25 July 2014
Matt Hancock has been appointed the new Minister for Portsmouth - but how long will the job last?
The first of a series of planning applications are submitted for a so-called "eco-town" in Oxfordshire.
A piece of medieval religious music from the Scottish Borders inspires a collaboration between a DJ and Oxford University academic.
Long-running roadworks on the Wiltshire and Oxfordshire border have been a "nightmare" for people living nearby - according to the parish council. More at 12:00.
TVP Roads Policing tweets: Chk this AM, Abingdon. Driver stopped, compact in 1 hand, make up brush in other, no hands on wheel.
Oxford research suggests three quarters of cancer patients who are clinically depressed do not get the psychological therapy they need.
This "huge unmet need" is partly due to a focus on physical symptoms at the expense of good mental healthcare, researchers say.
They argue depression is often overlooked but could be treated at a fraction of the cost of cancer drugs.
Macmillan Cancer Support called the current situation "heartbreaking".
Dr Matthew Cheung Salisbury of Oxford University has been talking about working with dance music pioneer Goldie on bringing a piece of medieval music to life.
He said: "Working with Goldie has been a fascinating process. When I played him the classical recordings of the medieval music, he immediately began to get a feel for individual motifs and strands of melody that he then knits together to form a song.
"It is surely a first for a DJ to sequence and mash-up medieval music!"
Oxford United's CEO has urged fans to replicate the atmosphere they created at West Brom for Saturday's League Two clash at home to Dagenham.
A huge travelling contingent of more than 2,000 supporters were at the Hawthorns and they witnessed a battling display from the team which only saw them knocked out on penalties.
Mark Ashton has asked for similar backing at the Kassam Stadium as United look for their first points, telling BBC Radio Oxford that the passion shown made a significant impact on their performance.
A two-year deadlock over rent rises at Oxford Covered Market could be broken if both sides agree to an increase of 16%.
That was the suggestion at a public meeting last night. Traders want Oxford City Council to agree not to backdate the increase though. More with me at 11:00.
The Sunday Trading Act came into force on this day 20 years ago in 1994, allowing all shops in England and Wales to open legally on a Sunday for the first time, but restricting opening times of larger stores.
This morning a new poll for Retail Week shows that two decades on, just over half of consumers believe further relaxation of the rules would benefit high streets. Would you like to see all shops open all the time on a Sunday? Is Sunday special any more for you? Email us and let us know.
Electronic music artist Goldie has been working with an Oxford University professor to give a piece of recently-discovered medieval music new life.
The DJ's composition, which includes sampling, medieval chants and a cello, is inspired by the Hawick Missal Fragment, an extract reconstructed by Dr Matthew Cheung Salisbury of Oxford University's Music Faculty. It premieres on 30 August at Glasgow Cathedral.
Earlier temporary traffic lights caused congestion on the A4130 between the A34 at Milton and Didcot, but that's definitely easing now.
It's also much better on the A34 southbound from Marcham to Milton, though still a bit heavy on all approaches to Milton Hill.
Our news team are looking ahead at the top prospects for Thursday.
Running through ideas for the day's programming are Adina Campbell (TV producer), Liz Green (mid-morning producer) and Ali Dawes (news editor).
Yesterday I met a very inspiring little boy and his mum and dad, Andrew and Sally, in Abingdon.
Skye is only five but a year ago he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. You might know him actually - he's turned a playground craze into a world famous charity campaign with his Loom to the Moon project.
Boxes and boxes of loom bands kept arriving at the door while I was there! Hear more from 10:00.
The UK is "deeply elitist" according to new analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.
Small elites, educated at independent schools and Oxbridge, still dominate top roles, suggests the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission study. It says key institutions do not represent the public they serve.
Our top story is a drop in hate crime in Oxfordshire. We're hearing from a victim about how her life was turned upside down by it.
And a year's supply of fruit cake and a book of stamps are some of the things UK companies have offered people who've complained, according to a survey. What have you've been given when you've complained? Let me know.
About £20,000 worth of hay has been burned in an arson attack near Wantage.
A jury in the trial of a man accused of stabbing a teenager to death in Oxford will continue its deliberations this morning.
Connor Tremble, 17, suffered multiple stab wounds at his home in Fairacres Road in February. He died from his injuries two days later.
Will Blencowe, 21, from Banbury, denies murder. Two other men on trial accused of helping him deny perverting the course of justice. I'll have more at 09:00.
The operator of the Whitchurch Bridge says it appreciates the impact the closure has had on people's lives.
The toll bridge across the River Thames has been closed since October for major reconstruction work but is due to reopen next month.
Geoff Weir from the Whitchurch Bridge Company said: "We'll all be very relieved when it reopens - we've always said we very much regret the inconvenience to people."
There are solid queues on the A34 southbound due to a reported rolling roadblock by police from the Marcham to the Milton Interchange.
There are problems on the A4130 with temporary traffic lights between the A34 at Milton and Didcot. They weren't due to be there until 09:30 so it's being looked into. They are causing 25-minute delays both ways.
Set 204 to win at Wormsley, near Watlington, the game went the distance, but Oxfordshire were unable to collect the runs they needed and finished on 196-9 after their 50 overs.
Oxfordshire captain Luke Ryan said: "It's the first time we've got here... It's fantastic we've been here, we've tasted [it], we've got very close to coming over the line, so we'll definitely come back."
There's a bit of mist and low cloud at the moment. This should lift through the morning and we should start to see some sunny spells.
As we go through the later part of the morning and into the afternoon, we'll also get some showers feeding in. There's going to be a fairly brisk southwesterly wind which will pick up through the course of the day.
There will be the odd heavy burst of showers but I suspect most will be fairly light, and some of us should keep the dry and bright weather through the afternoon. Highest temperatures around 20C (68F).
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