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Oxford University rowers to embark on ‘memorial cruise’ up the Thames

Members of the Oxford University boat race team that ‘sunk’ to defeat have announced they are to go on a cruise that retraces the route of their fateful voyage.

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Posted: Apr 10th, 2012
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‘Stonehenge is just scaffolding’ claim experts

early example of half-finished tarmac driveway also revealedAfter many tens of years of investigation, the meaning behind the ancient monument of Stonehenge may finally have been discovered. Professor Mike Smith and his Oxford University team have concluded that the stones are not the final construction but just the scaffolding to allow work to take place.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2011
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Police check historic images of Oxford rioters

gang culture 'unacceptable'Oxford police are now engaged in checking images of rioting youths going back as far as 30 years in an attempt to put names to faces and bring the culprits to justice.

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Posted: Aug 18th, 2011
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Suitcase with pink ribbon tied to handle goes missing

But Professor of Logic at Oxford University, James Searle, said the theory required that the black suitcase belonging to the passenger who had taken Mrs Moran’s black suitcase in error should have remained on the carousal. ‘It’s a tough one, but as a matter of logic it just doesn’t stack up,’ Professor Searle said.

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Posted: Jun 24th, 2011
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‘Greek mythology made-up when we were pissed’ admits Oxford professor

Ronald Vickers, a Professor of Classics at Oxford University, has admitted that the entire subject of Greek Mythology was invented by a group of drunken lecturers in the 1820s.

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Posted: May 25th, 2011
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