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Berkshire News

Gun salutes mark birth of princess
Gun salutes are to take place at Hyde Park and the Tower of London later to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby girl.

Candidates debate third bridge plans
Parliamentary candidates for Reading East debate how to speed up plans for a third bridge over the River Thames in Reading.

Pub crash deaths driver changes plea
A Wokingham driver who had denied killing two men when he crashed his car into a pub changes his plea in court to guilty.

'Racist' injunction served on gypsies
A High Court injunction served on travellers for setting up camp and building a road in Wokingham without planning consent is branded "racist".

'Pudding' fan banned for somersaults
A Reading fan is banned for three years after doing somersaults on the pitch when his team played Bradford City in the FA Cup.

Royal baby: Views from the Lindo wing and beyond
Views from the Lindo wing and beyond

Town's new railway station approved
Green Park station could arrive by 2019

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.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

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.

'Pudding' fan banned for somersaults
A Reading fan is banned for three years after doing somersaults on the pitch when his team played Bradford City in the FA Cup.

Rotherham United 2-1 Reading
Rotherham beat Reading 2-1 to secure their Championship survival and relegate Wigan and Millwall.

Reading 0-2 Brentford
Brentford's play-off hopes remain alive ahead of the final game of the season after victory at Reading.

Reading deserve better, says Clarke
Reading manager Steve Clarke says the club deserves better after they slumped to their 20th defeat of the season.

Reading 0-1 Birmingham City
Birmingham City enjoy their first away win in 10 matches by beating FA Cup semi-finalists Reading.

Villa charged over pitch invasion
Aston Villa & Reading are charged for pitch invasions at the end of their respective FA Cup quarter-final victories.

FFP 'wonderful for English football'
Reading co-owner Khunying Sasima Srivikorn says new financial rules are the best thing to happen to English football.

Federici 'sorry' for Wembley error
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici apologises for his costly mistake in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.

We will support Federici - Clarke
Reading keeper Adam Federici is supported by his manager, team-mates, opponents and pundits after his FA Cup semi-final error.

Reading 1-2 Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez scores twice as FA Cup holders Arsenal move into the 2014-15 final by beating Reading after extra time.

No Euro consolation for FA Cup losers
Reading and Aston Villa will have to win the FA Cup if they are to qualify for next season's Europa League.

Reading ready for 'carnival time'
Scarves being knitted and inhibitions being lost - Reading are preparing for their first FA Cup semi-final for 88 years.

Reading have to be perfect - Clarke
Reading manager Steve Clarke says his side must "play the perfect game" if they are to beat Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final.

Reading 0-1 Bournemouth
Callum Wilson's 22nd goal of the season edges Bournemouth closer to the Premier League after a tense win at Reading.

Reading 0-0 Blackburn Rovers
Reading warmed up for next week's FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal with a 0-0 draw against Blackburn.

BBC to show Reading v Arsenal
BBC One will show the FA Cup semi-final between Reading and Arsenal from Wembley on 18 April.

Reading fan, 14, designs one-off kit
Reading will take to the pitch against Blackburn on Saturday wearing a one-off kit designed by 14-year-old fan Ryan Duval.

Reading training ground approved
Reading receive permission for the development of a new training and academy facility at Bearwood Park.

Blackpool fans in anti-Oyston protest
Chairman Karl Oyston and father Owen, Blackpool's owner, are targeted in a protest where fireworks and eggs are thrown.

BBC News Headlines

Leaders focus on 'choice' for voters
David Cameron focuses on tax and Ed Miliband on the NHS as campaigning returns to traditional territory with three days left before the polls open.

Two killed at US cartoon conference
Two gunmen are shot dead in a Dallas suburb after they opened fire outside a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, US police say.

Gun salutes mark birth of princess
Gun salutes are to take place at Hyde Park and the Tower of London later to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby girl.

Thousands of migrants rescued at sea
More than 5,800 migrants are rescued and 10 bodies recovered in several operations in the Mediterranean over the weekend, Italy's coastguard says.

Freed women tell of Boko Haram horror
Former hostages held by Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria say some of their fellow captives were stoned to death by the militants.

Windies stun England to tie series
West Indies tie the series with England at 1-1 after reaching a target of 192 to win the final Test in Barbados by five wickets.

Two people die in aircraft crash
Two people die after a light aircraft crashes near the Perthshire village of Abernyte, Police Scotland say.

Rugby player Jones dies after game
Keighley Cougars rugby league player Danny Jones dies after suffering a suspected cardiac arrest during a game on Sunday.

Police defend Bali Nine actions
Australian police defend their 2005 decision to report the Bali Nine drug gang to Indonesia, after the two ringleaders were executed.

US marines and aircraft reach Nepal
US troops and emergency aircraft arrive in Nepal to help deliver aid to remote areas hit by last week's devastating earthquake.

Most 'unaware' of skin cancer signs
More than three-quarters of people in the UK would not recognise signs of skin cancer, a survey by British Association of Dermatologists suggests.

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn split
Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods and his skiing champion girlfriend Lindsey Vonn have split up, they have announced.

Nepal's treasures: Before and after
Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.

Election scenarios and baby reaction
Various scenarios surrounding the outcome of the general election are played out in the papers, and there is plenty of reaction to the birth of the royal baby.

Arctic mission monitors ice shift
The BBC's David Shukman reports on a mission to monitor how ice cover is changing in the far north.

Surveillance law prompts unease in France
A proposed French law to beef up intelligence-gathering in the face of jihadist violence has provoked outspoken criticism about infringement of civil liberties, says Hugh Schofield

How does al-Qaeda attract Yemenis?
Given the vast sums that the US in particular has spent on counterterrorism operations inside Yemen, why has al-Qaeda continued to grow?

Funding fight against drug resistance
Increased resistance to commonly prescribed drugs could result in an extra 10 million deaths a year, so how should government, industry and public bodies respond?

Prescott election fracas spot marked
The spot where former deputy prime minister John Prescott punched a man who threw an egg at him in 2001 is marked with a plaque.

Three Cunard liners mark 175 years
Cunard's three liners gather in Southampton to mark the start of the shipping company's 175th anniversary celebrations.

Graves 'gave West Indies team talk'
ECB chairman-elect Colin Graves gave the West Indies team talk by calling them "mediocre", says England captain Alastair Cook.

Murphy one frame up in final thriller
Shaun Murphy holds a narrow 9-8 lead over Stuart Bingham after a thrilling first day of the World Championship final at the Crucible.

'Mayweather simply held all the aces'
Floyd Mayweather's fuss-free victory over Manny Pacquiao marked a one-sided conclusion to a wild week in Las Vegas.

Expect an era of Chelsea domination?
Jose Mourinho's challenge will be to establish long-term dominance for Chelsea in an era when it's never been harder.

Man City 'must forget Wembley final'
Manchester City Women must focus on their FA Women's Cup semi-final and not a possible final to Wembley.

German train drivers set for strike
Drivers for Germany's Deutsche Bahn plan a week-long strike to start on Monday, their eighth walkout in 10 months of wage negotiations.

Asia's markets in positive territory
Markets in Asia were mostly up on Monday, following stocks in the US, which ended the week higher after recovering losses.

Miliband defends his pledge stone
Ed Miliband defends his decision to carve Labour promises in stone - insisting he wants to show the public his pledges will not expire on 8 May.

UKIP to launch Scottish manifesto
UKIP is to commit to creating a United Kingdom that is "fair to all" as it launches its Scottish manifesto.

Gene therapy retina disease potential
Two trials of gene therapy on an inherited form of blindness in children have shown that patients' eyesight can be improved - but only temporarily.

Mental health travel 'unacceptable'
Mental health patients having to travel as far as 79 miles for a bed is "not acceptable", says the charity Mind.

PwC ends A-level criteria for jobs
Accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to stop using A-levels grades as a way of selecting recruits for graduate jobs.

Heads warn of Trojan Horse threats
Head teachers warn intimidation is still continuing after the so-called Trojan Horse scandal, including dead animals being left in playgrounds.

Amazon doubles free delivery limit
Online retail giant Amazon is raising the minimum spend shoppers must make to qualify for its "super saver" free delivery service.

VIDEO: Battling the best Segway polo teams
BBC Click challenge some of the world's best players of Segway polo.

Climate drives new era in Arctic sea
Changes in the Arctic Ocean are so profound that the region is entering what amounts to "a new era", according to Norwegian scientists.

Wildlife drop 'may empty landscape'
About 60% of the world's largest herbivores are at risk of extinction, according to research by an international team.

Blur on top with comeback album
The Magic Whip, Blur's first studio album in 12 years, lands them at the top of the UK album chart

Russia ballet great Plisetskaya dies
Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya - who captivated audiences around the world - has died in Germany, aged 89, the director of the Bolshoi Theatre says.

Weekend Edition: The best of the week's reads
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with an injection of your comments.

Go Figure: The week in numbers
The week's big numbers, visualised.

'Illegal' security licences revoked
Following a BBC investigation into fraudulent colleges, 129 security guards are having their licences revoked.

Four Nepalis from UK 'died in quake'
Four people from the UK's Nepali community died in last week's earthquake in the country, the brother of one of them tells the BBC.

Scots leaders clash on spending cuts
Scotland's political leaders go head-to-head in a live TV debate and clash over public spending cuts in the next UK parliament.

Man dies and police officer injured
An investigation is under way after a man died and a female police officer was injured during an incident in Kirkcaldy in Fife.

Food company to create 43 new jobs
McColgan's Quality Foods Ltd is to create 43 jobs in County Tyrone following an investment of £7.3m.

Belfast sets off on city marathon
Police advise motorists to expect some traffic disruption as more than 17,500 people take part in this year's marathon.

Tolls a 'cash cow', say Lib Dems
The Liberal Democrats accuse their rivals of planning to use Severn Bridge tolls as a "cash cow" when they return to public ownership in 2018.

Child sex crime team for north Wales
A specialist team is being set up in north Wales to combat sex crimes against children, the police and crime commissioner's office says.

Clashes in Tel Aviv 'racism' protest
Dozens of police and protesters are injured in clashes as a protest by Ethiopian Israelis against alleged police brutality turns violent in Tel Aviv.

Nigeria troops 'killed civilians'
Community leaders in central Nigeria accuse government troops of killing civilians and burning villages following the deaths of six soldiers.

Taiwan and China in high-level talks
The head of Taiwan's ruling party meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, the highest level-talks between the two sides in six years.

Pacquiao blames injury for defeat
Manny Pacquiao blames injury for his loss to Floyd Mayweather, claiming it stopped him using his right hand.

Istanbul police clash with leftists
Turkish police say they have detained nearly 140 people following clashes during May Day protests in Istanbul.

Federer wins clay title in Istanbul
Roger Federer wins the Istanbul Open, the 85th title of his career and his first clay-court success in three years.

Costa Rica shipwreck sparks alert
The Costa Rican government issues an alert along about 100 km (60 miles) of coast near Puntarenas, after a vessel carrying tons of toxic chemicals sinks.

Army helicopter shot at in Mexico
A Mexican army helicopter is shot at in the western state of Jalisco, killing three soldiers, with a total of seven people killed in incidents across the state.

IS militants 'kill 300 Yazidis'
Several hundred Yazidis held by Islamic State militants have been killed near the western Iraqi city of Mosul, Yazidi and Iraqi officials say.

Saudis 'used cluster bombs' in Yemen
Human Rights Watch says it has evidence Saudi Arabia used cluster bombs banned by much of the world, including the UK.

Baltimore lifts post-riot curfew
National Guard troops begin leaving Baltimore and a curfew is lifted, as tension subsides following rioting over the custody death of a black man.

New York policeman shot in the head
A plainclothes policeman is seriously injured by a shot to the head while attempting to question a man in New York's Queens borough.

Caravan, A Great British Love Story
The very British world of caravanning

Week in pictures: 25 April-1 May 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

In pictures: The Sim Project
Robotic patients helping doctors to learn

Election 2015 in pictures: 1 May
Images from the campaign trail: 1 May

In pictures: Clandon Park House fire
Images of the aftermath of a fire at Grade I listed Clandon Park House.

Vietnam War by Associated Press photographers
AP photographers mark 40th anniversary of fall of Saigon

Heavily loaded
Queuing for the journey from Italy to Tunisia

The race to cover a mosque in mud
Thousands race to replaster a massive mosque in a day

VIDEO: Finance Bill second reading
MPs pass the Finance Bill at second reading.

VIDEO: Freed Boko Haram hostages speak out
Women and children who have been held by Boko Haram militants say that some of their group was stoned to death as the Nigerian army approached to rescue them.

VIDEO: 'Some were opposed to US cartoon event'
Eyewitness Stephanie Conway tells the BBC some people were opposed to a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, but she saw nothing threatening.

VIDEO: Tax disc confusion 'costs millions'
The AA estimates motorists are losing out to the tune of almost £40m because of the way the new tax disc system works, although the DVLA disputes the figures.

VIDEO: The candidates who know they will win
A shortage in councillors means there will be an increase in the number of candidates elected without competition in local elections on 7 May.

VIDEO: When is a late train really late?
Tony Miles from Modern Railway Magazine explains how train companies decide when a train is late and why some trains cannot run on time.

VIDEO: What a parent-carer feels about voting
Warrington resident Moira Cash cares for her son Fraser, who has cerebral palsy. She explains how little support she receives from the NHS in providing him with 24-hour care.

VIDEO: 'I impersonate boxer Manny Pacquiao'
The BBC meets Johnny Dagami, who makes a living in the Philippines, impersonating the famous boxer. Manny Pacquiao.

VIDEO: Baltacha's legacy thrives in Ipswich
Nearly a year on from former British number one Elena Baltacha's death, BBC Look East's James Burridge visits her tennis academy in Ipswich.

The seats where Tories weren’t blue and Labour wasn’t red
When Labour wasn't red and Tories weren't blue

Has chess got anything to do with war?
Are there any similarities between chess and warfare?

What happened when an anti-Semite found he was Jewish?
What happens when an anti-Semite finds out he's Jewish?

VIDEO: China's old art of Peking Opera
Trying to preserve the old traditions of Peking Opera

'The man who saved my life'
What happens after someone stops you from taking your own life?

Troll or hero? The sex blogger who's offending Muslims
Sex blogger who insults Muslims in the name of free speech

Nepal pressed to re-open Everest
The debate over whether to re-open Mount Everest