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Conditions for Maidenhead, UK at 3:49 am BST

Current Conditions:
Light Rain, 16 C

Forecast:
Sun - AM Rain. High: 23 Low: 14
Mon - Rain. High: 17 Low: 9
Tue - Partly Cloudy. High: 20 Low: 8
Wed - Mostly Sunny. High: 19 Low: 9
Thu - Mostly Cloudy. High: 17 Low: 9

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Berkshire News

Cancellations as rail strike begins
A number of rail services are cancelled as First Great Western staff stage day one of a three-day strike.

Doggy paddle team in boat finish
Fundraisers attempting to doggy paddle the River Thames are forced to paddle the final stretch via boat because of strict London navigation laws.

Reading crowd's 'chilled' reaction to headliners Mumford & Sons
Music fans give their verdict on Mumford & Sons' headlining the traditionally rock music festival at Reading.

Pompey 'disgusted' at racist claim
Portsmouth fans are "disgusted" over claims racist chanting was aimed at a Reading player during a home League Cup match on Tuesday night.

Energy firm moves to new town HQ
Energy provider SSE announces it is bringing 1,900 employees to new headquarters in Reading town centre.

Private firm helps child services
The government brings in a private firm to try and improve children's services in West Berkshire after a damning Ofsted report.

Reading Festival slot for 12-year-olds
A band whose members are aged 12 and 14 are given the surprise news they will be playing the Reading Festival.

Memorial park opens for WW1 VC hero
Army captain did not surrender

Holocaust hero honoured on stamps
Sir Nicholas Winton to be recognised

Brentford 1-3 Reading
Nick Blackman scores twice as Reading record their first Championship win of the season at Brentford.

Norwood confident wins will come
Reading midfielder Oliver Norwood is confident a first league win of the Championship season is not far away.

Referee Oliver comes to the rescue
Premier League referee Michael Oliver steps out of the crowd to replace an injured official at a women's cup match.

Reading 'focused only on promotion'
Reading FC Women boss Kelly Chambers says her side's only focus is trying to win promotion to Women's Super League One.

Pogrebnyak leaves Reading for Dynamo
Striker Pavel Pogrebnyak leaves Reading for Russian club Dynamo Moscow after three years at the club.

Police investigate chanting at player
A Hampshire police investigation is under way after a formal complaint is received over chanting at Tuesday's Portsmouth v Reading League Cup game.

Playmaker Lewis-Pratt joins Irish
Former England sevens playmaker Christian Lewis-Pratt signs a short-term deal with London Irish.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

Five things you may have missed
Emotional tributes, winning runs extended and ageless strikers - BBC Sport rounds up Saturday's Football League action.

Brentford 1-3 Reading
Nick Blackman scores twice as Reading record their first Championship win of the season at Brentford.

Norwood confident wins will come
Reading midfielder Oliver Norwood is confident a first league win of the Championship season is not far away.

Pompey 'disgusted' at racist claim
Portsmouth fans are "disgusted" over claims racist chanting was aimed at a Reading player during a home League Cup match on Tuesday night.

Pogrebnyak leaves Reading for Dynamo
Striker Pavel Pogrebnyak leaves Reading for Russian club Dynamo Moscow after three years at the club.

Police investigate chanting at player
A Hampshire police investigation is under way after a formal complaint is received over chanting at Tuesday's Portsmouth v Reading League Cup game.

McCleary still needs more match time
Reading midfielder Garath McCleary admits he is not fully fit after scoring the League Cup winner against Portsmouth.

Portsmouth 1-2 Reading
Reading come from behind to beat League Two side Portsmouth and seal their place in the Capital One Cup third round.

Clarke looks for Reading positives
Reading manager Steve Clarke calls for fans to remain positive despite a lack of league goals at home from his side.

Reading 0-0 Milton Keynes Dons
Reading remain without a home win in seven games as their first-ever league meeting with MK Dons finishes goalless.

Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Reading
Sheffield Wednesday's Modou Sougou scores a last-minute equaliser to deny Reading their first Championship win of the season.

Reading sign Fernandez on loan
Reading sign Spanish midfielder Alex Fernandez on a season-long loan deal from La Liga side Espanyol.

Reading 0-0 Leeds United
Reading and Leeds play out an uninspiring goalless draw in the Championship at the Madejski Stadium.

Reading pay Eamonn Dolan tributes
Reading supporters and players past and present have shown their support for academy manager Eamonn Dolan on social media.

Reading sign Peru winger Hurtado
Reading sign Peru international winger Paolo Hurtado from Portuguese club Pacos de Ferreira on a three-year deal.

Colchester United 0-1 Reading
Championship side Reading edge through to the League Cup second round with an extra-time win over Colchester.

Reading's Taylor joins Motherwell
Reading midfielder Jake Taylor hopes a loan spell with Motherwell can win him a place at Euro 2016 with Wales.

Blackburn sign midfielder Akpan
Blackburn Rovers sign midfielder Hope Akpan on a two-year deal from Championship rivals Reading.

Birmingham City 2-1 Reading
Tomasz Kuszczak's last-minute penalty save secures three points for Birmingham City against Reading.

Reading 'must aim for top six'
New Reading defender Andrew Taylor says they must aim for at least a play-off place in the Championship this season.

BBC News Headlines

Free EU movement for workers only - May
Free movement within the EU should be to move to a job, not to seek work or claim benefits, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

Labour must come to its senses - Blair
Tony Blair tells Labour party members to come to their senses and reject the "Alice in Wonderland" politics of Jeremy Corbyn.

Les Mis Broadway star dies in fall
The first African-American and youngest person ever to play the lead role in Les Miserables on Broadway, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, dies in a fall.

UUP to withdraw from NI Executive
The Ulster Unionist Party will leave the Northern Ireland Executive, the party's ruling body has decided.

French reporters 'blackmailed king'
Two French reporters have been arrested and accused of attempting to blackmail the king of Morocco, lawyers say.

Round world yacht race set to begin
The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which will see 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe, is due to begin in London.

Chad executes Boko Haram fighters
Chad executes 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a day after they were found guilty of terror crimes.

Plans for Scottish budget delayed
Details of Scottish public spending plans for next year are to be delayed by several months.

New Austria migrant vehicle found
Three children are in hospital after Austrian police stop a minivan carrying 26 migrants, days after 71 people are found dead in an abandoned lorry.

NHS tests implanted sugar monitor
A blood sugar monitor that can stay in the body for five months is being tested on NHS patients with type 1 diabetes.

US decries al-Jazeera jail sentences
The US says it is "deeply disappointed and concerned" at the three-year jail sentences handed down in Egypt to three al-Jazeera journalists.

Lebanese hold 'You Stink' protest
Thousands of protesters staged a rally in the Lebanese capital over the government's failure to tackle a rubbish disposal crisis.

VIDEO: Shoreham remembers air crash victims
Hundreds of people from communities affected by the Shoreham air disaster have held a minute's silence to remember those who died, one week after the crash.

VIDEO: Dancing and tears in New Orleans
Commemorations are taking place in the US city of New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

VIDEO: Lorry driver's migrant crisis despair
The Calais migrant crisis is costing the road haulage industry £750,000 per day with delays and queues holding up the flow of traffic.

VIDEO: Widow's heartfelt cup final tribute
Lizzie Jones, the widow of rugby league player Danny Jones, who died suddenly after being taken ill at a match in May, sings Abide With Me before the Challenge Cup final.

VIDEO: Notting Hill Carnival's greatest hits
What are the biggest and best songs from the Notting Hill Carnival?

VIDEO: Ten million presidents... and other trends of the week
What were the unusual and noteworthy things that trended online this week?

VIDEO: Thousands celebrate pride in Manchester
Thousands of people have taken part in the annual pride march through the streets of Manchester.

VIDEO: Egypt verdict 'a dangerous message'
The conviction of three al-Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court "sends a dangerous message", lawyer Amal Clooney says.

Migrants, extremists and the X Factor
There's a range of topics on front pages, but migration, terrorism and showbusiness feature among the main headlines.

Rate rise on agenda despite China woes
Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the decision on when to raise UK interest rates is still likely to be made at the end of the year, despite China's slowdown.

David Sillito: Questioning the vitality of Britain's TV industry
The Edinburgh TV Festival agenda is dominated by the future of the BBC and the health of the British industry.

Analysis: Sizing up the Lords
The House of Lords is under the spotlight, with David Cameron set to create up to 40 new peers amid renewed calls for reform.

VIDEO: How safe is it to eat burgers rare?
The Food Standards Agency is proposing new guidelines that would allow for restaurants to serve burgers rare.

Sprinklers spoil Olympic Stadium bow
The first game of rugby at the Olympic Stadium - which will host five World Cup matches - is delayed when the sprinklers come on.

French hotel thieves posed as guests
French police arrest two men suspected of stealing safes from hotel rooms by posing as wealthy Gulf tourists.

Farah is GB's 'greatest sportsman'
Brendan Foster describes Mo Farah as Great Britain's "greatest sportsman" after achieving a distance 'triple-double'.

Vardy & Shelvey to get England call
Leicester's Jamie Vardy and Swansea's Jonjo Shelvey will be included in the England squad when it is announced on Sunday.

Hull KR 0-50 Leeds Rhinos
Tom Briscoe scores five tries as Leeds Rhinos beat Hull KR by a record margin to retain the Challenge Cup at Wembley.

Don't take Farah dominance for granted
The physical nightmare five-time world champion Mo Farah endures to win global titles is only half the battle, says Tom Fordyce.

HSBC glitch payments 'all processed'
A computer glitch that delayed 275,000 HSBC payments has now been resolved, the bank tells the BBC.

Ex-Sainsbury's boss slams Living Wage
Justin King, the former chief executive of Sainsbury's, says the National Living Wage will "destroy jobs".

Europe 'to tighten train security'
European ministers agree to increase ID and baggage controls among other restrictions at railway stations, France's interior minister announces.

Limit Chilcot legal advice cash - MP
The government should limit the amount of money spent on legal advice for politicians, officials and military figures as part of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war, a Tory MP says.

Speed up autism diagnosis - experts
Children with autism are having to wait an average of three-and-a-half years before diagnosis, while adults wait on average two years, experts say.

Drinking water 'no hangover cure'
Snacking or drinking water after a heavy night of drinking alcohol does not prevent a hangover, research on Dutch students suggests.

Primary pupils' results edge upwards
The performance of children in England in tests at the end of primary school edges upwards, the government announces.

Ghana universities 'targeted by IS'
Ghana's authorities are investigating several universities over links to suspected recruitment for the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials say.

Ashley Madison founder steps down
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down following data hack.

Instagram images no longer all square
Instagram is allowing its 300 million users to post landscape and portrait videos and pictures, as well as squares, for the first time.

Satellite image of IS destruction
A French satellite system pictures a pile of rubble where the ancient Temple of Baalshamin at Palmyra in Syria used to stand.

Year-long 'Mars isolation' begins
A team of Nasa recruits begins a year-long isolation in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii, to simulate life on Mars.

Reading crowd's 'chilled' reaction to headliners Mumford & Sons
Music fans give their verdict on Mumford & Sons' headlining the traditionally rock music festival at Reading.

Brooks 'to return as News Corp chief'
News Corp confirms it is in talks with Rebekah Brooks after reports she is to return as head of its UK division, a year after she was cleared over phone hacking.

Kullervo: Tolkien's fascination with Finland
The dark tale of Kullervo reveals that Tolkien's Middle Earth was inspired not only by England and Wales… but also by Finland.

How 'MacGyver' became a verb
It's made it to the Oxford Dictionaries.

Are these England's most beautiful pubs?
Bar beauty from the inter-war years - now listed

In pictures: Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait
Previously unseen and rare photographs of the author

Does atheism have to be anti-religious?
Does atheism have to be anti-religious?

William Ash: The cooler king
The real story of the PoW played by Steve McQueen

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads
The week's best reads

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

In pictures: An emotional arrival in Europe
An emotional arrival on the shores of Europe

Row over Caribbean dolphin parks plan
Turks and Caicos Islands debates marine mammal park

Paid to poo: Combating open defecation in India
Indian scheme aims to encourage better toilet habits

England's unsung world champions
England's lesser-known world champions

Recalling Ealing Studios' golden age
The last survivors of the Ealing film studios' heyday