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Mayor of Oxford speaks at "Biscuits means Biscuits" event in West Oxford Mayor of Oxford speaks at "Biscuits means Biscuits" event in West Oxford
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The <a href="https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20002/your_council/333/lord_mayor_of_oxford">Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Colin Cook,</a> spoke at <a href="https://www.woca.org.uk/posts/32-biscuits-means-biscuits">"Biscuits means Biscuits" event on March 30, 2019,</a> stating that although as mayor he had to remain politically neutral, that Oxford was historically and will continue to remain an international city. The <a href="https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20002/your_council/333/lord_mayor_of_oxford">Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Colin Cook,</a> spoke at <a href="https://www.woca.org.uk/posts/32-biscuits-means-biscuits">"Biscuits means Biscuits" event on March 30, 2019,</a> stating that although as mayor he had to remain politically neutral, that Oxford was historically and will continue to remain an international city.
[caption id="attachment_98408" align="aligncenter" width="525"]<img class="wp-image-98408" src="https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/03/30112950/major1-620x450.jpg" alt="" width="525" height="381" /> The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Colin Cook, speaks at "Biscuits means Biscuits" event[/caption] [caption id="attachment_98408" align="aligncenter" width="525"]<img class="wp-image-98408" src="https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/03/30112950/major1-620x450.jpg" alt="" width="525" height="381" /> The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Colin Cook, speaks at "Biscuits means Biscuits" event[/caption]
Participants in the event were asked to bring biscuits from each EU country, with at least 10 countries being represented, including Greece, Malta, Germany, and the Netherlands. Participants in the event were asked to bring biscuits from each EU country, with at least 10 countries being represented, including Greece, Malta, Germany, and the Netherlands.
A spokesperson for West Oxford Community Association, the event organiser, remarked that although when they planned the event they had anticipated that the UK would have left the EU by this date, they were still in-- which garnered cheers from the audience. A spokesperson for West Oxford Community Association, the event organiser, remarked that although when they planned the event they had anticipated that the UK would have left the EU by this date, they were still in-- which garnered cheers from the audience.
Following the speeches, the newly formed musical group "Los Amigos Bravos" played three Spanish songs. Following the speeches, the newly formed musical group "Los Amigos Bravos" played three Spanish songs.
The event name is play on the <a href="https://www.news24.com/World/News/theresa-may-in-quotes-from-brexit-means-brexit-to-i-quit-20190328">"Brexit means Brexit"</a> slogan. <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47663031">The United Kingdom was slated to leave the European Union on March 29th, but an extension has been granted until April 12th.</a> The event name is play on the <a href="https://www.news24.com/World/News/theresa-may-in-quotes-from-brexit-means-brexit-to-i-quit-20190328">"Brexit means Brexit"</a> slogan. <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47663031">The United Kingdom was slated to leave the European Union on March 29th, but an extension has been granted until April 12th.</a>
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<p><a href="https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20002/your_council/333/lord_mayor_of_oxford" rel="nofollow">https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20002/your_council/333/lord_mayor_of_oxford</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20002/your_council/333/lord_mayor_of_oxford" rel="nofollow">https://www.oxford.gov.uk/info/20002/your_council/333/lord_mayor_of_oxford</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.woca.org.uk/posts/32-biscuits-means-biscuits" rel="nofollow">https://www.woca.org.uk/posts/32-biscuits-means-biscuits</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.woca.org.uk/posts/32-biscuits-means-biscuits" rel="nofollow">https://www.woca.org.uk/posts/32-biscuits-means-biscuits</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47663031" rel="nofollow">https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47663031</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47663031" rel="nofollow">https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47663031</a></p>
  <figure id="attachment_98407" aria-describedby="caption-attachment-98407" style="width: 620px" class="wp-caption aligncenter"><a href="https://www.news24.com/World/News/theresa-may-in-quotes-from-brexit-means-brexit-to-i-quit-20190328" rel="nofollow"><img class="wp-image-98407 size-medium" src="https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/03/30112858/band-620x541.jpg" alt="" width="620" height="541" srcset="https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/03/30112858/band-620x541.jpg 620w, https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/03/30112858/band-768x671.jpg 768w, https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/03/30112858/band-1024x894.jpg 1024w, https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/03/30112858/band-718x627.jpg 718w, https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/wikitribune-uploads-master/2019/03/30112858/band-1536x1341.jpg 1536w" sizes="(max-width: 620px) 100vw, 620px" /></a><figcaption id="caption-attachment-98407" class="wp-caption-text">Band &#8220;Los Amigos Bravos&#8221;</figcaption></figure>
<p><a href="https://www.news24.com/World/News/theresa-may-in-quotes-from-brexit-means-brexit-to-i-quit-20190328" rel="nofollow">https://www.news24.com/World/News/theresa-may-in-quotes-from-brexit-means-brexit-to-i-quit-20190328</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.news24.com/World/News/theresa-may-in-quotes-from-brexit-means-brexit-to-i-quit-20190328" rel="nofollow">https://www.news24.com/World/News/theresa-may-in-quotes-from-brexit-means-brexit-to-i-quit-20190328</a></p>

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