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  • Oxford to ban petrol and diesel cars in 2020

    LONDON: The university city of Oxford has unveiled plans to ban petrol and diesel cars from its centre as part of the most radical set of proposals so far in Britain to curb pollution...

    All of us who drive or use petrol or diesel vehicles through Oxford are contributing to the city’s toxic air,” said city council board member John Tanner...

  • Oxford University Islamic professor denies rape allegations by French author

    Swiss academic and Oxford University Professor Tariq Ramadan has denied rape allegations levelled against him by French activist and author Henda Ayari, Arab News reported on Sunday...

    Ramadan, a professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony's College, Oxford University, is also the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hassan al-Banna...

  • Suu Kyi to be stripped of Oxford honorary title for response to Rohingya crisis

    Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to be stripped of the Freedom of Oxford honorary title by the city's council for her response to the Rohingya crisis, CNN reported on Thursday...

    Suu Kyi, who has been strongly criticised by the international community for failing to speak up publicly for the stateless Rohingya or to urge restraint on the military, was bestowed with the honorary title in 1997 in recognition of her long...

  • Oxford college removes Suu Kyi’s portrait

    LONDON: The Oxford University college where Aung San Suu Kyi studied said on Saturday it had taken down a portrait of the Myanmar leader, a decision that follows widespread criticism of her over the Rohingya crisis...

    The portrait belonged to Suu Kyi’s husband, the Oxford academic Michael Aris, and was bequeathed to the college after his death in 1999...

  • Bilawal Bhutto graduates from Oxford with MA degree

    PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has graduated from Oxford University with a Master Degree...

    In his tweet, former president and Pakistan Peoples Party Co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari congratulated his son for following in the footsteps of his grandfather Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and mother Benazir Bhutto and graduating with an MA degree from Oxford University...

  • Rahat gets Oxford award for contribution to music

    KARACHI: After years of training, live performances and recording tracks for several blockbusters, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan received an award from the University of Oxford for his contribution to music...

    Mr Khan, who is currently on tour in the UK, took to his official Twitter account (@RFAKWorld) and said: “#honoured by the #Oxford University for #contribution to music...

  • Oxford college sparks row by keeping colonialist’s statue on display

    LONDON: An Oxford University college has announced it will keep a statue of 19th century colonialist Cecil Rhodes on display, resisting pressure to remove it from student campaigners who say it glorifies a brutal racist...

    Inspired by protests at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, which led to its statue of Rhodes being removed last April, the “Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford” campaign has sparked a heated debate about how...

  • Oxford rejects political correctness, sort of

    OXFORD University’s Oriel College has decided not to tear down its statue of the British colonialist Cecil Rhodes, because of the “overwhelming message” it received that the statue should stay...

    Oxford’s students should continue railing against Rhodes’s racist view of the world...

  • 'Post-truth' is Oxford Dictionaries word of the year

    'Post-truth' was proclaimed international word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries on Wednesday after beating off 'alt-right' and 'Brexiteer', a choice the publisher said reflected a year defined by emotive political discourse...

    ”Oxford Dictionaries said use of the word post-truth had increased in 2016 by about 2,000 percent compared with its usage in 2015, linking the spike in frequency to Britain's referendum on EU membership and...

  • Oxford professor charged with rape

    After two days of questioning by investigators, the 55-year-old Oxford University professor was brought before three magistrates who have been assigned to the case, suggesting that he is facing an extensive investigation, judicial sources said...

  • Oxford Dictionaries dragged into Indian poll

    NEW DELHI: Oxford Dictionaries was dragged into India’s bitter election on Thursday as it rubbished a claim that “Modilie” — referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi — is a recognised word...

    The image used a similar font, layout and logo to Oxford Dictionaries’ website, but did not use the word Oxford...

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