Python farewell show on big screen

The Oxford Times: Left to right: Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese, the five remaining Pythons

6:34pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Cult comedy troupe Monty Python are heading back to cinemas after striking a deal to show their final ever gig on the big screen.

Shareholders question bonus stance

The Oxford Times: Shareholders at Barclays have questioned the bank's policy on bonus payments.

5:24pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Barclays was given a bloody nose by shareholders today as one in three failed to back its controversial decision to increase its bonus pool despite falling profits.

Debate 'quite encouraging' - Welby

The Oxford Times: The Archbishop of Canterbury said he welcomed the debate about the position of Christianity in British society

3:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury has conceded that Britain is "certainly not" a Christian country in terms of the number of regular churchgoers, but its society and values had been "shaped and founded on" the religion.

London's Gherkin in a pickle

The Oxford Times: The Gherkin was designed by architect Lord Norman Foster

3:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Famous London skyscraper the Gherkin has been placed into receivership in a move aimed at removing uncertainty over its ownership.

Bank fraud cyber gang leader jailed

The Oxford Times: Cyber gang leader Tony Colston-Hayter has been jailed for a £1.25 million bank fraud (Metropolitan Police)

1:12pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The leader of a cyber gang which plundered £1.25 million from British banks has been jailed for five and a half years.

Mother faces triple murder charge

The Oxford Times: Police at a house in New Malden, south London, after a woman was arrested following the discovery of three dead children

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

A mother been charged with murdering three of her children.

Paedophile teacher's image haul

The Oxford Times: William James Vahey worked in schools worldwide for four decades (AP/FBI)

2:17pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Images of between 50 and 60 students at a private school were found on the computer of a convicted paedophile, the school's executive principal has said.

Prison deaths reach record high

The Oxford Times: Deaths in prison custody increased to 215 in 2013

3:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

There were 215 deaths in prison custody in England and Wales last year - the highest number on record.

Fall in historic sex crime reports

The Oxford Times: The number of reported sexual offences has repeatedly risen since abuse allegations against late DJ Jimmy Savile emerged

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

Fewer victims of historic sex crimes are coming forward in the wake of the so-called "Yewtree effect", figures have revealed.

'Self-cleaning' car put to the test

The Oxford Times: A self-cleaning car prototype developed by Nissan.

3:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Relief for those reluctant to clean their cars could soon be on the way.



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