Action needed to curb sugar intake

thisisoxfordshire: Health experts say a sugars tax should be introduced to increase the cost of sugar-rich food and drinks

1:01am Tuesday 16th September 2014

More must be done to curb the nation's sugar intake to reduce the "costly burden" of tooth decay, experts have said.

'Courageous' Stephen raised £5m

thisisoxfordshire: Stephen Sutton raised almost five million pounds for the Teenage Cancer Trust before he died

7:18am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The mother of teenage cancer victim Stephen Sutton has said she is "immensely proud" of her son's achievements after it emerged that he raised almost £5 million for charity.

Warning as fog disrupts flights

thisisoxfordshire: Air passengers face disruption in the south east of England

7:45am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Heavy fog over south east England is causing travel disruption at Heathrow, Gatwick and London City airports, European air traffic controllers said.

Cumberbatch 'posh' plea rubbished

thisisoxfordshire: Freddie Fox belongs to the Fox acting dynasty

7:47am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Actor Freddie Fox has dismissed Benedict Cumberbatch's complaint that he has been the victim of "posh bashing".

27% suffer nuisance neighbour: poll

thisisoxfordshire: A poll has revealed more than a quarter of people have suffered from a nuisance neighbour

7:50am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Just over a quarter of UK adults have had a problem with a nuisance neighbour in the past year, a survey for a consumer group has found.

Dairy food 'lowers diabetes risk'

thisisoxfordshire: Diabetes UK said more research is needed, following the study

2:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

People who take eight or more portions of high-fat dairy produce each day are at a lower risk of developing diabetes than those who have only one portion a day, new research shows.

Ruling over Iraqi civilian's death

thisisoxfordshire: In April 2003, after occupying Basra, the British Army started arresting high-ranking members of the Ba'ath Party

3:04am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Human rights judges will rule today whether British armed forces unlawfully arrested and detained an Iraqi civilian who was found dead four months after his release.

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