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  1. That's all for today

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  2. No shops in Reading selling knives to youngsters, TVP reports

    As more than a thousand youngsters were hospitalised with knife wounds in England last year, police tested local business in Reading and was pleased to announce no shop was found selling knives to under 18s.

    Thames Valley Police put to test local businesses after it was recently reported the number of people between the age of 10 and 19 admitted to hospital with knife-related injuries had more than doubled in the past five years.

    The staggering figures prompted calls for authorities to crack down on high-street businesses selling knives to young people.

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  3. Domestic violence campaign to combat abusive relationships

    A campaign to raise awareness of signs of coercive relationships has been launched by Thames Valley Police (TVP) amid an increasing number of cases reported to the force.

    Hundreds of women reported being victims of abusive relationships, 45 percent of whom said they had been in one for more than 10 years.

    The TVP survey found half of the total were abused under the age of 25.

    Coercive control became a crime in 2015 - it's when people degrade, threaten or closely monitor their partners.

    'Know This Isn't Love' campaign was launched on Tuesday and aims to signpost support for victims.

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  4. Brother told Bernie Sanders: 'You have to run'

    Larry and Bernie
    Image caption: Larry Sanders (left) said he supports his younger brother Bernie's run for president

    The Oxford-based brother of of Vermont senator Bernie Sanders said he told his younger sibling he must run again for the US presidency.

    Larry Sanders, 83, said: "He did ask me, I think for the first time in his life, what I thought about this a couple of months ago.

    "I said, 'as your brother I think you shouldn't do it because you could have a marvellous life, but as a world citizen you have to'. That's my opinion."

    Bernie Sanders, 77, announced earlier today he would seek the Democratic Party's nomination for president in 2020.

    His older brother moved to Britain from his native Brooklyn, New York, in the 1960s, and has run as a Green Party candidate for the parliamentary seat of Oxford West and Abingdon.

  5. Yoga studio set to open in Oxford

    A "much-needed" yoga studio could soon be opening in Oxford as plans for it to take over a two-storey block near the River Thames have been welcomed.

    The studio would be able to host up to 16 people per session and would replace a garage, dairy and artist studio currently filling the structure.

    Several residents have already written to Oxford City Council to show support for what was branded as a "much-needed" space given the increasing request for yoga classes.

    Officers will decide on the application for 16 East Street in the coming months.

    Yoga session
  6. New £10m ferry designed and built at Cammell Laird takes to water

    A new £10m ferry designed and built at Cammell Laird shipyard has taken to the River Mersey today.

    Red Kestrel

    The 74m-long ship Red Kestrel is a freight-only roll-on-roll-off vessel and will operate between Southampton and the Isle of Wight.

    Red Kestrel

    It was moved by tug boats to a wet basin on the Mersey this morning to be fitted out before before it starts service later in the year.

    Red Kestrel