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3 September 2014 Last updated at 08:00

Space school ready for blast-offSpace Studio Banbury

A school aimed at teenage pupils who want to work in the space industry is due to open in Oxfordshire with a first intake of 75 pupils.

Sir Roger BannisterBannister to get honorary doctorate

Sir Roger Bannister receives an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University.

New Gyrodrive busF1 technology to power Oxford buses

A total of 20 buses are fitted with Formula One race technology to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

Peter Henley Article written by Peter Henley Peter Henley Political editor, South of England

Is Minister for Portsmouth a job for life?

Matt Hancock has been appointed the new Minister for Portsmouth - but how long will the job last?

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    Sunny later 08:29: Bee Tucker BBC Weather

    It will be a dry day for most places with any early mist or low cloud clearing. There will be some warm sunny spells, especially later in the afternoon.

    Weather forecast

    There is also the chance of an isolated light shower. Highs of 21C (70F).

    M40 accident 08:21: Sara Dumbell Travel presenter, BBC Radio Oxford

    On the M40 southbound between junction 10 for Brackley and 9 at the Wendlebury Interchange there are reports a car has hit the central reservation but is now on the hard shoulder.

    Traffic building 08:14: Sara Dumbell Travel presenter, BBC Radio Oxford

    The traffic on the A34's starting to build quickly approaching the Hinksey Hill Interchange southbound back to Peartree. Northbound is back to Abingdon North - so it's looking like the congestion at Hinskey's starting to gridlock the junction.

    The contraflow system remains in place between the A34/A423 Hinksey Hill Interchange and Heyford Hill Interchange until November during roundabout works.

    08:07: Sara Dumbell Travel presenter, BBC Radio Oxford

    Police have told me the sheep causing delays this morning on the A40 London Road around Sandy Lane have returned to their field. Their adventures are over.

    Good Morning 08:00: Emma Harrison BBC News Online

    Welcome to BBC Local Live for Oxfordshire. We'll be bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather across the county until 18:00.

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