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Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 27 Low: 13
Sun - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 24 Low: 11
Mon - Mostly Sunny. High: 24 Low: 13
Tue - Showers. High: 24 Low: 12
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Berkshire News

Sex attack 'filmed via sunglasses'
A teenage girl is sexually assaulted by a man while a second man apparently films the attack with a camera attached to his sunglasses.

VIDEO: Tunisia attack: England falls silent
People in Reading join thousands across England in a minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Tunisian gun attack.

Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed
A tongue-in-cheek plan by a Reading academic to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.

Pendleton eighth on racing debut
Double Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton finishes eighth on her debut as an amateur jockey at Newbury.

Defender McShane agrees Reading deal
Reading sign Republic of Ireland defender Paul McShane on a three-year contract following his release by Hull City.

House price growth 'at two-year low'
Reading is a property hotspot, despite the annual rate of house price growth slowing again last month, the Nationwide building society says.

What's it like to live near an airport?
The recommendation for a new runway at Heathrow is causing controversy. How do residents near airports cope?

Saved by the 'British Schindler'
The Jews who owe lives to the "British Schindler"

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds
Peter Henley reviews region's politics

Champions Sarries start against Sale
Saracens will begin the defence of their Premiership title at home to Sale Sharks on Saturday, 17 October.

Reading Ladies sign Wales netballer
Wales dual sport international Nia Jones joins football side Reading after being overlooked for the Netball World Cup.

Sheppard commits future to Reading
Reading academy graduate Jake Sheppard signs his first professional contract with the club.

Midfielder Quinn signs for Reading
Reading complete their second summer signing after finalising a three-year deal for ex-Hull midfielder Stephen Quinn.

Kauto Star dies after paddock fall
Two-time Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Kauto Star is put down after suffering neck and pelvis injuries in a fall.

Reading sign Portuguese striker Sa
Reading sign former Fulham striker Orlando Sa from Legia Warsaw on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Sheppard commits future to Reading
Reading academy graduate Jake Sheppard signs his first professional contract with the club.

Defender McShane agrees Reading deal
Reading sign Republic of Ireland defender Paul McShane on a three-year contract following his release by Hull City.

Midfielder Quinn signs for Reading
Reading complete their second summer signing after finalising a three-year deal for ex-Hull midfielder Stephen Quinn.

Reading sign Portuguese striker Sa
Reading sign former Fulham striker Orlando Sa from Legia Warsaw on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Fosu signs Royals contract extension
Reading winger Tariqe Fosu signs a contract extension that keeps him at the club until the summer of 2017.

Clarke hopeful over new Karacan deal
Reading boss Steve Clarke hopes midfielder Jem Karacan will commit his future to the club with the offer of a new deal.

Clarke closing in on new additions
Reading manager Steve Clarke hopes to secure two or three new signings ahead of pre-season.

Championship fixtures released
MK Dons will begin their first campaign in the Championship at Rotherham United on the opening day of the new season.

League Cup first round draw
Relegated Premier League sides Hull City, Burnley and QPR all land away ties in the first round of the League Cup.

Clarke 'will get it right' - Pearce
Departing Reading centre-back Alex Pearce backs Royals boss Steve Clarke to get the best out of the squad next season.

Bent and Pearce sign Derby deals
Derby County sign former England striker Darren Bent and ex-Reading defender Alex Pearce on free transfers.

Derby close in on Villa's Weimann
Derby are closing in on a deal to sign Aston Villa forward Andreas Weimann, and are also keen on Reading defender Alex Pearce.

Loan spells made me a man - Hector
Reading centre-back Michael Hector says having loan spells at 11 different clubs in four years "made him a man".

Hector agrees new Reading contract
Reading centre-back Michael Hector signs a new three-year contract with the Championship club.

Keeper Federici joins Bournemouth
Bournemouth sign Australia international goalkeeper Adam Federici from Championship club Reading on a three-year deal.

Guthrie and Yakubu to leave Reading
Reading midfielder Danny Guthrie, striker Yakubu and defender Zat Knight are all leaving the Championship club.

Hollywood star to play football hero
The life of Cardiff City cult hero Robin Friday to be played in new film by Pirates of the Caribbean actor Sam Claflin.

Reading U21 win top flight promotion
Reading's under-21 team win promotion to Division One of the U21 Premier League with two games to spare.

Clarke warning for Reading players
Reading manager Steve Clarke warns his squad not to report back for pre-season carrying any excess weight from their summer rest.

Derby County 0-3 Reading
Derby miss out on a play-off place as their miserable end-of-season slump ends with a shock defeat against Reading.

BBC News Headlines

Migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel
Channel Tunnel services have been disrupted after about 150 migrants tried to storm the tunnel terminal on the French side, Eurotunnel says.

Mass rallies over Greek bailout vote
Tens of thousands of people attend rival rallies in Greece ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on an international financial bailout.

Missing UK family 'safe with IS'
A missing UK family of 12 have joined so-called Islamic State and are "safer than ever", according to a statement said to be on their behalf.

Tories to change inheritance tax rule
Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.

Last UK bodies returning from Tunisia
The final five bodies of British victims killed in the Tunisia beach attack will be repatriated to the UK later.

Exam focus 'harms' pupils' health
Schools are on the verge of becoming exam factories that damage pupils' mental health and self-esteem, says the NUT.

Councils want new litter fine powers
Councils in England and Wales call for new powers to tackle the "huge and spiralling" problem of people throwing litter from vehicles.

Iran nuclear deal 'never closer'
Iran's foreign minister uses a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.

IS claims rocket attack on Israel
Sinai Province, a group affiliated with Islamic State, says it fired three rockets into Israel from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

Call for improved urinary catheters
A leading researcher says industry must "wake up and invest more" in urinary catheters

Tonga King Tupou VI formally crowned
The king of the Pacific island nation of Tonga, Tupou VI, is formally crowned, more than three years after ascending to the throne.

Brazil unveils Rio Olympics torch
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff unveils the torch to be used at the 2016 Olympics and says the Rio Games will bring "honour and pride".

Tax 'boost' and Heather's 'heartbreak'
Several papers preview inheritance tax changes expected in next week's Budget, while others commiserate with Heather Watson over her narrow defeat to Serena Williams at Wimbledon.

Iran's nuclear deal: The toughest of all challenges
James Robbins considers the global and historical significance of Iran reaching a nuclear deal as foreign ministers of the six world powers meet in Vienna.

VIDEO: Why isn’t there more booing in theatres?
Will Gompertz wonders why theatre audiences don't express their dissatisfaction more audibly.

Small tube - big problem
Catheter use 'needs a rethink'

Puerto Rico: The Caribbean's Greece?
With $72bn debt, Puerto Rico is being called "the Greece of the Caribbean". The BBC's Gary O'Donoghue looks at what went wrong - and what happens next.

War hero on South Korean stamp
A British war hero, who fought in the Korean War, is commemorated on a South Korean stamp.

Footballers attempt to break record
Amateur footballers in Edinburgh are attempting to break the world record for the longest 11-a-side match by playing for 105 hours.

I can compete with the best - Watson
Heather Watson says she is ready to test the world's best after getting within two points of beating Serena Williams.

'I couldn't breathe after own goal'
Laura Bassett says she is "heartbroken" at scoring the own goal that ended England hopes of winning the Women's World Cup.

Slow Hamilton 'has work to do'
World champion Lewis Hamilton says he is "in trouble" for this weekend's British Grand Prix if he does not improve his car.

Froome expects 'epic battle' at Tour
Chris Froome says the mountainous nature of this year's Tour de France will make it one of the most exciting races in years.

What not to miss on day six
Your essential guide to day six of Wimbledon as Andy Murray, James Ward, Roger Federer and Petra Kvitova all play.

CBI says UK economic growth slows
Surveys for the Confederation of British Industry find that manufacturing, retails and services growth slowed in the second quarter.

PM plans to boost home ownership
Prime Minister David Cameron says the Budget will include a package of measures to help people buy their own home and boost house building.

Charity boss quits amid funding row
The chief executive of charity Kids Company, whose funding has been withheld over concerns about its ability to manage itself, is to step down.

Kendall: Rivals 'continuity Miliband'
Liz Kendall says her Labour rivals won't take the party in a different direction while Yvette Cooper urges the party to champion science and high-tech jobs.

Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost
A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.

Sniffing could provide autism test
The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.

Student migration rules 'ludicrous'
The head of Cambridge University says it is "ludicrous" to include overseas students in UK migration targets.

Rise in teacher vacancies in England
Nearly one in 100 full-time teaching posts was either vacant or filled temporarily in 2014, Department for Education figures show.

Reddit in uproar after staff sacking
Popular chat rooms on Reddit have been closed in protest over the sacking of a popular staff member.

Minecraft fans to gather in London
Minecon, the global gathering for fans of the video game Minecraft, takes place in London this weekend

Cats 'control mice' with chemicals
Scientists say a compound in cat urine changes mouse behaviour, making them less afraid of cats.

Solar Impulse completes epic flight
Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, lands in Hawaii after making a historic 7,200km flight across the Pacific from Japan.

Parkinson given cancer all-clear
Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson confirms he has been given an all-clear by doctors after two years of treatment for prostate cancer.

Sam Smith denies Bond involvement
Sam Smith denies rumours he is singing the theme tune to the next James Bond film, saying "it's definitely not me".

How is a life worth £12,980?
A newspaper firm has protested about damages in phone hacking cases. But how is compensation worked out?

The deal to sell your home and get paid to stay
Buying a property with a tenant and paying them to live there may sound odd, but the practice has been around in France since the 9th Century - and it's getting more popular. Why?

Shot PC's family 'wait for justice'
The family of the police officer shot by gunman Raoul Moat are still waiting for justice five years later, his grieving twin brother says.

Two men killed in microlight crash
Two men are killed in a microlight crash at an airfield in Oxfordshire

Lockerbie families lose appeal fight
Relatives of Lockerbie bombing victims will not be allowed to pursue an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the crime, a court rules.

Thousands expected at Orange parade
A large Orange Order parade is being held in Glasgow city centre amid calls from police and organisers for the event to pass peacefully.

Adviser was in law firm's building
One of Nama's Northern Ireland Advisory Committee members worked from an office in Tughans' building in Belfast.

Funeral of Tunisia attack victim
The funeral of one of the Irish victims of the gun attack in Tunisia which killed 38 people is due to take place in County Meath later.

Water safety urged as teen critical
A teenager remains in a critical condition in hospital after being pulled from the water in Cardiff Bay on Friday.

Storms warning for parts of Wales
Heavy rain and thunderstorms could hit parts of Wales on Saturday, the Met Office warns.

Police response 'slow' - Tunisia PM
The slow response of Tunisia's police to last week's deadly attack in Sousse was a major problem, the country's prime minister tells the BBC.

Boko Haram raids 'heinous' - Buhari
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari describes as a "heinous atrocity" the latest wave of attacks by Boko Haram militants that left more than 150 people dead.

Charges over sunk Philippines ferry
Philippines police file murder charges against the owner and crew of a ferry that capsized off the coast of Leyte, killing at least 56 people.

Ronaldo's 'adopted son' joins Sporting Lisbon
Martunis survived the 2004 tsunami and was befriended by Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ukraine far-right in war march
A 1,000-strong rally called by Ukraine's ultra-nationalists is held in the capital, Kiev, demanding a formal declaration of war on rebels in the east.

Controversy hits Astana before Tour
Defending champion Vincenzo Nibali's team Astana is involved in a drug-related controversy on the eve of the Tour de France.

Colombia has first legal euthanasia
A Colombian man with terminal cancer becomes the first person in the country to die legally by euthanasia, in a move opposed by the Church.

France rejects Assange 'asylum plea'
France's President Francois Hollande rejects an apparent appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.

Mosque blast 'kills Syria militants'
At least 25 members of Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Nusra Front, die in a blast at a mosque in Idlib province, activists say.

Mass rebel assault on Syria's Aleppo
Syria's military carries out a series of air strikes after rebel forces launch a major assault to take control of the northern city of Aleppo.

Shell to start Arctic oil drilling
Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.

Cheerleading mourns death of 'founder'
Tributes are paid to the founder of modern cheerleading, Lawrence "Herkie" Herkimer, who has died at the age of 89.

In Pictures: A modern biplane factory
Inside a modern biplane factory recreating aircraft of the 1930s

Week in pictures: 27 June - 3 July 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

In pictures: American Puzzles by Burk Uzzle
Images by photographer Burk Uzzle on show in New York

In pictures: Val Doonican
A look back at the life of the Irish singer

In pictures: Ghana fire recovery
After fire and floods which swept through Accra

'Best lightning storm ever' witnessed
Readers' photos of storms in northern England

In pictures: Heathrow airport
From small aerodrome to an international hub

United Kingdom: From Mummers to Conker Champions
The faces and costumes of annual UK traditions

VIDEO: Westminster Hall
MPs debate topics including development goals and Iran's nuclear programme.

VIDEO: Sea horses: Household Cavalry at beach
Every year the soldiers and horses of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment leave London for summer training in Norfolk.

VIDEO: Bassett on England's World Cup loss
England defender Laura Bassett speaks for the first time since her own goal saw the women's team eliminated from the football World Cup in Canada.

VIDEO: 'Help Greece - come to Faliraki'
Anna Holligan visits the Greek island of Rhodes which relies heavily on tourism and gauges the mood there about Greece's financial future.

VIDEO: Baby rescued after drifting out to sea
A baby in Turkey is rescued after floating out to sea, nearly a kilometre from shore.

VIDEO: Electrical storm wakes up London
Fierce electrical storms hit much of the UK overnight with Londoners witnessing a spectacular lightning display.

VIDEO: Iron Maiden's Dickinson on cancer recovery
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson tells the BBC he is on the mend after his treatment for tumours on his tongue.

VIDEO: '7/7 still difficult to talk about'
Tim Coulson was travelling eastbound on the Circle Line train when a suicide bomber blew up the passing westbound train in the 7/7 attacks.

VIDEO: Building a Spitfire with eBay parts
John Romain explains to BBC News how he and his team spent three years restoring a 1940s Spitfire to flying condition once again.

7 July attacks: What happened that day?
What happened on 7 July 2005?

Was HG Wells the first to think of the atom bomb?
Did a science fiction writer predict the atom bomb 30 years before?

VIDEO: 'I'm HIV positive ... will you touch me?'
The HIV positive man challenging public perceptions

Island voices on Greek debt crisis
Greeks on tourist island on referendum

What does it take to restore a Spitfire?
What does it take to restore an iconic aircraft?

7/7 attacks: What happened that day?
What happened on 7 July 2005?

The special water flown in for Princess Charlotte
The special water flown in for the royal christening

10 things we didn't know last week
Which eye colour is linked to alcoholism?