A would-be university student is taking an Oxford college to court alleging that it turned him down for a place on financial grounds.
Women smokers can earn themselves 10 years of extra life by quitting the habit before middle age, say scientists.
Stars including Stephen Fry and Vanessa Redgrave are backing a campaign to make the first volume of Shakespeare's plays available online.
Oxford University Rowers have beaten rivals Cambridge by a length and a half in this year's boat race. Oxford last year, after the race had to be stopped because of a swimmer on the course.
A librarian at Oxford University has been sacked after students performed the Harlem Shake. They filmed themselves doing the dance at St Hilda's College. Calypso Nash lost her job for not breaking up the dance - now students say she was not in a position to stop it and want her reinstated.
Oxford-based international development charity Oxfam has announced it has donated the organization's archive, spanning the last seventy years, to the University of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries.
Now, with a substantial grant from the Wellcome Trust, a four-and-a-half-year project is underway at the Bodleian to catalogue Oxfam's extensive records and make them more accessible.
A 20-year-old man from Kent has been charged with cyber attacks on the websites of Cambridge and Oxford Universities.
Lewys Martin, of Dover Road, Walmer, is also accused of service attacks on the public-facing website of Kent Police.
Martin faces charges relating to the theft and use of personal data and allegedly failing to disclose passwords to encrypted equipment.
He faces prosecution following an inquiry by Kent Police's special branch investigations team and the force's digital forensic unit.
Police said he is charged with eight counts of "unauthorised acts of intent to impair operation of, or prevent/hinder access to, a computer" and three counts of "unauthorised computer access with intent to commit other offences".
Martin has also been charged with four counts of obtaining "an article for supply for use to commit/to assist in commission of computer misuse offence" and two counts of failing "to comply with a Section 49 notice to disclose the key to protected information".
He will appear at Maidstone Magistrates' Court on December 20.
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