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Calls for Oxford Labour Councillor to resign following ‘hateful’ posts

Ben Lloyd-Shogbesan compared Israel to Nazi Germany, praised Muammar Gaddafi, and spread a conspiracy theory that cancer does not exist

Nigerian lawyer sues University over dictionary definition

On behalf of the claimant, Ogu ordered the court to direct OUP to ensure that every dictionary they publish includes the phrase: “The dictionaries are made available as a reference tool only."

Tariq Ramadan loses bid for early release

The Islamic studies professor, who is detained on multiple accusations of rape, has been denied early release ahead of trial

Merton student society hosts ‘genetic selection’ debate

The event was held just a week after a St Antony’s debate on eugenics was cancelled amid heavy backlash from students

Universities’ spending on staff reaches record low

While universities’ income increased from 2015/16, the proportion of expenditure on university staff dropped to a record low

Universities minister says student loan ‘got me through university’

Sam Gyimah told MPs that he could have been "thrown out of university" without the financial bailout he received from his college in Oxford

Forensic scans show Oxford dodo was shot

The findings surprised experts, who previously believed the dodo lived out its life as a show bird in London

Oxford sweet potato study unearths new discoveries

The study challenges the long-standing view that the sweet potato was transported around the globe by humans

Bodleian to exhibit unpublished JRR Tolkien artworks

The three works, which have never before been viewed by the public, date back to Tolkien’s early years in Oxford

Brexit update outlines Oxford’s research strategy

The University clarified it will keep its “desired outcomes from the Brexit negotiations unchanged.”

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Modern China from a new perspective

Jacob Cheli talks to BBC Correspondent Michael Bristow about his travels around China with a cross-dressing language teacher

Different flavours in the Caribbean

The variety and intensity of Caribbean cuisine is far flung from minimalist European food

Council approves New College ‘Ivory Tower’

Baroness Kennedy of Mansfield told the planning committee that New College paid "very little attention to our genuine concerns"

Sexism in Jazz

Lola Grieve explores the underrepresentation of women in jazz in discussion with female jazz musicians at Oxford

Protestors call for divestment at Clarendon Building rally

Oxford Climate Justice Campaign called on the University and its colleges to divest from the fossil fuel industry