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Is Italian football entering a new era?

Gruffudd Owen asks whether Clarence Seedorf’s appointment at AC Milan is the sign of better things to come

The Premier League’s World Cup hopefuls

Gruffudd Owen assesses the World Cup chances of the Premier League’s English, Spanish and Brazilian stars

Big week for novice boaties

Gruffudd Owen profiles the ongoing Christ Church rowing regatta

Swimming Update

Gruffudd Owen fills us in on the recent meets of the Swimming club.

Blues run Russians close

The weekend saw Russia narrowly beat the Blues' Rugby Union side in a pulsating encounter in Iffley. Gruffudd Owen was there.

Blues netball: 4th week update

Gruffudd Owen caught up with the netball squad to catalogue some promising early season signs.

Football’s three weirdest loans

Gruffudd Owen counts down three of the strangest short-term associations that football has ever seen.

International Rescue?

Gruffudd Owen bemoans the problems the latest international break exposed for the home nations.

Review: Arctic Monkeys – AM

'Why on earth would they ever look back?'

Review: Foals – Holy Fire

Gruffudd Owen enjoys Foals' firey baptism into a fresh sound


A black and white close-up shot of the face of a man with a woman standing up beside him.

Fast Film: In a Lonely Place unites noir tradition with painfully real romance

Humphrey Bogart is a man addled by loneliness in this cinematic masterclass of subtlety and allegory.
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“Look what you made me do”: Taylor Swift’s reinvention

The reinvention of her ‘reputation’ is not a change of character nor a sudden shift in her attitude to the spotlight. The Reputation era was simply a rebranding of sound, lyricism, production and image which worked to provoke her audience and, ironically, sustain her reputation.
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Town vs Gown 2019: Press Release

The official press release ahead of the Town vs Gown 2019 boxing event
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Review: The 1975’s latest album falls short

Some robotic pretentious waffle. Some cynical love songs. Some good hooks, a few nice bridges. Rinse and repeat for an album for an identikit album, with a dozen else out there the same.

City Council Blasts Oxford Union over Le Pen Invite

Oxford City Council accused the Union of a “pattern of endangering community safety by inviting fascists into the city.