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Dictionary's direst

Image caption More than 10,000 people have already submitted their entries for the English language's worst word

There was one story which generated the most discussion here in the office. Does "moist" do it for you? Some loved it, others loathed it - just like marmite.

Sorry Mel and Sue... and Miranda Hart.

'Moist' leads poll for least favourite English word

Hello again Roy

Ever felt that Whizzer and Chips void? Well fill your boots with the news Oxford-based publisher Rebellion has bought it alongside Roy of the Rovers and dozens of other out-of-print 1970s and 1980s titles.

Rebellion says it's the biggest deal of its kind in 30 years and could bring "long-vanished" classic comics back into print.

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Image caption Published from 1976 to 1995, Roy of the Rovers was Britain’s most famous comic footballer

Judge Dredd publisher buys Roy of the Rovers and classic comics archive

Didcot: Six months on

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Media captionNadine Morgan says she hopes recovery team get her dad out soon

It's been six months since the Didcot collapse, and work to recover Ken Cresswell, 57, John Shaw, 61, and Chris Huxtable, 34, goes on.

Mayor of Didcot Steve Connel said the families "should be allowed to mourn".

"I understand that you have to protect those people who are going in and keep them safe, but at the same time six months is unacceptable," he said.

Didcot power station: Six-month wait 'unacceptable'

Last chance

We went to Banbury to see the town's north signal box before it's demolished.

The tours run until October.

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Media captionThousands of people sign up to see a piece of railway history

Road to stardom

And finally we followed Oxford band the Fusion Project on their journey to Coventry where they played the masses alongside superstar musician Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.

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Media captionOxford's The Fusion Project play with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

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