Oxfordshire

Watch The Moment Power Station Towers Were Blown Up

PA | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK

In a cloud of smoke and with a thunderous blast three historic towers were demolished today after dominating an English town's skyline for more than f...

School Girl Killed As Car Collides With Group Of Pedestrians In Oxfordshire

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK

A teenage school girl has been killed and three other pedestrians injured in a collision with a car today. The crash happened just after 8am in Cur...

Cyclist Aged 12 Killed In Road Collision

PA | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK

A 12-year-old boy has died after he was in collision with a car while riding his bike. The boy was cycling along Charney Road, Southmoor, Oxfordshi...

Severe Weather Warning For David Cameron

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK

More than half of those affected by the recent flooding were not satisfied by how the coalition reacted to the crisis. According to a poll of 1,00...

Woman Arrested Over Jayden Parkinson Murder

PA | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

A woman has been arrested by police investigating the murder of teenager Jayden Parkinson whose body was found in a freshly disturbed grave. The 48...

Lorry Driver Dies In Dead Badger Road Incident

PA | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

A lorry driver has died after police slowed traffic to remove a dead badger from the road. Thames Valley Police received a report that a dead badge...

Jayden Parkison Body Formally Identified After Didcot Grave Search

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The body of a teenager found buried in a graveyard has been formally identified as 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson. Thames Valley Police said further tes...

Jayden Parkinson Detectives Focus Search On Oxfordshire Grave

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK

Police searching for missing teenager Jayden Parkinson are focusing their investigation on a grave next to a church. Thames Valley Police said the hun...

Girl, 15, Is Raped By Car Driver

PA | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

A 15-year-old girl has been raped by a man who picked her up in his car after claiming that he knew her. The teenager was walking in Shilton Park, ...

Middle-Class Wild; Wilderness Festival 2013

Ashwin Bhardwaj | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ashwin Bhardwaj

Upon arrival, initial impressions did nothing to dispel Wilderness's reputation - I parked next to an Audi, and the first people I met were GPs, a surgeon and an osteopath. Never before has St John's Ambulance been less needed at a festival.

Foodies Festival Festivities Fantastic Final Flourish

Judith Lewis | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

All over the UK, there have been a series of festivals hotly anticipated by the food-loving community in the know. Those uninitiated (and there are many) only hear hushed whispers of this Michelin-starred chef's new dish or that new wine tasting. I've taken a risk breaking the foodie code of silence to tell you about this festival... Well, not really but it does feel that way!

Wild Swimming: Celebrating Romance on the River

Jon Wilks | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Wilks

There's a big wedding anniversary on the horizon and I'm in charge of festivities. The wife wants to celebrate the big 10 by doing "something unusual". I can only hope we're on the same wavelength, as I've spent the last few weeks knocking about on the internet looking for wetsuits and picturesque pools in to which we shall be submerged.

This Is Not A Joke: Cameron Actually Waded Into A Swamp To Rescue A Sheep

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has revealed he recently waded into a swamp to rescue a stricken sheep. The ewe, which has since been nicknamed Swampy, had ventured ...

Pooh Pooh

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

A bout of bad weather has seen schools shut, caused travel chaos and now the 30th annual World Pooh Sticks championships are to be cancelled. Fortu...

Killing Taliban 'A Job', Says Prince Harry

Posted 24.01.2013 | UK

Prince Harry said killing the Taliban is a job "you would expect to do" as a soldier as he arrived back in the UK after his 20-week tour of duty to Af...

Prince Harry Returns To UK From Afghanistan

PA | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

Prince Harry has arrived back in the UK after his tour of duty in Afghanistan. The 28-year-old Apache co-pilot gunner has been on post-deployment "...

Man Killed As Freight Train Hits Car On Level Crossing

PA | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK

A man has died and another person is in hospital after a car was hit by a freight train on a rural level crossing. The dead man is believed to have...

Britain's Most Overcrowded Commuter Journey Revealed

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

Commuters crammed into rush-hour trains would probably consider their own service to be the most overcrowded in the country. But the busiest route ...

A Shopper's Heaven on Earth

Christina Miller | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Style
Christina Miller

Every August I spend a week or so in Oxfordshire visiting my in-laws, who live in a sweet little village six miles outside of Oxford. While we are there, we take long walks in the countryside, have lunch by the river and barbeques in the evening, spending time with our five year old nephew who we don't see enough of.

How A Stuntman Survived A Leap From 2,400 Feet With No Parachute

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

A stuntman has become the first person to jump out of a helicopter and land without using a parachute. Gary Connery, 42, used a special "wingsuit" ...

Passengers Stranded After Train Hits Herd Of Cattle At High Speed

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

A packed passenger train has crashed into an escaped herd of cows causing chaos on a train travelling through Oxfordshire The 2.45pm Crosscountry T...

Oxford's Hidden Gems

Bianca Brigitte Bonomi | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Bianca Brigitte Bonomi

A visit to the city of dreaming spires is always rewarding, but check out Oxford's Hidden Gems for a different experience.

Antony Worrall Thompson - Unexpected Excitement in Bagging Area

Sam Fraser | Posted 11.03.2012 | Home
Sam Fraser

It's been a long time since I did any shoplifting - 31 years, to be precise, but I must have been better at it than Antony Worrall Thompson, because I didn't get caught.

Two Women Found Dead In Oxfordshire, Double Muder Probe Launched

PA | Posted 04.11.2011 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after two women were found dead at a house, police said. Officers were called to Ireton Court in Thame, Ox...