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Five things from BBC Oxford

It's time to catch up on some of the most memorable and popular news stories for Oxfordshire this past week in case you missed them.

1 Children waiting for the Angry Birds Movie get a nasty surprise

Image caption The Angry Birds Movie has a Universal rating, meaning it is considered suitable for all audiences

A cinema which screened a trailer for an 18-rated horror film before the Angry Birds Movie has apologised after young children were "left in tears".

The Cineworld branch accidentally played the trailer for supernatural chiller The Bye Bye Man to the young audience.

One mother has accused the multiplex, in Didcot, Oxfordshire, of "traumatising" youngsters.

2 Nuclear scientists raise quarry dust concerns

Image caption The Joint European Torus is based at Culham Science Centre

Scientists are worried that dust from a planned quarry could affect their nuclear fusion experiments.

Hills Quarry Products wants to dig out 2.5 million tonnes of sand and gravel from an Oxfordshire site over 10 years.

But the Culham Science Centre (CSC), which is home to the UK Atomic Energy Authority, said its sensitive equipment could be affected adversely by "wind borne dust".

3 Drone captures dramatic aerial field fire footage

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Media captionFire service battled blaze on Monday afternoon

Firefighters battled a blaze in a field that produced plumes of smoke visible for miles around.

Emergency services were called on Monday to crops on fire in the Newington Hill area, two miles south of Stadhampton, Oxfordshire.

Four fire engines and specialist 4x4 appliance were sent to the scene, which was filmed by a drone piloted by Jared Reabow.

4 Teenagers supporting Oxford Pride say they received homophobic abuse

Image caption The 15 to 17-year olds were raising support and money for the annual Oxford Pride festival outside Abingdon town hall

Teenagers campaigning against a town's decision not to fly the rainbow flag said they received homophobic insults from passers-by.

The 15 to 17-year-olds organised an event to support the annual Oxford Pride in Abingdon town centre.

They said they were "shocked" by the negative responses, which came mainly from "older generations".

5 Criminal cash used to fund search and rescue dogs

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Media captionSearch dogs receive police funding raised by selling items confiscated from criminals

Thames Valley Police gives more than £750,000 to charity per year from the proceeds of selling confiscated items from criminals.

One of the main recipients is Search Dogs Bucks, which helps find lost people in and around Oxfordshire.

All the dog owners involved volunteer to help out the charity.

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