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Fri - Sunny. High: 21 Low: 13
Sat - AM Showers. High: 17 Low: 11
Sun - Rain. High: 14 Low: 9
Mon - Showers. High: 12 Low: 4
Tue - Partly Cloudy. High: 12 Low: 2

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Berkshire News

Wedding guest jailed over head stamp
A "violent" criminal from Berkshire, who cracked a man's skull at a wedding with an alcohol-fuelled stamp to the head, is jailed.

Harris loses conviction appeal bid
Entertainer Rolf Harris, from Bray, loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.

Crash teen 'put smiles on faces'
A Reading teenager who died after being hit by a car in High Wycombe "put a smile on those around him", his family says.

Golf club to be closed by council
Wokingham Borough Council's executive decides to close Hurst Golf Course at Dinton Pasture Country Park because it is running at a financial loss.

Two arrested in care home probe
Two people from Reading are arrested as part of a police investigation into a care home in Oxfordshire.

'Too big' flats to be demolished
A block of flats in Berkshire is to be demolished after it was built larger than was permitted by planners.

Actor's father honoured on memorial
The father of Pink Panther actor David Niven is to be remembered on a memorial to a World War One hero.

No fog detectors for M5 crash site
The Highways Agency says it will not heed calls to install fog detectors at the scene of a motorway crash in which seven people died, including a father and daughter from Windsor.

Living wage concerns at royal shop
Campaigners for a living wage have raised concerns over workers' pay in a farm shop on the Queen's Windsor Castle estate.

Man arrested after motorway death
A man is arrested after the death of a man who is believed to have been thrown from a car on the M4.

Women's hostel 1989 rape investigated
Thames Valley Police investigates a report of rape at a women-only bail hostel in Reading from 1989.

Honour for Briton who saved Jews
Honour for Maidenhead's Sir Nicholas Winton

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

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.

Reading Football Club (the nearest big club to Maidenhead)

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

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.

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.

BBC News Headlines

Victims meeting abuse inquiry staff
Victims' groups are meeting officials from a historical child sex abuse inquiry and are expected to call for inquiry chair Fiona Woolf to resign.

Two missing after fireworks blaze
Two people are missing and a man has been arrested after a major blaze at a Stafford fireworks warehouse that left two people in hospital.

Warmest UK Halloween on record
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.

Burkina Faso's president resigns
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore announces he has resigned, following violent protests at his attempt to extend his 27-year rule.

UN chief defends Ebola aid workers
UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".

Alcohol 'should have calorie labels'
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

Terror sentences 'were justified'
Three men who challenged their special extended sentences for preparing terrorism offences lose their appeals.

Hungary scraps controversial web tax
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

Key Jerusalem holy site reopens
Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.

Firefighters set for pensions strike
Firefighters across England are to start a four-day strike later in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.

Double contest for Scottish Labour
The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.

Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt
The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds originally issued by Winston Churchill.

VIDEO: Sixty years of British animation
It has been 60 years since the animated adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - the first British animated film.

VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.

VIDEO: Poppy hijab for Remembrance
A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.

VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.

VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana
It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.

VIDEO: The dancers who light up the stage
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.

VIDEO: What happened to Remploy workers?
A year after the last Remploy factory closed, Nikki Fox looks at what has happened to former workers - and what options are available to them

VIDEO: Stars glow at Interstellar premiere
The stars of Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Interstellar praise its "ambition" at the film's European premiere.

How much can UK campaign hurt IS?
The UK has signed up to limited strategic military action in Iraq against Islamic State - and there are questions over its ability to do much more, says Jonathan Marcus.

Fashion challenge for Apple's Ive
Can Apple design guru Jony Ive turn the smartwatch into a hit?

New Nato boss on challenges ahead
With most Nato members intent on cutting defence spending, Mark Urban asks the alliance's new chief Jens Stoltenberg how he can stop it becoming an association of broken promises.

VIDEO: What happened to TV cameras in court?
It has been one year since TV cameras started rolling in the Court of Appeal. But what has happened since? Legal Correspondent Clive Coleman investigates.

The price of peace in Colombia
As peace talks between the Colombian government and Farc rebels enter their third year, Vanessa Buschschluter asks what a peaceful Colombia would look like.

VIDEO: Quarantine fuels US political row
BBC News looks at how the battle against Ebola has become a political football - in 60 seconds.

Labour 'wipeout' and Ebola threat
A Labour "wipeout" in Scotland, the continuing threat from Ebola, and claims UK aid is fuelling bribery all make the headlines on Friday.

Bend It Like Beckham set for stage
A musical version of the hit 2002 British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.

Dench and Watson honoured in LA
Actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Junior are among the stars honoured at the Britannia Awards hosted by Bafta in LA.

Costa set to make Chelsea return
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho confirms striker Diego Costa will be available for Saturday's Premier League game with QPR.

Gerrard open to move from Liverpool
Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.

Predictions: Lawro v Rachel Riley
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Countdown co-presenter Rachel Riley.

VIDEO: Halloween: Sporting horrors of 2014
In honour of Halloween, BBC Sport looks back at some of 2014's more 'horrifying' moments, including the shocks, the slips, the trips and the unexpected.

Silva out of Manchester derby
Manchester City's David Silva will miss the Manchester derby and could be out for three weeks with a knee injury.

Russia raises interest rates to 9.5%
Russia's central bank raises interest rates to 9.5% from 8%, a much bigger rise than expected, as it seeks to combat inflation.

VIDEO: Zimbabwe's crocodile farms
Crocodile farming in Zimbabwe is an expensive, niche business, as the BBC's Brian Hungwe finds out.

Count begins in commissioner vote
Counting begins in the election of a new Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

AUDIO: Punk poet's praise for Michael Gove
John Cooper Clarke says Michael Gove was "right" to support the learning of poetry by rote.

Genes 'play role in Ebola survival'
Genetic factors could play an important role in whether people survive or die from the Ebola virus, say US scientists.

VIDEO: 'Drug abuse should be a health issue'
The Liberal Democrat minister responsible for tackling drug use, Norman Baker, says the government should look at drug abuse as a health issue.

Lavish praise 'does not help pupils'
Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics.

AUDIO: 'Don't praise struggling pupils'
Popular teaching practices "harmful to students' learning".

Pirate Bay founder gets jail term
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg sentenced to three-and-half years in prison after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.

VIDEO: Prototype flying car shown off
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.

Newt flesh fungus 'brought by pets'
A skin-eating fungus threatens salamanders and newts across Europe, and probably arrived on pet amphibians imported from Asia.

VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.

Blurred Lines dispute to go to trial
A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.

VIDEO: Meet the accidental stormtrooper
Laurie Goode's fleeting role as a Stormtrooper in Star Wars 38 years ago still has an impact on his life today

Caption Challenge: Crane-osaurus
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

What is the parliamentary dress code?
MP Harriet Harman has worn a t-shirt with a feminist slogan to Prime Ministers questions. But what is the parliamentary dress code?

Wheelchair drag driver handed ban
A woman who was caught on CCTV dragging a man in a wheelchair behind her car is handed a two-year driving ban.

Funeral held for 'Father Christmas'
The funeral is held for an actor who was the face of Father Christmas in a famous seasonal Coca-Cola advertising campaign.

Vision for Prestwick Airport growth
A long-term vision is set out for Prestwick Airport - a year after it was taken into public ownership amid fears it could close.

Scottish Paranormal Festival begins
The first Scottish Paranormal Festival, a weekend celebrating UFOs, ghosts and aliens, is under way in Stirling.

DUP to 'bring welfare issue to head'
The DUP says it intends to bring the controversial welfare reform issue 'to a head" before Christmas if it is not resolved in the current talks process.

Man charged with Gibson murder
A 57-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of Edward Gibson in west Belfast.

Council chief's pay-off cash cut
A pay-off for Wales' highest paid council chief is finally approved by auditors after an agreement to cut the planned £330,000 deal by more than £50,000.

'Murdered' man ambulance delay probe
Delays in getting an ambulance to an alleged murder victim in Wrexham are being investigated by the Welsh Ambulance Service.

Deadly blast at Nigeria bus station
At least eight people die in an explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.

Cows to keep Kenyan girls in school
Nine cows will be offered to fathers in areas of northern Kenya to ensure their daughters finish their education, a county governor says.

Myanmar in rare multi-party talks
Myanmar's president is holding rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.

Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane
Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.

Russia-Ukraine deal secures EU gas
Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.

French radio station catches fire
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

Colombian Farc in civilian admission
Colombia's Farc rebel group acknowledges for the first time that its actions in Latin America's longest internal conflict "affected civilians".

Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption
Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.

Mass graves found in western Iraq
Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants are found in mass graves in western Iraq.

Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town of Kobane to join the battle against Islamic State militants, activists say.

US police killing suspect captured
A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.

Charity warns US on Ebola quarantine
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

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VIDEO: European Scrutiny Committee
The committee questions the UK Commissioner-designate Lord Hill

VIDEO: Wine vs doughnut: The hidden calories in booze
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.

VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.

VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry
Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.

VIDEO: RFA Argus arrives in Sierra Leone
The Royal Navy's casualty ship RFA Argus has arrived in Sierra Leone to help to tackle the Ebola crisis.

VIDEO: 'Why I needed Danish sperm donor'
A single mother with one-year-old twins explains to BBC Breakfast how she needed a Danish sperm donor and how she plans to tell the girls about their conception.

VIDEO: PM 'paralysed' over by-election
Ed Miliband accuses the prime minister of delaying an European Arrest Warrant vote, but is told it will go ahead.

Moving house: Nightmare or life-affirming?
Is moving house a nightmare or life affirming?

Quiz of the week's news
What did Robbie's wife tell him to stop singing during labour?

Tips for a disability-friendly Halloween
Tips for a disability-friendly Halloween

VIDEO: Meet the accidental stormtrooper
How one man's luck landed him a place in cinema history

The metal detectors saving marriages
The metal detectorists who are saving marriages

Timothy Spall: How I became Turner
How Timothy Spall created 400 artworks for his latest film

What are Remploy workers doing now?
How former Remploy workers struggle to find work

The volunteers ready to fight Ebola
The health workers volunteering to fight Ebola

'It's business as usual in Austin'
F1 star on turning up the pressure in his title fight