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Food diary: why brunch?

Ellie Duncan explores the role of brunch in history, culture and her weekend routine

Author of the week: Halldór Laxness

Ellie Duncan takes a look at one of Iceland's greatest writers

Author of the week: Paul Beatty

A look at the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize

Writing winter from Shakespeare to Selvon

Ellie Duncan surveys the representation of winter in literature through the ages

On the incompleteness of reading

Ellie Duncan gets lost in the countless possibilities of translation

Rewind: Winnie-the-Pooh’s 90th birthday

On its 90th anniversary, Ellie Duncan ponders the publication of Winnie-the-Pooh

Stop to record the moment

Ellie Duncan considers the reasons why it is such a human act to record our lives
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Government plans announced for two-year university courses

Universities Minister Jo Johnson told university leaders today that universities in England will be able to charge more than £14,000 per year for a...

Medical student uses unborn baby’s brain for research without parents’ permission

An unborn baby’s brain was used by an Oxford medical student without its parents’ permission.The student at the John Radcliffe Hospital used the foetal...

Revealed: Oxford’s use of controversial ‘gagging clauses’

Oxford University has repeatedly used so-called “gagging clauses” in redundancy settlements with former employees, figures obtained by Cherwell reveal.A Freedom of Information (FOI) request...

Councillor John Tanner apologises for calling Oxford homeless “a disgrace”

Oxford city councillor John Tanner has been forced to apologise after deeming homeless people “a disgrace”.A formal complaint has been launched by East Oxford...

Rhodes Must Fall join campaign for student to continue studies

Oxford student groups, including Rhodes Must Fall (RMF) and the Oxford University Africa Soceity (OUAS), have gathered in support of a campaign to crowdfund...