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UKIP are complaining of a rival who will have UK Independence Now printed on the European election ballot paper in May.
A coroner rules that the death of 10-year-old Freddie Perry, who was hit by a car as he crossed the road outside his house, was accidental.
Tonight the rain will clear and mist and fog will form widely, which could affect flights first thing tomorrow morning.
Temperatures tonight will drop to around 7 or 8C (46F).
I was joined on the show today by Dr Dick Shaw, a doctor of invasive species, from the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International in Wallingford.
He told us how we're being invaded by 12,000 alien species of animals and plants every year.
Here he is holding one of them, thankfully safely preserved in alcohol.
Three bank clerks were involved in a £2m scam using a hi-tech computer, the Old Bailey has heard.
Earlier, I took a trip to Blenheim Palace, where the Butterfly House has reopened following a £10,000 renovation.
Hilary Wood, head of gardens, was joined by an Atlas moth.
You can hear more on my visit on BBC Radio Oxford after 17:20.
Organisers of the Headington Festival are to extend the programme to two days.
Plans are being put in place for this year's traditional May morning celebrations in Oxford.
In the past revellers have taken part in a practice of jumping from Magdalen Bridge, but extra security and low river levels have stopped this for the past three years.
Oxford City Council has confirmed the bridge will be open to pedestrians but closed to traffic from 03:00 until 09:00 on 1 May to enable "everyone to enjoy the singing in comfort and safety".
Had a report of a collision on the A34 northbound, roughly two miles before M40 junction 9. Traffic is starting to back up past Peartree Interchange.
If you spot any problems, give us a call on 03459 311 666.
Keep tuned to BBC Radio Oxford every 15 minutes for the latest updates.
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 17:00 include:
A disused World War Two airfield will be turned into one of Britain's largest solar farms.
The 129-acre site at Kencot Hill, near Carterton, was formerly the home of RAF Broadwell.
The zero-carbon power station will be fitted with 144,000 panels which will produce enough electricity to power 10,000 local homes and businesses.
Didcot shooter Dan Rivers says he's "excited" to have been named in England's Commonwealth games squad for this summer's event in Glasgow.
Rivers, 22, will take part in the Small Bore Rifle category and is one of 14 competitors named in the first wave of shooting selections.
He told BBC Radio Oxford: "It's my first major senior event. I did the World Championships four years ago and since then, my goal's been to progress into the seniors."
Last night marked the start of a new era for the team at BBC South Today in Oxford.
The first programme to be broadcast from the refurbished studio in Summertown went on air at 18:30.
The team posed for a photograph as they celebrated the start of a new look programme.
You can watch how the studio came together in a timelapse video here.
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 16:00 include:
Oxford United head coach Gary Waddock's warned his squad they're playing for their future at the club in the final two games of the season.
The U's now only have an outside chance of reaching the League Two play-offs, trailing seventh placed York City by five points.
This week it's emerged captain Jake Wright, a star performer for the last five seasons for United, is among those uncertain about his future.
A festival of free "street" table tennis is to return to Oxford this summer.
London Welsh flanker Richard Thorpe will appear before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel later.
Thorpe was shown a red card in the Exiles defeat at Bristol and has been charged with punching an opponent.
Prime Minister and Witney MP David Cameron's posted a video on YouTube with a St George's Day message.
He said: "For too long, our national day has been overlooked."
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 15:00 include:
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Councillors will find out on Friday if a £123m flood scheme for Oxford will clear its next planning hurdle.
NHS watchdog Monitor has told Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust that they must act faster to improve care following a third failed Care Quality Commission inspection in Oxfordshire.
They're saying to Southern Health that they've got an improvement plan to turn things around, which they'd like to see progress on.
They want to start seeing some results and for them to get moving.
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 14:00 include:
A giveaway to encourage more people to get reading is happening at a soup kitchen in Oxford today.
World Book Night, which was yesterday, is being continued at the Asian Cultural Centre in Manzil Way this lunchtime, with free books on offer.
The population of Carterton could jump to more than 20,000 people if plans for a total of 2,000 homes are approved.
Coming up on the programme with Jo Kent from 13:30, David Fenton has more on the criticism of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.
It's after a third Oxfordshire care unit under its control failed a Care Quality Commission inspection.
Holly Green will also have a full weather forecast for the region.
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 13:00 include:
Author Tony Reiner has lived in the area for almost 50 years and has written Winterbrook & Cholsey's East End.
He'll be joined by Paul Bellchambers, a governor of Cholsey School and one of the team behind the Wallingford Food Festival in May.
Network Rail has admitted to Wantage MP Ed Vaizey it has had "considerable problems" with its £1bn electrification project so far.
Read more on the criticism for an Oxfordshire health trust after a third unit failed a Care Quality Commission inspection.
Evenlode in the Oxford Clinic, Littlemore, run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, failed two of the six national assessment standards.
Southern Health welcomed the report and said it took the findings "very seriously".
A new solar farm is to be built in Oxfordshire.
More than 100,000 panels will be put up on brownfield land at Kencot Hill by RWE.
Once connected, it'll generate enough electricity to power 10,000 homes.
The majority of the power will be used by local residents, businesses and public sector organisations.
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 12:00 include:
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Milton-under-Wychwood. on Thursday.
She was walking along Church Road around 16:40 when a man put his arm around her before pushing her against the wall of the church. She got away and ran towards the High Street.
The offender described as white, about 17 years old, with short messy dark hair, 5ft 7in (170cm) tall and of slim to medium build.
Malcolm Boyden's been asking for your Shakespeare memories on his 450th birthday and any lines you remember from school.
Lesley Hayes tweets: "Oh Bottom, thou art translated." is the first that comes to mind. A thought I've often had.
Henley MP John Howell tweeted: Hi Malcolm, I remember Macbeth. The lines "If it were done, when tis done etc etc" have stayed
All lanes have now reopened on the A34 southbound.
It's after an earlier collision between a lorry and a motorbike by Weston-On-The-Green.
An Oxford archaeology group has found nine skeletons dating back to AD300 on a dig in Suffolk.
Two of the bodies had been buried with a brooch and a knife.
Anglian Water, which is installing a new pipeline to serve Bury St Edmunds, said items from the dig would be "kept in a secure museum archive".
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 11:00 include:
Latest from the A34 southbound accident at Weston-On-The-Green is that Police and Highways Agency tell me they hope to reopen one lane in the next 20 minutes.
I'll be keeping you updated every 15 minutes on BBC Radio Oxford.
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Residents are outraged with posters communicating local information being removed from the village.
He's been named the UK's greatest cultural icon, but how much of The Bard can you remember from your school days?
The Highways Agency tell me the A34 southbound is likely to remain closed until around midday.
There's already lots of queues at the roundabout for junction 9 at the M40.
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 10:00 include:
A formal warning for urgent action's been issued as a third care unit run by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust in Oxfordshire's failed its inspection.
Evenlode in Littlemore (pictured above) looks after people with mental health needs and failed in two of the six areas it's inspected on.
The A34 southbound is blocked due to a serious accident involving a motorbike just after the M40 junction 9, the Wendlebury Interchange.
I'll have more in the latest traffic and travel bulletin on BBC Radio Oxford.
There's concern about a woman who's been missing from Henley-on-Thames for more than four months.
Monika Kwiatkowski, 30, was last seen in Frieth on 15 December.
She told friends she was going on holiday and is believed to have got on a flight from London City Airport to Zurich on 17 December, but never returned.
Blenheim Palace's new Butterfly House has reopened to visitors following a £100,000 renovation project.
A group of youngsters helped release dozens of exotic butterfly species from Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines inside the new house.
Head of Gardens, Hilary Wood, said: "It's been a huge amount of work to get the Butterfly House open, but we're all absolutely delighted with the results."
The top stories on BBC Radio Oxford at 09:00 include:
This morning, I've been to out to Woodstock to visit Richard Shock, an energy specialist turned wood carver.
He showed me some of the skills and tricks and you can see a selection of photos from my visit on the BBC Radio Oxford Facebook page.
A 39-year-old man from Birmingham has admitted causing death by careless driving after a crash on the A34 near Bicester last month.
Didcot shooter Dan Rivers has been named in England's Commonwealth Games squad for Glasgow 2014.
He will take part in the small bore rifle category and is one of 14 competitors named in the first wave of selections.
The 22-year-old, a member of the Wantage Target Shooting Club, is in good form this year and regained his British air rifle championship title in February.
Brighter and warmer than Tuesday, with early mist patches clearing to allow sunny spells.
A chance of a few sharp showers developing into the afternoon, perhaps giving way to more persistent rain in the far west by the evening.
A high of 15C (59F).
It's looking clear on the roads and on public transport across the county this morning.
Do keep tuned to traffic and travel updates every 15 minutes throughout the morning on BBC Radio Oxford.
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