Brad Pitt buys 2 million pounds Spitfire plane

Brad Pitt has reportedly bought a 2 million pounds Spitfire plane and will take flying lessons at Boultbee Flying Academy in Oxford.

Vatican, Oxford put ancient manuscripts online

The Vatican Library and Oxford University`s Bodleian Library have put the first of 1.5 million pages of ancient manuscripts online.

Oxford aims to weed out `rich and thick` students this year

Even as its alumni includes the wealthy and famous from around the world, the Oxford University this year is looking to weed out "thick and rich" applicants and ensure that admissions are made on merit.

Researchers achieve 10Gbit/s Li-Fi data transmission record

In a breakthrough, UK scientists have achieved record data transmission speeds of 10 gigabits per second - more than 250 times faster than `superfast` broadband - using LED light bulbs.

Child taken away from Indian parents in UK, given to care

An Indian couple from Oxford are fighting to regain custody of their five-year-old son after he was taken away by social services.

Mariah Carey to give masterclass at Oxford

Mariah Carey has been invited to give a masterclass at Oxford University, according to reports.

Asian gang made 11-yr-old girl sex slave in UK

A 19-year-old girl has told a court in London how she was sexually exploited by a group of Asian men when she was 11 years old.

UK universities take 4 of six top global rankings

UK universities have taken four of the six top slots in a global university "league table" for 2011-12.

Oxford city to honour Myanmar`s Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi will be honoured with the Freedom of the City award during her visit on Wednesday to Oxford.

Suu Kyi to receive Oxford doctorate next month

Aung Saan Suu Kyi will arrive in the UK to receive an honorary doctorate in Civil Law at a special ceremony on June 20.

Oxford academic suffered a breakdown last year

Oxford professor Steven Rawlings, now dead, had last year suffered a breakdown and was "found wandering around the village in his dressing gown".

NRI academic bailed in Oxford colleague`s death

An Indian-origin Mathematics lecturer
arrested in connection with the death of his colleague in Oxfordshire, was on Friday released on bail.

Noted historian hails India`s pluralism at Oxford

Noted historian Ramachandra
Guha said today the country has defied convention by forming a
geographically vast nation-state on the basis of pluralism and
multiplicity of languages, ethnicities and cultures.

Hindu Temple planned for Oxford, US

A Hindu Temple and Community Centre is being planned for Oxford (United Kingdom).

Cyber war is unlikely, says Oxford study

A new study conducted at the Oxford Internet Institute says that a cyber war is an unlikely scenario.

Lankan minister leads anti-British protests over Oxford snub

Hundreds of pro-government supporters led by a cabinet minister tried to storm the British High Commission in the Sri Lankan capital to protest what they called UK`s supports to Tamil separatists.

Major Oxford test to check heart attacks

The study will involve 30,000 people who have some form of heart or other vascular disease from UK.

Sarah Palin`s `refudiate` named `Word of the Year`

"Refudiate", a word coined by glamorous US politician Sarah Palin, has been named 2010`s `Word of the Year` by the New Oxford American Dictionary.

Major Oxford test to check heart attacks

The study will involve 30,000 people who have some form of heart or other vascular disease from UK.

Palin`s `refudiate` named Oxford lexicon`s `Word of the Year`

“Refudiate”, a word coined by glamorous US politician Sarah Palin, has been named 2010`s `Word of the Year` by the New Oxford American Dictionary.