The new Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) serving Oxfordshire will begin their term in office today.
Voters elected the 10 South East MEPs – including four UKIP representatives – in May.
The Conservative MEPs are Nirj Deva, Daniel Hannan and Richard Ashworth, while UKIP are represented by party leader Nigel Farage, Ray Finch, Janice Atkinson and Diane James.
Labour held on to their only South East seat occupied by Rose Hill resident Anneliese Dodds and East Oxford resident Catherine Bearder is the only Liberal Democrat MEP in Britain. Green Party representative Keith Taylor also held on to his seat for the next five-year term.
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8:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014
WILL Blencowe has today been found guilty of murdering 17-year-old Connor Tremble.
8:31pm Thursday 28th August 2014
FIREFIGHTERS were called after a hazardous chemical leaked as it was being delivered to a property in Ashbury, near Faringdon earlier today.
6:39pm Thursday 28th August 2014
THE key to a vaacine for the deadly Ebola virus could lie in Oxford.
5:53pm Thursday 28th August 2014
Connor Tremble's mother read a statement on behalf of her family and a poem dedicated to her murdered son.
5:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014
Police have released a video of murderer Will Blencowe being interviewed over the death of 17-year-old Connor Tremble.
9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014
Oxford United goalkeeper Max Crocombe is aiming to build on the experience of facing West Bromwich Albion to make improvements in his game.