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Music, Opera, Oxford, Oxford University

Anne Sofie von Otter  at the Sheldonian Theatre

Anne Sofie von Otter at the Sheldonian Theatre

  A review by Nicholas Newman As part of the Oxford Festival of the Arts, I saw last night at the Sheldonian Theatre Oxford internationally acclaimed Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter is one of […]

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Blenheim Palace, Gadgets, Going Out, Julia Gasper, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Blenheim Palace Flower Show


A review by Julia Gasper This year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show was an absolute triumph. Since it was started, it has gone from strength to strength and is now one of the established highlights of […]

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Business, Innovation, Technology

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BakkerElkhuizen Handshake Mouse

Nicholas Newman Looking for a new mouse that reduces hand fatigue and stress, then it is worth trying the Handshake Mouse by BakkerElkhuizen. It is designed for people like journalists, businessmen, and personal assistants etc., […]

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Business, Education, Europe, Innovation, Interviews, Research

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Interested in a career at a start-up?

Want to work at a start-up? 10 phrases you should never say during an interview   In recent years, start-ups have undoubtedly become increasingly attractive for younger workers. According to an online survey, more than […]

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How Not to Break the Law When Selling Online

Author Marie Slowioczek-Mannsfeld, 2018  It’s super easy to do, and all of us have done it at least once: sell old stuff online. We want to get a bit of buck for those old […]

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Abingdon, Bicester, Law, Lawyers, London, Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, Oxfordshire

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Fly-tipping News

Many lawbreakers are using farmland and rural spaces, to illegally dump waste as opposed to using a lawful method of disposal – commonly known as fly-tipping.  Not only is the practice extremely anti-social, it’s also […]

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Brussels, Europe, France, Heritage

Battle-damaged jacket proved to be from Waterloo

Battle-damaged jacket proved to be from Waterloo

Researchers at Cranfield University have validated the authenticity of a jacket worn by a British Army officer at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. The red military jacket, which is over two hundred years old […]

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Julia Gasper, Oxford

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An Unsatisfactory Icon: Germaine Greer.

By Julia Gasper Al Jazeera ‘Head to Head’ with Germaine Greer Germaine Greer, who appeared at the Oxford Union last night, interviewed for Al-Jazeera TV, is now aged eighty. She is frequently asked to endorse […]

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Events, Going Out, Oxford, Review

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A night at the Opera at Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre

A review of Oxford Millennium Orchestra Last Friday night, the Oxford Millennium Orchestra performed at Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre a series of pieces from various well know operas including Rossini’s Barber of Seville, Mozart’s Magic Flute, and […]

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Ex-Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s


By  Graham Salter   In Madrid, the government has fallen. Mired in corruption, Mariano Rajoy has vacated the Palacio Moncloa, leaving the Socialists, under Pedro Sánchez, to assume the reins of power. How did this […]

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