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Fed up with wife, gardener chose to live in woods for a decade

Fed up with wife, gardener chose to live in woods for a decade

Being fed up with his wife's nagging, a gardener chose to run away from his home and spent 10 years of his life in the woods in Kingston.

Oct 12, 2017, 11:16 AM IST
Donald Trump presidency could cost US economy $1 trillion: Oxford Economics

Donald Trump presidency could cost US economy $1 trillion: Oxford Economics

The U.S. economy could be $1 trillion smaller than otherwise expected in 2021 if Republican candidate Donald Trump wins the presidential election in November, economics research firm Oxford Economics said on Tuesday.

Sep 14, 2016, 02:17 AM IST

"Not on the same page": Brexit poses threat to British universities

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union has left the country`s universities with a problem to solve.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:39 PM IST
What if a girl is born without a vagina?

What if a girl is born without a vagina?

How would a girl feel and what would her life look like if she was born without a vagina?

Apr 20, 2016, 15:07 PM IST
Melissa Benoist, Sam Heughan to star in 'Oxford'

Melissa Benoist, Sam Heughan to star in 'Oxford'

"Outlander" star Sam Heughan and "Supergirl" actress Melissa Benoist will come together for Screen Gems romantic-drama "Oxford."

Aug 29, 2015, 09:58 AM IST
Oxford gets its first female vice-chancellor since it was created in 1230

Oxford gets its first female vice-chancellor since it was created in 1230

The University of Oxford is all set to get its first ever female vice-chancellor  for the first time since its records began nearly 800 years ago, after terrorism expert Professor Louise Richardson was nominated to the chief executive role.

May 29, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

Oxford varsity worker on UK police radar after triple murder

UK police have launched a major manhunt for a 21-year-old Oxford University worker who is suspected of killing his mother, six-year-old sister and stepfather.

May 25, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari receives Master's degree from Oxford

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairperson of the Pakistan Peoples Party, has obtained a Master's degree from the prestigious Oxford University.

May 10, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Oxford becomes first British city to ban non-recyclable food containers

Oxford may be known the world over for its famous university -- but it is not far behind in terms of action to safeguard the environment.

Apr 14, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

Harvard top world university, no Indian varsity in list

Harvard University of the US has remained number one in a global ranking of 100 most prestigious education institutions, followed by Britain`s University of Cambridge and Oxford. None the Indian universities featured in the list.

 

Mar 12, 2015, 04:54 AM IST
Kanye West lectures Oxford students: if I can remove my ego, there's hope for everyone

Kanye West lectures Oxford students: if I can remove my ego, there's hope for everyone

 Kanye West has delivered a guest lecture to 350 students at Oxford University, speaking candidly about his music, his ego and his reputation.

Mar 03, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Ravinder Singh launches new book 'Your Dreams Are Mine Now' in New Delhi

Renowned authorRavinder Singh has launched his highly anticipated fourth book 'Your Dreams Are Mine Now' at the Oxford Bookstore on Friday in New Delhi.

Nov 27, 2014, 13:04 PM IST
All about George Clooney's fiancee - Amal Alamuddin!

All about George Clooney's fiancee - Amal Alamuddin!

George Clooney, one of the most handsome and sought after men in Hollywood, is taking the marital vows soon. After a spatter of relationships, the man is getting married to the beautiful Amal Alamuddin.

Sep 26, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

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.

Dec 04, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

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.

Dec 03, 2013, 21:16 PM IST

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.

Nov 15, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

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.

Oct 29, 2013, 22:02 PM IST

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.

Apr 07, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

Mariah Carey to give masterclass at Oxford

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

Mar 29, 2013, 15:31 PM IST

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.

Feb 21, 2013, 15:49 PM IST