Latest news stories in Berkshire

Hundreds finish 125-mile canoe race
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:45:37 GMT
Hundreds of competitors complete the annual Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race.

Man charged with attempted murder
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:58:26 GMT
A 35-year-old man is charged with attempted murder after a woman was found with neck injuries at a house in Slough.

Gun salute to mark Queen's birthday
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:57:48 GMT
The Queen spends her 88th birthday at Windsor Castle as the event is marked across the UK with the traditional gun salutes.

Garden centres 'want' Easter choice
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:31:09 GMT
The government is urged to end restrictions that prevent many garden centres in England and Wales from opening on Easter Sunday.

Girl, 7, digs up 'bomb' on beach
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:41:48 GMT
A suspected phosphorus bomb dug up on a beach by a seven-year-old bursts into flames when her mother prods it with a garden fork.

Convention for Thunderbirds creator
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:13:48 GMT
The life and legacy of Gerry Anderson celebrated

Top 10 Tips: Susanne du Toit
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:46:49 GMT
Tips from Berkshire-based artist Susanne du Toit

Northampton 36-21 London Irish
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:26:43 GMT
Northampton Saints survive a remarkable London Irish fightback to return to winning ways at Franklin's Gardens.

Wigan Athletic 3-0 Reading
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:45:39 GMT
Reading slip out of the play-offs as they are comprehensively beaten by Wigan, who strengthen their own top-six place.

VIDEO: Warning to River Thames users
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 15:23:38 GMT
As the boating season gets under way, river users are being urged to take extra care on the Thames because of higher than usual water levels.

VIDEO: Package holidays blamed for cancer rise
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 05:49:18 GMT
The most dangerous form of skin cancer is now five times more common than it was in the 1970s.

VIDEO: World's toughest canoe race begins
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:38:35 GMT
Hundreds of people are taking part in the world's toughest canoe race, which passes through Berkshire.

VIDEO: Death crash drink driver jailed
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:54:15 GMT
A drink driver who knocked down and killed two cyclists in a stolen car while being followed by police is jailed for 10 years.