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Research team uncover the mystery of sleep

The group of Oxford scientists used fruit flies to examine how our minds pass a "tipping point" into sleep

Oxford hosts leadership programme to tackle Brexit effects

Thirty postgraduates from European universities have gathered at Balliol to address Europe's social issues.

Balliol accused of bowing to “anti-colonial” pressure by moving Viceroy’s portrait

After taking it down for repairs, the college have not replaced the portrait of George Curzon to its hall.

Oxford academics condemn “polemical and simplistic” research

The professor described their actions as "collective online bullying"

Oxford defends don accused of “whitewashing” the British empire

Nigel Biggar had argued we should “moderate our post-imperial guilt”

Empty Lush shop to become homeless shelter

The retailer was previously criticised for boarding up the entrance

Oxford Council orders emergency shelter for the homeless

The temporary move was triggered by sub-zero weather forecasts

Union election winner disqualified

An electoral tribunal found Musty Kamal guilty of electoral malpractice

Heretical text of Jesus’ brother found in Oxford

The original manuscript was found in the Sackler Library

Oxford Union under scrutiny for extravagant spending

The Standing Committee spent nearly £300,000 last year, but the Society refused to let members view the detailed records of these expenses

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The Threepenny Opera Review – ‘both unsettling and wildly entertaining’

Faye Heron reviews this term's Playhouse show which she finds serves to bring up important social issues whilst simultaneously being vigorously entertaining

First CofE vicar to be in same-sex marriage becomes LMH chaplain

Foreshew-Cain quit as a vicar in 2017, citing the "institutional homophobia" of the Church of England

Plush faces imminent venue closure

The future is uncertain for the popular LGBTQ+ venue

SU welcomes students responding to Gender Recognition Act consultation

The SU also made its own submission to the consultation incorporating contributions from members

Anti-racist groups to protest AfD leader’s visit to the Union

Stand Up to Racism Oxford argues the party ‘built up its following by stoking up racism against migrants, Muslims and refugees’