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Colin Donnelly


Don’t dread the dread: art and imitation

Colin Donnelly explores cultural appropriation in history and fashion after Marc Jacob’s reinterpretation of dreadlocks

Bring on Brexit

Following the decision of the British people to exit the European Union, supporters of the Remain side immediately lashed out in hateful, alarmist, and...

Google asks Oxford to find the ‘off’ button

The firm consulted Oxford to ensure new AI could be closed down

Woman claims to be at Oxford, scams parents for £250,000

Nicola Boardman, 34, used the money to travel and party

Car crashes into shop in Cowley

Police are searching for those responsible for the accident

Fighting terror with perspective

Colin Donnelly recounts the atmosphere in Istanbul following the recent terror attack and explores the perils of overreaction

Oxford first for humanities in latest global rankings

The University maintains its high standards in the humanities according to the latest QS global ranking by subject


The UK’s education system is unfit for purpose

Myopic obsession with academic attainment harms student welfare and reduces the education system to a game

Worcester College building shortlisted for Stirling Prize

The £9 million Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre is in the running for the most prestigious architecture award in the UK

Britain is too desperate for affection

If Britain wants to be treated with respect, it needs to stop whining about a 'special relationship'

Government threatens Oxbridge with sanctions over access

The two universities were among only three institutions to have conditions placed on their registration with the Office for Students

Fashion brands must end their wasteful behaviour

Burberry's track record indicates that more must be done to address the frequent destruction of unsold products