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Flying saucers and the end of the world: Oxford Fringe sci-fi...

Susannah Goldsbrough reviews two Oxford productions at the Edinburgh Fringe that venture into the world of science fiction: 'Doom's Day' (the OUDS National Tour) and 'Lights Over Tesco Car Park.'

Witch Hunt Review – ‘Dizzily funny writing and disastrous hair’

Horseplay Productions' politically-charged sketch comedy hits comedic targets despite an ambiguous through-line.

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

Oxford’s trashing clampdown is nothing short of garbage

Cricket Australia’s punishments are ludicrously harsh

Contradictory laws are no basis for bans which defy precedent and common sense

The vintage sound of The Vaccines

As they prepare to drop their fourth album, indie-rock sensation The Vaccines tell Susannah Goldsbrough what it's like to be old fashioned rockers in a post-punk world.

Only two black finalists awarded firsts in 2017

Black people and women achieved a lower percentage of firsts than their white, male counterparts.

Christ Church risk student safety at bops

Fire safety regulations were ignored for five years

Hollywood’s glamourising of Beauty and the Beast buries its troubling implications

21st century reimaginings of classic fairytales do not address the dark politics that underpin them. Susannah Goldsbrough explores.

One awkward conversation is worth a thousand unwanted sexual advances

Awkward encounters are inevitable, but advances must be reasonable, writes Susannah Goldsbrough.

The right production but the wrong play

The production is imaginative but the choice of play is inappropriate and bizarre, writes Susannah Goldsbrough

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Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off