Universities in the South are pioneering a brand new way to learn. Why go to lectures if your lectures can come to you?
The new Mini will be launched in Oxford later this year.
Police and social services missed chances to stop the gang, who were today sentenced to between 7 years and life in prison.
In a major project by the Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University and the Vatican Library, ancient biblical texts will now be published online.
Hebrew and Greek manuscripts as well as early printed books will be available to see on a dedicated website.
The website will be in both English and Italian languages and will feature images that you can zoom in on to allow people to study and analyse them.
The project is part of a four year collaboration between the libraries, which aim to make their materials more accessible to the general public.
Officers are currently attending an address in Cowley Road, Littlemore, following an unexplained death in a property.
The body of a woman was found in the house last Thursday.
A post-mortem has been carried out and was unable to determine a cause of death.
The house was deemed structurally unsound last week. Following work to secure the property, officers are now able to get inside the property and carry out investigations.
– Investigating officer Det Insp John Turner from Oxford CID
Officers will be in the property today carrying out investigations into the death of a woman there. At this stage, there is nothing to suggest this is a suspicious death but we believe this woman lived with her mother and so we will be searching the property thoroughly today. I want to take this opportunity to reassure residents that if they have any concerns at all, please contact their local neighbourhood team.”
Council tenants are buying their homes in increasing numbers because the discount they get has gone up. For many it means they can achieve their dream of owning their own home. But those against the move says it will leave more people in housing need.
The money the councils get when a tenant buys a property can be used for building new homes. But critics say there isn't enough land to meet the demand. And they want to limit how many houses can be sold. Juliette Fletcher reports on what's being called a council house crisis.
Council tenants in Oxford are buying their homes in increasing numbers. For many it means they can achieve their dream of owning their own home. But those against the move says it will leave more people in housing need.
The money the councils get when a tenant buys a property can be used for building new homes. But critics say there isn't enough land to meet the demand. And they want to limit how many houses can be sold. Juliette Fletcher reports.
The author CS Lewis will be honoured with a memorial stone in Westminster Abbey.
The writer, who spent much of his life in Oxford, died 50 years ago today.
Lewis is best known for his Chronicles of Narnia, which include The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and the Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
His memorial stone will sit in Poets' Corner in the Abbey, along with Shakespeare, Chaucer, TS Eliot and Jane Austin.
Exactly 107 years ago the man who created the Mini car was born. Today, to mark the event, a new model was unveiled at the Cowley factory.
The stakes are high for the workers at the Oxford site, with hundreds of jobs dependent on its success. BMW - which owns Mini - says it will invest £750m in the car up until 2015. Divya Kohli reports.
The first pictures have been revealed of how the Westgate Centre in Oxford will look after a £400m revamp .
The plans include a cinema and a new John Lewis store. The images are being shown at a retail conference in the south of France to try and bring international retailers to Oxford.
New research has found the number of pests and disease outbreaks in trees and forests have been increasing across the world. Scientists from Southampton and Oxford are part of a team looking at the ecosystem.
They found the arrival last year of the fungal disease ash dieback has not been unique to the UK and has caused widespread damage across Europe and beyond.
Safety at level crossings is under the spotlight after a car was hit by a train in Oxfordshire last night. Emergency services were called to Sandy Lane in Yarnton . The woman who's in her forties and from Banbury, was cut free from the vehicle. Penny Silvester reports.
A woman has been detained under the Mental Health Act after a car was hit by a train on a level crossing in Oxfordshire. The British Transport Police released the following statement a short time ago:
– British Transport Police
BTP officers were called to the line close to Sandy Lane, Yarnton, on Tuesday, 12 November after a report that a vehicle had been struck by a train at the crossing.
On arrival, emergency services discovered one woman inside the car, a black Volkswagen Golf. The woman, in her 40s and from Banbury, was cut out from the car by the Fire and Rescue Service and was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital on Tuesday night, although her injuries are not believed to be serious. She has since been detained under the Mental Health Act and remains in hospital for an assessment."
The train involved in the incident, the 2.45pm Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly Cross Country service, remained upright and on the tracks and there were no reported injuries to the 100 passengers onboard.
The Rail Accident Investigation Branch and Office of Rail Regulation have been informed.
British Transport Police officers are currently working to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident and would urge anyone with information to contact them on 0800 40 50 40** **quoting incident number 407 of 12/11/2013.