James Rothwell

James Rothwell is a student journalist at Oxford University, currently on a year abroad in Paris. He has written for the Times, Daily Telegraph and Daily Star Sunday.

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Double coach crash in France leaves Oxbridge skiers needing medical attention

Lucky escape for dozens of students despite side-on collision

Francois Hollande, President of France

Hollande is the least popular President in recent memory. After the Roma debacle, it's no surprise

The deportation of a Roma schoolgirl showed 'Flanby' at his weakest

They don't want it either: Oxford students condemn their own vice chancellor for talk of £16,000 tuition fees

Professor Andrew Hamilton comes in for heavy criticism from 23 JCR presidents

Who dung it? Yale on high alert for person soiling clothes dryers

Mysterious prankster taunts Ivy League campus with pictures of dirtied laundry

Over 1m Facebook 'likes' for Oxford University

Half a million people 'like' Cambridge - but the rest of Britain's top universities are not nearly so well loved

Oversubscribed Oxford Brookes puts students up in three-star hotel

With construction work on new halls of residence not due to finish until October, a few lucky students find themselves in somewhat grander accommodation

Oxford Union cancels EDL founder invitation due to 'security' costs

The group's leader Tommy Robinson will no longer speak at the world-famous debating society

Gu's son Bo Guagua

Bo Guagua: The student playboy whose lavish lifestyle could be his downfall - as father Bo Xilai faces prosecution

His father’s political implosion will soon pass into Chinese folklore, as will the machinations of his mother, who has been convicted of murdering a British businessman to cover up a web of corruption.

Drugs, arson and violence: My year abroad teaching in France’s own Tower Hamlets

Language students' years abroad were never meant to be this tough. But James Rothwell taught at a notorious Parisian school and lived to tell the tale

Marine Le Pen faces prosecution

Once struck, twice as deadly: why we should all fear Marine Le Pen

The Front National leader faces prosecution for outrageous comments about Muslims

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