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Blue plaque for Bee Gees star

Robin Gibb who sadly passed away earlier this year following a long battle with cancer Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

A blue plaque will be unveiled at the former home of Bee Gees star Robin Gibb later. The musician died in May following a lengthy battle with cancer and pneumonia.

Thousands of people lined the streets of Thame in Oxfordshire to pay their last respects at his funeral in June.

An invited audience will attend the unveiling this afternoon.

Police investigation after woman's body found

A police cordon is in place after a woman's body was discovered this morning Credit: ITV Meridian

An investigation has been launched after the body of a woman was found in Oxfordshire this morning.

The body was found close to a bridge on the Phoenix Trail in Thame.

The woman, who is believed to be in her 70s, is from the local area.

Her death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.


"No sentence would be long enough"

Michala Gol and her mother Julie Sahin Credit: Thames Valley Police

The grieving relatives of a mother and daughter stabbed to death by a Turkish national in Thame in South Oxfordshire say that "no sentence would be long enough".

Ensar Gol, 22 killed his wife 28-year-old Michala with a kitchen knife in the marital bedroom before launching a frenzied attack on her mother, Julie Sahin, 50 when she tried to intervene.

Today Ensar Gol was told he would serve a minimum of 36 years behind bars.


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