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As the general election looms, ITV wants to hear from those who think it's all a big turn-off!

ITV's brand new daytime debate series O'Brien, hosted by James O'Brien, begins on Monday at 12.30 on ITV. We're looking for people to come and talk about voting in the general election.

Are you an older voter who has voted all their life, but has decided not to bother anymore and won't be voting this year? If so we'd like to hear from you.

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Hospital Trust releases statement after former nurse convicted of raping unconscious women

“I can confirm that in November 2013 the Trust was informed by Thames Valley Police of the arrest of a male nurse, who at the time was employed at our John Radcliffe Hospital. Subsequently, Thames Valley Police have been conducting an extensive investigation and we have done everything possible to support this process. Since his arrest, the individual has not worked in any part of the Trust and is no longer an employee of ours. Our thoughts today are with the victims, whose trust was so betrayed in our Hospital and elsewhere. We have been shocked and horrified by the behaviour of the individual, who so badly let down both the patients he was entrusted to care for and his fellow colleagues, and who totally failed in his professional duties and responsibilities as a nurse. I would wish to reassure members of the public that the welfare and safety of our patients is always our first priority."

– Mark Power, Director of Workforce for Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

Historic murder case reopened

Twenty years ago today, a mother of four from Oxford was murdered in her own home, her body was found by her young children.

In 1995 Nasreen Akhtar had been strangled, and although her husband Hakim Khan stood trial for her murder, he was acquitted due to the lack of evidence.

Well today, the case has been reopened, with an appeal from Nasreen Akhtar's family. Divya Kohli has this.

Sixth formers organise their own Hustings

Now, some young people say they're just not interested in politics. But with the General Election fast approaching on May the 7th, all the political parties are trying their best to change that. And to win the young vote.

So to find out what they had to offer them, in their area, sixth formers at a school in Wantage organised their own Hustings. Andrew Pate has more.


Nurse raped two unconscious patients at Oxford hospital

A senior male nurse who filmed himself raping unconscious patients in the A&E department at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, is facing a long jail term after admitting a string of horrific sex attacks.

Andrew Hutchinson, 29, pleaded guilty to 27 counts of rape and voyeurism when he appeared at Oxford Crown Court this morning.

A judge heard how he had also filmed women and children at a the White Horse Leisure Centre in Abingdon.

Oxford Crown Court was also told he had thousands of child abuse images on his computer.

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