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31 January 2015 Last updated at 09:45

Council chief executive stepping downJoanna Simons

The chief executive of Oxfordshire County Council is to be made redundant and not be replaced as the authority "flattens its structure".

Andrew Main, pictured in grey, led to security vanCouncil fire accused back in court

A man appears in court accused of arson following a series of fires in Oxfordshire, including one that caused major damage to council headquarters.

Hospital signEarly A&E leavers cost CCGs £4.8m

More than 70,000 people have left A&E departments in the south of England in the past nine months without being treated, the BBC learns.

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

Tricky questions from the youngest

Why are they called the Houses of Parliament if nobody lives there?

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