The Boat Race

Royal Marines will patrol the River Thames today to make sure there is no disruption to Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race.

The two universities will compete in the 159th race, Cambridge are chasing back to back wins for the first time since 1999.

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Who needs the Boat Race?

For those who weren't boat race fans, the real action took place at Spitalfields City Farm today, at the fifth annual Oxford and Cambridge Goat race.

Two goats, named after each university, went head to head. The event was so popular that over a thousand early tickets sold out.

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