People campaigning against the High Speed Two rail link are due to protest outside the Houses of Parliament this afternoon. Several villages are in the path of the proposed route through Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.
The government says the line will create thousands of jobs and boost the economy.
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An inquest has heard that a teenager from Oxford drowned after being carried out of his depth in the River Thames.
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