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Boy, 10, in 480km 'Windsor to Paris' triathlon challenge

6 hours 12 min ago
Joshua Collacott began his fundraising challenge after seeing an advert for the NSPCC.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Wendy's: Reading chosen by fast-food firm for UK comeback

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:42
Reading is set to be home to the burger restaurant's first branch in the UK in two decades.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Teenagers fired catapults at vehicles on M4 motorway

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:36
Police say only "good fortune" prevented serious injury or death on the motorway, in Berkshire.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

PC Andrew Harper murder trial: Jurors visit death scene

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:24
Jurors leave the Old Bailey to visit the scene where PC Andrew Harper was dragged to his death.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading stabbings: Terror suspect Khairi Saadallah appears at Old Bailey

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:59
The 25-year-old is remanded in custody after appearing by video link from Belmarsh Prison.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Wargrave Fire Station to close, fire authority decides

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:58
The Royal Berkshire Fire Authority voted to shut Wargrave Fire Station, which opened in 1903.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading v Brentford

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:17
Live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Reading and Brentford.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Winnersh teenager died in balcony fall at Spanish resort

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 17:18
A university student took MDMA and cocaine before toppling into a swimming pool, an inquest hears.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading stabbings suspect appears in court

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 17:09
Khairi Saadallah, 25, is charged with the murders of three men in a park in Reading nine days ago.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading Festival-goer died from accidental drug overdose

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 14:41
A student nurse died after taking MDMA at Reading Festival in August, an inquest hears.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Gloucester 'surprised' by London Irish reaction to George Skivington appointment

Sun, 06/28/2020 - 15:31
Gloucester say they are "surprised" by London Irish's response to their appointment of George Skivington as head coach.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Mother's warning to others over son's Jubilee River drowning

Sun, 06/28/2020 - 14:02
Michael Scaife died after going to the aid of a friend in the Jubilee River in Berkshire in 2015.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

George Skivington: Gloucester name London Irish forwards coach as new head coach

Sat, 06/27/2020 - 23:19
Gloucester appoint George Skivington as their new head coach, to replace the departed Johan Ackermann.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading stabbings: Khairi Saadallah charged with murder

Sat, 06/27/2020 - 22:42
Khairi Saadallah, 25, is accused of killing three men in a public park in Reading last Saturday.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Derby County v Reading

Sat, 06/27/2020 - 10:26
Live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Derby County and Reading.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading Bridge closure to cause 'significant disruption'

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 17:30
A bridge connecting Reading and Caversham will close for six weeks to replace two gas mains.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Reading stabbings: Victims died of 'single stab wounds'

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 16:32
Post-mortem tests reveal the three men were fatally wounded by a single blow in the knife attack.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Danny Loader: Reading forward turns down new deal, as Charlie Adam agrees extension

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 16:07
Forward Danny Loader will leave Reading in July after rejecting a deal to complete the season with the Championship side.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

Cookham drowning: Second man dies after being pulled from Thames

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 15:10
Two men had been swimming in a stretch of the River Thames when they got into difficulty.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

PC Andrew Harper murder trial: Driver 'tried to ram' police car

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 14:48
A policeman says the driver of the car dragging PC Harper "deliberately" drove straight at him.
Categories: Berkshire, Reading, Slough

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