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Sat - Cloudy. High: 14 Low: 9
Sun - Rain/Wind. High: 13 Low: 5
Mon - PM Showers/Wind. High: 14 Low: 9
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Berkshire News

Rapist jailed for 'horrific' attacks
A man who raped and sexually abused three teenagers including one at knifepoint more than 30 years ago is jailed.

First edition of newspaper on sale
A new newspaper goes on sale in Wokingham, four months after the town's weekly is axed.

Proposed bypass route is approved
The preferred route for a bypass to reduce the volume of traffic through a Berkshire village is agreed.

£27m LED street light project starts
Reading, Wokingham and Slough councils start a £27m scheme to replace thousands of street lights.

Funding boost for South West Trains
New services, extra seats, car parking and ticket machines are announced as part of a £50m investment in South West Trains (SWT).

Flood-prone road funding bid fails
The man in charge of Oxfordshire's highways expresses disappointment at being turned down for government funding to raise a flood-prone road.

Why are people so mean online?
A Maidenhead Facebook group gets out of hand

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

London Irish 22-21 Newcastle
London Irish earn a morale-boosting victory, scoring three first-half tries to defeat fellow Premiership strugglers Newcastle Falcons.

Reading sign forward Appiah on loan
Reading have signed Crystal Palace forward Kwesi Appiah on loan until the end of the season.

Orient sign Reading's Taylor on loan
League One strugglers Leyton Orient sign Reading midfielder Jake Taylor on loan until the end of the season.

Fulham bring in Lee and Guthrie
Fulham sign Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee and Reading midfielder Danny Guthrie on loan until the end of the season.

Reading sign Chelsea's Ake on loan
Reading sign Chelsea defender Nathan Ake on a month's initial loan.

Symons eyes late England charge
Matt Symons says the chance to play for England was a key factor in him signing for London Irish.

London Irish sign Symons from Chiefs
London Irish sign English lock Matt Symons from New Zealand club Chiefs on a "long-term" deal.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Fulham bring in Lee and Guthrie
Fulham sign Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee and Reading midfielder Danny Guthrie on loan until the end of the season.

Orient sign Reading's Taylor on loan
League One strugglers Leyton Orient sign Reading midfielder Jake Taylor on loan until the end of the season.

Reading sign forward Appiah on loan
Reading have signed Crystal Palace forward Kwesi Appiah on loan until the end of the season.

Reading sign Chelsea's Ake on loan
Reading sign Chelsea defender Nathan Ake on a month's initial loan.

Charlton Athletic 3-2 Reading
Belgian midfielder Yoni Buyens scores twice as Charlton came from behind to beat FA Cup semi-finalists Reading.

Bradford ban fans after FA Cup games
Bradford City ban three fans, two of them for five years, after a series of incidents in their FA Cup ties against Reading.

BBC to show Reading v Arsenal
BBC One will show the FA Cup semi-final between Reading and Arsenal from Wembley on 18 April.

'Racial abuse' fan may face life ban
Bradford City could ban a supporter for life if he is found guilty of racially abusing Reading midfielder Garath McCleary.

Wembley trip not a day out - Clarke
Manager Steve Clarke says Reading are not going to Wembley for a "day out" when they take on Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals.

Arrest over alleged McCleary abuse
A man is arrested for the alleged racist abuse of Reading's Garath McCleary during their 3-0 FA Cup win over Bradford.

Reading 3-0 Bradford City
Reading end Bradford City's FA Cup run with a comfortable 3-0 replay win to earn a Wembley semi-final against Arsenal.

Arsenal to face Reading in Cup semis
Arsenal will face Reading in the FA Cup semi-finals after beating Manchester United in the last eight.

Watford 4-1 Reading
Watford move into the second automatic promotion place in the Championship with a comfortable win over Reading.

Reading seal defender Knight deal
Reading sign former Fulham, Aston Villa and Bolton defender Zat Knight on a free transfer until the end of the season.

Reading 2-1 Brighton & Hove Albion
Jamie Mackie scores twice as Reading move 13 points clear of the relegation zone with victory over Brighton.

Reading-Bradford replay live on BBC
Bradford City's FA Cup quarter-final replay at Reading will be shown live on BBC One on Monday, 16 March.

Bradford City 0-0 Reading
Bradford and Reading face a replay for a place in the FA Cup semi-finals after a goalless draw at Valley Parade.

Fans ejected for swearing get apology
Reading Football Club apologises to two fans who were ejected for using bad language at the Madejski Stadium.

Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Reading
Jamie Mackie scores a stoppage-time equaliser as FA Cup quarter-finalists Reading rescue a point at Bolton.

Reading 0-3 Nottingham Forest
Resurgent Nottingham Forest score three second-half goals at Reading to move to within nine points of the play-offs.

BBC News Headlines

Meningitis B vaccine deal agreed
An agreement is reached with the drug manufacturer GSK to provide a vaccine for meningitis B for all babies in the UK, the health secretary says.

Death threats against BBC boss probed
Police investigate alleged death threats against BBC director general Tony Hall, reportedly made after Jeremy Clarkson was dropped from Top Gear.

Singapore bids Lee Kuan Yew farewell
Singapore is preparing to bid farewell to its founding father Lee Kuan Yew, with a funeral procession followed by a state funeral attended by world leaders.

Nigeria voting extended to Sunday
Elections in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, are extended to Sunday in some parts of the country after delays and a number of attacks.

Europol chief warns on encryption
A European police chief says encrypted online communications are the biggest problem faced by security agencies tackling terrorism.

Heads' threat to parents over gaming
Head teachers in Cheshire warn parents they will report them to the authorities if they allow their children to play computer games rated for over-18s.

Guinea declares Ebola 'emergency'
Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day "health emergency" in five regions in the west and southwest of the Ebola-hit nation.

Woman injured in Tunisia attack dies
A Frenchwoman wounded in the attack on Tunisia's national museum dies of her injuries, bringing the total number killed to 22.

Briton's father in plea to airlines
The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".

Jihadists in Syria 'capture Idlib'
Islamist militants capture the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups and jihadists say.

Iran nuclear talks 'enter endgame'
Talks aimed at restricting Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief enter their final days, ahead of an end of March deadline.

Yemen leader accuses 'Iran stooges'
Yemen's president accuses Iran of destabilising his country, as Saudi Arabia vows to continue air strikes until Yemen is "stable and safe".

Fears of Alps crash co-pilot
Some papers once again focus on revelations about the Germanwings co-pilot who is believed to have brought down an airliner over the French Alps on Tuesday.

The challenges of election polling
A look at the challenges facing pollsters during the 2015 general election.

VIDEO: Can we design for better living?
Some of the latest cutting edge designs shortlisted for the Designs of the Year award.

VIDEO: Nigeria elections: Key points
It has been an eventful day for Nigeria, as the country votes in long-awaited presidential elections. BBC Africa looks back at the day's key developments.

What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider?
David Shukman explores the justifications for the £4bn 'atom smasher' buried under Geneva.

Graphene light bulb set for shops
A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.

Dickens' desk saved for public view
The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations is finally on public display thanks to a £780,000 grant.

Hamilton says Rosberg did not block
Lewis Hamilton denies he felt team-mate Nico Rosberg deliberately blocked him during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Brook retains his IBF world title
England's Kell Brook successfully defends his IBF world welterweight title with a fourth-round win against Jo Jo Dan.

We can be best since 1958 - Coleman
Chris Coleman tells his players to prove they are the best Wales team since 1958 by qualifying for Euro 2016.

Saracens 42-14 Harlequins
Saracens go second in the Premiership, overcoming Harlequins in front of a record crowd for club rugby union at Wembley.

Sunday's gossip column
Ross Barkley will cost £50m, James Milner to Liverpool, Louis van Gaal to get £1m Champions League bonus and more.

Apple boss 'to donate $800m fortune'
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.

Loaded magazine says it will close
Loaded Magazine, one of the so-called "lads' magazines" of the mid-1990s, is to close down, publisher Simian says.

What not to do on the campaign trail
As the general election campaign officially begins, here's a handy guide for would-be MPs on the pitfalls to avoid while on the campaign trail.

Where will 'winding up' Westminster lead?
Alex Salmond has been enjoying himself recently, doing what seems to come naturally, winding up Westminster.

Cameron promises 'seven-day NHS'
All hospitals in England will provide "a truly seven-day NHS" by 2020 under a future Conservative government, David Cameron says.

British medic declared free of Ebola
A UK military medic has been discharged from hospital in London after being declared free of Ebola. Cpl Anna Cross was the first person in the world to be given the experimental drug MIL 77.

'Rise in child mental health issues'
More children have mental health problems than two years ago, according to a union's survey of education staff.

A-levels and GCSE subjects culled
Ofqual sets out the range of A-levels and GCSEs that will no longer be taught amid moves to toughen examinations in England.

Safari users win right to sue
Google loses Court of Appeal bid to stop consumers having right to sue in UK over alleged misuse of privacy settings.

Children on screens six hours a day
A market research firm which has been collating the media habits of children for 20 years has published a comprehensive report on children's media habits.

Duo begin year-long space trip
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.

Greens ‘want 1% of GDP for science’
A pledge by the Greens to double science funding contrasts with the statements offered by five other party leaders, answering a call to set out their policies on science.

Dermot O'Leary leaves The X Factor
Presenter and broadcaster Dermot O'Leary will no longer host ITV's The X Factor after eight years on the programme.

Corden hails US chat show reaction
James Corden has talked of the "overwhelming" reaction to his US late night talk show, saying he had feared a "terrible onslaught" of criticism.

10 things we didn't know last week
How to make rice less calorific, and more news nuggets.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Couple marry in supermarket aisle
A couple marry in the Easter egg aisle of the Cambridgeshire supermarket where they shared their first date.

Hundreds walk to remember Becky Watts
An estimated 300 people take part in a fundraising walk to remember Bristol teenager Becky Watts.

SNP will make change 'for all UK'
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says her party will reform the "discredited Westminster system" for ordinary people, wherever they are in the UK.

Jobseekers perks in Scotrail deal
The new ScotRail franchise will offer free rail travel to interviews for jobseekers, amongst other passenger benefits announced.

Guns found in dissident search
Firearms, ammunition and improvised explosive devices are found by police in the Republic of Ireland investigating dissident republican activity.

Three held over gun attack released
Three men arrested by police investigating a shooting in Coleraine, County Londonderry, are released on police bail.

Israel 0-3 Wales
Gareth Bale scores twice to send Wales two points clear at the top of Group B with a comfortable win over 10-man Israel.

Weapons and drugs seized in raid
Weapons, drugs and cash are seized following police raids on a bar and a home in Cardiff.

Kenya ministers suspended over graft
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta suspends four ministers and 12 other high-ranking officials after they were implicated in corrupt deals.

Somalia ends al-Shabab hotel siege
At least 14 are killed as Somali special forces end the siege of a Mogadishu hotel by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab

Sri Lanka president's brother killed
The youngest brother of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dies after being attacked with an axe.

New Zealand 'start as underdogs'
Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase.

Knox and Sollecito cleared of murder
Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are acquitted by Italy's top appeals court of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 - the final ruling in the case.

Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety'
The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.

Rescued Chilean miner loses home
A Chilean miner who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010 has lost his home in flash floods in the Atacama desert region.

Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014
Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year.

Israel to resume tax transfers to PA
Israel is to stop withholding tax revenues collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, a move that has crippled the Palestinian economy.

Shia militia 'in Tikrit pullback'
A US general says Iranian-backed Shia militia in Iraq are no longer leading the battle to recapture Tikrit from Islamic State.

Silicon Valley firm wins bias case
A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.

Olympic 400m runner Barnaby dies
Canadian Olympic 400m runner Daundre Barnaby dies in a swimming accident on the Caribbean island of St Kitts, aged 24.

Your pictures: Docks
Readers' photographs on the theme of docks.

Week in pictures: 21-27 March 2015
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Kathmandu graffiti
The walls of the Nepali capital come to life

Day in pictures: 27 March 2015
Images from around the world: 27 March

In pictures: I'm not voting because...
Denise Felkin's MA project

Photos give insight into 1960s life
A collection of 18,000 negatives of Wales

In pictures: Alps plane search operation resumes
A search and recovery operation resumes in the southern French Alps

Day in pictures: 26 March 2015
Images from around the world: 26 March

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

VIDEO: Father: 'He should not be forgotten'
The father of a British man killed in the Alps plane crash that claimed the lives of 150 people, says his son and all the victims should not be forgotten.

VIDEO: Nigeria votes in presidential poll
As voting takes place in Nigeria there are reports that gunmen have killed up to 25 people and set fire to homes in the northeast of the country, according to the governor of Borno state.

VIDEO: James Bond Spectre trailer revealed
The trailer for the new Bond movie Spectre has been released.

VIDEO: Global sites go dark for Earth Hour
Landmarks across the globe have been switching off their lights as part of WWF's Earth Hour, as Alice Baxter reports

VIDEO: 'We married in our local supermarket'
A couple have married in the Cambridgeshire supermarket where they used to go on dates together.

VIDEO: Tech to help navigate Tokyo transport
How beacon technology can help you navigate Tokyo’s complicated public transport system.

VIDEO: Life-saving knitters
An army of Bolivian knitters is helping to save children with a hole in the heart.

VIDEO: Monitoring a ceasefire in Ukraine
International observers are in Ukraine to observe a ceasefire, but they say they do not have access to all border crossings.

Six seconds that shaped 1,500 songs
The six second solo that's been copied in 1,500 songs

What to expect when you're electing
What to expect when you're electing

The friends who sign up for jihad
The clusters of friends being drawn to jihad in Syria and Iraq

The man admired by presidents and warlords
The name admired by presidents and warlords

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Go Figure: The week in numbers
The week's big numbers, visualised

Immigrants drawn back to California
Yearning for San Francisco from Mexico's Yucatan

The Bolivian women who knit parts for hearts
The Bolivian women knitting a high-tech medical device

Game of Thrones' factual fantasy
Games of Thrones' real-world parallels