Oxfordshire

Body found thought to be missing Oxford flautist Maja O'Brien

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - 9 hours 17 min ago
Maja O'Brien has not been seen since going to meet an acquaintance to get her flute cleaned on 28 March.

Slough man dies as car crashes into M40 Wheatley roundabout

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - 12 hours 47 min ago
The Audi convertible flipped onto its roof on a slip road after leaving the M40 in Oxfordshire.

Shrewsbury Town v Oxford United

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:48
Live coverage of Monday's League One game between Shrewsbury Town and Oxford United.

Curlew breeding site at Waterstock gets protected status

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 15:49
Twelve of the wading birds have been recorded at Waterstock flood meadows in recent weeks.

Man dies in fall from bridge on A40 at Wheatley

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - 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.

Oxford United v Charlton Athletic

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:34
Live coverage of Friday's League One game between Oxford United and Charlton Athletic.

Can non-Asian people get henna tattoos?

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 16:41
A woman of Asian heritage is challenging the taboos around henna tattoos and cultural appropriation.

Jayden Parkinson murder: Mother calls for 'domestic abuse register'

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:18
Teenager Jayden Parkinson was strangled by her abusive ex-boyfriend in Didcot.

Evidence of rabbits in UK in Roman times, say academics

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - 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.

Will AI kill developing world growth?

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 00:08
Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.

HS2 buys residential properties and land worth £600m

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 00:03
Figures show HS2 has bought over 900 properties that could be affected by the high-speed rail route.

Thames Valley Police officer accused of child assault

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 18:40
The officer is accused of indecently assaulting a child under 14 in Oxford in 1991.

Oxford gynaecology referrals suspended for three months

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:55
Some women trying to seek referrals to hospitals in Oxford could be sent outside of the county.

Spikes on trees in Oxford to 'stop bird poo'

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:28
A wildlife campaigner says he believes the spikes are to stop birds from messing on cars.

A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 01:05
Eating even small amounts of red or processed meat increases the risk of bowel cancer, study finds.

Oxford underground Victorian toilets to become B&B rooms

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - 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.

Mental health nurses join police officers on duty

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - 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.

App crowdsources info to help disabled access Oxford venues

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 08:41
Matt Pierri's app crowdsources information to show the accessibility of social venues.

Oxfordshire water pipe work uncovers ancient skeletons

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

Oxford rape inquiry: Man arrested over attack on teenager

Oxford BBC NewsFeed - Sun, 04/14/2019 - 14:24
An 18-year-old woman was raped after being followed from a nightclub on Friday morning.

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