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Teenager dies after accident in Oxford

Thames Valley Police are appealing for information after a fatal road traffic collision in Oxford this morning.

At approximately 12.35am, a silver Ford Focus was travelling along the A40 from Oxford to Cassington when it was in collision with a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a 19-year-old woman, died at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed.

Police would like to speak to anyone who has any information about the collision, or who saw the victim or the Ford Focus before the collision, or a black C63 Mercedes which may have been nearby.

The A40 is closed between the Eynsham roundabout and the Wolvercote roundabout and is likely to remain closed for the next few hours.

Titanic biscuit could be sold for £10,000 at auction

The biscuit was found in a Titanic lifeboat Credit: Henry Aldridge

The world's most valuable biscuit is to be sold at auction in Wiltshire. It could fetch up to £10,000.

The Spillers and Bakers 'Pilot' biscuit survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. The biscuit was part of a survival kit stored within one of the lifeboats and was kept as a souvenir.

It will go under the hammer at Henry Aldridge & Son auctioneers in Devizes, Wiltshire on 24 October.

The biscuit was kept by a passenger on board the SS Carpathia which went to the aid of survivors from Titanic.

He put the biscuit in an envelope with a note, saying the snack was from Titanic.


Four million passengers make Gatwick's busiest September

Gatwick has recorded its busiest ever September, with four million people travelling through the airport.

Plane arrives at Gatwick Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Managers say they expect to hit another record this year, the 40 million annual passenger mark. They say it's another reason the site should be expanded instead of Heathrow.

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