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    Fred Dimbleby

    Fred, a second-year Historian at Keble, was the paper's editor for Trinity Term 2018 alongside Matt Roller. He started out as Cherwell's comment editor last Hilary.

    Football blues take Brookes varsity win

    It has been a tough season for the newly promoted Women’s Blues football team. Now playing in the top league in their region, they...

    Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

    Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

    Gary Lineker – ‘the media scrutiny is far more intense compared to 30 years ago’

    Speaking ahead of the World Cup, Gary Lineker opens up on football punditry, the British press, and what would merit a good performance for the England team

    VC claims £5k on luxury hotels

    Richardson has claimed over £69,000 in expenses since taking up her position in 2016.

    Oxford eight joins Wasps rugby academy

    It follows a successful run out with the England sevens team in April

    JCR presidents ‘disappointed’ by access report

    The letter calls on the University and Colleges "to take every possible step to ensure that this situation improves in the short and long-term"

    Oxford to expand access programmes after data release

    The scheme, which provides spring and summer schools for students from under-represented backgrounds, will increase its intake by 50% from next year

    Theresa May portrait still missing

    The Prime Minister's portrait was removed from the School of Geography and the Environment last Monday night

    Why the media is fixated with student life

    Freelance and Guardian writer Dawn Foster says that the right wing media have an odd fixation with student life

    Fresh protests over Theresa May portrait

    A letter of protest concerning the 'Women on Yarl's Wood' was put up in place of May's portrait on Wednesday afternoon

    Man charged after Oxford shooting

    Shearman was originally arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, but no charges have been brought in relation to that

    Oxford standoff ends after shots exchanged

    A 24-year-old suspect was arrested at 3am this morning after negotiations with police at the scene

    Shots fired near Westgate centre

    Police have warned people to stay away from Paradise Street

    Nigel Owens: ‘I don’t want to be a celebrity’

    Nigel Owens talks about his experiences with mental health and whether rugby has a problem with ‘lad culture’