Challenge to appease Paxman

October 29, 2004

If you can't hold your breath until Jeremy Paxman announces the winners of the latest series of BBC quiz University Challenge next spring, fear not. The Oxford Student , Oxford University's student paper, has blurted out that Corpus Christi College, Oxford, strutted off with first prize when the quiz final was filmed this month. So who couldn't keep their mouth shut? Apparently not the unhappy captain of the team, who has written streams of letters begging the paper to take the story off its website before the famously withering Paxman decides to strip the team of its title.

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