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Image caption The principal of Somerville College said octopus terrine was no longer on the menu after it was served at a freshers' dinner. An Oxford college has said octopus is "no longer on the menu" after an undergraduate was surprised it was served at a freshers' dinner. Somerville College head Janet Royall made the announcement in a blog about widening access to Oxford University. Ms Royall, Labour peer Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, said octopus terrine "was not quite right for everyone". The principal said Somerville "began as a college that widened access to Oxford" and must be "welcoming to all". During the blog post, the former Leader of the House of Lords said the college should serve something "everyone is comfortable with". Full story

18 January