Oxford University study claims its AstraZeneca Covid vaccine’s effectiveness declines slower than Pfizer competitor

Follow RT on The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine’s protection against Covid “declines faster” than its Oxford-AstraZeneca competitor, with both less effective against the Delta variant, according to an Oxford University study released on Thursday. Announcing their findings, researchers from the UK-based university stated that, while the Pfizer vaccine had “greater initial effectiveness” against new infections, it “declines […]

Oxford University may enlist ‘SENSITIVITY READERS’ to censor student publications to protect readers from being offended – media

Follow RT on The Oxford University Student Union is reportedly looking to ideologically sanitize the school’s media outlets, including the century-old Cherwell newspaper, by employing “sensitivity readers” to censor problematic content. Oxford’s governing student council overwhelmingly passed a motion last month to allow the student union (SU) to set up a “student consultancy of sensitivity […]

Student who led Oxford vote to ‘cancel’ the Queen as symbol of ‘colonial history’ turns out to be AMERICAN

Follow RT on The son of a wealthy Washington, DC lawyer and schoolmate of President Barack Obama’s daughters led the vote by a group of Oxford University students to remove the portrait of Elizabeth II to make their common room a ‘safe space.’ Matthew Katzman, 25, graduated from Stanford University and is now a doctoral […]

UK govt condemns ‘absurd’ removal of Queen’s portrait at Oxford University college over ‘colonial history’

Follow RT on The UK government has criticised students at Oxford University’s Magdalen College as “simply absurd” for voting to remove a portrait of the Queen over concerns that it’s a symbol of Britain’s “recent colonial history.” Speaking after the vote, which was taken at the college’s committee meeting on Monday, the UK government condemned […]

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine approved for use in the UK

Follow RT on The MHRA, the UK drug regulator, has given approval to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to be used for immunization on British soil. The formula is the second one given the green light in the country. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) gave the go-ahead as part of a “rolling review,” a […]

‘Pampered’ BBC diversity chief on £75k salary ripped for ‘lecturing’ poor, white Brits about ‘privilege’

Follow RT on BBC Creative Diversity Director June Sarpong claimed even low-income white people experience “benefits” because of their race. Spiked editor Brendan O’Neill has torn into BBC Creative Diversity Director June Sarpong for lecturing poor, working-class white people on their “privilege,” saying she did this despite being “pampered” and highly-paid herself. Appearing on the […]