Latest news stories in Berkshire

Hospital 'under pressure' after flood
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:52:04 GMT
A hospital that closed its accident and emergency department after a flood and small fire remains "under extreme pressure", the NHS trust says.

Water pipe work disruption expected
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 07:42:26 GMT
Residents are warned to expect disruption over the next 18 months during £1.7m water pipe replacement works in Bracknell.

Dozens injured on station escalators
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:19:42 GMT
Extra safety measures are put in place at Reading train station after dozens of injuries on escalators in the past two years.

Nuclear weapons firm sheds 500 jobs
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:46:08 GMT
Up to 500 jobs will be lost at the company responsible for making Britain's Trident nuclear warheads.

Blind athlete wins window fall claim
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:52:32 GMT
A blind adventurer who sued friends after being left paralysed when he fell from a window in their home in Henley has his claim against them upheld.

Paddington revamp set to start
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:32:43 GMT
Paddington Station undergoes a revamp to provide better waiting facilities, more seating areas and food outlets, says Network Rail.

Thunderbirds 'return' for anniversary
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:01:49 GMT
Three new episodes planned for 50th anniversary

Dalai Lama snapper set for Bake Off
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:52:36 GMT
Berkshire nurse among hopefuls

Reading left-back Obita extends deal
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:39:31 GMT
Defender Jordan Obita signs a new contract with Championship club Reading, keeping him with the Royals until 2018.

Ferdinand keen to make up lost time
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:55:47 GMT
Reading defender Anton Ferdinand hopes to put his injury-hit first season with the club behind him.

World bronze for Laugher & Mears
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:35:29 GMT
Britain's Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win bronze in the synchronised 3m springboard at the World Aquatics Championships.

FA aims to expand WSL to 24 teams
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:00:58 GMT
The Football Association's head of women's leagues and competitions says she hopes to see the WSL expanded to 24 teams.