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Berkshire News

Auctioneer found guilty of fraud
An auctioneer accused of failing to pass on profits to his customers in order to fund his own lifestyle is found guilty of fraud.

DNA tests led to rapist conviction
A masked man who raped and sexually abused three teenagers in Hertfordshire 30 years ago is convicted after new DNA evidence.

Hart still UK's most desirable place
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire, with Wokingham listed 9th.

New car park for takeover hospital
A hospital which was taken over by a neighbouring trust after being put into special measures is to get a new £1.8m car park.

New school places cost soars by £9m
The cost of creating more school places in Reading has soared by £9m, presenting "some very real problems", the council says.

The ultimate Christmas sandwich
Berkshire turkey farmer under pressure to deliver

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

Reading 0-1 Watford
Steve Clarke's first game as Reading boss ends in defeat as Watford keep pace with Championship leaders Bournemouth.

Wasps v London Irish (Sun)
Team news as Wasps host London Irish in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Ricoh Arena (14:00 GMT).

Smith plays down London Irish exit
London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith plays down talk he will leave the club at the end of the season.

Clarke appointed new Reading manager
Championship side Reading appoint former West Bromwich Albion head coach Steve Clarke as their new manager.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Reading 0-1 Watford
Steve Clarke's first game as Reading boss ends in defeat as Watford keep pace with Championship leaders Bournemouth.

Clarke appointed new Reading manager
Championship side Reading appoint former West Bromwich Albion head coach Steve Clarke as their new manager.

Adkins sacked as Reading manager
Reading sack manager Nigel Adkins after 20 months in charge of the Championship club.

Birmingham City 6-1 Reading
A first-half hat-trick from teenage winger Demarai Gray gives Birmingham City a handsome home win over Reading.

Funds available for Murray - Hammond
Reading director of football Nicky Hammond says the funds are available to complete the permanent transfer of striker Glenn Murray.

Reading 0-0 Bolton Wanderers
Andy Lonergan pulls off several late saves as Bolton stretch their unbeaten run to five with a goalless draw at Reading.

Adkins has owners' support - Hammond
Reading director of football Nicky Hammond says manager Nigel Adkins has the full support of the club's executive board.

Norwich City 1-2 Reading
Jake Cooper scores his first goals in senior football as Reading come from behind to win at Norwich City.

Adkins relishing Reading challenge
Reading boss Nigel Adkins says he is relishing the challenge he is facing following a poor run of league results.

Gunter urges Reading to back Adkins
Reading captain Chris Gunter says sacking manager Nigel Adkins would be a mistake.

Cardiff City 2-1 Reading
Cardiff move to within two points of the Championship play-off places courtesy of a home victory over 10-man Reading.

Akpan ruled out for three months
Reading and Nigeria midfielder Hope Akpan is ruled out for three months with a dislocated shoulder.

Reading 0-1 Charlton Athletic
Igor Vetokele heads home his eighth goal of the season as Charlton beat Reading to move up to eighth in the Championship table.

Reading's Adkins 'felt no pressure'
Reading boss Nigel Adkins says he has not felt under any pressure despite a downturn in the Championship side's form.

Reading 3-0 Rotherham United
Simon Cox scores two goals to add to a Jamie Mackie strike and earn Reading a second win in nine Championship matches.

Blackburn Rovers 3-1 Reading
Blackburn Rovers beat Reading to register a third successive Championship victory and move into the play-off places.

Williams ready to fight for Reading
Midfielder Danny Williams is ready to "fight" for Reading after overcoming the most frustrating period of his career.

Karacan close to Reading return
Reading captain Jem Karacan is close to making his return from a knee injury after more than a year out of action.

Reading 3-0 Blackpool
Reading win their first match in six league games by earning a comfortable victory over bottom-side Blackpool.

Royals players devastated - Federici
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici says the players were "devastated" after their second successive 3-0 defeat.

BBC News Headlines

Gunman kills two New York policemen
A gunman shoots dead two police officers sitting inside a patrol car in New York before killing himself, officials say.

N Korea proposes joint Sony probe
North Korea proposes a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to the studio cancelling the release of the film The Interview.

Welby seeks gay marriage 'bridge'
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells Desert Island Discs he is trying to bridge a split in the Church over same-sex marriage.

Second arrest over off-duty PC death
A second man is arrested on suspicion of murdering off-duty police officer Neil Doyle, who died after being attacked in Liverpool on Friday.

Lockerbie bomber's guilt reaffirmed
Scotland's top prosecutor says there is no evidence to suggest Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi is innocent.

Caroline Flack wins Strictly title
Television presenter Caroline Flack and partner Pasha Kovalev are voted winners of Strictly Come Dancing, beating singers Frankie Bridge and Simon Webbe.

Afghan Guantanamo inmates freed
Four Afghan detainees at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.

More support for ex-forces prisoners
Ex-armed forces members who are sent to prison will get more support following a review of how they are treated, the Ministry of Justice says.

Cuba 'will stay on' communist path
Cuban President Raul Castro hails a recent move to normalise relations with the US but stresses that Havana will not change its political system.

Hartlepool boss wants to sign Evans
New Hartlepool manager Ronnie Moore announces he would like to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans.

'Allahu Akbar' attacker shot in France
Police in central France shoot dead a man who injured three officers at a police station whilst reportedly shouting "God is great!" in Arabic.

Journalist John Freeman dies at 99
The diplomat and journalist John Freeman, best known for his interviews for BBC television series Face to Face, dies at the age of 99.

VIDEO: Gay Asian support group created
A support group is set up in memory of Dr Naz Mahmood - an Asian doctor who took his own life days after telling his family he was gay.

VIDEO: Cyclist survives fall under lorry
A cyclist in China avoids serious injury after being knocked off his bike by a truck at a busy junction.

VIDEO: Japan's senior cheerleaders
Cheerleading is usually seen as a young person's sport, but the Japan Senior Cheer Association is for women in their 60s and 70s.

VIDEO: Month-old cheetahs 'doing well'
Four cheetah cubs born at Prague zoo in November are doing well, according to keepers.

VIDEO: 'Santas' join torch-lit hunt in woods
Mike Bushell joins a group of social runners in the woods.

VIDEO: Spectacular spire climb filmed
Cathedral conservators film themselves scaling Britain's highest spire to repair weather meter.

VIDEO: A tour through Crossrail's tunnels
With just four years until Crossrail is due to open, Transport Correspondent Richard Westcott was given access to the new tunnels beneath London to see how work was getting on.

Slower ambulance fears, and roadside drug tests
Claims that NHS England may make target response times for ambulances longer, and news on a festive season blitz on drug-driving are two of a mixed bag of Sunday headlines.

Climate of fear in Turkmenistan
Foreign investors are keen to do deals with Turkmenistan but a climate of fear silences dissent, writes the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov in Ashgabat.

VIDEO: Can Luther King take on North Korea?
Martin Luther King had a dream of freedom. Can his biopic save Hollywood from censorship, asks the BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz

Whips primed for election aftermath
It is beginning to dawn on MPs and peers quite how difficult it is likely to be to govern after the next election.

Xi Jinping and his China Dream
As 2014 draws to a close, the BBC's Carrie Gracie looks back on China's year and asks if the country has achieved its "dream".

VIDEO: How can a fish be a spy? - in 15 secs
The US navy has developed a robot that looks like a fish, but has high-tech surveillance equipment inside.

VIDEO: The struggle for Mount Sinjar
The BBC explains the significance of Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, where Kurdish Peshmerga forces say they have broken the hold of Islamic State.

What next for Fifa and Sepp Blatter?
With a report into World Cup corruption to - eventually - be released, president Sepp Blatter says Fifa's crisis is over. Is he right?

Is Chechnya facing wave of jihadist violence?
Could a period of relative stability in Chechnya be coming to an end, asks Dr Galina Yemelianova.

Hart still UK's most desirable place
The most desirable place to live in the UK is named as Hart in Hampshire where residents are found to be the healthiest and live the longest.

Facebook users crack card mystery
Facebook users solve the mystery of a lost memory card in under an hour after an appeal is posted by a police force.

Draw costly to title hope - Van Gaal
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says beating teams like Aston Villa is a necessity to win the Premier League.

Saints' Hartley 'plays to the edge'
Northampton boss Jim Mallinder admits Dylan Hartley "plays to the edge" after the hooker's sending off against Leicester.

West Ham 'are breaking barriers'
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says his club are "breaking barriers" in the Premier League as they are fourth in the table.

Wage cap 'keeps league competitive'
Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill says the Premiership wage cap "keeps the league competitive".

Sunday's gossip column
Manchester United to launch Bale bid, Aaron Lennon in Italian move, Liverpool consider Rodgers replacements, plus more.

Booking.com fraud network revealed
Details are revealed of a network which attempted to defraud thousands of customers of the online travel agent Booking.com.

Plan to help over-50s get jobs
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.

Migration system 'in intensive care'
A parliamentary committee warns ministers over UK exit controls, record-keeping and the use of a net migration target.

Tory MEP Philip Bradbourn dies
Philip Bradbourn, a Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, has died, the party announces.

First UK reservists join Ebola fight
The first British army reservists along with 100 regular soldiers head to Sierra Leone to help the battle against Ebola in the West African state.

Asthma inhalers 'not used properly'
Charities warn patients are not being taught how to use potentially life-saving asthma inhalers and allergy auto-injectors correctly.

Record 500,000 started university
Record numbers of students entered university this year, but the gender gap has never been wider, according to annual admission figures.

Statistics watchdog ticks off Morgan
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is criticised by the UK Statistics Authority over her use of statistics.

Suspects deny 'sextorting' teenager
The BBC goes to the Philippines to investigate a rise in blackmail of people duped into taking part in explicit online chats and videos.

Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.

Antarctic science archive unlocked
Aerial photographs from the 1940s and 1950s are being used to probe the climate history of the Antarctic Peninsula.

LA River's flood role is 'paramount'
Any moves to modify the concrete Los Angeles River, to return parts of it to a more natural setting or to capture water, must not compromise its flood-protection function, say scientists.

Sony 'will not drop' N Korea film
Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.

Madonna releases songs after leak
The singer surprises fans by releasing six tracks from her new album early after songs were leaked online.

What are the chances of snow at Christmas?
In the UK there's a greater chance of snow at Easter than at Christmas.

10 things we didn't know last week
The NSA had a staff 'Clown Club', and more nuggets from the news.

Youth charged over teen park murder
A 17-year-old is charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Ashley Woolley in a Chelmsford park.

Woman found murdered in Gateshead
Police name a man they want to speak to in connection with the murder of a 42-year-old woman in Gateshead.

Winter fuel payment increase urged
Immediate action is needed to ensure pensioners in Scotland are not afraid to put their heating on this winter, according to the SNP.

Nurses in training 'at six-year low'
The number of nurses being trained in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level for six years, according to the Scottish Conservatives.

NI ministers engage in Cameron call
The Northern Ireland first minister and deputy first minister hold a conference call with the prime minister on Saturday.

Appeal one year on from 'axe murder'
Detectives investigating the murder of a man who they believe was attacked with an axe renew their appeal on the first anniversary of his death.

Police car crashes escorting ambulance
A police officer suffers minor injuries in a crash while escorting an ambulance in Cardiff.

Man threatened pair with a knife
Police appeal for information to trace a man who is believed to have threatened pair with a knife at a railway station.

Liberia holds vote delayed by Ebola
Liberia votes in a senate election that was postponed because of the Ebola outbreak, with ex-footballer George Weah among the candidates.

Kenya leader signs tough security law
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law a controversial anti-terror bill which sparked fighting between MPs in parliament on Thursday.

US insists North Korea behind hack
The US says North Korea must admit "culpability" for a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures after North Korea suggests a joint inquiry into the attack.

Xi defends 'one-China' idea in Macau
Chinese President Xi Jinping urges Macau residents to respect the "one-China" policy, amid street protests in the former Portuguese colony.

Russians 'will not cave in' to West
Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.

Turkey issues warrant for Gulen
Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.

Colombia Farc truce follows killings
Colombia's Farc begins an indefinite, unilateral ceasefire, hours after the army said that the left-wing rebels had killed five soldiers.

Troops sent to Mexico vigilante town
Hundreds of federal security forces are on patrol in the western Mexican town of La Ruana after a deadly shootout between rival vigilante groups.

Israel launches Gaza air strike
Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.

Kurds 'break IS mountain siege'
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have broken Islamic State's siege of Mount Sinjar, claiming their biggest victory yet against the militants.

Plea by parents of Aurora accused
The parents of James Holmes, the man charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 Colorado theatre massacre, have pleaded he be spared the death penalty.

Michael Phelps admits drink-driving
US swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, gets a one-year suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

Week in pictures: 13-19 December 2014
News photo from around the world

Picture power: Doused with milk
Treated for the effects of pepper spray

Day in pictures: 18 December 2014
Images from around the world: 18 December

Your pictures of the year 2014
A selection of the best readers' photos

In pictures: US-Cuban relations
Story of Cuba's relationship with the US

Picture power: Under the dress
Actress America Ferrera red-faced

In pictures: Pakistan school attack aftermath
Families have begun burying their dead

Picture power: A scar on the landscape
Brazil's worst drought in 80 years

VIDEO: Transport Committee
MPs hear evidence on the failure of air traffic management systems.

VIDEO: Shops packed on 'Panic Saturday'
Shops across the UK have been packed with last-minute present-buyers on "Panic Saturday" - the last Saturday before Christmas.

VIDEO: Strictly 2014 winner is crowned
Presenter Caroline Flack and her partner Pasha Kovalev are crowned the winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2014.

VIDEO: Hereford United fans plan new club
Hereford United fans plan to form a new club after it was wound up at the High Court in London for failing to pay off its debts.

VIDEO: How to predict an avalanche
BBC weather presenter John Hammond has been to the Cairngorms to find out how experts predict an avalanche.

VIDEO: Can endangered white rhino be saved?
Zoo keepers from around the world are due to meet next month to discuss ways to save the endangered northern white rhino.

VIDEO: Estate kept as affordable housing
People living on an estate in Hoxton, east London, have said they are overjoyed its future for them has been saved.

VIDEO: Kashmir widows on living in conflict
As polling concludes in Indian-administered Kashmir, the BBC's Shalu Yadav meets war widows on opposite sides of the long-standing conflict.

VIDEO: FBI recover stolen artwork worth $12m
A FBI sting operation has led to the recovery of stolen artwork worth about $12m (£7.7m) including paintings by Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera.

Tube's lost property treasure trove
The strange things passengers leave on the Tube

Why do mornings get darker after 21 December?
Why mornings will keep getting darker after 21 December

Crossrail: Tunnelling beneath London
A sneak peek at how Crossrail is taking shape below London

The Irishman who is England captain
The Irishman who is England's new one-day captain

'Hard' Christmas for Henning family
Alan Henning's family prepare for 'hard' anniversary

The Christmas turkey naysayers
How one bird came to dominate this season

How to spot a fake at Christmas
On the seasonal look-out for counterfeit goods