Latest news stories in Berkshire

DJ Mike Read defends UKIP Calypso
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:43:28 GMT
BBC Radio Berkshire presenter Mike Read has written a song in support of UKIP, which the party hopes its supporters will propel to the top of the charts.

Planning laws 'cost residents money'
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:29:20 GMT
Changes to planning laws mean residents in a Berkshire town will have to pay up to £2m more towards schools, homes and roads, according to a councillor.

Kate's second baby due in April
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:03:04 GMT
The Duchess of Cambridge, who is originally from Berkshire, confirms her second baby is due in April next year

Body found in US hunt for student
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 09:54:30 GMT
Virginia state police say they have found human remains that could be those of missing Reading-born student Hannah Graham.

Four men jailed for dating site scam
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:36:50 GMT
Four men are jailed for conning 12 women out of nearly £250,000 on a dating website.

VIDEO: Gas death warning video released
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:40:25 GMT
Video released warning about the dangers

WW2 artefacts collection digitised
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:43:29 GMT
WW2 artefacts collection to be digitised

London Irish 70-14 Rovigo
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:03:23 GMT
Winger Topsy Ojo scores a hat-trick as London Irish thrash Italian side Rovigo 70-14 in their opening Challenge Cup game.

Reading 0-3 Derby County
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:21:38 GMT
Derby climb to second in the Championship as Chris Martin's double and a goal from Jordon Ibe seal victory over Reading.

Noble Mission seals famous Ascot win
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:19:17 GMT
Noble Mission emulates his legendary elder brother Frankel by winning the Champion Stakes at Ascot.

Lady Cecil on a mission at Ascot
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:32:42 GMT
Lady Cecil is looking for Ascot success again with Frankel's younger brother Noble Mission, who runs his final race.

Toronado misses Ascot for US target
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:13:18 GMT
Richard Hughes will ride Night Of Thunder in the QEII Stakes at Ascot with stablemate Toronado heading to the Breeders' Cup.

London Irish sign lock forward Lyons
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:29:16 GMT
London Irish sign former Worcester and London Scottish lock Dave Lyons on a short-term agreement until January.