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Partly Cloudy, 20 C

Sat - Mostly Cloudy. High: 20 Low: 9
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 24 Low: 14
Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 24 Low: 12
Tue - Partly Cloudy. High: 22 Low: 11
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Berkshire News

Water pipe work disruption expected
Residents are warned to expect disruption over the next 18 months during £1.7m water pipe replacement works in Bracknell.

A&E closed after flood and fire
The accident and emergency department at the Royal Berkshire Hospital is closed to all but life-threatening cases after a flood and small fire.

Dozens injured on station escalators
Extra safety measures are put in place at Reading train station after dozens of injuries on escalators in the past two years.

Nuclear weapons firm sheds 500 jobs
Up to 500 jobs will be lost at the company responsible for making Britain's Trident nuclear warheads.

Patients moved after hospital fire
A fire at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading leads to patients being moved out of two wards.

Blind athlete wins window fall claim
A blind adventurer who sued friends after being left paralysed when he fell from a window in their home in Henley has his claim against them upheld.

Paddington revamp set to start
Paddington Station undergoes a revamp to provide better waiting facilities, more seating areas and food outlets, says Network Rail.

Thunderbirds 'return' for anniversary
Three new episodes planned for 50th anniversary

Dalai Lama snapper set for Bake Off
Berkshire nurse among hopefuls

Reading left-back Obita extends deal
Defender Jordan Obita signs a new contract with Championship club Reading, keeping him with the Royals until 2018.

Ferdinand keen to make up lost time
Reading defender Anton Ferdinand hopes to put his injury-hit first season with the club behind him.

World bronze for Laugher & Mears
Britain's Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win bronze in the synchronised 3m springboard at the World Aquatics Championships.

FA aims to expand WSL to 24 teams
The Football Association's head of women's leagues and competitions says she hopes to see the WSL expanded to 24 teams.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Reading left-back Obita extends deal
Defender Jordan Obita signs a new contract with Championship club Reading, keeping him with the Royals until 2018.

Ferdinand keen to make up lost time
Reading defender Anton Ferdinand hopes to put his injury-hit first season with the club behind him.

Reading contract for striker Liburd
Reading agree a deal to sign striker Rowan Liburd on a two-year contract from non-league Billericay Town.

Keown keen to lead academy graduates
Niall Keown believes he and his fellow academy graduates will continue to get first-team chances at Reading in the season ahead.

Keeper Al-Habsi agrees Reading move
Goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi joins Championship side Reading on a two-year contract following his release by Wigan.

Reading owners promise more deals
Reading co-owner Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth promises deals for "three or four" more new players before the start of the season.

Reading co-owner outlines vision
Reading Football Club majority shareholder Narin Niruttinanon targets progress on and off the field ahead of the new season.

Goalkeeper Bond signs for Reading
England Under-21 goalkeeper Jonathan Bond joins Championship side Reading from Watford for an undisclosed fee.

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.

BBC News Headlines

Bin Laden relatives on crash plane
Family members of Osama Bin Laden were on a private jet which crashed in Hampshire, killing all four people on board, the Saudi Arabian embassy in the UK says.

New Taliban leader calls for unity
The new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, calls for unity and says the group will continue fighting.

Plane crashes at CarFest in Cheshire
A plane that was part of a display team crashes at the CarFest motoring event in Cheshire.

Harman calls for Calais compensation
Labour's acting leader writes to David Cameron calling for compensation from the French government for UK people affected by the Calais crisis.

Corbyn tops Labour constituency vote
Jeremy Corbyn is the most popular candidate for Labour leader among local constituency groups, according to the latest nomination figures.

Aeroplane debris arrives in Paris
A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in Paris from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.

Myanmar declares flood emergency
Myanmar's president declares a state of emergency in four regions after heavy flooding left at least 27 people dead.

Charities warned over 'harassment'
Charities could face criminal sanctions unless they stop aggressive fundraising tactics, the Charity Commission chairman warns.

11 arrested over Serbia lottery 'fix'
Eleven people are questioned by Serbian police after a television graphic predicts a winning lottery number before it is drawn.

Pride brings colour to Brighton
A parade to celebrate Pride in Brighton takes place in front of some 160,000 people lining the city streets.

Teenagers urged to have MenW vaccine
Teenagers across the UK going to university and college this year are being urged to get vaccinated against deadly meningitis W.

Does Merkel retain a stranglehold on power?
It has been a bruising few months for the German chancellor, but she is still popular with the public, says Jenny Hill.

It's one-way fight between Clinton and Bush - for now
It was billed by some as a preview of next year's general election showdown, but Hillary Clinton was the only candidate looking for a fight - and it wasn't really about Jeb.

VIDEO: Ohio shooting: After the gun went off
David Thomas, a former police officer and expert in police ethics takes a look at the body camera footage of the death of Samuel DuBose. He explains how officers reacted to the scene they found.

What we know about the Litvinenko case
Gordon Corera on what we have learned about the death of Alexander Litvinenko.

'Twin' Robin Hood statue for China
An "iconic" statue of Robin Hood near Nottingham Castle is being recast and given to Nottingham's sister city in China.

Y Not Festival marks 10 years
A music festival that began as an "overspilled house party" marks its tenth anniversary after growing into an award-winning annual event.

England include Plunkett and Footitt
Bowlers Liam Plunkett and uncapped Mark Footitt are named in England's squad for the fourth Ashes Test against Australia.

Who's top of the Formula 1 charts?
Mercedes' package is virtually flawless but McLaren are wasting their driver line-up - Andrew Benson gives his F1 mid-season report.

Celtic 2-0 Ross County
Celtic open the defence of the Scottish title with a workmanlike two-goal victory over Ross County.

Clarke could be finished - Maxwell
Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his confidence and could be playing his last Test series, says Jim Maxwell.

Team Sky's Porte to join BMC Racing
Australian cyclist Richie Porte will leave Team Sky to join the American BMC Racing team on a one-year deal in 2016.

Lloyds Bank PPI bill tops £13bn
Lloyds Banking Group's claims bill for PPI tops £13bn as it sets aside a further £1.4bn to compensate customers.

'Progress' but no deal at TPP talks
Twelve Pacific nations fail to agree a regional trade deal which would cover 40% of the world economy, despite talk of "significant progress".

Balls criticises Labour on business
Former shadow chancellor Ed Balls attacks Labour's approach to business under Ed Miliband.

New Labour virus claims 'ridiculous'
Jack Straw says descriptions of New Labour as a virus are "ridiculous" and warns the party faces "oblivion" if it moves further to the left.

Ebola vaccine results 'remarkable'
A vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection in a pioneering trial described as a "potential game-changer".

Mental health services to get £143m
The government is to invest £143m improving children's mental health services in England this year, BBC News learns.

Suspensions from primary schools up
Official data shows more children are being suspended from primary schools in England.

Campaign highlights elder loneliness
One out of every five elderly people in the UK who feel lonely say they have no-one to turn to, a survey indicates.

Bitcoin chief arrested in Japan
The founder of MtGox - once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange - is arrested by Japanese police investigating losses of nearly $400m.

Ashley Madison hack aids spammers
Spammers are exploiting the Ashley Madison hack by posting links that offer stolen data but lead to booby-trapped web pages and scams.

US energy plan to boost renewables
President Obama's clean power plan is likely to be delayed by 2 years but is also expected to push renewable energy.

Earth magnetic shield is much older
Researchers have revealed that the Earth's magnetic field is 550 million years older than previously believed.

British Library given listed status
The British Library, the largest UK public building built in the 20th Century, gets protected status for "outstanding architectural and historic interest".

Ai Weiwei to get six-month UK visa
Home Secretary Theresa May orders officials to issue Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a full six-month visa, reversing an earlier decision to restrict his entry.

Terror on the beach
Thirty-eight people were killed by a gunman at the Tunisian resort of Sousse. Here survivors tell their story.

Can people learn to curb their chocolate cravings?
Can you really cut your cravings for chocolate by pretending to eat it? Michael Mosley has been finding out.

Man says he does not know who he is
Police are trying to identify a man found in west London who says he does not know who he is.

Man on murder charge after house fire
A man is charged with murder after a suspected arson attack at a house in Sheffield.

Driver dies after car hits lamp-post
A 69-year-old man dies after his vehicle struck a lamp-post and ended up on a grass verge in East Lothian.

Independence supporters stage rally
Hundreds of people have marched across Glasgow in a call for Scottish independence "as soon as possible".

Ibiza death man's funeral is held
Hundreds of mourners attend the funeral of Alan Drennan from Newtownabbey who died on holiday in Ibiza two weeks ago.

Thousands at Belfast Pride parade
Thousands of people attend the annual Gay Pride parade in Belfast city centre.

Two in court over roadside shooting
Two men appear in court charged with attempted murder following a shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Man dies and four hurt in crash
A 67-year-old man has died and four other people treated in hospital after a crash on Gower.

Zimbabwe 'seeks lion Cecil's killer'
The US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe should be extradited to face charges, the country's environment minister says.

Mali 'religious sign' draws crowds
Thousands of people in Mali's capital are flocking to see what it believed to be a religious sign that suddenly appeared on a wall of a toilet.

AFL racism row sparks online campaign
Social media users rally around Aussie Rules footballer Adam Goodes, as he takes time out of the game amid a racism row with fans.

India and Bangladesh swap enclaves
India and Bangladesh swap control of 160 pockets of land on each other's territory, ending a complex and long-running border dispute.

Hollande denies deal with Russia
President Francois Hollande denies claims France has agreed to pay compensation to Russia for cancelling the sale of two warships.

Putin 'ordered Litvinenko killing'
Russian President Vladimir Putin "personally ordered" the killing of Alexander Litvinenko, the inquiry into the death of the former spy hears.

Colombia military air crash kills 11
A plane from Colombia's air force crashes in the north of the country, killing all 11 of those on board.

From tears to cheers for Flores
Wilmer Flores hits the winning run for New York Mets days after crying because he thought he was going to be traded.

Israel vows to find W Bank arsonists
Israel vows to catch arsonists, suspected to be Jewish settlers, who killed a young Palestinian child in an attack on a West Bank village.

Baghdad sees heatwave protests
Hundreds take to the streets of Baghdad to protest as temperatures in Iraq hit over 50C.

Mourners gather for Brown funeral
Mourners gather in the US state of Georgia for the private funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston.

US Good Samaritans killed by driver
An 18-year-old man has been arrested after police say he shot and killed two people who stopped to help him along a road in a Montana Indian reservation.

Week in pictures: 25 - 31 July 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

In pictures: Ecology photo prize
BMC Ecology's 2015 competition winners

In pictures: Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan
Simon Norfolk's landscapes of Afghanistan

Ten steps to improve your photography
Ten steps to improve your photography

Where Hunting Dogs Rest
Plight of abandoned Spanish hunting dogs

Your pictures: Derelict
Readers' photographs on the theme of derelict

In pictures: Discarded drug baggies
Bags used to hold drugs, found on the streets of London

Week in pictures: 18-24 July 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

VIDEO: Health Committee
The Health Committee heard from key figures in NHS England.

VIDEO: 'Blue moon' as seen around the world
There has been a rare opportunity to witness a unique lunar event in the night sky; a so-called "blue moon".

VIDEO: Skydivers set 'giant flower' record
A new record for the largest ever vertical skydiving formation has been set in Ottawa, Illinois, by 164 flyers who formed the shape of a flower in the sky.

VIDEO: Spectacular Wookey nooks revealed
A new cave which lies more than 80 metres beneath the Mendip Hills in Somerset has been opened up to the public for the first time.

VIDEO: Myanmar journalist braves floodwaters
A journalist for the Democratic Voice of Burma files a report on the country's floods whilst chest-deep in water.

VIDEO: MH370 search: 'I found plane debris'
A Reunion man, Johnny Begue, shows the BBC's Milton Nkosi where he found the debris that may belong to missing plane MH370.

VIDEO: 'Too many to count' through Calais fence
Migrants have once more broken through police lines in Calais trying to enter the Channel Tunnel.

VIDEO: World's longest man-made wave to open
The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled on the site of an old aluminium factory in North Wales, UK.

VIDEO: More people 'disappearing' in Egypt
There has been a rise in the number of people going missing at the hand of the security services in Egypt, according to human rights activists in the country.

Decoding the symbols on Satan's statue
Decoding the symbols on the new monument to the Devil

Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law
Why there's no such thing as gay adultery in UK law

Ashes is compulsive viewing - Agnew
Ashes series shaping up to be an absolute classic

Famous writers on what NOT to say
Famous writers on what NOT to say

10 things we didn't know last week
The Beatles forgot dozens of their songs, and more nuggets

Wanted: A personal assistant to help me wash and dress
A personal assistant to help me wash and dress

The treasures of unclaimed estates
'If this art isn't yours, it's ours'

Why work isn't what it used to be
Why work isn't what it used to be

Is it unfair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?
Is it fair to ban smoking in mental health hospitals?