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Berkshire News

'Relentless' noise from Heathrow
People living under flight paths being trialled by Heathrow Airport say they are suffering from the "relentless" noise.

Thames bridge opens to pedestrians
A toll bridge over the River Thames reopens to pedestrians, ahead of its official opening to cars on Friday.

Police driver probe over road death
A police driver is investigated by the police watchdog following the death of a 28-year-old man in Reading in August.

Car crashes into train at crossing
A driver escapes injury after her car collides with a train on a level crossing in Berkshire.

No action over ambulance data breach
No action is to be taken after the personal data of staff at South Central Ambulance Service was accidentally published online.

Six regions hit new house price peak
The South East is among the regions with average house prices higher than their pre-financial crisis peak after values rose again in July, official figures show.

Plans for 1,000 new council homes
Plans to build up to 1,000 new council homes in Reading over the next 30 years are to be considered.

Man charged over rape allegation
A 21-year-old man appears in court charged with the rape of a woman in Reading last month.

Flooded road repair work starts
Repairs begin on a road which links Oxfordshire and Berkshire after it was damaged by floods more than six months ago.

Dowsett takes Tour of Britain lead
Berkshire welcomes cyclists on sixth stage

Cycle scheme 'not value for money'
Reading's 'Boris bikes' scheme questioned

Reading 3-2 Millwall
Simon Cox scores twice as Reading beat Millwall to claim a third successive Championship win and move up to sixth place.

'Stupid' injury nearly cost Franklin
Britain's Mallory Franklin will race at the Canoe Slalom World Championships despite a freak injury in training.

Rugby salary cap changes expected
The Premiership salary cap is set to rise from its current £5m limit, with clubs allowed two overseas marquee players.

Newcastle 18-20 London Irish
Newcastle go 18 Premiership games without a win after Juan Socino fails to convert a late try against London Irish.

Reading 3-0 Fulham
Glenn Murray piles more misery on Fulham boss Felix Magath with two goals on his Reading debut.

VIDEO: Decline in special constable numbers
New figures suggest that more volunteer workers known as special constables are leaving Thames Valley Police.

VIDEO: Village 'needs no more circus homes'
Plans to increase caravan plots on at the Zippos Circus Headquarters in Enborne should be dropped, the parish council has said.

VIDEO: Giant sand drawings made with a rake
Nearly 30 giant sand drawings have been created on a beach in Somerset over the summer by a renowned snow artist.

VIDEO: Star Wars spaceships spied by pilot
Spaceships from the new Star Wars film have been spotted by a man taking photos for a flying school.

VIDEO: Men guilty of dating website scam
Four people have been convicted at Winchester crown court over a scam.

VIDEO: Royal couple 'thrilled' at pregnancy
Prince William says he and his wife Catherine are "thrilled" at the fact they are expecting their second child.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Reading 3-2 Millwall
Simon Cox scores twice as Reading beat Millwall to claim a third successive Championship win and move up to sixth place.

Reading 3-0 Fulham
Glenn Murray piles more misery on Fulham boss Felix Magath with two goals on his Reading debut.

Welling sign Reading keeper Henly
Conference side Welling United sign Reading goalkeeper Jonathan Henly on loan until January.

Ferdinand Reading debut delayed
Reading defender Anton Ferdinand is likely to be out of action for at least four weeks with a hamstring injury.

Striker Murray joins Reading on loan
Crystal Palace striker Glenn Murray joins Championship side Reading on loan until January with a view to a permanent move.

Owls sign Reading winger Drenthe
Championship side Sheffield Wednesday sign Reading winger Royston Drenthe on loan until 2 January.

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.

BBC News Headlines

Mass rallies mark referendum climax
Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign hold rallies as they make their final efforts to win over undecided voters.

Thai murder police to quiz Britons
Police investigating the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand say two British men are "possible suspects" and will face questioning.

UK jobless rate falls to 2008 low
The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.

Ebola can 'ruin W Africa economies'
The Ebola outbreak could have a catastrophic economic impact on three West African countries, the World Bank says.

Ukraine to vet one million officials
Ukraine will screen one million civil servants to root out corrupt practices, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk says.

DJ Travis 'not sleazy or predatory'
Veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis was nothing like the "sleazy, predatory, opportunist" he has been accused of being, his barrister says in his closing speech.

Missing man search in Alice case
Police investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross want to speak to a Latvian man seen on the same canal towpath used by the schoolgirl, the Met say.

Driest start to September since 1960
The first half of September has been exceptionally dry across much of the UK, according to provisional statistics from the Met Office.

Dozens killed in Syria air strikes
Almost 50 people have been killed by two days of government air strikes in an opposition-held town in central Syria, activists say.

Murdered woman 'failed by police'
A series of police blunders contributed to the death of a woman who was murdered by her estranged husband after years of abuse, a report finds.

Arrest over war artefacts theft
A large haul of World War One and Two hand grenades, rifles, mortar shell, hand guns and ammunition are found in a house.

AUDIO: Agente provocatrice 'Fifi' used in WW2
A new file released by the National Archives has confirmed the use of an 'agente provocatrice', known as Fifi, in World War Two operations.

AUDIO: 'I found migrant under my campervan'
A driver describes the moment he found a migrant "clinging on with his fingernails" to the bottom of his campervan.

VIDEO: Should 'vaping bars' be banned?
As new research shows most young people do not plan to smoke e-cigarettes, experts are divided over the safety of "vaping".

VIDEO: Lasers deliver brighter 3D films
BBC Click looks at a new laser projector that promises to deliver brighter and clearer pictures.

VIDEO: Working-class 'priced out' of acting
Actor Will Mellor tells BBC Breakfast he is "proud" of his working-class roots, amid warnings that young actors from poorer backgrounds are being "priced out" of the profession.

VIDEO: Leonardo DiCaprio's UN climate role
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo diCaprio, has been appointed as a United Nations representative on climate change.

VIDEO: Examining a rare colossal squid
Scientists have had the extremely rare chance to examine an intact colossal squid after it was accidentally caught in the Antarctic, as Mauricio Olmedo-Perez reports

VIDEO: Mexico's earthquake 'moles'
The aftermath of the 1985 Mexico City earthquake saw the founding of the elite rescue group Los Topos or 'The Moles'

Richard III death injuries revealed
King Richard III was probably killed by two blows to the head during a "sustained attack", according to new research.

Plaudits for Maxine Peake's Hamlet
Maxine Peake's performance as Hamlet is described by critics as "stunningly good", "excellent" and "not fully rounded" after her opening night.

McGrath, Walton on corruption charge
Jockey Richie McGrath and ex-trainer Kate Walton are among seven people charged with breaching betting rules by the BHA.

Scottish independence and sport
An analysis of how sport might be affected should Scotland vote for independence in Thursday's referendum.

Transfer system is 'chaotic' - Dyke
FA chairman Greg Dyke wants the "chaotic" transfer system reformed in order to increase opportunities for English players.

Signeul wants attack-minded Scots
Head coach Anna Signeul vows Scotland will push Sweden all the way in Wednesday's World Cup qualifier in Gothenburg.

Rushworth takes 15 wickets in a day
Chris Rushworth takes 15 wickets in a day - including a season's best 9-52 - as Durham thrash Northants by an innings.

eBay attack puts its buyers at risk
A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.

VIDEO: Winds of change for north-east England?
Questions are being raised about the likely impact of the Scottish referendum result on businesses in north-east England, whatever the outcome. Newsnight's Duncan Weldon reports.

MPs criticise 'lax' waste schemes
Grants worth £213.5m were paid to councils for waste projects even though key facilities have yet to be built, MPs say.

VIDEO: Indyref highlights in three minutes
Highlights of the Scottish referendum campaign, squeezing two years of headlines into a three minute film.

Ebola vaccine trial begins
A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus is to begin in Oxford.

Academy regulation 'too weak'
Checks and balances on how academy chains in England spend large amounts of public money are "too weak", according to research.

AUDIO: Should students learn to cook?
Some parents, concerned about their children's welfare when they go to university for the first time this weekend, have been signing them up for cookery classes.

Drivers warned about smartwatch use
Drivers have been warned against the potential dangers of using a smartwatch while driving.

VIDEO: Lasers deliver brighter 3D films
BBC Click looks at a new laser projector that promises to deliver brighter and clearer pictures.

Chin strap turns chewing into power
Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces.

VIDEO: Leonardo DiCaprio's UN climate role
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo diCaprio, has been appointed as a United Nations representative on climate change.

Huston set to star in Ben-Hur remake
British actor Jack Huston is expected to take the lead role in a remake of 1959 classic Ben-Hur, according to reports from Hollywood.

VIDEO: Musical Miss Saigon celebrates 25 years
Stars of Miss Saigon speak to BBC Breakfast about celebrating 25 years since the musical premiered.

Was there a time British people couldn't buy olive oil?
There are grave predictions of a shortage of olive oil. But once the UK didn't consume much at all.

Why don't children want to learn the violin?
More children are playing instruments today than two decades ago - but is the violin seen as too difficult?

Boy's flying-tackle halts PC attacker
A teenager who wrestled a man to the ground after he assaulted two police officers is recognised for his bravery.

London's fireworks to be ticketed
London's New Year's Eve fireworks is to be ticketed for the first time and a limit of 100,000 set on a viewing area for the event, Boris Johnson's office reveals.

Bathgate attack 'attempted murder'
A 65-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after being repeatedly stabbed inside his home in Bathgate, West Lothian.

Helicopter crash probe to start
An investigation is due to begin into a fatal helicopter crash in Flamborough which left two men dead.

Four Irish people in US plane crash
Three people from Northern Ireland and one from the Republic are hurt in a Florida plane crash on Monday.

Police investigate death at flat
Police say they are investigating the death of a 31-year-old man at a flat in west Belfast on Saturday.

Ice probably caused aircraft crash
A light aircraft crash at Caernarfon which killed the son of the pilot was probably caused by the carburettor icing up, an inquest hears.

Counter-terrorism raid at house
Counter-terrorism police seize material from a house in Cardiff as part of an ongoing operation.

Nigeria college attacked by gunmen
Gunmen attack a government teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano.

Lagos collapse 'killed S Africans'
At least 67 South Africans were killed when a church hostel belonging to Nigerian TV evangelist TB Joshua collapsed in Lagos, President Zuma says.

China leader Xi begins India visit
China's President Xi Jinping begins his first official visit to India aiming to improve ties and boost Chinese investment.

China trial for Uighur academic
Prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti goes on trial for separatism in China's far western region of Xinjiang.

Shares plunge after Russian arrest
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov is put under house arrest on suspicion of money-laundering, and shares in his company Sistema tumble.

Referendums 'torpedo EU' - Spain PM
Independence referendums in Scotland or Spain's Catalonia region are like a torpedo to European integration, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy warns.

Odile storm moves towards Arizona
Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods.

Rio archbishop robbed for crucifix
Armed robbers steal the archbishop of Rio de Janeiro's crucifix, even though one of the gang recognised him and apologised.

Obama to address troops on IS plan
US President Barack Obama is to address troops involved in his new strategy to "degrade and destroy" Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.

UN brokers Gaza reconstruction deal
A deal has been agreed by Israeli and Palestinian officials to allow building materials into Gaza for reconstruction, a top UN official says.

US man tried to 'swim to N Korea'
South Korean authorities say they have detained an American man they believe was trying to swim to North Korea.

'Genius grant' winners announced
A physicist, a graphic memoirist and an organiser of home care workers are among this year's recipients of the MacArthur "Genius" grants.

'Nation divided against itself' - front pages
The increasingly fractious nature of campaigning in the Scottish independence referendum is captured by papers a day ahead of the vote.

Day in pictures: 17 September
News images from around the world: 17 September

In pictures: Memory of History
Lewis Bush's pictures link the past with the present

In pictures: Scottish independence referendum campaign
Yes and No campaigns in the final weekend

In pictures: Oscar Pistorius verdict
Pictures from the verdict

Day in pictures: 16 September
News images from around the world: 16 September

Oxford hosts photography festival
Oxford's first international photography festival

Day in pictures: 15 September
News images from around the world: 15 September

Week in pictures: 6-12 September 2014
Some of the best news photos from around the world

VIDEO: House of Commons
Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.

VIDEO: War ammo found in residential garage
Munitions and other artefacts from World War One and World War Two have been found during a raid on a residential garage in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

VIDEO: Lift-off for new US 'space taxis'
Nasa chooses two private companies to build a new generation of spacecraft that will take their astronauts to the International Space Station.

VIDEO: US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State (IS) militants if the current US-led strategy fails, top US General Martin Dempsey has said.

VIDEO: Clashes in Brazil following eviction
There have been clashes in Brazil's largest city Sao Paulo following the eviction of 200 families occupying an old hotel in the city.

VIDEO: Helicopter sea crash kills two men
Two men die after a helicopter crashes off the coast of Flamborough in East Yorkshire.

VIDEO: Surviving childhood in Malawi
Fergus Walsh reports from Malawi on how the country has worked to reduce infant mortality.

VIDEO: Cancer teen's mum: 'He touched so many'
Stephen Sutton's mother Jane pays tribute to her son as someone who ''lived life to the full'', as plans are revealed for spending the money he raised in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

VIDEO: Why are London pavements exploding?
Two van drivers had a lucky escape after a pavement explosion in central London which was caught on CCTV.

Scottish independence: 10 key moments
10 key moments from the Scottish referendum campaign

Golding Flies classic marks 60 years
Why Lord of the Flies holds true 60 years on

Grim Luhansk wary of Ukraine's shaky truce
Ukraine's Luhansk a grim and fearful place

'I loved/loathed my 1960s high-rise block'
'Why I loved/loathed my 1960s tower block'

The freedivers who swim with whales
The freedivers risking their lives to swim with whales

Five bugs that lurk in changing rooms
Five bugs that lurk in changing rooms

VIDEO: Last of the castanet makers?
Keeping the sound of Spain's clacking castanets alive

The end of Atlantic City's hot streak
Atlantic City's long hot streak comes to an end

The PoW who built a $180m business
The US prisoner of war who built a $180m company

How do jobs fit into the referendum debate?
How do jobs fit into the referendum debate?

Who has won the social referendum?
Who has come top in Scotland’s social media battle?

Is it time for a mental health waiting target?
Is it time for a mental health wait target?