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‘Despot’s Got Talent’: Semi-final round-up

Stephen Hawes gives his take on the controversial latest round of the new and popular talent format

Theresa May to lock Britain in a small and dark cupboard

Stephen Hawes reports on one of the darkest speeches in Britain’s history

Farage appointed to key rolls in the Foreign Office

Breaking: Stephen Hawes reports on the groundbreaking popular face the government is using to rebrand the country

Cuts to local authorities force two Oxford homeless shelters to close

Crisis Skylight and other charities fear that they will be placed under even greater strain

Cheap nights-out app to launch in Oxford

The Dealer was designed by and for Oxford students to help find the best discounts

Sir Tim Berners-Lee to join Oxford computer science department

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, is joining Christ Church as a computer science professor, the University announced Thursday

Artisan vodka distillery to open near South Park

It will use pre-1940s distillation methods and sell in local farmers' markets

UK universities to be ranked ‘gold,’ ‘silver’ or ‘bronze’

The new rankings, introduced next year, will be made available to prospective students

University pioneers robotic eye surgery

The sight-saving procedure was carried out by a University professor at John Radcliffe Hospital

Owen Smith pledges to abolish tuition fees

Labour leadership candidate plans to replace tuition fees with graduate tax of 1-2%, as Theresa May looks to reduce UK's number of international students

Oxford scientist raises money for Alzheimer’s research

Dr Francesca Nicholls will take part in a 100km walk to Lindisfarne for Alzheimer's Research UK

Oxford comes seventh in world university rankings

Oxford and Cambridge, placed fourth, are the only British universities in top ten of Shanghai Ratings

Crayfish damage Magdalen College wall

American crayfish burrowing into a wall on the bank of the River Cherwell have caused its partial collapse

OUSU backs criticism of higher education reform

Senior OUSU officers among signatories to Guardian letter criticising proposed Teaching Excellence Framework