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  1. That's all for today

    That's the end of our Local Live updates for Friday. The service will be back at 08:00 on Monday.    

  2. Proud day for the Bodleian

    The 2016 National Student Survey has revealed that 97% of students at the University of Oxford felt the libraries resources met their needs.

    It's the highest satisfaction score of any UK university.   

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  3. Oxfordshire's Big Picture

    If you have a great image of Oxfordshire, we would love to showcase it. Send it to us with details and where the picture was taken to, or post it on Twitter @bbcoxford or BBC Oxford on Facebook.


    Today's picture of Ewelme in the dull, early morning light was taken by Hedley Thorne.

  4. Travel update: Very slow on A34 near Weston-on-the-Green

    BBC Travel

    There's very slow traffic on the A34 in both directions at Weston-On-The-Green, because of traffic slowing to look at that nearby fire. 

    There's congestion on the A41 Southbound to Bicester and to the Hinksey Hill Interchange.

  5. 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. 

    Utahraptor model

    A dinosaur looking for a home, a memorial to a WW1 hero and a Top Gear presenter defending mobile libraries are among this week's news gems.

    Five things from BBC Oxford

    The model

    A collection of bits and pieces from the last week from across Oxfordshire.

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  6. Oxford medics test new oxygen monitor

    Care for critically-ill patients with shock could be improved, it is hoped, after the first successful testing at the John Radcliffe Hospital of a new machine to record oxygen consumption in real time.

    Oxygen consumption machine

    Patients in shock suffer a lack of oxygen throughout the body, causing organs to deteriorate and even stop working.

    Doctors do not have any way of measuring how much oxygen is being used by the body, making it difficult to judge what treatment is needed.

  7. Travel update: Smoke on A34 Southbound near Islip

    BBC Travel

    There are reports of a field fire near Islip, with smoke blowing across the A34 Southbound and slowing traffic from Junction 9 on the M40 to Islip.

  8. Travel update: Heavy on A34 Western By-Pass northbound

    BBC Travel

    There's heavy traffic on the A34 Western By-Pass Road northbound in Oxford between the Wytham turn off and the Peartree Interchange.

  9. Researchers discover longest-living vertebrate

    An international team of scientists led by the University of Copenhagen and including the University of Oxford has found that the Greenland shark has a life expectancy of at least 272 years

    Greenland sharks

    This discovery shows it is the longest-living vertebrate known to science, exceeding even bowhead whales, turtles and tortoises. The findings have been published in latest issue of the journal, Science.   

  10. Mum calls for maternity cuts u-turn

    Oxford Mail

    A new mum has called on an NHS trust not to force pregnant women in north Oxfordshire to take long, risky journeys to get the healthcare they need.

  11. Oxford Brookes congratulates its Olympian chancellor

    Oxford Brookes has congratulated Chancellor Dr Katherine Grainger after she became the most decorated British female Olympian of all time at Rio 2016.

    Oxford Brookes Chancellor Dr Katherine Grainger

    Dr Grainger and Vicky Thornley took the silver medal in the final of the women’s double scull and were just narrowly beaten by Poland.

  12. William Morris's home receives lottery fund boost

    Kelmscott Manor, the former home of designer William Morris, has been awarded £4.7m to help it double the number of days it is open to the public.

    Kelmscott Manor

    The house in West Oxfordshire is among a dozen projects and places to receive a share of £55m from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

  13. Oxford restaurant gets zero hygiene rating

    Oxford Times

    A Korean restaurant in Frideswide Square has been slapped with the lowest possible food hygiene rating after council inspectors found "filthy" conditions in the kitchen.

  14. Cropredy: Hayseed Dixie talk dungarees and drunkenness

    Hippy Joe Hymas and John Wheeler of Hayseed Dixie spoke to BBC Radio Oxford's Will Banks ahead of last night's performance at Cropredy 2016.

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    Video caption: Hippy Joe Hymas with John Wheeler meet BBC Radio Oxford's Will Banks at Cropredy 2016.

    Hippy Joe says he's been wearing the same dungarees for 10 years.

  15. Farm heritage wins vote for new sports ground name

    Residents in Bicester have chosen Whitelands Farm Sports Ground as the name for the new multi-million pound leisure development on the Kingsmere estate, Cherwell District Council has announced.

    Last month, the authority invited people to decide between either Whitelands Farm or Queen Elizabeth II Sports Ground as the name for the new facilities in south west Bicester.

    Following a two-week vote on social media, websites and email, residents voted in favour of naming the site after its former farmland use.

  16. Olympics: Greg Searle in Henley

    Former Olympic rower Greg Searle has been at Henley's Leander Club, which has so far produced 112 Olympic medal-winning rowers.

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    Video caption: Olympics: Greg Searle at the Leander Club

    He says GB's best chance of adding to the gold medal tally today is in the women's pair and men's four competitions.