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Balliol joins the divestment drive

Balliol students have taken a stand on the sustainability of the college’s investment, pushing the College to reduce its endowment’s involvement fossil fuel exposure (FFE) “as far and as fast as is practicable”. With socially responsible investment practices more critical than ever, this is a positive step forward for Balliol which may kick-start a precedent Read More…

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World-leading brands join global initiative to curb harmful online content

The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has launched a three-point strategy to foster safer digital environments with world-leading advertising brands. The bid to remove harmful digital advertising includes tech giants such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter, and puts them to task to do better.

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Oxford expands homelessness services at Floyds Row but hundreds of homes lie empty

New rough sleeping centre opened last week to provide shelter and support to help rough sleepers rebuild their lives Lib Dem investigation suggests that 545 homes in Oxford have been empty for over 6 months, an increase of 80% in the past 2 years The ceiling of Floyds Row’s communal room is dotted with an Read More…

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Oxford priest under fire for homophobic remarks

A priest at The Oxford Oratory has been criticised after sending an online petition opposing LGBT teaching in primary schools to his parishioners. Catholic priest Fr Joseph Welch, of The Oratory in Woodstock Road, sent said petition to the mother and toddler group mailing list, which he encouraged the recipients to sign.  In an email, Read More…