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Berkshire News

Pedestrian dies after motorway crash
A pedestrian dies in a crash on the M4 between Reading and Maidenhead.

Pet cat beheaded and tail cut off
A pet cat has been deliberately beheaded and had its tail cut off, police say.

'Execute travellers' Tory suspended
A Tory councillor from Maidenhead who joked that travellers refusing eviction should be "executed" is suspended by his party.

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

Teenager rape inquiry 'discontinued'
Police investigating a reported rape in Reading say there is clear evidence that no rape took place.

Trafficking police raid 'brothel'
A woman is arrested on suspicion of running a brothel following a raid by police in Reading.

Secure hospitals staff go on strike
Staff from three high security psychiatric hospitals walk out in the latest strike over health workers' pay.

Man charged with murdering woman
A man is charged with the murder of a woman in Slough.

Psycho Halloween costumes 'appalling'
"Lunatic" and "psycho" outfits draw criticism

Arts facility for Cold War base
Cold War base turned into arts facility

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

Grenoble 15-25 London Irish
London Irish make it two wins from two in the European Challenge Cup with a bonus-point victory against Grenoble.

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.

London Irish 70-14 Rovigo
Winger Topsy Ojo scores a hat-trick as London Irish thrash Italian side Rovigo 70-14 in their opening Challenge Cup game.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

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

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.

BBC News Headlines

Scottish Labour leader stands down
Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office".

Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria
A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.

Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization's latest report says.

Iran hangs woman despite campaign
Iran defies an international campaign and hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.

Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.

Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.

Man killed in west Belfast shooting
A man dies in hospital after he was shot in a west Belfast alleyway 30 minutes after a serious brawl broke out in a nearby street.

Cost of driving licence to be cut
The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says.

New HS2 station proposed for Crewe
A report into the route of the second phase of the controversial fast train project HS2 is expected to recommend a new station be built in Crewe.

Plan to clamp down on nuisance calls
Companies which cause "annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety" with marketing calls and text messages could be fined up to £500,000, ministers say.

New York axe attack 'terrorist act'
Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.

Google boss sets new skydive record
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

VIDEO: Using Facebook to get a pay rise
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.

VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.

VIDEO: Dangers of doping in rugby union
A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.

VIDEO: Police spy 'was paid to love me'
The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man who she did not know was an undercover police officer.

VIDEO: Speed racing on city ring-road
Coventry is to become the first UK city for years to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.

VIDEO: Gorilla gets 'Bake Off' birthday cake
A gorilla with a fondness for pink celebrated her 40th birthday at London Zoo on Thursday with a colourful gourmet parsnip, potato and carrot cake.

VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.

'Edging toward the EU exit?'
Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional £1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.

Lost Malcolm Lowry novel published
A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.

Dog in one-minute crossbow operation
The delicate operation to remove a crossbow bolt from a dog's head "took just one minute", the RSPCA says.

England edge Samoa in thriller
England narrowly hold on for victory against Samoa in a pulsating Four Nations encounter in Brisbane.

West Ham United 2-1 Manchester City
Manchester City's title ambitions suffer a setback as Diafra Sakho scores to help earn West Ham earn a 2-1 victory.

Ex-PGA boss sorry for Poulter tweet
Ted Bishop, former president of the PGA of America, apologises after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.

Ulster 13-23 Toulon
Ulster's hopes of making the European Champions Cup knockout stages are hanging by a thread as Toulon win in Belfast.

Marussia & Caterham 'to miss' US GP
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says both Marussia and Caterham will miss next weekend's US Grand Prix.

Used car buyers 'need more support'
Better protection is needed for consumers buying used cars, says a commission studying the high level of complaints against the sector.

Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.

VIDEO: Wood: Time for Wales to step up
The majority of people in Wales want to see their assembly take on more powers, says the leader of Plaid Cymru.

Cancer-killing cells made in the lab
Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into killing machines to fight brain cancer.

AUDIO: Ebola health worker's audio diary fears
Dr Geraldine O'Hara, an infectious diseases specialist from Huddersfield, has recorded a series of audio diaries while she is in Sierra Leone.

Students fined over sexist chants
A number of students are fined following an investigation after footage emerged of a group chanting about violence and necrophilia.

VIDEO: Child poverty 'will divide UK'
A new report claims that the government will fail to meet its child poverty reduction targets by 2020.

Hailo says Uber blocked investors
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.

AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.

Science chief warns on acid oceans
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

VIDEO: Chimps carry out night time raids
Wild chimps carry out night time crop raids, footage reveals, suggesting the animals are being pushed into more risky behaviour.

Alvin Stardust album gets early release
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads
Some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week, with your comments.

Why do professional sportsmen try trick shots?
Tottenham attacker Erik Lamela scored a spectacular goal from outside the area by using a "trick shot". What drives professional sports people to attempt high-risk moves?

Police hunt missing sex offender
Police are searching for a convicted sex offender who has breached the conditions of her release from prison.

Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'
A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys' home 65 years ago.

Weather warning over heavy rain
An amber weather warning is issued for the west Highlands and the Western Isles for Sunday and Monday.

Woman dies after two-car crash
A 49-year-old woman dies after her crash collided with another car on the A862 Dingwall to Ardullie road in the Highlands.

Case unfairly politicised says Adams
The case of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill has been unfairly politicised, says Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.

Masked gang with iron bars hit man
A man is attacked in his County Down home by masked men carrying iron bars.

RAF pilot training boost welcomed
The move to bring basic pilot training for the RAF and Royal Navy to Anglesey is warmly welcomed by island economic development portfolio holder.

Jones 'not afraid' of NHS scrutiny
First Minister Carwyn Jones tells Radio 4's Any Questions he is not afraid of scrutiny of the NHS in Wales.

Mulaudzi killed in a car crash
Former Olympic 800m silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi is killed in a road traffic accident in his native South Africa.

Rwanda bans BBC over genocide film
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.

Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'
One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.

Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court
A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.

Mass protest over Italy job reforms
A mass protest is held in the Italian capital, Rome, against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans for labour market reform.

Dolce & Gabbana cleared in tax case
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.

Life terms for Argentina jail crimes
An Argentine ex-police chief and ex-interior minister are among 15 people given life sentences for involvement in a torture centre in the 1970s.

US judge sentences Farc commander
A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

US urges probe into West Bank death
The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank.

Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.

Two US Ebola nurses free of virus
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

Royals edge ahead in World Series
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 3-2 in Game Three to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven World Series.

Day in pictures: 23 October
24 hours of news images: 23 October

Your pictures: Steps
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"

In pictures: Feline focus
An online exhibition of cats

In pictures: Ottawa shootings
Images from outside the Canadian parliament

In pictures: India celebrates Diwali
Indians celebrate Diwali, the biggest Hindu festival

Day in pictures: 21 October
24 hours of news images: 21 October

What the floods did to Kashmir's grand heritage
What floods did to Kashmir's most treasured historic sites

In pictures: Derry in 1969
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron

VIDEO: European Parliament
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova

VIDEO: Record skydive from edge of space
Google executive Alan Eustace has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump by leaping from 135,890 feet (41,419 metres) beating Felix Baumgartner's record.

VIDEO: Gun battles on streets of Lebanon
Lebanese army forces and Sunni Islamist militants, thought to be linked to Islamic State, have been involved in intense fighting in the country's second city, Tripoli.

VIDEO: How did UK man die in Syria air strike?
A British man has been confirmed dead in a US air strike on jihadist targets in Syria.

VIDEO: Flash floods in Athens
People in the Greek capital, Athens, are clearing up after flash floods caused major disruption in parts of the city.

VIDEO: One killed in US school shooting
One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

VIDEO: Man starts fire at petrol station
CCTV footage showing the moment a man started a fire at a petrol station has been released by police.

VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision
Artist Sargy Mann has been registered blind for 25 years. His paintings are highly acclaimed and sought-after.

VIDEO: 'Putin is a bigger threat than IS'
Russian former chess master turned politician, Garry Kasparov, says Russia's President Putin is a bigger threat than so-called Islamic State.

Lost football grounds - part II
England's lost football grounds - part II

Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?
Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

How to reduce your Inheritance Tax
How to keep the tax man at bay when you pass it on

The hardship posting to end all hardship postings
The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom

Picasso Museum sees grand reopening
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after a five-year renovation

Top 10 tips for being a comedian
Paul Merton advises how to make it as a comedian

VIDEO: Swearing for feminism
Does a good cause justify little girls using bad language?

Baffling ballet
Unravelling the flocking habits of starlings

10 things we didn't know last week
Walk on the Wild Side's bass line cost £17, and more nuggets

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

Why is the UK being asked for more money?
Why is the UK being asked for more money?