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Berkshire News

Terror case wife was 'not radical'
A woman accused of plotting a terrorist attack in London has never shown any sympathy with extremist causes, a court hears.

'All's fine', pilot said before crash
A pilot who died when his helicopter crashed said: "All's fine" just before hitting a crane, an inquest has heard.

Police 'must improve traveller data'
Thames Valley Police must improve how it records data on Gypsies, Roma and travellers "as a matter of urgency", a review says.

'Down to the bone' model's health alert
A model who was asked to slim "down to the bone" hands in a petition to Downing Street calling for better healthcare in the modelling industry.

Yorkshire Ripper 'facing prison return'
Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe could be moved from high-security Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire, it is reported.

Heathrow conditions 'must be met'
The government should not support building a third runway at Heathrow until certain environmental conditions can be met, MPs say.

Railway underpass opened to public
A tunnel linking a residential area to Reading town centre has opened, cutting a mile off the route to the town for pedestrians and cyclists.

North-south divide in England's schools
Bracknell Forest and West Berkshire among bottom 10 local authorities with lowest proportion of outstanding and good schools, Ofsted's annual report says.

Terror case wife 'dragged into plot'
A man accused of preparing terrorist acts wrote to his mother-in-law from prison to say her daughter was "completely innocent", their trial hears.

Motorway shuts for bridge building
The M4 is being closed as construction on a bridge for a major new relief road begins.

Manhunt after armed bookmakers raid
Police are hunting a man who threatened a staff member and a customer during a raid a bookmaker's in Reading.

BBC Sound Of 2016 longlist revealed
Newbury singer Frances is among the artists who make the longlist for BBC Music's Sound Of 2016.

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

Elton John to headline Henley bill
Elton John to headline Henley bill

Williams feels confidence can return
Reading midfielder Danny Williams believes confidence can return to the squad with a strong run to Christmas.

Williams prepared to fight for place
London Irish centre Johnny Williams is prepared to fight for his place, despite four tries in his first three senior games.

AUDIO: Clarke ahead of Reading v QPR
Reading manager Steve Clarke speaks to BBC Radio Berkshire ahead of their game against QPR on Thursday.

Irish must hold course - Coventry
London Irish head coach Tom Coventry says his side must "hold its course" as they hunt their first Premiership win.

Nottingham Forest 3-1 Reading
Nelson Oliveira's double helps Nottingham Forest to only their second win in 11 games as they beat Reading at the City Ground.

London Irish 15-33 Wasps
Wasps secure a bonus-point victory at Twickenham and consign London Irish to a fifth league defeat of the season.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Williams feels confidence can return
Reading midfielder Danny Williams believes confidence can return to the squad with a strong run to Christmas.

Nottingham Forest 3-1 Reading
Nelson Oliveira's double helps Nottingham Forest to only their second win in 11 games as they beat Reading at the City Ground.

Novakovich joins Cheltenham on loan
Cheltenham Town sign striker Andrija Novakovich on an emergency loan deal from Reading until 2 January.

Barnet sign Reading's Stacey on loan
League Two side Barnet sign Reading midfielder Jack Stacey on a short-term loan deal.

Fans' reaction 'quite right' - Clarke
Reading boss Steve Clarke says the Reading fans got their reaction "right" following his decision to stay at the club.

Reading 2-1 Bolton Wanderers
Danny Williams' first-half strike proves to be the difference as Reading see off a spirited Bolton side.

Howe will judge Clarke 'on results'
Reading chief executive Nigel Howe says Steve Clarke will be judged by the club's board and owners on his results.

Manager Clarke to stay at Reading
Steve Clarke says he will remain as manager of Reading after holding talks about the managerial vacancy at Fulham.

Clarke holds talks over Fulham job
Reading boss Steve Clarke has held talks with Fulham over their managerial vacancy, but is yet to decide on his future.

Reading's Long extends Luton stay
League Two side Luton Town extend the loan spell of defender Sean Long from Reading until 2 January.

Gillingham sign Reading's Samuel
League One side Gillingham sign 21-year-old Reading striker Dominic Samuel on a one-month loan deal.

Henen & Fosu join Fleetwood on loan
Fleetwood sign Everton's David Henen on a one-month loan and Reading winger Tariqe Fosu until January.

Cardiff City 2-0 Reading
Kenwyne Jones and Matt Connolly are on target as Cardiff City end their goal drought at the expense of Reading.

Clarke hails exiled John's response
Reading boss Steve Clarke is delighted by the response of loan signing Ola John after being forced to leave him out.

Reading 2-2 Huddersfield Town
Reading are twice forced to come from behind to claim a 2-2 draw at home against Huddersfield Town.

Reading 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion
Championship leaders Brighton extend their unbeaten run but Matej Vydra's equaliser denies them victory at Reading.

Tanner eyes Plymouth loan extension
Reading forward Craig Tanner says he wants to extend his loan period at Plymouth Argyle when his initial deal expires.

Tshibola out for 'number of weeks'
Reading midfielder Araon Tshibola is been ruled out for at least a month with an ankle injury.

Chelsea player wanted for 'sex assault'
A Chelsea player and his Brazilian team-mate are wanted in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Toronto.

Clarke may have to 'look at himself'
Reading manager Steve Clarke admits he may have got his side's approach wrong in their defeat at Fulham.

BBC News Headlines

Commons to vote on Syria bombing
MPs will decide later whether to authorise UK air strikes against Islamic State in Syria at the end of what is expected to be a mammoth 10-hour debate.

'Go forward' response to terror attack
Firearms officers might have to "walk over casualties" in the event of a Paris-style UK attack to deal with the threat, a senior officer says.

Zuckerberg to give away 99% of shares
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan say they will give away 99% of their shares, as they announce the birth of their daughter Max.

Cocaine users urged to consider impact
A UK campaign to highlight the harm caused by the production and distribution of cocaine is launched by the National Crime Agency.

MPs to quiz Lord Coe on blood doping
IAAF president Lord Coe is to be questioned by the culture, media and sport select committee about blood doping in athletics.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi in transition talks
Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party won a landslide victory in elections last month, is meeting President Thein Sein and the army chief to discuss the handover of power to her party.

US to deploy special force to Iraq
The US is to deploy a specialised force to Iraq to build pressure on Islamic State militants, says US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter.

Ousted chief constable joins G4S
A former chief constable who resigned from his post after being found guilty of misconduct is hired by security firm G4S.

Madonna returns to scene of Brits fall
Pop star Madonna brings her Rebel Heart tour to London's O2 arena, 10 months after she fell off stage there at the Brit Awards.

Fresh rains worsen India Chennai floods
Fresh rains in the southern Indian city of Chennai causes serious flooding, with flights and trains suspended and hundreds of people without power.

US tells Turkey and Russia to end row
US President Barack Obama urges Turkey and Russia to calm tensions over the downing of a Russian warplane and to focus on fighting IS militants.

Hitler's Mein Kampf to be republished
Adolf Hitler's political manifesto Mein Kampf with critical notes by scholars is to be republished next month - for the first time since the end of WWII.

VIDEO: What's a whipped vote? - Key terms explained
MPs are divided ahead of a vote on whether to extend air strikes against Islamic State from Iraq to Syria.

VIDEO: Jurassic footprints found on Skye
Scientists find footprints - left by some of the biggest dinosaurs ever to have walked on Earth - in a bay on the Isle of Skye.

VIDEO: CCTV of Hatton Garden raid emerges
A jury has been show CCTV images of the Easter weekend raid on a safety deposit vault in London's Hatton Garden.

VIDEO: Putin and Erdogan talk tough over jet
Russia’s President Putin and Turkey’s President Erdogan are trading increasingly hostile words since the downing of a Russian jet by Turkey.

VIDEO: Inside Pistorius' former prison cell
Media have been shown inside Oscar Pistorius' former cell, ahead of an appeals court decision on his manslaughter conviction.

VIDEO: Harry, 4, steals show on donor discussion
Four year old Harry received a liver transplant just two days before his first birthday. He now needs a new liver and is hoping to find a donor.

VIDEO: Smoke billows from Newcastle shop
More than 50 firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a Newcastle city centre shop where it is feared a number of people may be trapped.

VIDEO: Agency told model to slim 'down to the bone'
A model who was told she needed to lose weight and get ''down to the bone'' before she would be signed up to an agency's books is lobbying the government for better healthcare for models.

Syria fears and 'terrorist sympathiser' Corbyn
With MPs due to vote on Syria air strikes, public and political pressure on David Cameron - and his criticism of Jeremy Corbyn - make several of Wednesday's front pages.

Why South Korea is rewriting its history books
The BBC's Stephen Evans explains why a South Korean row over a government plan to write a single history textbook sparked protests on the streets in Seoul.

Paris attacks: The economic impact
The Paris attacks were a human tragedy, with a wide impact on Europe's domestic security and foreign policy - but will there also be a long-term economic impact on France, Belgium and the rest of Europe?

Why are MPs voting on bombing Syria?
MPs are about to vote on whether to bomb so-called Islamic State in Syria - but is the vote actually needed?

Viewpoints: How to defeat IS
Several experts give their views on the best way to take on the so-called Islamic State militants.

Morrissey wins Bad Sex fiction prize
Singer and debut novelist Morrissey wins this year's Bad Sex in Fiction award for his debut book, List of the Lost.

City baffled by horror movie cameo
Nottingham is at the centre of a festive mystery after the city made a bizarre cameo appearance in the trailer for a Hollywood film.

Manchester City 4-1 Hull City
Manchester City reach the League Cup semi-finals for the fourth time in seven seasons by easing to a 4-1 win over Hull City.

Woods has 'nothing to look forward to'
Tiger Woods says he does not know when he will play golf again as he continues his rehabilitation after back surgery.

Changes must be made at LTA - Lloyd
British tennis is "a mess" and changes must be made at the "poor" Lawn Tennis Association, says ex-player David Lloyd.

Phillips calls time on Wales career
Wales' most-capped scrum-half Mike Phillips announces his retirement from international rugby.

Fifa sponsors demand reform overview
Five sponsors of football's world governing body Fifa write to its executive committee to demand "independent oversight" of reforms.

Bank of China faces daily fine in US
The Bank of China will face a daily fine of $50,000 in the US unless it complies with a court request to give details of customers accused of selling fake goods.

Corbyn: Syria focus should be peace
France and the United States should "put their efforts into" finding a peaceful solution to the Syrian civil war, Jeremy Corbyn tells the BBC.

Disruption as doctors' strike halted
Hospitals across England face disruption with thousands of operations cancelled, despite a 24-hour strike by junior doctors being called off.

Safer way to do gene editing
Scientists say they have fine tuned a gene editing method to make it safer and more accurate - vital if it is to be used in humans to cure inherited diseases or inborn errors.

Baby becomes UK's youngest organ donor
A baby that died 74 minutes after birth becomes the UK's youngest organ donor.

North-south divide in England's schools
About a third of secondary schools in northern England and the Midlands are not good enough, Ofsted's annual report says.

Wilshaw wants Bradford schools inquiry
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw says the "situation is so bad" in Bradford's schools there should be a "commission of inquiry" to investigate.

Security of net firms scrutinised
A security expert has conducted an audit of the UK's biggest ISPs and found some worrying bugs.

Fairy lights 'slow' wi-fi speeds
Christmas tree lights might be slowing your wi-fi speeds warns watchdog Ofcom as it releases an app that can check for interference.

COP21: Coal plans to derail 2 degrees
Attempts to keep global warming to 2 degrees will be wildly off course if all planned coal fire plants around the world are built.

Did early humans 'kill the cat'?
The sabre-toothed cat lived alongside early humans, and may have been a fearsome enemy, say scientists.

Adele tickets: Personal data 'breached'
Fans buying tickets for Adele's tour tell the BBC they have been shown the address and credit card details of customers other than themselves.

Nick Payne science drama to premiere
Nick Payne, the writer of quantum physics stage drama Constellations, will return to the subject of science for his next play at London's Donmar Warehouse.

The difference between lying and misleading
Since politicians can't lie, they have become adept at positioning their remarks in the squidgy marshland between lies and truth.

Young, geeky and black in Memphis
A group in Memphis is teaching young black girls to code, in an effort to address problems of diversity in the tech industry.

Your pictures: Windows
Readers' photographs on the theme of windows

Week in pictures
Some of the best news photos 21-27 November

The town of women
A place where wives don't see their husbands for years

'It's all good'
As the law on organ donation changes in Wales, we look at the story of extreme sports star Richard Taylor, his extraordinary appetite for life and how his tragic death was a blessing to so many.

Six graphics that explain climate change
Our changing planet in six graphics

Are you paying too much for trainers?
Are you paying too much for your sports shoes?

Why are so many British homes empty?
Why are so many British homes left empty?

The search for Britain’s only native species of cicada
The species hasn't been seen in 15 years

Fleur East: I've bounced back from X Factor 'despair'
Fleur East on bouncing back from X Factor defeat

China's peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
China's troops winning hearts and minds in South Sudan

'Most firms will be using 3D printing'
'Most firms will be using them'

VIDEO: Saved by my Pearl Harbor ‘guardian angel’
A Pearl Harbor survivor tells his story