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Unused shoes in British households stretch all the way round the world

There are so many unworn or unused shoes in British households that put heel to toe in a line they'd stretch all the way round the world. Piled on top of each other all the CDs and DVDs...

Oxfam helps more people suffering from war and disaster than ever before – Annual Report

Biggest-ever emergency aid effort  Record income but harder to meet increased needs Appeal to public to volunteer in shops to boost slight drop in sales in tough high...

Authors (left to right) Victoria Hislop, David Nicholls and Mark Haddon

Bestselling authors reveal their top holiday reads to Oxfam

Wondering what books to pack this summer? Paula Hawkins, David Nicholls, Michael Morpurgo, Jeffrey Archer, Nick Hornby, Mark Haddon and Victoria Hislop have revealed their top three holiday reading...

The search for the faces of four decades of Oxfam fashion is on!

Oxfam has launched a competition to find the faces of four decades of vintage fashion. The winners will symbolise the 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s and feature in fabulous photography on the Oxfam Online...

Ministry of Sound DJs create incredible dance mixes using vinyl from Oxfam - listen now

Three Ministry of Sound DJs, presenters and super-cool tastemakers completed a poverty-busting challenge last week. With a budget of £20 each, Goldierocks, Mike Wooller and Arielle Free selected...

Ministry of Sound DJs take part in vinyl shopping challenge

Three Ministry of Sound DJs and radio presenters completed a cost-conscious and super-cool challenge this week. Armed with a budget of just £20 each, they shopped for vinyl in Oxfam shops. The tunes...

Indiana Jones' hat and the Jedi's lightsabers are the most iconic accessories in films, Oxfam reveals

The felt fedora hat worn by Indiana Jones and the lightsabers brandished by Jedi warriors in Star Wars are the nation's favourite accessories in film history. They polled equal first in a survey...

Couples are hiding unwanted gifts and pretending to like them, Oxfam reveals launching The Big Bling & Buy Sale

A quarter of couples (26 per cent) have received an accessory from their partner they didn't like, and most of them - a staggering three quarters (74 per cent) - pretended to like it for fear...

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - taking the Christmas card to heart

The humble Christmas card list is more political than you might think - the average Brit bumps up to five unsuspecting people off their Christmas card list every year, a survey revealed today. ...

69 per cent of women are suffering from ORS (That's 'Outfit Repetition Syndrome'!)

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