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Train manager David Shelley has won fans for his "outrageously enthusiastic" messages.
Scientists in Oxfordshire are trying to decipher scrolls buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD79.
White rhino Stella is the newest addition to the family at Cotswold Wildlife Park in Oxfordshire.
The University of Oxford is the largest contributor to Oxford's carbon footprint, according to new data released by the city council.
The institution is responsible for about 8% of total emissions in the city, the authority's Climate Emergency Strategy Support report says.
The findings follow an examination of Oxford's greenhouse gas emissions, including carbon dioxide, produced by its 155,000 residents and 4,500 businesses.
It also found that:
Tom Hayes, cabinet member for Zero Carbon Oxford, said: "Now that we’re armed with the latest evidence, we’ll look at the levers we can pull on directly to reduce emissions."
A Thames Valley Police officer killed while investigating a burglary will have a formal police funeral, it has been announced.
PC Andrew Harper, 28, died after he was dragged along the road by a vehicle in Sulhamstead, Berkshire, on 15 August.
Thames Valley Police said his family has confirmed their wish for a formal police funeral to take place.
A force spokesman said: "We will continue to work closely with Andrew's family so that their wishes are front and centre and ensure that the funeral is a fitting tribute that honours our colleague Andrew's strength, courage and bravery."
No further details about the funeral have been released.
Thames Valley Police have cleared an officer of misconduct after he used a taser on a "compliant" suspect, it has been revealed.
The officer discharged the taser when responding to reports of a man in possession of a sword, during an incident in Newbury, Berkshire, in 2015.
The man, who has not been named, said he had been standing still at the time and did not have a sword. He complained to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.
The police watchdog ruled the tasered man had been shown on CCTV to be compliant and not in possession of the weapon. They directed Thames Valley Police to hold a tribunal.
At a meeting last year, the officer was found not to have committed misconduct in using the Taser and when giving his account of the incident.
In the South East, Oliver and Olivia have been revealed as the most popular baby names.
The figures are from 2018 and some believe the show Peaky Blinders has been an inspiration behind many of the choices.
Officers hold a silence for PC Andrew Harper as his parents pay tribute to their "superhero" son.