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By Joe Nimmo and Anna Browning

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  1. That's all for today

    The BBC Local Live service for Oxfordshire will resume on Monday at 08:00.

    In the meantime, have a great weekend and stay in touch via emailFacebook or Twitter.  

  2. Weather outlook: Cloudy and feeling chilly

    It'll be largely dry overnight, although showers are likely in the far east - especially during the first half of the night. 

    Otherwise, rather cloudy with a few clearer spells and feeling chilly.  

    Lows of about 10C (50F).

    BBC Weather chart for Oxford on 14 October 2016

    Tomorrow, any early showers will clear, leaving a fine morning with sunny spells. 

    However a band of occasionally heavy and perhaps squally showers will spread north during the afternoon.

    Highs of about 15C (59F).

    BBC Weather chart for Oxford on 15 October 2015

    For a full 10-day forecast, visit the BBC Weather site.

  3. How do you take yours - fried, scrambled or excavated?

    As you're no doubt aware, today is World Egg Day.

    An ostrich egg

    To mark this momentous occasion, the Ashmolean has shared this picture of a decorated ostrich egg found in pieces in a grave at Naqada, Egypt, dating to around 3600 BC.

  4. This week's movies discussed on BBC Radio Oxford

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    Video caption: Laurie Bailey from the Super Bailey Bros in Movie Land podcast on Inferno and Storks.
  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Oxfordshire northbound

    BBC Travel

    M40 Oxfordshire northbound severe disruption, between J6 for B4009 and J7 for A40.

    M40 Oxfordshire - Slow traffic on M40 northbound between J6, B4009 (Watlington) and J7, A40 (Thame), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened.

    Check local traffic and travel reports for:

  6. Wold Egg Day: Competition for 'best historical egg' heats up

    The may not be 5,000-years-old, but these decorated Ostrich eggs from Oxford's Pitt Rivers Museum are giving the Ashmolean's entry a run for its money.

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  7. David Oyelowo expects Bond 'banter' with Daniel Craig

    Oxford-born actor David Oyelowo said he expects to share "lots of backstage banter" about James Bond with Daniel Craig when the pair co-star in Othello in New York.

    The British stars are due to start rehearsals for the off-Broadway Shakespeare production next week - James Bond actor Craig will play Iago with Oyelowo in the title role.

    Previews for the sold-out play, directed by Sam Gold, begin at New York Theater Workshop on 22 November.

    David Oyelowo / Daniel Craig
    Quote Message: There will be lots of backstage banter on [Bond]. I'll see how much I get paid to break the story! Who knows? But I think we'll be concentrating on Shakespeare. from David Oyelowo Actor
    David OyelowoActor

    Oyelowo has previously narrated the audio version of Anthony Horowitz's James Bond novel Trigger Mortis.

  8. Happy 50th birthday Oxfordshire Museum

    Oxfordshire County Council has dusted off its Photoshop skills to celebrate the Oxfordshire museum's 50th birthday. See if you can spot the subtle alteration below...

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  9. WATCH: Oxford exhibition for artists with learning difficulties

     A group of artists with learning disabilities, who have broken out from community arts into mainstream professional arts, have an exhibition at Modern Art Oxford.

    They are called The Shadowlight Artists.  

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    Video caption: Artists with learning disabilities stage Oxford exhibition
  10. Cox keen for your Unsung Hero nominations


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    Video caption: Cox wants your Unsung Hero nominations

    Rio Paralympics gold medallist Kadeena Cox has become the latest sports star to call for your BBC Unsung Hero nominations.

    You've got just over a week to get your nominations in (the deadline is Sunday, 23 October) and you can find out how to here.

  11. Man released on bail after woman burned in fire

    A man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a fire at a house in Oxford has been released on police bail until 13 December.

    The road

    Police were called to reports of a blaze at a property on Balfour Road, in the Blackbird Leys area, at about 10:10 BST on Tuesday.

    A woman was found at the scene with first-degree burns to 80% of her body and remains in a "serious condition" in hospital.

  12. Rail services not running to Paddington

    We are getting reports that rail services are currently unable to run to or from London Paddington due to a person being hit by a train. Updates to follow.

  13. Stepping up to the plate

    Radio Oxford's Phil Mercer has a busy morning ahead. He's stepping in after mid-morning presenter Kat Orman lost her voice. Oh and he gets to meet Gordon Ramsay. 

    What a guy...

  14. Cash dance

    Oxford City Council says it has won £140,000 from Arts Council England "to continue the hugely-popular dance festival Dancin’ Oxford for a further three years".

    Dancin’ Oxford sees three festivals of dance every year: A spring international dance festival, summer festival featuring free outdoor public performances, and an autumn family-focused dance week.

    Quote Message: We are delighted that Arts Council England has given us this money, which will enable us to bring people from all walks of life together – be it to watch or actively participate – to celebrate all things dance. from Claire Thompson City Council arts participation officer
    Claire ThompsonCity Council arts participation officer