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Berkshire News

Legal threat over chosen school site
Campaigners vow legal action to prevent a new free school being built on public playing fields in Reading.

Legoland apology over car park chaos
Legoland Windsor apologises to visitors who have spent hours stuck in its car park during the half term week.

Extra time to quiz terror raids duo
Police are given granted extra time to question two people arrested in Berkshire on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism in the UK.

Gypsy sites in line for expansion
Gypsy and travellers' sites in Wokingham may be expanded to help find 21 permanent pitches needed by 2019.

Call to stop Reading lights trial
Campaigners submit a petition calling for traffic lights to be switched back on at a Reading junction amid safety concerns.

Parents' £7m school extras bid agreed
A new secondary school for 1,200 pupils is to cost almost £7m more than planned.

Estate demolition plan to be debated
Homes on a council estate would be demolished and rebuilt under plans likely to be subject to public consultation, a local authority says.

Horse riders in path access protest
Campaign to increase bridleway access

London Irish planning New York game
London Irish planning match stateside

Keeper Federici joins Bournemouth
Bournemouth sign Australia international goalkeeper Adam Federici from Championship club Reading on a three-year deal.

Reading discipline delights Chambers
Reading manager Kelly Chambers hails their discipline as they return to the top of Women's Super League Two.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Keeper Federici joins Bournemouth
Bournemouth sign Australia international goalkeeper Adam Federici from Championship club Reading on a three-year deal.

Guthrie and Yakubu to leave Reading
Reading midfielder Danny Guthrie, striker Yakubu and defender Zat Knight are all leaving the Championship club.

Hollywood star to play football hero
The life of Cardiff City cult hero Robin Friday to be played in new film by Pirates of the Caribbean actor Sam Claflin.

Reading U21 win top flight promotion
Reading's under-21 team win promotion to Division One of the U21 Premier League with two games to spare.

Clarke warning for Reading players
Reading manager Steve Clarke warns his squad not to report back for pre-season carrying any excess weight from their summer rest.

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.

BBC News Headlines

Fifa chief downplays US indictment
Re-elected Fifa president Sepp Blatter plays down US criminal proceedings launched against officials of world football's governing body.

Syria 'barrel bomb strikes kill 72'
At least 72 people have been killed in Syria's northern Aleppo province by barrel bombs dropped from government helicopters, activists say.

Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa
Arsenal retain the FA Cup with a decisive 4-0 win over Aston Villa to become the most successful team in the competition's history.

Boy in court over knife murders
A 16-year-old boy appears in court charged with the murders of a man and woman in Colchester.

Solar plane begins Pacific crossing
Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg begins his bid to cross the Pacific, from China to Hawaii, in the zero-fuel Solar Impulse aeroplane.

Corrie stars hail 'loveable' Kirkbride
Stars pay tribute to "loveable and funny" Anne Kirkbride - during a memorial service for the Coronation Street actress at Manchester Cathedral.

O'Malley enters US presidential race
Martin O'Malley, former governor of Maryland and mayor of Baltimore, says he is seeking the Democratic nomination for presidential elections in 2016.

Strong earthquake strikes off Japan
A powerful undersea earthquake south of Japan shakes buildings in the capital Tokyo and is felt across the country.

Planned rail strike talks adjourned
Crisis talks aimed at averting strike action will resume on Sunday as a dispute between National Rail and its workers over pay continues.

No action over Hopkins' ebola tweets
Katie Hopkins will not face any charges over a tweet which described Scottish people as "little sweaty jocks".

Robinson blames illness on lifestyle
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson blames his lifestyle and not stress for the heart attack he suffered last Monday.

England would back World Cup boycott
England ready to back a European boycott of the 2018 World Cup after Sepp Blatter's Fifa re-election, says Greg Dyke.

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

Cameron's EU tour: Mission accomplished?
The BBC's Katya Adler looks whether British PM David Cameron's "whistle-stop tour" of the EU to push for changes in the 28-member bloc was a success.

Business interests propel change in China's global role
The rising number of Chinese nationals working abroad is causing Beijing to adapt its foreign policy in order to protect them, says Jonathan Marcus.

What are legal highs?
The government has said it will introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs, but what are they and where does the law stand on them?

How do US black students do at school?
Are black children reaching their full potential at US schools - and if not, why not?

Berlusconi backs wrong candidate
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi accidentally lends his support to one of his opponents after turning up at the wrong rally.

Free-range cows on loose in city
A herd of escaped cows take up residence in gardens and driveways when they go on the loose in Sheffield.

Inverness CT 2-1 Falkirk
Inverness Caledonian Thistle win the Scottish Cup for the first time as they overcome Falkirk with 10 men at Hampden.

Bath 16-28 Saracens
England fly-half Owen Farrell stars as Saracens beat Bath at Twickenham to become Premiership champions for a second time.

NZ check England after Lyth century
Adam Lyth hits his maiden Test century for England but New Zealand fight back on day two of the second Test.

Williams wins tense Azarenka contest
World number one Serena Williams battles past Victoria Azarenka in a heated third-round contest at the French Open.

Ennis-Hill pleased on Gotzis return
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is "quite pleased" to be in third place after the opening day of her heptathlon return.

No £100 fine for late tax returns
People who have filed late tax returns are to be let off paying a £100 fine for missing the deadline, HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed.

Cup Final instant replay app tests
Mobile operator EE and the BBC will test a mobile app at the FA Cup final which uses 4G Broadcast technology to offer instant replays to fans in the stadium.

Labour 'squeamish' on immigration
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper says Labour was "squeamish" about talking about immigration in the past in an interview with Newsnight.

Merkel: I'll work with UK on EU change
Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.

Lung cancer therapy is 'milestone'
A lung cancer therapy can more than double life expectancy in some patients, a major trial shows.

Germany 'hits global birth rate low'
A study says Germany's birth rate has slumped to the lowest in the world, prompting fears labour market shortages will damage the economy.

Jewish sect female drive ban condemned
A ban on women driving their children to school issued by a Jewish education institution is "unacceptable", Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says.

Campaign to stop attacks on schools
More than 30 countries are signing a Safe Schools Declaration in response to the deliberate targeting of education in war and terror attacks.

Silk Road drug site founder jailed
Ross Ulbricht, the founder of online illegal drug marketplace the Silk Road, is sentenced to life in prison.

Porn, adware found on FBI web domain
Porn and adwarehave briefly taken over several web domains formerly owned by the FBI and used them to direct people to adware and malware sites.

Drones take whale survey to the sky
Scientists are using drones to monitor gray whales of the coast of California.

Barrier Reef spared 'danger' listing
The Great Barrier Reef should not go on the World Heritage danger list, according to a United Nations draft report.

Saved by the Bell actor convicted
Former Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond is convicted of two charges after a bar fight on Christmas Day - but cleared of a more serious claim.

Tributes after Still Game actor dies
The cast of BBC Scotland sitcom Still Game leads tributes to actor Jake D'Arcy, who has died.

Direct train to Europe
You can now get a direct train all the way to the Mediterranean from the UK. But not to many other places.

How did my dad's Uber account get hacked?
Thousands of users of taxi app Uber have reported their accounts being hacked or hijacked. What's going on?

British hotelier 'murdered' in India
A man confesses to murdering Ranjit Power, a Wolverhampton businessman who went missing three weeks ago in India, police say.

Headline-grabbing bull is not gay
A supposedly-gay bull saved from slaughter and re-homed in Norfolk is "not gay", his new owners reveal.

Condition of bus couple improves
Police say the condition of an elderly couple who were seriously injured by a bus in the centre of Glasgow has improved.

Norovirus bug closes lochside hotel
Hotel in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute, closes for deep cleaning after outbreak of norovirus affects 14 guests.

Man arrested over boxer's murder
A 32-year-old man is arrested over the murder of professional boxer Eamonn Magee Jr on the outskirts of west Belfast.

Enniskillen remembers Waterloo
The role played by Irish soldiers in the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago is commemorated in Enniskillen.

Cancer drug impact hope 'remarkable'
The potential impact of a new cancer drug invented in Cardiff is described as "remarkable" at the world's biggest gathering of oncologists.

Death of woman, 20, 'unexplained'
Police say the death of a woman found at a house in Colwyn Bay is unexplained but not suspicious.

Nigeria militants strike Maiduguri
Militants launch deadly raids in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, including a suicide attack on a mosque, after the inauguration of a new president.

IS militants 'seize Libyan airport'
Islamic State militants in Libya say they have seized the airport in Sirte, as the group continues to make advances in the country.

Pakistan hosts match despite attack
Pakistan will host a third and final one-day cricket international against Zimbabwe despite a deadly bomb attack near the venue of Friday's game, officials say.

US demands China halt reclamations
The US calls for an "immediate halt" to land reclamation in disputed areas of the South China Sea, saying China is "out of step" with international rules.

Ex-Georgia leader gets Ukraine job
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili - who is wanted in his country - is appointed governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region.

Sarkozy renames French opposition
France's main opposition party, led by ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy, has changed its name from UMP to The Republicans, despite fierce opposition from critics.

Venezuela blocks ex-presidents' visit
Venezuela has blocked two ex-presidents from visiting opposition leaders jailed on charges of inciting violence against the government.

Mine clearance starts in Colombia
The Colombian government and Farc guerrillas begin working together to clear landmines sown during 50 years of war.

Bomb attack at Saudi Arabia mosque
At least four people die in a bomb attack outside a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, only a week after more than 20 people were killed in a similar bombing.

'Ten killed' by Baghdad car bombs
At least 10 people die in twin bomb attacks outside central Baghdad hotels, say Iraqi police

US discovers more anthrax shipments
The US military orders a review into how it handles anthrax, after discovering more cases of live anthrax sent to laboratories, including one in Australia.

US gunman deemed 'legally sane'
A court-appointed psychiatrist has testified the gunman who carried out a 2012 attack on a Colorado cinema was mentally ill but "legally sane" when it happened.

Pilgrimage to the mountains
Photographer Timothy Allen climbs high into the Peruvian Andes for Qoyllur Rit'i - the Snow Star Festival.

In pictures: Edinburgh Fringe poster contest
Who won? The official poster for the 2015 festival

Eurovision Song Contest: In pictures
Party time at the 60th song contest in Vienna

In pictures: Inside an Indian high court
Rare access - an Indian high court at work

Fish, fruit and veg in S Korea's markets
Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's markets

Your pictures: Looking in
Readers' images on the theme of looking in

Week in pictures: 16-22 May 2015
From around the world - 16-22 May

In pictures: Women of Hargeisa
Alison Baskerville's photos of women in Somaliland

VIDEO: Treasury Committee
The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.

VIDEO: Take-off for Solar Impulse 2
Solar Impulse, a plane powered entirely by the sun, takes off on the final and most difficult leg of its mission to fly a solar plane around the world from China to Hawaii.

VIDEO: HMS Bulwark joins migrant rescue mission
The Royal Navy ship HMS Bulwark has helped to rescue more than 4,000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea between Friday and Saturday.

VIDEO: Robinson blames heart attack on lifestyle
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson blames his lifestyle and not stress for the heart attack he suffered last Monday.

VIDEO: One World Observatory opens to public
The observation deck at the top of the One World Trade Centre has opened to the public.

VIDEO: Splashdown for tightrope competitor
Tightrope walkers compete in China but not all competitors making the crossing smoothly.

VIDEO: Stars attend Anne Kirkbride's memorial
A public memorial service has taken place at Manchester Cathedral to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.

VIDEO: Blatter asked if Fifa is 'rotten'
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.

VIDEO: Napoleon's life in Lego for anniversary
The 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo is to be marked with an exhibition in the Belgian town of Waterloo.

Choir boy, golden boy, tractor boy
The different faces of England's record-setting batsman

10 things we didn't know last week
When's the worst time to drink coffee?

The battle between the veil and the miniskirt
The campaigns duelling over women's clothing

Nigerian walks 750km to meet President Buhari
The man who walked 750km to meet his president

Who advises overnight millionaires?
Why you'd be very pleased to meet Andy Carter

The elusive element that can make bones glow
The elusive element that can make body parts glow

When lawmakers were caught napping
The photos that got Burmese journalists into hot water