seen in her PE kit at school is missing. Katie Empson, 13, was last seen at Didcot Girls’ School in Manor Crescent, Didcot at 2.30pm yesterday (Friday June 10). Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace the missing girl. She is white, around 5ft 5ins…

Oxford vaccine expert calls for ‘substantial’ response to Monkeypox

A VACCINE expert from Oxford has called for a “substantial public health response” to Monkeypox despite its transmission being slower than Covid-19. Professor Sir Andrew Pollard, who worked on the Oxford/AstraZeneca covid jab and directs the Oxford Vaccine Group, was speaking after being knighted in recognition of his efforts during the pandemic. He was knighted…

Highways councillor Andrew Gant steps down from city role

A city councillor is giving up some duties to focus on his "very demanding" new role of overseeing highways for Oxfordshire County Council. Andrew Gant has stepped down as leader of the Liberal Democrat group but insisted he will not be quitting Oxford City Council entirely. He said he would instead be focusing on his “demanding and challenging”…

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