Dec 24: A three-dose course of AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine is effective against the rapidly-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant, the pharmaceutical company said on Thursday, citing data from an Oxford University lab study.

Dec 22: AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) said on Tuesday it is working with Oxford University to produce a vaccine for the Omicron coronavirus variant, joining other vaccine-makers who are looking to develop the variant-specific vaccine.

OXFORD, Dec 1: A 15-year-old student opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three teenagers and wounding eight other people before surrendering to police, authorities said, in what was the deadliest US school shooting so far this year.

A historic pub in the center of Oxford that has served students, scholars and literary greats for over 450 years is to shut down, a cultural casualty of the COVID pandemic.

LONDON, Nov 19:  University of Oxford scientists expect to report results from the late-stage trials of their COVID-19 vaccine by Christmas, a key researcher said Thursday as he discussed the team’s latest findings.

LONDON, Oct 26: Early results from tests for a coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford, in collaboration with AstraZeneca Plc, show it produces a robust immune response in elderly people, the group at highest risk, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

Iconic Pakistani playback and Qawwali singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was on Wednesday awarded with an honorary degree at the prestigious Oxford University.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said peace, democracy and development complemented each other and Nepal has emphasized on democracy in its entirety.

BIRMINGHAM, August 17:  Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when she was 17, said on Thursday she was "excited" after winning a place to study at Oxford University.

Kailash Panday barely had an idea about his life taking a roller-coaster ride when he left home for India at 17. Born to a family who lived a simple life in Ramechhap, it was quite tough for him to build his career on his own. Nonetheless, accepting the challenges that life threw at him, he now stands proud as a corporate lawyer and a chartered accountant. Holding a degree of Chartered Accountancy from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (2012), he earned Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from University of Delhi in 2016.

Oxford graduate Faiz Siddiqui is suing the university for £1m claiming that “appallingly bad” and “boring” teaching cost him a first-class degree and prevented him from having a successful career.

LONDON, Nov 16:  Oxford Dictionaries chose "post-truth" as its word of the year on Wednesday, saying its use had spiked in the past year because of the Brexit vote in Britain and the rise of Donald Trump in the United States.