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Berkshire News

Man jailed for cyclists' deaths
A man who killed two cyclists after driving a stolen car while over the drink-drive limit is jailed for 10 years.

Marathon runner's family 'shocked'
The family of a runner who died after completing the London Marathon thank the public for their support.

Man jailed for knocking down PC
A man is jailed for nine years for knocking down a police officer who tried to stop a stolen car.

'Google pin' appears on roundabout
A sign resembling a large, red Google Maps pin is spotted on Playhatch Roundabout.

Baby murder mum's sentence increased
A mother from Windsor convicted of murdering her 11-month-old son has her "unduly lenient" sentence increased at the Court Of Appeal.

'Data breach' over lost records
A council breached the Data Protection Act after sensitive social services records relating to the care of a young child were lost, an Information Commissioner's Office investigation rules.

Man extradited over child abduction
A man is extradited from the Netherlands over suspected child abduction in Slough.

Royals playing 'chess' with injuries
Adkins' worries over key players

Derek: Gervais says goodbye to irony
The comedian talks about his latest move

Exiles hopeful of O'Connor return
London Irish confirm James O'Connor suffered a hamstring strain on Sunday but should return before the season ends.

Reading 1-1 Leicester City
Reading hold promoted Leicester to a 1-1 draw and move into the Championship play-offs on goal difference.

Club-by-club guide: Women's Super League
Who are favourites for the title, relegation and promotion as Women's Super League expands to two divisions for the first time?

London Irish 40-12 Newcastle
Andrew Fenby's hat-trick against his former side helps London Irish thrash fellow strugglers Newcastle.

Exiles sign Steele and Gilsenan
London Irish sign young duo Scott Steele and Conor Gilsenan to their squad for next season.

London Irish sign Samoa lock Leo
London Irish sign Perpignan's Samoa international lock Dan Leo for next season on a one-year deal.

VIDEO: Death crash drink driver jailed
A drink driver who knocked down and killed two cyclists in a stolen car while being followed by police is jailed for 10 years.

VIDEO: New free school bid 'waste of time'
A group of parents have described trying to open a new free school in Wokingham as "a waste of time, energy and money".

VIDEO: Marathon runner donations top £50k
More than £50,000 has been donated to charity in memory of a runner who died after completing the London Marathon.

VIDEO: House prices in South on increase
A study has found the annual rate of increase in asking prices for homes has gone up by 7.3%, with record prices in the South of England.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Royals playing 'chess' with injuries
Reading boss Nigel Adkins says he is playing 'chess' in an attempt to manage their injury problems.

Reading 1-1 Leicester City
Reading hold promoted Leicester to a 1-1 draw and move into the Championship play-offs on goal difference.

Bournemouth 3-1 Reading
Bournemouth move to within two points of the Championship play-off positions with a win over rivals Reading.

Championship is crazy - Drenthe
Reading midfielder Royston Drenthe says the Championship is the "craziest" league he has played in.

Charlton Athletic 0-1 Reading
Danny Williams' second-half goal bolsters Reading's play-off hopes and heightens Charlton's relegation woes.

Reading 1-1 Huddersfield Town
Championship play-off hopefuls Reading see their poor home form continue as they are held by Huddersfield.

Adkins slams 'poor' Reading display
Reading boss Nigel Adkins slams his side's performance after they are beaten 3-1 by Championship strugglers Barnsley

Reading 1-3 Barnsley
Reading suffer a shock home defeat against lowly Barnsley to dent their Championship play-off hopes.

Birmingham City 1-2 Reading
Captain Jobi McAnuff strikes twice to move Reading into the play-off places and inflict more pain on struggling Birmingham.

Reading forward Roberts retires
Reading forward Jason Roberts announces his retirement from football at the age of 36 because of injury.

Reading at home on the road - Pearce
Defender Alex Pearce admits play-off-chasing Reading find it easier to perform away from the Madejski Stadium.

Reading 0-0 Derby County
Derby's hopes of automatic promotion suffer a setback after they are held to a goalless draw by Reading.

Leeds United 2-4 Reading
Brian McDermott's Leeds suffer defeat at home to his former club Reading, who strengthen their play-off hopes.

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Reading
Reading return to the Championship play-offs as Royston Drenthe's equaliser earns them a point against 10-man Brighton.

Reading 1-1 Yeovil Town
Yeovil hold play-off chasing Reading to a draw despite ending the match with eight men after earning three red cards.

Top two out of reach - Royals' Obita
Reading left-back Jordan Obita says the Championship's automatic promotion places are out of reach for his side.

Reading 0-1 Blackburn Rovers
Reading's Championship play-off hopes are dented after Craig Conway's first-half goal seals victory for Blackburn Rovers.

Boss Adkins keeps Reading focused
Reading boss Nigel Adkins says uncertainty regarding a possible takeover is not being allowed to affect the club's promotion push.

Gorkss has QPR red card overturned
Reading defender Kaspars Gorkss has his red card against QPR overturned after the club successfully appeal.

Madejski to avoid Zingarevich repeat
Reading chairman Sir John Madejski is determined to sell the club to the right person this time around.

BBC News Headlines

Search for S Korea ferry passengers
Ships and divers continue to search for nearly 300 people unaccounted for, a day after a ferry carrying more than 470 sank off South Korea.

Deadly clashes at Ukraine port base
Three people are killed in a raid on a base in eastern Ukraine, the country's interior minister says, as the US, Russia, the EU and Ukraine hold crisis talks in Geneva.

Lamb takeaways 'often another meat'
Takeaway owners are to face a new testing programme, after a watchdog found nearly a third of lamb takeaways it checked contained a different meat.

Busiest Easter day on roads expected
Motorists are braced for what is set to be the busiest day of the year on the roads so far, with up to 16m cars expected to be used over Easter.

Hospital infections 'still too high'
Doctors and nurses should do more to stop hospital patients developing infections, an NHS watchdog says.

Royals vow return visit to Australia
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pledge to return to Australia's famous Blue Mountains, after visiting the area as part of a 10-day tour of the country.

Mini-sub performs full MH370 search
A mini-sub searching for the missing Malaysian plane completes a full mission at its third attempt, after technical issues cut the first two short.

India votes on biggest polling day
Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP.

Catholic Church refuses poll request
The Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales turns down a request by members for the results of a sexual ethics survey to be made public.

Don't axe 2021 census, MPs advise
It is "too soon" to decide whether to scrap the national census, and the 2021 survey should go ahead, MPs advise.

Argentina girl kept years in garage
Police in Argentina say they have rescued a teenage girl who had been starved, beaten and kept in a garage for nine years by her foster parents.

10,000 new drivers 'lost licences'
About 10,000 new drivers had their licences revoked after receiving six or more penalty points in 2012, Newsbeat finds through a Freedom of Information request.

Cancer hopes and ferry disaster - papers
The prospects for the latest clinical trials of cancer drugs make some front pages, while many feature photographs of a ferry sinking off South Korea.

Jockey Club makes record profits
The Jockey Club, the organisation behind the UK's leading horseracing events, reports record profits for last year of £22m.

Cathedral hosts Royal Maundy service
The Queen will bring the Easter tradition of handing out Maundy money to Blackburn Cathedral later.

Manchester City 2-2 Sunderland
Manchester City's Premier League title hopes are dealt a blow after they are held to a draw by bottom side Sunderland.

Everton 2-3 Crystal Palace
Everton hand the initiative back to Arsenal in the race for fourth as they suffer a surprise 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace.

Ebdon misses out on Crucible spot
Peter Ebdon fails to qualify for the World Championship for the first time since turning professional.

Bale winner sees Real lift Copa del Rey
Gareth Bale scores a brilliant late goal as Real Madrid defeat Barcelona 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final in Valencia.

Scott earns Arsenal point in opener
Alex Scott's goal ensures FA Cup holders Arsenal opened their Women's Super League season with a 1-1 draw at Notts County.

Google shares fall on ad concerns
Shares in Google fall 5% despite reporting first-quarter profit of $3.45bn in response to worries over future income from advertising.

VIDEO: Cyborg glasses mimic eye gestures
A Japanese researcher shows off glasses that display computer-generated eyes, which express emotions to save their wearer the effort.

UK unemployment rate falls to 6.9%
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.

AUDIO: Farage: Expenses complaint 'outrageous'
Nigel Farage reacts to a complaint about how he has used his "general expenditure allowance" from the EU.

Warning over bowel cancer screening
Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just half of people eligible in England come forward for the test.

VIDEO: Lord Tebbit turns children's writer
Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.

Primary places revealed amid squeeze
A teachers' leader says there is a growing crisis over places at primary schools as parents discover which their children will attend.

VIDEO: Ex-terror chief heads 'Trojan horse' probe
An inquiry into allegations of a hard-line Islamist plot to take over 25 Birmingham schools is to be lead by the Met's former national head of counter terrorism, it has been announced.

Cyborg glasses express fake emotions
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.

VIDEO: Will Jelly repeat Twitter's success?
Biz Stone discusses his new social app Jelly which he hopes will encourage people to help each other out.

Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed
Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn.

VIDEO: Footage of rare 'blood moon' eclipse
People in the Americas have been treated to a rare "blood moon" lunar eclipse. Jonathan Amos explains the science behind the colour change.

Paul Weller family win Mail damages
Rock star Paul Weller wins £10,000 for his children after their pictures were "plastered" on the Mail Online.

VIDEO: Paxman eyes Irish Dancing trophy
Jeremy Paxman closes Wednesday's edition of Newsnight with a performance by two young Irish dancing champions.

What was the mysterious black ring in Leamington Spa?
A video of a mysterious black ring in the sky over Leamington Spa has left people scratching their heads. Just what might it have been?

Should demolition of buildings be used as entertainment?
Plans to demolish five tower blocks as part of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been scotched.

Blakelock family 'must feel angry'
Nicholas Jacobs, the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock in 1985, says he would feel "angry and disappointed" if he was a member of the police officer's family.

Storm-hit rail line payout revealed
Compensation of up to £16m will be paid to train and freight operators following the destruction of the main railway line at Dawlish in the south-west of England.

Power restored to north of Scotland
Electricity is restored to customers after a widespread power cut affected much of northern Scotland.

Economy back to pre-recession level
Scotland's economic performance has returned to pre-recession levels, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.

All 18 care homes saved from closure
All 18 NHS residential care homes in Northern Ireland that were earmarked for closure are to remain open.

Health portal 'could save millions'
A new online portal could save the health service in Northern Ireland millions of pounds.

Rural centre 'flawed from outset'
A failed rural heritage centre which cost the public purse more than £3.4m when it collapsed should have been more closely monitored, a government auditor says.

£30m parking charges under fire
Local councils are urged to be open about whether they are using parking charges to raise income or to manage traffic.

Reeva Steenkamp shot in 'rapid fire'
A forensics expert contradicts police ballistics testimony by telling the trial of Oscar Pistorius that his girlfriend was shot in quick succession.

Remittance fees 'hurt Africans'
Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.

Pakistan Taliban end ceasefire
The Pakistani Taliban say they will not extend a ceasefire with the government announced last month, but will remain committed to peace talks.

Tencent brings Candy Crush to China
China's internet giant Tencent will launch the popular Candy Crush game on the mainland in partnership with the game's creator King Digital Entertainment.

Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss
The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.

EU Sentinel returns first images
The first images come back from the radar satellite launched as part of the European Union's new flagship Earth-observation project.

Brazil troops guard strike-hit Bahia
Brazil sends thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay.

Venezuela rejects protest amnesty
The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests.

Mid-East peace talks meeting delayed
A meeting between Palestinian and Israeli peace negotiators has been postponed in the wake of a killing of an Israeli in the West Bank.

Saudi intelligence chief removed
Saudi Arabia's intelligence chief, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, has been removed from his post "at his own request", state media report.

Bloomberg in $50m push for gun laws
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a $50m (£30m) election year push for stricter gun laws across the US.

North Dakota abortion ban overturned
A US federal judge overthrows a North Dakota law banning abortion after the foetus' heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks in some cases.

Day in pictures: 16 April 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 16 April

In pictures: South Korea ferry sinks
Passenger ferry in South Korea capsizes

Your pictures: South Africa
Readers' photos on the theme of "South Africa"

In pictures: Chile fire rages on
Huge fire in the Chilean city of Valparaiso

Day in pictures: 15 April 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 15 April

In pictures: Nigeria bus blast
Aftermath of a bomb blast in Abuja

In pictures: Royals tour New Zealand
Duke and Duchess in New Zealand and Australia

Day in pictures: 14 April 2014
News photos from past 24 hours: 14 April

VIDEO: House of Commons
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.

VIDEO: CCTV reveals dog as hunted car vandal
A vandal responsible for puncturing more than two dozen vehicle tyres in a quiet Cumbrian village has been unmasked as a dog.

VIDEO: Bristol boy's club battle over Banksy
A row has broken out over the ownership of a work of art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy after it was taken from a Bristol street

VIDEO: Search for ferry survivors continues
Emergency services continue to search for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 470 sank off South Korea.

VIDEO: Confidence returns to Kashmir
As Indians vote in the biggest day of the general election, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

VIDEO: William and Kate visit Blue Mountains
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited an area of the Blue Mountains n Australia devastated by bush-fires six months ago.

VIDEO: Nicky Jacobs: Full BBC interview
Nicky Jacobs - the man cleared of killing PC Keith Blakelock during riots in London in 1985 - talks to BBC Newsnight.

VIDEO: UB40 gig 'made fan's ears bleed'
UB40 has denied causing a fan's ears to bleed at a gig in Cambridge on Monday.

VIDEO: How Mustang got an Empire view
A 2015 Ford Mustang convertible had to be cut into six pieces so it could go on display at the top of the Empire State Building.

Could you get elected in India?
Take our quiz to assess your election chances in India

The return of rock: Four bands to watch
Four guitar bands to look out for in 2014

Fire ice: the energy of the future?
Could mining ice provide for all our energy needs and save the world?

How MPs play the Exchequer namechecker
How MPs get saluted by the chancellor in the Budget

Should drug firms make payments to doctors?
Does it matter that drug firms give doctors money and gifts?

Indian bike messenger firm takes off
How easy is it for Indian start-up firms to get their wheels turning?

VIDEO: Eaten by cannibals in New Guinea?
Solving the mystery of Michael Rockefeller

A return to Londonistan?
Frank Gardner on whether London still appeals to Arab dissidents

Tesco - jam tomorrow?
Kamal Ahmed on another set of poor results from Tesco