Latest news stories in Berkshire

Man, 78, held over 1965 murder of schoolgirl Elsie Frost
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:07:35 GMT
A man in his 70s has been arrested on suspicion of murdering schoolgirl Elsie Frost in Wakefield more than 50 years ago.

Banker 'corrupted by boys' jollies perks'
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:39:54 GMT
A banker who oversaw business loan losses of £245m provided loans to people he worked with for free travel and access to a credit card, it has been claimed.

Southfield School, Wokingham, closed for 'improvements'
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:41:08 GMT
A school in Berkshire which was criticised by Ofsted inspectors closes while it "plans for improvements".

Tributes paid to man killed in crash on A33 in Reading
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:19:47 GMT
Tributes are paid to a "much loved son, brother and uncle" who died in a two-car crash in Reading.

New £9m dementia care home officially opened
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:13:28 GMT
A £9m dementia care home, built and arranged in circular clusters, has been officially opened in Berkshire.

Berkshire army reservists to fight African elephant poachers
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:11:34 GMT
Berkshire army reservists help the military in Gabon to battle poachers, who are decimating the African forest elephant population as part of the illegal ivory trade.

Driving instructor builds Spitfire in Reading back garden
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:55:13 GMT
A driving instructor from Reading has built a replica of a Spitfire fighter in the back garden of his home.

Crimewatch reconstruct Windsor Legoland sex abuse case
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:50:47 GMT
Two mothers whose young daughters were sexually assaulted during a trip to Legoland speak out about the attack for a BBC Crimewatch appeal.

Not just Potter's house - ordinary homes for showbiz fans
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:04 GMT
It's not just Harry Potter's house which had come on the market - here are some ordinary homes with extraordinary screen presence.

Guinness World Record for bearded woman Harnaam Kaur
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 08:58:34 GMT
A model with six-inch long facial hair has become the youngest woman in the world to have a full beard, according to the Guinness World Records.

Brentford v Reading
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:38:21 GMT
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Brentford and Reading.

Reading 1-0 Huddersfield Town
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:14:59 GMT
Ten-man Huddersfield Town slip off the top of the Championship table after suffering a narrow defeat at Reading.

Doncaster Rovers Belles 1-4 Reading Women
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:30:46 GMT
Reading earn their first win in the top flight to condemn bottom-club Doncaster Rovers Belles to an 11th defeat from 11.


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