Current Affairs

Jan Joosten no longer employed by university following sentencing for child abuse images

It has been confirmed that Professor Jan Joosten is no longer employed by the University of Oxford, following his conviction in France for the possession of 28,000 videos and images of child abuse. A statement from the Oriental Institute confirmed that “as of Friday 3rd July, Professor Jan Joosten, who was Regius Professor of Hebrew, Read More…

Global Affairs

Rising child murder rates in South Africa intensify parole reform efforts

The South African capital of Cape Town has suffered a worrying increase in the number of murders recorded, especially in those of children and women. This has sparked nationwide fury and repeated calls for action from the government and the police. The anger was initially evoked by the murder of seven-year-old Tazne van Wyk. The Read More…

Current Affairs

Christ Church art thief “could have used a boat” to escape

Police have suspicions that the Christ Church art thief may have escaped by boat through the meadows and down the river following the late-night heist. The burglar stole three high-value paintings from Christ Church Picture Gallery on Saturday night. Thames Valley Police is re-appealing for information, pursuing a line of enquiry “that the offenders could Read More…

Current Affairs

New evidence suggests Pembroke professor produced indecent images

New evidence suggests that Professor Peter King, the disgraced philosophy tutor, produced hundreds of indecent images of children. Previously there had been no suggestion that King was involved in producing any indecent images. King has been suspended from his role as a philosophy tutor at Pembroke College and his profiles on the college and faculty Read More…