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Berkshire News

Cheating councillor 'owes taxpayer'
A councillor has "absolutely no excuse" not to pay £5,000 back to a council before being sentenced for benefit fraud, a judge says.

Water bills plugged by regulator
Thames Water is among the companies told to rethink plans on household water bills in England and Wales.

Viaduct reopens after repair works
The Loddon Viaduct on the A3290 reopens ahead of schedule after maintenance work took place over the school holidays.

Teacher charged over sex offences
A man is charged with sexual offences against children dating back to the 1990s when he was a teacher at a Berkshire school.

'Voice of football' charity chosen
James Alexander Gordon's family nominates the hospice where he was cared for up until his death as the official charity for donations.

Woman raped in town side street
A 22-year-old woman is raped in Reading town centre in the early hours of Thursday.

Gypsy camp eviction review date set
Gypsies embroiled in a battle with a council to evict them have their judicial review date set.

The impact of not catching a killer
How do police feel about unsolved murders?

Sandhurst and the sheikhs
Foreign royals who learned at Sandhurst

Middlesbrough 0-1 Reading
Simon Cox's first-half goal gives Reading all three points at Middlesbrough, who have now lost successive home games in the league.

QPR sign Reading goalkeeper McCarthy
QPR complete the signing of Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

Smith promises silverware fight
London Irish boss Brian Smith vows his side will mount a serious challenge for silverware this season.

VIDEO: Thames bridge to reopen after delay
Whitchurch Bridge over the River Thames linking Oxfordshire and Berkshire is due to reopen at the end of September.

VIDEO: Enter Shikari's top festival moments
Rory and Rou from Enter Shikari give Newsbeat their most memorable festival moments to date.

VIDEO: Police question Sir Cliff Richard
Sir Cliff Richard has been interviewed under caution by South Yorkshire Police in connection with an alleged historical sexual offence, his spokesman says.

VIDEO: Revellers gather at Reading Festival
Tens of thousands of people gather for this year's Reading Festival, which began earlier.

VIDEO: Women 'duped in dating site fraud'
Four people have gone on trial accused of conning a number of women out of tens of thousands of pounds through an internet dating agency, Match.com.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Middlesbrough 0-1 Reading
Simon Cox's first-half goal gives Reading all three points at Middlesbrough, who have now lost successive home games in the league.

QPR sign Reading goalkeeper McCarthy
QPR complete the signing of Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

MK Dons draw Bradford in League Cup
Manchester United's conquerors MK Dons draw League One Bradford in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

Scunthorpe United 0-1 Reading
Jake Taylor scores a late winner to help Reading through to the next round of the Capital One Cup at the expense of Scunthorpe.

Nottingham Forest 4-0 Reading
Michail Antonio scores twice as Nottingham Forest beat Reading to move to the top of the Championship table.

Reading sign Huddersfield's Norwood
Reading sign midfielder Oliver Norwood from Huddersfield for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town
Managerless Huddersfield Town secure their first Championship win of the season as Reading lose for the first time.

'No reason to leave' Royals - Morrison
Cardiff City defender Sean Morrison says his exit from Reading was a "shock to the system", following his transfer.

Madejski rules out spending spree
Reading chairman Sir John Madejski plays down hopes of a sudden influx of signings under the new owners.

Reading 1-0 Ipswich Town
Jake Taylor scores his first goal for Reading as they beat Ipswich in a scrappy match at the Madejski Stadium.

Cardiff sign Morrison from Reading
Defender Sean Morrison completes his transfer to Championship rivals Cardiff City for an undisclosed fee.

Morrison asks to speak to Cardiff
Reading manager Nigel Adkins has confirmed that defender Sean Morrison has requested to speak to Cardiff City over a potential transfer.

Reading 3-1 Newport County
Championship Reading overcome Newport County 3-1 to breeze into the second round of the Capital One Cup.

Reading sign defender Ferdinand
Reading complete the signing of former Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand on a two-year contract.

Wigan Athletic 2-2 Reading
James McArthur's stoppage time goal earns Wigan a point from a thrilling encounter with Reading.

Forest's Mackie & Cox join Reading
Reading sign striker Simon Cox on a two-year deal, while fellow Nottingham Forest forward Jamie Mackie joins on loan.

Madejski delighted with new owners
Reading chairman Sir John Madejski believes he has found the right people to take over the Championship club.

Reading 1-3 Swansea City
Wayne Routledge scores twice in two minutes and striker Bafetimbi Gomis adds another, as Swansea beat Reading 3-1 away.

Thai consortium to invest in Reading
A Thai consortium is to invest in Reading after chairman Sir John Madejski confirms a deal has been struck.

McAnuff signs for Leyton Orient
Former Reading midfielder Jobi McAnuff signs a two-year contract with League One side Leyton Orient.

BBC News Headlines

Missing Ashya King found in Spain
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour whose parents removed him from hospital against medical advice has been found, police confirm.

EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum
The EU gives Russia one week to reverse course in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".

Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.

Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.

Pakistan protesters in police clash
More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.

PM warns of terror threat to Europe
The terrorist threat posed by Islamist extremists is as much a concern for countries in mainland Europe as it is for the UK, David Cameron says.

US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli
The Iraqi army, Shia militias and Kurdish fighters are reported to be making slow progress in breaking the siege of the Amerli town in the north.

Co-op Group votes through reforms
Members of the troubled Co-operative Group vote overwhelmingly in favour of reforming how the business is run.

Family in sea search for missing boy
Family members join police in search for missing Isaac Nash, 12, who was swept into the sea off Anglesey while on holiday.

Iran anger over new US sanctions
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticises new US sanctions, saying they will harm negotiations over his country's nuclear programme.

First openly gay NFL player dropped
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.

Man charged over Galloway assault
A man is charged with religiously-aggravated assault after MP George Galloway was attacked in a west London street.

AUDIO: Should you recline your plane seat?
The use of gadgets to prevent passengers putting their seat back has lead to mid-air arguments, should airlines allow them to go back at all?

VIDEO: Peter Kay lights up Blackpool
Comedian Peter Kay hosted the big switch-on of the Blackpool Illuminations

VIDEO: Dahl: Charlie chapters discovered
The discovery of new unpublished chapters reveals author Roald Dahl planned to include more children in his classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory but dropped them from the final version.

VIDEO: Private's medals given to museum
A Somerset museum has been given three World War One medals, 100 years to the day after the soldier who earned them was killed in action.

VIDEO: Rides and risks in huge California waves
Waves as high as 20ft (6m) in southern California have damaged waterfront homes, knocked out pier pilings and attracted scores of surfers.

VIDEO: Horse dances to Shakira
Watch as Michael Eilberg and Half Moon Delphi impress the crowd at the World Equestrian Games with a freestyle dressage routine sound tracked by Shakira.

VIDEO: BBC presenter Amroliwala's best bits
Presenter Matthew Amroliwala is leaving the BBC's News Channel after 16 years to work at BBC World.

VIDEO: Brazil dismantles Amazon 'destroyers'
Police in northern Brazil say they are in the process of dismantling one of the country's biggest environmental criminal gangs.

The jihadi issue and a Clacton electoral "bloodbath" - the papers
Many papers discuss the UK's response to the threat posed by returning jihadi fighters, and there is a prediction of a good night for UKIP in the Clacton by-election.

Gold-diggers find treasure on beach
Three people have become the first confirmed diggers to find 24-carat gold treasure buried on a beach in Kent.

Diana wedding cake slice sold for £828
A private collector pays £828 at auction for a 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's wedding.

Costa must learn respect - Martinez
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics and culture" of British football after his side's 6-3 win.

Murray into US Open fourth round
Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open in New York.

Roma 2-0 Fiorentina
Ashley Cole makes his Roma debut as they begin the new Serie A season with a hard-fought win against Fiorentina.

Cook defends England's ODI approach
England captain Alastair Cook defends his team's tactics after a second successive heavy defeat in the one-day series with India.

Glover and Stanning relieved to win
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning describe winning their first World Championship gold medal together as a "relief".

Rogue landlords 'must face crackdown'
Housing experts are calling for minimum standards in the private rental market to prevent landlords from exploiting vulnerable tenants.

VIDEO: Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6000 jobs, nearly a third of its staff, as part of a recovery plan following the loss of two planes this year.

Lib Dems pledge paternity leave rise
The Liberal Democrats are to pledge giving fathers an extra four weeks' paternity leave in their manifesto for the general election.

VIDEO: Douglas Carswell announcement in full
Watch the full statement as Tory MP Douglas Carswell defects to the UK Independence Party. He will stand down as MP for Clacton to seek re-election in a by-election.

Test Ebola drug '100% effective'
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.

VIDEO: 'Get taxi or lift' urges ambulance trust
Patients are to be encouraged to travel to hospital by taxi or get a lift rather than call for an ambulance if they are assessed as low priority.

Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

AUDIO: Can school uniform ever be cool?
School uniform will never be cool, and it is not meant to be, says Mr Drew from TV's Educating Essex

MSN Messenger to end after 15 years
Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the 15-year-old service.

Iceland's volcano ash alert lifted
An eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano that briefly threatened air travel has ended, local officials say.

VIDEO: 100-year-old tortoise is on the move
An extremely rare Galapagos tortoise thought to be 100 years old has been given a new home at a zoo in Ohio.

Dahl draft spills Factory secrets
Little-known characters and incidents that could have featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are released by the Roald Dahl estate.

Go Figure: The week in numbers
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

US TV host found murdered at home
A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, local police say.

Boy killed in crash in family's car
A seven-year-old boy dies and four members of his family are seriously injured when their car is in collision with a lorry in Kent.

Experts argue for drink price plan
Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in Scotland, with a seminar being held in Brussels.

Sunbed study highlights cancer risk
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.

Arson attack 'was murder attempt'
A man whose house was deliberately set on fire says the attack was "attempted murder".

PSNI: Car attacks were hate crimes
Police say they are treating an arson attack on two cars in Dunmurry as a hate crime.

Hundreds join Nato protest march
About 600 people take part in a protest march in Newport ahead of the Nato summit being held in the city.

Swansea City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion
Impressive Swansea beat West Bromwich Albion to briefly go top of the Premier League with a third successive win.

Lesotho PM flees 'military coup'
Lesotho's prime minister crosses into South Africa, accusing Lesotho's army of staging a coup and telling the BBC his life is in danger.

Senegal confirms first Ebola case
Senegal's health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country now affected by the outbreak.

Philippine troops in Syria rescued
Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape, but 44 Fijians are held hostage.

China warns of Hong Kong 'meddling'
China warns foreign countries against "meddling" in Hong Kong's politics ahead of a crucial announcement on the territory's election process.

Italian and Pole get top EU jobs
EU leaders appoint Italy's Federica Mogherini as EU foreign policy chief and Poland's Donald Tusk as European Council President.

Italian lawyers urged to work faster
Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the country's notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.

El Salvador gangs re-launch truce
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.

Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut
The head of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has one death sentence commuted to life in prison, but still faces another death penalty.

More than 3m have fled Syria - UN
The UN says Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with more than three million Syrians living outside the country as refugees.

Cold War US spy dies in prison
A former US navy sailor who led a spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison medical centre at the age of 77.

Texas abortion provisions struck down
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.

Day in pictures: 28 August 2014
News images from around the world: 28 August

New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales
Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales

Day in pictures: 27 August 2014
News images from around the world: 27 August

Richard Attenborough career in pictures
British actor and director's illustrious career

In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers
Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging

Day in pictures: 26 August 2014
News images from around the world: 26 August

In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014
Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles

In pictures: The Maliki years
Career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki

VIDEO: Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill - second reading
MPs approve the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill at second reading.

VIDEO: Rescuers free Nicaraguan miners
Most of 24 gold miners trapped underground in northern Nicaragua since Thursday have been rescued, officials say.

VIDEO: Police trial Bond-style tracking darts
A GPS tracking device being deployed by police in Florida enables officers to follow a vehicle without the need for a potentially dangerous high-speed pursuit.

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine: Human trials to begin
The Ebola vaccine, ZMapp, which has been tested on 18 laboratory monkeys with a 100% success rate will now be tested on humans.

VIDEO: Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.

VIDEO: Kurdish father's grief at son's death
In a camp for Yazidi refugees, near what was the Iraqi-Syrian border, the father who had to abandon his disabled child has learned that his son has died.

VIDEO: Cyclist attempts race in Himalayas
A cyclist hopes to become the first British man to complete a gruelling mountain bike race over the Himalayas.

VIDEO: Displaced and desperate: Syrians seek refuge
The United Nations Refugee Agency says Syria is the "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era", with almost half of all Syrians forced to flee their homes.

VIDEO: Missing boy's 'life is in danger'
A major police search is under way for a five-year old boy with a brain tumour - who was taken from hospital by his parents, without doctors' approval.

Life in a rented wreck
What's it like living in a substandard home?

The fear of being seen as racist
Can the fear of being seen as racist cause problems?

The makeover that's divided a nation
The multi-million dollar makeover that's divided a nation

Referendum round-up
Three weeks until Scotland votes - this week's key moments

The Victorian pig singing competition
The bizarre tale of the pig singing competition

How your landlord could be a brand
How your landlord could soon be a corporate brand

10 things we didn't know last week
Yawning is contagious for wolves, and other nuggets

Disowned gay teen speaks out
...but not discouraged - gay son in video row speaks out

VIDEO: Tech search for 'perfect dance track'
The quest to find the perfect party anthem

Viewpoint: Why Pakistanis crave stability
Why stability is all most Pakistanis really want