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- Council leaders pause devolution plans
- Trident: Oxford East MP attacks 'colossal waste of money'
- Oxford United sign striker Rob Hall; keeper Sam Slocombe leaves
- Accident at Wolvercote and Cutteslowe roundabouts
- Anger at hospital plans to reduce bed numbers
- Philip Pullman novel is brought to life in bookshop
Political reporter, BBC Radio Oxford
Today I've been in Birmingham hearing the first day of a judicial review into Oxfordshire County Council's decision to close the majority of its children's centres to save millions of pounds.
The plans have sparked protests ever since they were announced - David Cameron's mother even signed a petition against them.Essentially lawyers for two families were arguing today the decision wasn't made in the proper way - the consultation wasn't carried out correctly and the local need for the centres wasn't properly assessed.The county council has said those claims were legally and factually misconceived.
Councils who paid for two rival devolution studies have been accused of a "mind-boggling" waste of money after they agreed to work together.
The reviews cost about £100,000 each and examined different ways of organising services in Oxfordshire.
But the publications of both have now been postponed while the opposing sides "discuss areas of common ground".
Green party leader David Williams described the councils as behaving "like kids in a playground".
Can you guess what type of clouds we're seeing here over Henley-on-Thames?
We're going with 'extremely high cirriform', but perhaps you can correct us?
Whatever the name, it's a beautiful sight on the hottest day of the year.
It's a good day to be a solar panel, particularly if it's your job to keep Oxford's Bodleian Library book storage facility cool in near 35C (95F) heat.
The new bishop of Oxford, Rt Rev Steven Croft, has taken his seat in the House of Lords in a ceremony full of old English tradition.
He was flanked by supporters the Bishop of Southwark, the Rt Rev Christopher Chessun, and the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham James, as he swore the oath of allegiance to the Queen.
The number of criminal cases dropped in the Thames Valley region due to lack of evidence has risen by more than 50% - despite a fall in the number of cases brought.
There was a fall of 21% in the number of prosecutions brought between 2012 and 2015.
But in the same period, the number of cases dropped due to a lack of evidence fell by 52%.
Council leaders across Oxfordshire have agreed to delay the publication of a study into plans to devolve powers to the county's local authorities.
In a joint statement, the leaders of Oxfordshire County Council and the four district councils said they wanted to "pause plans for consultation until these plans have been jointly developed".
The district councils had proposed abolishing the county council, with its powers transferred to new unitary authorities.
The county council said this ruled out the benefits of having a single unitary council across Oxfordshire.
MPs have voted overwhelmingly to renew Britain's Trident nuclear weapons system, but Oxford East MP Andrew Smith was one of the 117 to vote against.
Mr Smith has consistently campaigned against nuclear weapons and said he was "reflecting the overwhelming views of his constituents".
This is a colossal waste of money and not effective in defence terms. The threats the country faces are from terrorism and cyber attack, far from anything that would be appropriately responded to with nuclear weapons.
Andrew Smith says it is right the Labour Party is reviewing its policy over Trident, and believes one day MPs from all parties will support scrapping nuclear weapons.
The world has moved on from the Cold War, when you could see a certain logic with mutually assured destruction, as obscene a concept as it is. The Labour Party conference last year supported the renewal of Trident. Labour is now reviewing its policy, and it makes sense to review. It's illogical and irrational to pay for this obscene international status symbol.
Oxfordshire GP Kiren Collison has provided this handy guide to deal with the heatwave today.
Temperatures are set to peak at 33C (91F) in the county, so...
- Try to avoid the sun between 11:00 and 15:00
- Always wear a hat and sunscreen
- Try to stay in the shade as much as you can
- Try to avoid exertion
- Take on plenty of cool drinks
- Avoid alcohol and caffeine as they can make you more dehydrated
Oxford United face their most difficult test of pre-season tonight when they host Leicester City at the Kassam Stadium.
Boss Michael Appleton says "friends in high places" helped secure the friendly against the Premier League champions.
BBC Radio Oxford will have full match commentary tonight, coverage starting at 19:00 on 95.2FM, digital radio and online.
Oxford United have signed the former West Ham and Bolton forward Rob Hall on a two-year deal.
The 22-year-old, who is currently recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament injury to his left knee, had a successful loan spell at United in 2011 where he scored six times in 14 appearances.
He's since been at West Ham, Birmingham, Bolton and MK Dons.
Rob Hall has joined the club today for a second time...
Political reporter, BBC Radio Oxford
A judicial review into the closure of children's centres in Oxfordshire begins today.
A High Court judge is set to decide whether there's any legal reason why Oxfordshire County Council can't close 44 children's centres and seven early intervention hubs.
The council is setting up a new network of support involving keeping 18 centres open and is particularly targeted at vulnerable children.
The case is being brought by two families. Evidence will be heard over the next two days, but a decision is not expected until next week at the earliest.
BBC Radio Oxford's Breakfast programme team have had enough of missing out on the sun.
Presenter Howard Bentham and news reader Paul Jenner have upped sticks and are broadcasting live from their deckchairs.
Time for a pedicure gentlemen?
The former West Ham trainee had a loan spell with the U's in 2011 when he scored six goals in 14 appearances.
Sensible measures are being taken to beat the heat...
Bestselling author Philip Pullman will be in the audience at an unusual theatrical venue - the world-famous Blackwell's bookshop in Oxford.
Proposals to reduce the number of beds at an Oxfordshire hospital have been described as "shocking" by campaigners.
Staff at the Horton General Hospital were told the hospital plans to "reconfigure" some wards in a bid to provide more home-based care.
The NHS trust said 28 beds could be lost on F Ward, which is for trauma and orthopaedics patients, but 10 "short stay" beds would be added elsewhere.
A trust spokeswoman said no jobs would be lost if the changes go ahead.