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Breaking news UPDATE: Man arrested after woman raped in Headington flat

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

3:24pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested after a woman was followed into a Headington flat and raped yesterday.

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Car collides with M40 central reservation

The Oxford Times: Lorry jackknifes on M40 causing traffic tailbacks

2:37pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A CAR collided with the central reservation of a motorway today. 

Youth hostel evacuated after laundry room fire

The Oxford Times: Fire engine Oxfordshire

12:21pm Sunday 21st September 2014

YOUTH hostel residents had to be evacuated after a fire broke out in a laundry room on Friday.

Breaking news Update: Man arrested after teenager raped in city centre

The Oxford Times:

11:57am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN was arrested today after a teenager was raped in central Oxford.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Owzat for a tree-mendous week of photographic delights?

The Oxford Times:

6:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Our picture editor Leah McLaren takes her pick of the week’s best photographs and tells us why she reckons they make the grade

Devoting their lives to caring for the elderly

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

TRUDY Meardon knows a lot about the importance of providing good, personal care.

Mountain climb in brother's memory

The Oxford Times:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A WOMAN whose brother died from cancer will reach new heights with an Emmerdale star during a fundraising trip.

Academy ready for Ofsted visit after a £2.5m revamp

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A PRIMARY school has reopened after a £2.5m extension and refurbishment gave it new classrooms and outdoor play areas.

Market's new bakery rises to occasion

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A BAKERY is hoping to rise to the occasion after finding enough dough for a shop in Oxford’s Covered Market.

Referendum vote gives PM a spring in his step

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

WITNEY MP David Cameron has congratulated the people of Burford for organising a mock “referendum” on the issue of Scottish independence – but has admitted he was more relieved to find out the result of the actual poll.

It's off - three-day city festival is cancelled

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A THREE-day festival set to take place on Oxford’s South Park next weekend has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales and rumours that one of its big name stars had pulled out.

Man hurt in A40 crash

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

An 85-year-old man was last night in hospital with back injuries following a crash on the A40 on Thursday.

Two women sexually harassed by cyclist

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A cyclist who sexually harassed two women is being hunted by police.

Cocaine dealer jailed

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

8:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

A man who tried to escape from police carrying £200,000 worth of cocaine in his car has been jailed.

Google wipes search results for 20 people's convictions after just one person's 'Right To Be Forgotten' request

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE convictions of 20 people have been wiped from Google search results because of a single complaint in the latest controversy caused by a controversial European privacy ruling.

Search for more explosives is continuing

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A HOUSE in Bicester which was raided by police looking for explosives on Thursday is still being searched by officers.

Man missing for days

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A SEARCH has been launched to find a missing man.

Pair released over escaped convict

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN and woman arrested after an escaped prisoner was found in Oxford have been released without charge.

Man with the special spade is Gravedigger of the Year

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE man who “made good” the grave in which Didcot schoolgirl Jayden Parkinson was buried by her killer has been named Gravedigger of the Year.

Superstar Annie supports city art event

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

EURYTHMICS star Annie Lennox has given her backing to an Oxford artist’s fundraiser to support an Oxfam project in Niger.

Heavy rain warning

The Oxford Times: May Thunderstorm

8:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A YELLOW weather warning for rain is in place across the county this morning.

Developer agrees to a school extension

The Oxford Times: west oxfordshire district council

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE developer behind a 160-home estate in the village has agreed to fund an extension at Bampton Primary School.

'He was like Jekyll and Hyde but drug means he's calmer'

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FOR Alison Thomson, living with a son with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been like living with “Jekyll and Hyde”.

Taser inquiry returns

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

7:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

An investigation into an incident where a police officer fired a Taser at a knife-wielding man at Banbury railways station has been handed back to Thames Valley Police.

Labour keeps city seat in by-election

The Oxford Times: oxford city council logo

7:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

The Labour Party’s Chewe Munkonge was elected as the new city councillor for Quarry and Risinghurst following Thursday’s by-election in the ward.

Schoolgirl Maisie ready to 'swim channel' for charity

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

SWIMMING the English Channel is something most adults would think twice about but 10-year-old Maisie Smith has dived in to the challenge.

Fair clean-up generates tonnes of waste

The Oxford Times: Pictures from this year's St Giles' Fair

7:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

NEARLY 2.4 tonnes of rubbish was collected from this year’s St Giles’ Fair.

Centenarian witnessed changing face of town

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

IT was 100 years ago today that in a flat, above a pub, Sybil Moss was born.

Drivers moving 'closed' signs to use rat-run

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

ROAD closed signs will have to be concreted into the ground around West Challow after drivers simply moved them out of the way.

First aid drive at Westgate

The Oxford Times: Westgate Shopping Centre

6:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

St John Ambulance’s Save a Life September first aid drive is coming to the Westgate Shopping Centre today.

Extra crews drafted in as cable sparks hold up at ‘hamburger’

The Oxford Times: oxfordshire county council logo round

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

MORE workers are to be brought in to combat delays caused by the discovery of a fragile electricity cable unearthed at Oxford’s Kennington roadworks.

Fundraisers travel culture club class to capital

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

ABOUT 150 culture vultures from an Abingdon school set off on a bizarre nocturnal adventure last night.

Man who hit his partner is spared prison

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

A MAN who beat up his partner of 14 years in front of their children on his son’s birthday has been spared prison.

Feathers fly as hawk dives in

The Oxford Times:

6:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

Karen Buttery says she couldn’t believe her eyes when she was nearly sent flying by a bird of prey in central Oxford.

Burglar was a one man ‘crime wave’

The Oxford Times: Oxford Crown Court

6:20am Saturday 20th September 2014

A SERIAL burglar who was told he was responsible for “something of a crime wave’’ has been jailed at Oxford Crown Court.

Major diversions imminent as road repairs set to start

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

PLANS to divert traffic around Headington will come into force in the next few weeks while London Road is resurfaced and upgraded.

12,000 visitors put Thame Show back on county map

The Oxford Times:

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

AFTER engines revved up, Thame Show organisers hope they have turned a corner by restoring the festival to its traditional September date.

Documenting fight to save rainforest

The Oxford Times:

10:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

BUDDING filmmaker Ross Harrison spent six-and-a-half weeks with a rainforest tribe for a documentary.

Meet the top mums who do the business

The Oxford Times:

5:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Oxford Mail is supporting your chance to choose the county’s top business mothers at Oxfordshire’s inaugral NatWest Venus Awards. ALEX WYNICK meets some of the finalists

Can you help find missing man Peter Dixon?

The Oxford Times:

5:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SEARCH has been launched to find a man from Oxford who has been missing for more than two days.

Heavy traffic after crash on A34 and congestion in city centre

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

4:08pm Friday 19th September 2014

DRIVERS are facing long delays on the A34 this afternoon (Friday) after a two-car collision.

Cyclist sexually harassed two women in Oxford

The Oxford Times: Thames Valley Police logo

3:57pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CYCLIST who sexually harassed two women this morning is being hunted by police.

Kennington roundabout contraflow switch put back by a month due to fragile cables

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire County Council is spending £6m on turning the Kennington roundabout at the southern end of Abingdon Road into a “hamburger” style junction

3:19pm Friday 19th September 2014

A CHANGEOVER in the traffic system at Oxford’s Kennington Roundabout is to be delayed by four weeks, to mid-October.

More heavy rain forecast for Oxfordshire on Saturday

The Oxford Times: After the heatwave comes the thunderstorms: 'Yellow Alert' as heavy rain forecast

3:15pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for rain across Oxfordshire tomorrow morning.

First OxfordOxford festival cancelled a week before event

The Oxford Times:

1:50pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE inaugural OxfordOxford festival has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales and uncertainty with a booked artist, organisers have said today.

UPDATE: London Road in Headington reopens after car fire

The Oxford Times: Traffic Alert general

12:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

London Road in Headington has reopened following a car fire.

Teenagers to headline festival Stateside

The Oxford Times:

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

SOME parents would worry if their teenage child announced they were to embark on a heavy metal tour of the US.

Tale of the lord, the house, his ‘mad’ lover and his wife

The Oxford Times:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A HORSE drinking tea in a drawing room furnished with grand antique furniture. A man riding naked in the grounds of a country house. A folly built in the shape of a phallic symbol.

Chief hands reins over at homeless drop-in project

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THE boss of a city homeless charity is set to retire after more than a decade of supporting vulnerable residents.




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