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Berkshire News

Man jailed for woman's knife murder
A man who slashed a Polish woman working as a prostitute across the neck is jailed for her murder.

Early A&E leavers cost CCGs £4.8m
More than 70,000 people have left A&E departments in the south of England in the past nine months without being treated, the BBC learns.

Road shut after thatched cottage fire
The A338 in Great Shefford is closed as fire takes hold of a thatched cottage in the village.

Tory councillor defects to UKIP
The leader of the Conservative group in Slough joins UKIP, citing Prime Minister David Cameron as a key reason for leaving.

Cliff Richard raid on RTS shortlist
The live coverage of a controversial police raid on the Berkshire home of Sir Cliff Richard is nominated for a Royal Television Society award.

Airport may contribute to flood plan
Heathrow airport could be among businesses contributing to a £300m River Thames defence scheme if it gets the go-ahead to expand

Cardiac trial opt-out plan criticised
People who might receive treatment for cardiac arrest are told they must choose to opt out of a trial that could see them receive a placebo instead of adrenaline.

Arrests in £50m laundering probe
Eleven men are arrested on suspicion of laundering the proceeds of a multimillion-pound alcohol and VAT fraud.

No action for pursuit death PCs
No action is to be taken by Thames Valley Police against four of five policemen investigated over the death of a man killed in a police pursuit.

Napoleon's red cloak to go on show
Napoleon's red cloak to go on show

Who wants to work in a tunnel?
The people who choose to work in giant tunnels

Reading v Sheffield Wednesday
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Reading and Sheffield Wednesday.

Reading loan Samuel to Coventry
League One side Coventry City sign Reading striker Dominic Samuel on an emergency loan deal until 28 April.

Millwall 0-0 Reading
Millwall drop deeper into relegation trouble despite battling with 10 men to earn a goalless draw against Reading.

GB ice pair become medal contenders
Nick Buckland and Maidenhead's Penny Coomes feel better equipped than ever to become the first pair since Torvill and Dean to win an Olympic ice dancing medal.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Reading v Sheffield Wednesday
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Reading and Sheffield Wednesday.

Reading loan Samuel to Coventry
League One side Coventry City sign Reading striker Dominic Samuel on an emergency loan deal until 28 April.

Millwall 0-0 Reading
Millwall drop deeper into relegation trouble despite battling with 10 men to earn a goalless draw against Reading.

Cardiff City 1-2 Reading
Hal Robson-Kanu strikes a late winner as Reading beat fellow Championship side Cardiff in the FA Cup fourth round.

Reading's Drenthe joins Turkish side
Former Real Madrid winger Royston Drenthe leaves Reading to join Turkish side Kayseri Erciyesspor.

Reading bring in Chalobah on loan
Reading sign 20-year-old Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah on loan until the end of the season.

Dons sign Reading's Tanner on loan
League Two side AFC Wimbledon sign Reading striker Craig Tanner on loan until the end of the season.

Defender Travner signs for Reading
Reading sign Slovenian left-back Jure Travner until the end of the season after he is cleared to join from FC Baku.

Fulham 2-1 Reading
Bryan Ruiz scores an injury-time winner as Fulham beat Reading to end a run of three successive Championship defeats.

Millwall sign Reading's Cummings
Championship side Millwall sign Reading defender Shaun Cummings on a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Reading 0-0 Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough move to within four points of Championship leaders Bournemouth after drawing at Reading.

Vine among five Welling signings
Ex-Birmingham striker Rowan Vine is among five new signings made by recently-appointed Welling United boss Jody Brown.

Huddersfield Town 0-1 Reading
Nick Blackman scores the game's only goal to send Reading into the fourth round of the FA Cup at the expense of Huddersfield.

Pools sign Tshibola and Bingham
Hartlepool sign Reading midfielder Aaron Tshibola on a month's loan and Mansfield striker Rakish Bingham until May.

Reading 2-1 Norwich City
Reading win for the first time under manager Steve Clarke to dent Norwich's Championship play-off hopes.

Brighton & Hove Albion 2-2 Reading
Inigo Calderon's late goal gives Brighton a draw against Reading, in the Seagulls' first game since Sami Hyypia resigned.

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.

BBC News Headlines

Churches oppose three-person babies
Senior church figures call on the government to block the creation of so-called three-person babies, but scientists urge MPs to back a law change.

Greece shuns debt talks with troika
Greece's new finance minister snubs his main eurozone counterpart, saying Athens will not negotiate over debts with the EU-IMF troika.

IS 'chemical weapons expert killed'
A chemical weapons expert working with Islamic State in Iraq has been killed in a coalition air strike. the US military says.

Midnight tax return deadline looms
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to log on today to file a self-assessment tax return and avoid a £100 fine.

Churchill's funeral anniversary marked
Events are held to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's funeral, with the boat that carried his coffin repeating its Thames journey.

Cumberbatch in call for gay pardons
Benedict Cumberbatch and members of codebreaker Alan Turing's family are among those calling for thousands of men who were prosecuted for being gay to be pardoned.

Body found in missing mum search
A body is found in a lake by police searching for a mother-of-four who has been missing for more than a week.

Battle rages for key Ukraine town
Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels trade heavy tank and artillery fire in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine.

Saudis shelve blogger flogging again
Saudi Arabia postpones for a second time a further round of flogging against blogger Raif Badawi, whose case caused a global outcry.

Secret 80s 'sex file' named diplomat
A top British diplomat engaged in "sexual perversion" in the 1960s and was vulnerable to blackmail by foreign powers, previously secret papers reveal.

RE lessons 'never been needed more'
Developing "religious literacy" in schools will make young people less vulnerable to radicalisation, a leading teacher is to say.

Woods shoots worst round of career
Tiger Woods records the worst round of his professional career with an 11-over-par 82 in the second round of the Phoenix Open.

Will the falling oil price undermine green energy?
Despite uncertainties, cheap oil does not spell disaster for the renewables sector.

The complex case of joint enterprise
BBC legal correspondent Clive Coleman on the difficulties of the joint enterprise doctrine.

Requiem for Romney's presidential dream
Washington establishment does double-take as Mitt Romney announces his decision not to run for the presidency in 2016.

VIDEO: China's record car numbers explained
As car ownership reaches record levels in China, BBC News looks at the numbers - and the impact.

VIDEO: Talking kids' doll 'Cayla' is hacked
Rory Cellan-Jones sees how Cayla, a talking child's doll, can be hacked to say any number of offensive things.

Social mobility and university entry
University of Bolton assistant vice-chancellor Patrick McGhee asks if universities can do more to support social mobility.

VIDEO: Investigating crime virtually - 15 secs
A Swiss software developers team has created a system to enable crime investigators to enter a virtual world

VIDEO: Is the world really getting nastier?
As Human Rights Watch describes a litany of rights abuses in its latest annual report, BBC News asks if the world really is becoming a nastier place.

Balloonists surpass flight records
Two pilots have surpassed the world distance and durations records for a flight in a helium balloon after crossing the Pacific Ocean.

Student fury over 'impossible' exam
Final year economics students at Sheffield University are furious after an exam this week contained "impossible" questions.

'Lampard deserves good reception'
With Frank Lampard poised to return to Chelsea with Manchester City, QPR boss Harry Redknapp insists he deserves a warm welcome.

Bournemouth 2-0 Watford
Championship leaders Bournemouth beat Watford 2-0 with the visitors playing all but the first 28 seconds with 10 men.

Sharapova aims to end 11-year run
World number two Maria Sharapova aims to end a losing streak against Serena Williams in the Australian Open final.

Russian drug cheat keeps world title
Russian drug cheat Tatyana Chernova has her results annulled from 2009-2011 but keeps world title she won from Jessica Ennis.

Wolfsburg 4-1 Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich suffer a first meaningful Bundesliga defeat in over two years as they lose to second-placed Wolfsburg.

Qatar buys 10% stake in BA owner
Qatar Airways announces a surprise investment in International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia.

Eurozone deflation gathers pace
Eurozone deflation deepens in January, as prices fall by 0.6% compared with last year, pushed down by lower oil prices.

Bombers 'porn-driven losers' - Boris
Violent religious extremists are often tortured men with a history of using pornography, London Mayor Boris Johnson says.

Migrant voters 'key' in election
Migrant voters could have a decisive impact in key marginal seats at the general election, a study suggests.

Training cuts 'could harm patients'
Proposals to shorten in-job training for doctors in the UK could seriously compromise patient care and safety, leading doctors warn.

Child obesity rates 'levelling off'
The rise in childhood obesity, which has left one in three children overweight, may be beginning to level off in the under-10s, a study suggests.

Lack of oversight 'damaging schools'
MPs say problems in some more autonomous schools have been picked up too late because of lack of oversight by the government.

Teen isolated over cancer hair shave
A teenager who shaved his head to raise money for a cancer charity is put into isolation for breaking school rules.

BT attacked on rural broadband costs
At least £90m will be reinvested in rural broadband services after an underspend by BT, the BBC learns.

Nokia name row with London start-up
Nokia has threatened legal action against a UK start-up over the use of the word "HERE".

Controllers banking on Philae wake-up
The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.

Study fells cosmic inflation claim
Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion at the Big Bang made no such discovery, a soon-to-be published study will say.

Brian Blessed pulls out of King Lear
Actor Brian Blessed pulls out of Guildford Shakespeare Company's production of King Lear on doctor's advice, after collapsing with heart trouble during a performance last week.

Suge Knight arrested for US murder
Death Row Records founder Suge Knight is being held on a murder charge by police after a fatal hit-and-run.

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

10 things we didn't know last week
Dutch babies smile more than US babies, and other nuggets.

Burglars jailed for lecturer attack
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.

Mother denies exploiting abduction
The mother of a girl who was abducted and taken to France by teacher Jeremy Forrest denies she is exploiting her daughter by writing a book on the case.

Man guilty of raping boy at nursery
A man is found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of raping a young boy and of sexually abusing a girl from when she was 12 to 15 years old.

Baby ashes family settlement offers
Families affected by the baby ashes scandal at Mortonhall Crematorium are to be offered settlements of up to £4,000.

Man critical after Belfast shooting
A man who was shot in the head in north Belfast is in a critical condition in hospital, police say.

Man is shot in both legs in Belfast
A man is shot in both legs in what police describe as a paramilitary-style attack in north Belfast.

M4 lanes reopen after oil spill
Two lanes of the M4 which were closed because of a hydraulic oil spill around Newport reopened.

MP Murphy to stand down at election
Paul Murphy is to stand down as Labour MP for Torfaen after 28 years in parliament.

SA apartheid assassin given parole
South African apartheid-era death squad commander Eugene de Kock, nicknamed "Prime Evil", gets parole after 20 years for killing activists.

AU backs anti-Boko Haram troops plan
The African Union backs plans for a West African task force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants.

Pakistan mosque blast kills dozens
A bomb blast at a Shia mosque in southern Pakistan kills at least 40 people and injures many more, officials say.

Tamil becomes Sri Lanka's top judge
Sri Lanka's president appoints a Tamil judge as the new chief justice - the first member of the country's minority community to hold the post in decades.

Putin ally to build bridge to Crimea
A Russian contract for building a $3bn bridge to Crimea goes to a firm controlled by a close friend of Vladimir Putin who is under Western sanctions.

Srebrenica massacre verdicts upheld
The former Yugoslavia war crimes tribunal upholds convictions against five men for their role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Deadly blast hits Mexico hospital
A gas tank lorry explodes outside a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing a woman and a baby.

Funeral held for Argentina's Nisman
The funeral of Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead in his home on 18 January, is held in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.

Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi cuts short a visit to an African Union summit to deal with attacks that killed at least 32 in the Sinai peninsula.

Curfew in Kirkuk amid IS attacks
A curfew is imposed in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk following fierce overnight fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Islamic State militants.

Romney won't run in 2016 election
Mitt Romney, the Republican beaten by President Obama in the US 2012 election, has decided he will not run for president again.

Canadian PM seeks wider terror laws
Encouraging terror attacks against Canada will become a crime under legislation proposed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015
News photos from around the world

In pictures: Destruction in Kobane
Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town

Day in pictures: 30 January 2015
Images from around the world: 30 January

At the pump
Petrol stations around the world

In pictures: UK snow 29 January 2015
Pictures from around the country

Your pictures: City skylines
Readers' photos on the theme of "city skylines"

Day in pictures: 28 January 2015
Images from around the world: 28 January

Shetland celebrates Up Helly Aa
Shetland's spectacular annual re festival

VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee
MPs hear evidence on broadband in rural areas and the Charity Commission.

VIDEO: Video shows fierce battle in Ukraine
Video has emerged showing a fierce battle in Vuhlehirsk, Donetsk, in which pro-Russian forces come under heavy bombardment from Ukrainian forces.

VIDEO: Mother of abused pupil speaks out
Teacher Jeremy Forrest who ran off with pupil 'cried to her mother'

VIDEO: The Tibetan monk with 170 children
A Tibetan Buddhist monk took in 33 orphans after an earthquake in 2010 - now he is looking after 170 children.

VIDEO: Awaiting return to war-torn Kobane
Days after Kurdish forces drove Islamic State militants from Kobane in northern Syria, people who fled the town are now waiting to return.

VIDEO: Churchill funeral flotilla recreated
Fifty years after the funeral for Sir Winston Churchill, the boat that carried his coffin long the Thames repeats its journey.

VIDEO: Suge Knight hands himself in
Suge Knight, the man behind the Death Row Records label, has been arrested on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck.

VIDEO: More snow forecast for parts of UK
Wintry weather continues to cause travel disruption in parts of England.

VIDEO: Murray on Kim's colourful outburst
Andy Murray admits he and his entourage were pushed to the limit in his Australian Open semi-final win over Tomas Berdych.

How deadly was the poison gas of WW1?
Did the soldiers of WW1 have an irrational fear of poison gas?

The strange case of babies sleeping in boxes
The remarkable appeal of the Finnish baby boxes

#SaveDippy - but why do we care?
Why do so many people care about a fake dinosaur?

A day in the life of a care home
What really goes on in a care home?

Charlie Hebdo attack: French values challenged in schools
French teachers on the front line after Charlie Hebdo attack

NHS Winter 2014-15: Weekly A&E tracker
See how your local hospital is coping with winter pressures

The middle-class voters who can't resist Marx
The country where even the middle classes may love Marx

President Correa's troll warfare
The politician who names and shames online abusers