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Berkshire News

Mini Sherlock Holmes book published
A book written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle for Queen Mary's dolls house is published for the first time in its original format.

UK universities slip down rankings
Three UK universities, including Reading, lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.

Demolition of derelict tower begins
The demolition of Bracknell's Winchester House begins.

Fraudulent Italian divorces voided
An address in Maidenhead is uncovered as being used as part of a widespread "quickie" divorce fraud by Italian couples.

Four-county NHS trust launched
A new NHS foundation trust for patients in Hampshire, Surrey, east Berkshire and south Buckinghamshire is officially launched.

Sponsor needed for planned academy
Potential sponsors are being sought to run a planned primary school as it tackles a shortage of pupil places.

'First' floating solar panels open
A floating solar panel project, believed to be the first in the UK, opens in Berkshire.

Dog afraid of walks needs new home
Whisper "terrified of outside world"

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds
Alex Forsyth reviews politics in the South

Leeds United 0-0 Reading
Darko Milanic is still waiting for his first win as Leeds manager after a frustrating goalless draw with Reading.

Ellis signs new London Irish deal
Hooker Gerard Ellis signs a two-year contract extension with London Irish, keeping him at the Premiership club until at least 2017.

Reading 3-3 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolves and Reading score five second-half goals as the Madejski Stadium crowd are treated to a Championship thriller.

Leicester Tigers 19-22 London Irish
Shane Geraghty kicks 17 points as London Irish beat Leicester for the first time at Welford Road in 11 years.

DJ Campbell signs for Maidenhead
Conference South side Maidenhead United sign former Birmingham, Leicester and QPR striker DJ Campbell.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Leeds United 0-0 Reading
Darko Milanic is still waiting for his first win as Leeds manager after a frustrating goalless draw with Reading.

Reading 3-3 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wolves and Reading score five second-half goals as the Madejski Stadium crowd are treated to a Championship thriller.

Derby County 2-0 Reading
Johnny Russell helps Derby reach the fourth round of the Capital One Cup as his side beat Reading 2-0.

Takeover 'saved Reading' - Madejski
Co-chairman Sir John Madejski says Reading's new Thai owners may have "effectively saved" the Championship club.

Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Reading
Stevie May's deflected free-kick gives Sheffield Wednesday victory over visitors Reading as the Owls move up to sixth.

Thai consortium takes over Reading
A Thai consortium completes a takeover of Reading, the Championship club's chairman Sir John Madejski confirms.

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.

BBC News Headlines

Five Ebola cases per hour in S Leone
Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.

China warns on 'illegal' HK protests
China issues a warning against "illegal acts" in Hong Kong, as protesters there vow to step up their campaign if the chief executive does not resign.

Alice Gross post-mortem to resume
A post-mortem examination on the body of murdered 14-year-old Alice Gross will resume later.

Hundreds of GP practices risk closure
Hundreds of GP practices are at risk of closure because of the number of doctors reaching retirement age, GP leaders say.

Virgin Money announces float plan
Virgin Money, the UK challenger bank partly owned by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, announces plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange.

Head of US Secret Service resigns
Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigns as criticism of the agency intensified following several high-profile security lapses.

Fry: Drugs different to abuse cases
Actor and broadcaster Stephen Fry says there is a "huge moral difference" between historical drug use and cases of sexual abuse.

EU commissioner: Nude celebs 'dumb'
Celebrities who had intimate pictures of themselves leaked onto the internet were "dumb" for taking them, the EU's new digital commissioner says.

UK universities slip down rankings
Three UK universities lose their place in the top 200 of a global higher education league table while elite universities hold their ground.

Mexico arrests drug syndicate leader
The Mexican authorities say they have captured the head of a notorious drug crime syndicate, Hector Beltran Leyva.

Young people 'lack workplace skills'
Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.

BNP expels ex-leader Nick Griffin
The British National Party says it has expelled its former leader Nick Griffin, accusing him of trying to "destabilise" the party.

Facebook apologises to drag queens
Facebook has apologised to transgender and drag queen users whose accounts were deleted for violating its policy on using "real names".

VIDEO: The world's most beautiful train journey?
One of the most beautiful railways in the world has had one of its most successful summers on record.

VIDEO: Close-up: Volvo's XC90 unveiled
A sneak preview of Volvo's new XC90 - the car set to take centre stage at the Paris Motor Show.

VIDEO: How do PM's tax figures weigh up?
David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.

VIDEO: Up for grabs: Who will win Clacton seat?
The BBC's Adam Fleming visits Clacton as the campaigning for the by-election in the town enters its final week.

VIDEO: Zookeeper rears leopard in bathroom
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.

VIDEO: How is China reporting HK protests?
The BBC's Celia Hatton reports on how the Chinese media are reporting on the protests in Hong Kong

VIDEO: Meet boy with a tax disc obsession
Jude Currie is a 12-year-old boy from Cobham in Surrey with a rather unusual hobby

VIDEO: The day Ivan got hitched to Ove
It is 25 years since Denmark became the first country to celebrate same-sex civil unions.

Horowitz to write new Bond novel
Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel.

Record haul-out for Pacific walrus
Tens of thousands of Pacific walrus have been photographed moving ashore in northwest Alaska.

'Election starts here' - the papers
The prime minister's speech to the Conservative Party conference, in which he promised tax cuts for 30 million Britons, leads most of Thursday's papers.

Wenger praises 'electric' Welbeck
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Danny Welbeck is "electric" after his hat-trick in the 4-1 win against Galatasaray.

Typhoon 'threatens Japanese GP'
The Japanese GP could be called off if Typhoon Phanfone hits Japan on Sunday, says Force India driver Sergio Perez.

Gerrard questions team-mates' desire
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard says Basel "wanted it more" in their 1-0 Champions League Group B win.

Johnson to undergo neck surgery
Exeter Chiefs flanker Tom Johnson is set to undergo neck surgery, forcing him to miss England's autumn internationals.

Secrets of Europe's Ryder Cup win
Graeme McDowell outlines in detail how Europe captain Paul McGinley masterminded the Ryder Cup triumph at Gleneagles.

Pimco investors withdraw record sum
Bond giant Pimco saw its investors withdraw a record $23.5bn (£14.5bn) in funds after manager Bill Gross abruptly left the company last month.

VIDEO: Hong Kong protests to dent economy?
Hong Kong's pro-democracy street protests may deter some mainland Chinese from visiting the city during their 'Golden Week' holiday.

Ebola fight hit by aid cuts, MPs warn
Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have "compromised the fight" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn.

Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'
Five children in Texas who came into contact with the Liberian man infected with Ebola are being monitored at home.

VIDEO: Warning over alcohol 'pre-loading'
A leading accident and emergency doctor, Clifford Mann, has warned there's a "dangerous epidemic" of young people ending up in hospital, after getting drunk on cheap drinks before going out.

Warning of university 'cold spots'
There are warnings that a lack of higher education in some parts of England could hamper the growth of local economies.

AUDIO: Classical challenge for Benedetti
The BBC is launching a campaign to get every child in the land familiar with a piece of classical music.

Airlines told to replace cockpit kit
The US air safety regulator has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in more than 1,300 planes because of fears that wi-fi signals can make them go blank.

VIDEO: Role of social media in HK protests
As thousands of people continue to protest on the streets of Hong Kong, what role has social media been playing in the demonstrations?

Sharks can be 'social or solitary'
A UK study finds that the most feared predators in the sea have individual personalities, which determine how readily they socialise.

VIDEO: Zookeeper rears leopard in bathroom
A rare clouded leopard has been hand-reared in the bathroom of a zookeeper after she was rejected by her mother.

Radio and TV host Sheila Tracy dies
Broadcaster and musician Sheila Tracy, who was the first woman to read the news on BBC Radio 4 and presented Big Band Special on Radio 2, dies.

VIDEO: Fry tells 'ugly truth' in new book
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.

Is yoga really about exercise?
US yoga practitioners insist it isn't primarily about fitness. But the definition can be flexible.

Why do so many drivers shun seatbelts?
It is more than 30 years since it became illegal to drive without a seatbelt, yet up to two million drivers in the UK are still risking it.

Dowager Duchess funeral to be held
The funeral of Deborah, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, the last surviving Mitford sister, is to be held on the Chatsworth estate later.

Arson charge over nightclub fire
A man is charged with arson following a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds.

Call for universal credit delay
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for a major UK welfare reform to be put on hold in Scotland.

Universities hold world rankings
Four Scottish universities rise up the Times Higher Education world rankings despite the UK coming under pressure from overseas competition.

Executive 'to go into red' warning
The Treasury is formally warned that the Northern Ireland Executive is on track to go into the red by the end of this financial year.

Disappeared search body to be moved
Human remains thought to belong to one of the so-called Disappeared are expected to be removed from a bog in County Meath later.

Care home diets malnourish residents
Some care home residents are becoming malnourished because not enough thought is going into the food they are given, says Wales' older people's commissioner.

Derailed train disrupts services
Train services across south east Wales are disrupted after a train left the tracks at Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Grace Mugabe 'should hand back PhD'
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.

Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'
More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights group.

Taliban kill three in Kabul attack
At least three people are killed when a Taliban suicide bomber attacks an Afghan army bus in Kabul, the fourth such attack since Monday.

Japan volcano eruption deaths rise
Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.

Rebel push to take Donetsk airport
Rebel forces in eastern Ukraine begin an offensive to capture the government-held airport in Donetsk, Ukrainian officials say.

Ludogorets Razgrad 1-2 Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo misses one penalty before scoring from the spot as Real Madrid fight back to beat Ludogorets Razgrad.

Venezuelan lawmaker Serra shot dead
A young politician with Venezuela's governing PSUV party, Robert Serra, is found shot dead at his home in Caracas alongside his partner.

Argentina bank governor resigns
Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega resigns after less than a year in the job, as the country's economic troubles pile up.

Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.

Top Bahrain rights activist arrested
Leading Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is arrested over Twitter remarks deemed "denigrating" to government institutions.

Florida music row killer guilty
Michael Dunn is found guilty in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis, a teenager shot during a row over loud music at a petrol station in Florida.

White House 'intruder' denies charges
Omar Gonzalez, the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building while carrying a knife, pleads not guilty to charges.

Your pictures: Amateur sport
Readers' photos on the theme of "amateur sport"

Day in pictures: 1 October
News images from around the world: 1 October

Remembering the work of Shirley Baker
Photographer Shirley Baker's photos of Manchester

In pictures: Hong Kong protests swell
Crowds gather on the streets of Hong Kong

In pictures: The lure of gold
Men and women who risk their lives to get rich in Guinea

Day in pictures: 30 September
News images from around the world: 30 September

In pictures: India's dying printing tradition
Printing tradition kept alive in Calcutta

In pictures: People of India
Exhibition featuring work by three generations of photographers

VIDEO: House of Commons
MPs vote by 524 to 43 in favour of UK military action against Islamic State in Iraq.

VIDEO: Girl gets 3D-printed prosthetic hand
A five year-old girl from Inverness who was born without any fingers on one hand has become the first in the UK to be fitted with a bionic limb made using a 3D printer

VIDEO: Explosions as coalition strikes IS
The Syrian town of Kobane is still under siege, two weeks after Islamic State fighters began their assault.

VIDEO: Girl found 12 years after abduction
A 17-year-old girl has been found in Mexico 12 years after she was abducted by her mother.

VIDEO: 'Mr Nobody' ups UKIP offer to £1m
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.

VIDEO: Missing schoolgirl family 'heartbroken'
The family of a missing schoolgirl who is thought to have gone to Syria, possibly to join Islamist fighters, say they are heartbroken and just want her home.

VIDEO: Texas children 'monitored for Ebola'
More information has come to light about the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.

VIDEO: Body found is Alice Gross, say police
Police investigating the disappearance of missing 14-year-old schoolgirl Alice Gross are now treating it as a murder inquiry after a body was found in a west London river

VIDEO: 'Yellow Umbrella Man' HK protest
Paul Zimmerman, who is a Hong Kong local councillor, explains why he took a yellow umbrella to protest at a China National Day reception in Hong Kong.

Job hunting the big data way
How data crunching is dictating our job prospects

Devil worship on the man-eating mountain
Devil worship in the tunnels of the man-eating mountain

The strange world of super-specialist cutlery
The strange world of super-specialist cutlery

Will our cities be congestion-free?
Will our cities ever be congestion-free?

In pictures: A journey through 19th Century Brazil
19th Century Brazil seen through the eyes of an Englishman

Warsaw Uprising: 'There were flames everywhere'
RAF veterans who risked their lives to help Polish resistance

Can antidepressants treat cancer?
Can antidepressants treat brain tumours?

Is Cameron more Thatcher than Thatcher?
Is Cameron more Thatcher than Thatcher?

NHS budget: What we aren't being told
What the politicians aren’t telling us about the NHS budget

UK's Lord Hill meets his EU critics
Lord Hill tells EU why he's the man to oversee banks