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Bail for woman, 29, arrested in connection with Barton ‘murder’

A woman arrested in connection with the alleged murder of Peter Crowley has been bailed. The 29-year-old from Oxford was arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and assisting an offender. READ MORE: Arrest made in connection with Barton 'murder' Thames Valley Police said this morning that the woman has since been released

Plaque commemorating Cecil Rhodes receives Grade II listed status – despite being near controversial statue

A university plaque commemorating imperialist Cecil Rhodes has been given Grade II listed status - despite being near a statue that sparked protests. The monument, which says it was erected to recognise "the great services rendered by Cecil Rhodes", stands at Oriel College on High Street within the University of Oxford. The Oriel College memorial

Investigators say Oxford Brookes University student who died in helicopter accident was not taking selfie

Investigators have said that an Oxford Brookes University student was not taking a selfie when he was killed by a helicopter's blades. Jack Fenton, 22, died instantly at a private helipad near Athens on Monday evening with local reports suggesting he had been taking a selfie. The Greek authorities suggested that he deliberately walked towards the

What is the pink sauce trend that is going viral on TikTok? – How to make it

TikTok's popularity as a site has seen a whole host of bizarre and random things become popular or trend on the social media platform.  Several videos about a pink sauce are one of the latest things to go viral. A pink sauce, created by the TikTok user Chef Carly Pii, has become incredibly popular, with many people

Marvin and Rochelle Humes renew wedding vows on 10-year anniversary of Blenheim wedding

Marvin and Rochelle Humes have revealed they have renewed their wedding vows to celebrate their 10th anniversary on Wednesday. The pair, who each found fame as part of hit British bands JLS and The Saturdays, married in 2012 in a ceremony at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. Announcing the news on Instagram, Marvin shared a picture

Cowley Road ‘shooting’ suspect remanded by Oxford magistrates

Police at the scene in Cowley Road on Sunday and, right, Oxford Magistrates' Court An alleged shooter has been remanded in custody to appear before a circuit judge next month. Emman Riasat, 21, of Outram Road, Cowley, entered no plea to a charge of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. He was

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Hundreds of animal cruelty calls in Oxfordshire over 3 years

HUNDREDS of calls warning of deliberate animal cruelty in Oxfordshire have been made to RSPCA helplines over the last three years, new figures show. The RSPCA said it is a "sad reality" that the charity deals with animal cruelty on a daily basis. The figures come in the wake of the high-profile case of West

12 hours of live music at Queens Fest

The Queen's Head in Eynsham is holding its fourth music festival in aid of Oxfordshire Mind. Queens Fest provides 12 hours of live music, food and festivities. Bands performing include Danny Mellin and the Band and Jonny Berry and the Band plus Quartermelon, Double Parked, Lee Gilbert, Wine Stain and many more. The festival has

UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 final: The Oxford pubs where you can watch England LIVE

Football fans new and old came together last night to celebrate England’s stunning victory over Sweden yesterday evening. The Lionesses will play in their first major women's tournament final since 2009 after beating Olympic finalists Sweden 4 – 0. England will play either Germany or France for the top prize at Wembley on Sunday (July



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UK economy shrinks between April and June

By Noor NanjiBusiness reporter, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesThe UK economy shrank between April and June as experts forecast a gloomy outlook with recession on the horizon.The economy contracted by 0.1% in the second quarter of the year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.This was partly due to Covid schemes like Test and Trace

UK heatwave: South East Water hosepipe ban comes into force

By Andre Rhoden-Paul & Jasmine AnderssonBBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesAn official drought has been declared as low-water levels and tinder-dry conditions continue across the UK.Eight parts of England, including Devon, Kent, East Anglia and Lincolnshire are affected. The move is expected to trigger stricter controls on water use and five water companies have already announced

Will there be a hosepipe ban in my area?

By Charley Adams & Christy CooneyBBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, People will not be allowed to use hosepipes to water plants during the temporary banYorkshire Water is the latest water company to announce a hosepipe ban because of the unusually dry weather.Hosepipe bans are already in place across large parts of southern England, and

‘We have to win every game’ – Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag on his football philosophy

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag sits down with Football Focus' Dion Dublin to talk about his football philosophy and expectations this season. Watch the full interview on Football Focus at 12:00 BST on Saturday, 13 August on BBC One, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website & app Everything Manchester United - go straight to