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Oxford to re-visit Turin Shroud

An Oxford Laboratory has been persuaded to revisit the dating of the shroud of Turin by a physicis professor.The shroud is the reported burial shroud of Jesus Christ.The professor, John Jackson, has argued that carbon monoxide could have contaminated the shroud and distorted its radio-carbon dating results by more than a thousand years.

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Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups

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Normal People Review – ‘a novel that speaks to the current climate’

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Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday