Latest news stories in Berkshire

Crash driver's 'life gift to others'
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:31:12 GMT
A driver who died two days after a crash in Berkshire gives the "gift of life to others" by donating his organs, his family says.

Kauto Star rider hurt by 'lies'
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:46:14 GMT
Rider Laura Collett says she feels "bullied and hurt" by claims she lied about the circumstances of Kauto Star's death.

Talks over Madejski Stadium plans
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:47:47 GMT
The Thai owners of Reading Football Club are in talks with the local council over development plans for a site near the Madejski Stadium.

New water sports centre for town
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:09:31 GMT
A new community water sports centre in Slough will open in August on land donated by Eton College.

Train strike on after talks collapse
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:42:29 GMT
Talks aimed at settling a dispute over plans to axe guards and buffet cars on First Great Western's new Hitachi Inter City Express trains have broken down.

Sewer repair traffic woe warning
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:33:57 GMT
Traffic in Reading is expected to be severely disrupted for three weeks while a collapsed sewer is repaired on a main commuter route.

Driver dies after two-car collision
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 13:56:44 GMT
A driver dies from his injuries two days after a crash.

Headphone man 'humiliated' by police
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 09:07:22 GMT
A rail traveller tells of his "humiliation" after being twice detained by armed police at Reading station over concerns about wires seen in his pocket.

VIDEO: Runways report devastating, say locals
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:42:18 GMT
Residents respond to third runway report

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:58:55 GMT
Peter Henley reviews region's politics

Reading co-owner outlines vision
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:52:36 GMT
Reading Football Club majority shareholder Narin Niruttinanon targets progress on and off the field ahead of the new season.

Women's Ashes 'biggest series ever'
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:27:08 GMT
This summer's Ashes series is the biggest the women's game has ever seen, according to former England captain Clare Connor.

Champions Sarries start against Sale
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:00:59 GMT
Saracens will begin the defence of their Premiership title at home to Sale Sharks on Saturday, 17 October.

Reading Ladies sign Wales netballer
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:43:13 GMT
Wales dual sport international Nia Jones joins football side Reading after being overlooked for the Netball World Cup.

Sheppard commits future to Reading
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:44:22 GMT
Reading academy graduate Jake Sheppard signs his first professional contract with the club.

Defender McShane agrees Reading deal
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:21:35 GMT
Reading sign Republic of Ireland defender Paul McShane on a three-year contract following his release by Hull City.