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Live Friday, August 28

On the run: Convicted rapist Joseph Tsang is believed to have fled to Hong Kong

MP demanding answers after convicted sex offender flees

Appeal: The Rev Chris Gaynor, left, and Peter Goode, are appealing for more people to help run Hanwell Fields Community Centre in Banbury

‘Help out or popular centre could close’

Rory Kilpatrick tucks into a pork and crackling roll at last year’s Big Feastival

Feature: Tickle your taste buds at these bank holiday weekend family events

Rail delays of about 15 minutes between Oxford and Reading tonight

Rail delays of about 15 minutes between Oxford and Reading tonight

Drivers have been delayed on the A34 near Oxford

Breaking Drivers have been delayed on the A34 near Oxford

Step back in time: Darien Garwood, 10, and Ruby Simmons, 10, act out a scene from their Egyptian play

Youngsters are bringing some ‘Horrid History’ to life

Safari fun for bug game hunters

Safari fun for bug game hunters

Children are astro-nuts for space science camp

Children are astro-nuts for space science camp

Whale of time at museum

Whale of time at museum

How to find the best deal on your next used car- http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/cars

How to find the best deal on your next used car

Traffic camera still of traffic building on the M40 northbound

Breaking Traffic building after electrical fire on M40 near Bicester

Cyclist taken to hospital after crash with van in Littlemore

Cyclist taken to hospital after crash with van in Littlemore

In place: The bridge connecting the new platforms at Bicester’s redeveloped station has been installed ahead of its opening

New commuter link nearing completion

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Stun team: From left, Phil Court, Adam Townsend and Martin Moore conduct the project to survey fish species in the River Cherwell

Variety of fish impresses researchers

Clued up: Jonathan Crowther, better known in crossword circles as Azed, has just had his 2,250th puzzle published

Crossword maestro publishes 2,250th beguiling brainteaser

‘Astonishing act of bravery’: Town mayor Lynda Atkins beside a memorial to the two airmen

Service will honour plane crash heroes

Escaped convict not in city, officers say

Escaped convict not in city, officers say

Tasty: Atomic Burger restaurant manager Marten Westergren tucks into one of their mutli-layered burgers

Sense-ational burger science revealed

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Police finance chief denies force  faces UK’s highest cuts of £43.7m

Police finance chief denies force faces UK’s highest cuts of £43.7m

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Ancient art: Making laurel wreaths yesterday were Elia Norris, three, sister Annabel, four, and dad Edward

Children learn of Ancient Greek gifts to the world

Train strikes due to go ahead as planned

Train strikes due to go ahead as planned

Four child sex exploitation suspects released

Four child sex exploitation suspects released

Aerobatics: RV8tors performing a loop manoeuvre at the Abingdon Airshow in May

The show will go on after the Shoreham tragedy

Witney in Pink faces scrap over a lack of support

Witney in Pink faces scrap over a lack of support

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Skill needed: Lee Smith practises his football variation on Aunt Sally ready for Sunday’s fundraising competition

Charity fundraisers chip in for game of Foot Sally

Man charged for vehicle theft

Man charged for vehicle theft

Bus disruption due to work on sewers

Bus disruption due to work on sewers

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Final touches: Julia Bremble, of Sew Curvey, makes some last adjustments.

Conference on corsetry bound to be great success

Motorists warned to expect more jams as a new school term begins

Motorists warned to expect more jams as a new school term begins

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Ready to sell: University Pro Vice-chancellor Prof William James

University’s paper mill site to be sold to housing developer

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Scary stuff: Dani Jervis, left, and Kate Berry at Waterstone’s

Bittersweet novel launch for Pratchett fans

Drug link in bus collapse death

Drug link in bus collapse death

Star performer: Tarika Sullivan, 17, was among the successful students

Hard work pays off as young classicists taste exam success

No stone unturned: Kate Hipkiss casts her eye over a sculpture by Sue Lansbury

Final chance to view summer show at gallery

Stars: The Stagecoach team on stage at Disneyland Paris

Disney magic adds extra sparkle to pupils’ Paris dance performance

Tuck in: Ruth Obasa with some of the African food she sells at the Gloucester Green market in Oxford

Ruth cooks up African classes

Part of Cowley Road blocked after two cars crash

Breaking Part of Cowley Road blocked after two cars crash

Live Thursday, August 27

Convicted Oxford rapist on the run and could be in Hong Kong

Convicted Oxford rapist on the run and could be in Hong Kong

Barry Norton to be knighted for political service

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Saviours: Rebecca Lake, left, with Chloe Ellis, 11, and Connor Fowles, 12, with Chloe’s mum Nickii Ellis and Connor’s dad Keith Fowles

Children praised after raising alarm about a stricken cyclist

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Three-vehicle crash on A34 between Botley Interchange and Peartree Interchange

Three-vehicle crash on A34 between Botley Interchange and Peartree Interchange

Preview: Principal Owain Johns with future pupils Maddie Vugrinec, Dora Vugrinec and Elliot Harvey at the UTC in March

Didcot college can't wait to get first term under its belt

Development could force old nursery to move to a new site

Development could force old nursery to move to a new site

Digging in: Preparating for the Great Oxford Canoe Race are, left to right, Anam Hoque, Ahmed Rashid, Jeremy Robinson and Philip Sowden

We’re ready for a boat race – Bangladeshi-style

Aiming high: Jade Dickerson is organising a fundraising skydive for Sobell House Hospice in memory of her best friend, Kelly Pope

Friends prepare to take flight in charity skydive for hospice

Four-vehicle crash blocking M40 northbound towards Bicester

Four-vehicle crash blocking M40 northbound towards Bicester

Barry Norton

Barry Norton

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First Great Western confirms strike will 'definitely' go ahead as no breakthrough with union

First Great Western confirms strike will 'definitely' go ahead as no breakthrough with union

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