Hebdo newsagent retreats

Local newsagent Wendy’s News has withdrawn from selling the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo magazine, following threats to their shop. Despite initially ordering 500 copies of the magazine, and then an additional 500 copies in response to consumer demand, Wendy’s News made the decision not to sell the paper. This comes after threats were made […]

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Last orders for Oxford pub

Popular Oxford pub ‘Far From the Madding Crowd’ closed its doors for the last time on Saturday evening. The pub, located near The Randolph hotel in a side street named Friars Entry, has long been a popular retreat for Oxford students and locals alike, and has developed a reputation for its wide selection of real […]

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Oxford MP expresses opposition towards Campsfield House expansion

A local Oxford MP has voiced support for OUSU’s recent statement on Campsfield House, in which the Executive Body expressed opposition to the immigration detention centre’s proposed expansion. Responding to last week’s OUSU statement, Nicola Blackwood, Conservative MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, told The Oxford Student: “I am fundamentally opposed to this proposal, as […]

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Disruption as female bishop ordained

A “serial protester” interrupted the ordination service of Reverend. Dr. Libby Lane, the first female bishop of the Church of England and St Peter’s alumna. During the ceremony on 26th January, Reverend Paul Williamson stepped forward, shouting “not in the Bible” after the Archbishop of York asked the church if Mrs Lane should be ordained […]

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