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Thu - Drizzle. High: 11 Low: 8
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Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 12 Low: 4
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Berkshire News

Woman held on suspicion of murder
A woman is arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a man in June.

Community 'pledge' scheme launched
People in part of Berkshire are being encouraged to make pledges to help their community.

Metallica headline Reading & Leeds
The American heavy metal band are announced as the first headliner for the festival over the bank holiday weekend.

Matchstick modeller creates Concorde
A Berkshire plane enthusiast spends more than two years creating matchstick models of a Concorde and a Boeing 747.

Floating homes plans 'downsized'
Plans for a waterside development in Berkshire which include floating homes are to be downsized, according to developers.

BT in talks to buy O2 from Telefonica
BT is in talks about buying the O2 UK mobile network, which has its headquarters in Slough, from Spanish firm Telefonica.

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

VIDEO: A timelapse tour of UK airspace
NATS video shows thousands of planes

Lewington wary of relegation fight
London Irish wing Alex Lewington says they must improve their home form to avoid being dragged into a relegation battle.

Cowan signs new London Irish deal
London Irish back-row forward Blair Cowan signs a new deal keeping him at the Premiership club until 2018.

Gunter urges Reading to back Adkins
Reading captain Chris Gunter says sacking manager Nigel Adkins would be a mistake.

London Irish 23-33 Bath
Bath move up to second in the Premiership table with a thrilling victory at London Irish.

Cardiff City 2-1 Reading
Cardiff move to within two points of the Championship play-off places courtesy of a home victory over 10-man Reading.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Gunter urges Reading to back Adkins
Reading captain Chris Gunter says sacking manager Nigel Adkins would be a mistake.

Cardiff City 2-1 Reading
Cardiff move to within two points of the Championship play-off places courtesy of a home victory over 10-man Reading.

Akpan ruled out for three months
Reading and Nigeria midfielder Hope Akpan is ruled out for three months with a dislocated shoulder.

Reading 0-1 Charlton Athletic
Igor Vetokele heads home his eighth goal of the season as Charlton beat Reading to move up to eighth in the Championship table.

Reading's Adkins 'felt no pressure'
Reading boss Nigel Adkins says he has not felt under any pressure despite a downturn in the Championship side's form.

Reading 3-0 Rotherham United
Simon Cox scores two goals to add to a Jamie Mackie strike and earn Reading a second win in nine Championship matches.

Blackburn Rovers 3-1 Reading
Blackburn Rovers beat Reading to register a third successive Championship victory and move into the play-off places.

Williams ready to fight for Reading
Midfielder Danny Williams is ready to "fight" for Reading after overcoming the most frustrating period of his career.

Karacan close to Reading return
Reading captain Jem Karacan is close to making his return from a knee injury after more than a year out of action.

Reading 3-0 Blackpool
Reading win their first match in six league games by earning a comfortable victory over bottom-side Blackpool.

Royals players devastated - Federici
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici says the players were "devastated" after their second successive 3-0 defeat.

Bournemouth 3-0 Reading
Brett Pitman and Callum Wilson score as Bournemouth make it four wins in five Championship games with victory over Reading.

Reading 0-3 Derby County
Derby climb to second in the Championship as Chris Martin's double and a goal from Jordon Ibe seal victory over Reading.

Reading training ground plans
Reading Football Club has submitted plans for a new training ground with 15 pitches and indoor facilities.

Adkins 'annoyed' at Reading defence
Reading manager Nigel Adkins describes his side's defending against Brentford as "annoying and frustrating".

Brentford 3-1 Reading
Goals from Jota, Alex Pritchard and Jonathan Douglas help Brentford move up to 10th in the Championship with victory over Reading.

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.

BBC News Headlines

Britons jailed over Syria terror camp
Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.

Concerns over terror exclusion plans
The UK's reviewer of terrorism laws raises concerns about plans to exclude people from the UK if they go abroad to fight with extremist groups, as a new counter-terror bill is published

Care home boss guilty of child abuse
A former children's homes boss is found guilty of 26 charges of sexually abusing youngsters in Wrexham.

Ferguson protests spread across US
Protests have been held in more than a dozen US cities over the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed a black teenager in Missouri.

Meters overcharge 1.5m gas customers
About 1.5 million gas customers with pre-payment meters have been overcharged because their meters are faulty, the industry has admitted.

Burglars admit attacking lecturer
Four men admit a burglary during which a university lecturer was savagely beaten at his south London home.

Facebook Lee Rigby attack 'unfair'
It would be "almost impossible" for internet firms to monitor all website postings for possible terrorist content, a former MI6 director says.

'Radical' Scottish land reform plan
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces plans to take action against landowners who pose a "barrier" to development.

Royal Mail 'scaremongering' on post
The boss of Royal Mail is accused of "scaremongering" by the business secretary, after telling MPs that there is a threat to the universal service.

Learning disability care 'failing'
People with learning disabilities are being kept in hospitals too far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England finds.

Shakespeare Folio found in France
A rare Shakespeare First Folio, regarded as the most important book in English literature, is discovered in a small French town.

Sun reporter cleared over Budget leak
The Sun's former Whitehall editor is cleared of illegally paying a civil servant for information, including details of the March 2010 budget.

VIDEO: Nun's Like a Virgin hit raises eyebrows
A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.

VIDEO: Mobile showers for the homeless
A new initiative in San Francisco offers the city's homeless population mobile showers and toilets in a converted bus.

VIDEO: Can drones get water to stranded Joe?
In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.

AUDIO: Horned dinosaur species identified
A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.

VIDEO: How to hack a molecular microscope
A PhD student from Brunel University London has saved himself £100,000 by 'hacking' his own kit.

VIDEO: Vlogger Chyaz on new ad rules
Video bloggers or 'vloggers', as they're called, are being issued with new guidance by the Advertising Standards Authority, which says they have to make it clear if they are promoting products for money.

VIDEO: What does Ukraine's future hold?
One year since popular protests began in Ukraine, a new government prepares to take office, amid calls for reform.

VIDEO: Sharp rise in 'revenge evictions'
There has been a sharp rise in the number of people asking for help from Citizens Advice because they feel they have been unfairly evicted from rented accommodation.

Gordon Corera: Thwarting terror's cyber warfare
Tackling the foe online is key for a modern counter-terrorist operation, says Gordon Corera, but there are concerns over free speech.

Kick-starting the European economy
Jean-Claude Juncker has launched the European Commission's New Deal, and it will be judged by its success or failure.

Royal Mail in the spotlight on the threat to the universal postal service
Royal Mail chief executive Moya Greene is to lay out her case to MPs.

Can internet companies monitor terrorists?
Can internet firms effectively monitor terrorists?

Picture power: Pausing the moment
Looking at the story behind an image by Carl Court of a student protest in London.

VIDEO: How Ferguson protests spread
BBC News looks at the aftermath of the decision not to charge a white policeman who killed black teenager Michael Brown.

The problem with freezing stem cells
What went wrong with a cancer treatment that should have healed rather than harmed.

Ferguson: The controversy explained
The shooting of Michael Brown led to widespread unrest and an upsurge of anger against the police.

Tesco 'gifts for boys' sign removed
A complaint from a seven-year-old girl prompts Tesco to remove a sign which referred to a superhero alarm clock as a "gift for a boy".

Stop eating cats says Swiss campaign
Hundreds of thousands of Swiss people secretly eat cat or dog say activists, who want it to be made illegal.

Poulter keen on Ryder Cup captaincy
Ian Poulter says he would "love" to be Ryder Cup captain, and also says there is no rift between him and Tiger Woods.

Eubank Sr likens son to Leonard
Chris Eubank Sr says his son Chris Jr - who faces Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday - is the most talented boxer since Sugar Ray Leonard.

Cricketer Hughes 'remains critical'
Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head by a ball in a match.

Dortmund train in a London park
Borussia Dortmund are photographed training in London's Regent's Park before the Champions League game against Arsenal.

Higgins eases into UK second round
Former world champion John Higgins eases into the second round of the UK Championship with victory over Lee Walker.

Thomas Cook chief in shock departure
Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green has resigned, saying her work at the travel firm "is complete".

VIDEO: Unsafe Christmas toys seized at Dover
Thousands of dangerous and counterfeit goods have been prevented from entering the UK after they were seized by Kent County Council Trading Standards from a huge consignment entering Dover Docks.

Clegg backs EU migrant benefit curbs
Nick Clegg outlines his proposals to curb benefits to European Union migrants, during a meeting with his German counterpart in Berlin.

VIDEO: MP: No sympathy for millionaires like you
Former England footballer Sol Campbell clashes with Labour MP Owen Smith over the party's proposed mansion tax.

Call for £2bn more for NHS in England
Calls for extra money for the NHS in England are intensifying after latest figures show the deficit is growing as performance deteriorates.

VIDEO: Movember moustache praise from PM
David Cameron remarks on the look of Tory MPs Jake Berry and Jason McCartney, sporting Movember moustaches.

Degree apprenticeships launched
Young people will be able to gain a full honours degree while earning a wage and paying no fees, under a scheme backed by government and industry.

Sony to pay Vita owners after bad ad
Sony agrees to reimburse some owners of the PlayStation Vita after being accused of making false claims about its features.

VIDEO: Can drones get water to stranded Joe?
In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.

UK team's data bonanza from comet
UK researchers obtain "rich" data from the Philae lander just before its power died.

AUDIO: Horned dinosaur species identified
A new species of horned dinosaur has been identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.

Keating 'liberated' by West End debut
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating calls making his West End debut in musical Once a "liberating" if exposing experience.

VIDEO: Nun's Like a Virgin hit raises eyebrows
A nun who won Italy's version of The Voice singing contest has released an album, revealing some unusual song choices.

Why Nick Drake is not the patron saint of the miserable
The singer-songwriter's melancholy legend does his music a disservice.

How can a baby survive in a storm drain?
A newborn baby is receiving treatment after surviving for up to five days in a drain in Sydney, Australia. How did it manage to keep going?

Boy's injuries 'like top-floor fall'
Fatal internal injuries suffered by a 22-month-old boy were like those caused by "a fall from the top floor of a house", his parents' murder trial hears.

Care home owners charged with neglect
The owners of a care home in Lancashire are charged with mistreating vulnerable residents.

Murder inquiry into Prestwick death
Police have begun a murder inquiry into the death of a 60-year-old man found in his home in Prestwick on 20 November.

Art school blaze caused by foam can
Fire service report says the Glasgow Art school blaze spread from basement to roof through ventilation ducting acting "like a chimney"

Minister warns of major job losses
Finance minister Simon Hamilton warns of "considerable" job losses in the public sector, but cannot put an exact figure on cuts through voluntary redundancy.

Board to pick up death crash family
The North Eastern Education and Library Board agrees to provide transport to collect the brothers and sisters of a boy who was killed in a crash near Cloughmills, County Antrim.

'Contaminated' petrol was from Murco
Morrisons says suspected contaminated petrol sold at two stores in Carmarthenshire came from the Murco refinery in Milford Haven.

Caerphilly estate is 'most deprived'
An area of Caerphilly becomes the most deprived community in Wales, official figures show.

Ghana cocaine bust turns political
Ghana's opposition calls for a parliamentary probe into allegations that a suspected cocaine trafficker had access to the presidential lounge at the country's main international airport.

Zimbabwe VP leadership bid blocked
Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF blocks Vice-President Joyce Mujuru from retaining a party post, damaging her chances of one day succeeding President Mugabe.

HK policemen arrested over beating
Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with the beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.

Gunmen kill Pakistan polio workers
Four polio vaccination workers are shot dead and three injured in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta.

Juncker reveals giant EU jobs plan
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives details of a €315bn (£250bn; $393bn) investment plan to kick-start Europe's economy.

Germany backs female directors quota
Top German companies are told to ensure that 30% of supervisory board positions are held by women from 2016 under a law agreed late on Tuesday.

Colombia rebels release two soldiers
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.

Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths
Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.

Raqqa air strikes death toll rises
Almost 100 people are now believed to have died in a series of government air strikes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday.

Eight hostages freed in Yemen raid
Yemeni troops take part in a raid to rescue a group of eight hostages being held by al-Qaeda, but there are conflicting reports of US involvement

Snow snarls up Thanksgiving getaway
Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.

Sex assault charge for radio host
Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation presenter Jian Ghomeshi has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, Toronto police say.

'The war on Facebook'
Wednesday's big story in the newspapers is criticism by MPs that Facebook did not alert the security services to terror threats made by one of the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby.

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In pictures: Ferguson riots aftermath
Scenes of widespread damage in Ferguson

Day in pictures: 25 November 2014
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In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision

The dangerous beauty of the Himalayas
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VIDEO: Public Accounts Committee
MPs take evidence on flood risk management.

VIDEO: Outrage over illegal mile-long tip
An illegal fly-tip in Purfleet, Essex has grown to almost a mile long provoking anger from people living nearby

VIDEO: UKIP new boy heckled in Commons
Mark Reckless faces noisy scenes as he puts his first question to the prime minister since his election as a UKIP MP.

VIDEO: Father's fight to bring son home
Phill Wills talks about his fight to have his severely autistic son, Josh, cared for nearer his family in Cornwall.

VIDEO: Lee Rigby family on Facebook 'failure'
Two members of murdered fusilier Lee Rigby's family say a government report into his killing has given them someone to blame.

VIDEO: 'I'll never stop missing my Breck'
Lorin LaFave, whose 14-year-old son, Breck Bednar, was stabbed to death by an "internet predator", says she is lost and heartbroken.

VIDEO: Where now for HK protesters?
The removal of the Mong Kok activist camp by the authorities means protests in Hong Kong continue in just two sites.

VIDEO: Vloggers warned over unclear adverts
Vloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they're being paid to promote products.

VIDEO: David Mellor recorded in taxi row
Former cabinet minister David Mellor is secretly recorded having a heated row and swearing at a taxi driver, a tabloid newspaper reports.

How cricket helmets changed
Do cricket helmets do enough to protect the head?

Has the imagination disappeared from Lego?
Do the sets designed by Lego discourage imagination?

Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds
Six World War One battlegrounds in unexpected places

The Taliban's psychiatrist
How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets

A new face for Africa's men
BBC man embraces South Africa's male beauty revolution

Legendary London lamb chop enters stratosphere
How legendary London Lamb chop went airborne

Richard Stead: Breaking the cycle of poor literacy
What can be done to break cycle of poor reading and writing skills?

Playwright Priestley's 'grim' north
Was a book by JB Priestley responsible for the stereotype?