Latest news stories in Berkshire

Wedding guest jailed over head stamp
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:28:57 GMT
A "violent" criminal from Berkshire, who cracked a man's skull at a wedding with an alcohol-fuelled stamp to the head, is jailed.

Harris loses conviction appeal bid
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:38:29 GMT
Entertainer Rolf Harris, from Bray, loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.

Crash teen 'put smiles on faces'
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:59:36 GMT
A Reading teenager who died after being hit by a car in High Wycombe "put a smile on those around him", his family says.

Golf club to be closed by council
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:14:00 GMT
Wokingham Borough Council's executive decides to close Hurst Golf Course at Dinton Pasture Country Park because it is running at a financial loss.

Two arrested in care home probe
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:50:08 GMT
Two people from Reading are arrested as part of a police investigation into a care home in Oxfordshire.

'Too big' flats to be demolished
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:08:35 GMT
A block of flats in Berkshire is to be demolished after it was built larger than was permitted by planners.

Actor's father honoured on memorial
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:12:42 GMT
The father of Pink Panther actor David Niven is to be remembered on a memorial to a World War One hero.

No fog detectors for M5 crash site
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:38:09 GMT
The Highways Agency says it will not heed calls to install fog detectors at the scene of a motorway crash in which seven people died, including a father and daughter from Windsor.

Living wage concerns at royal shop
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:45:23 GMT
Campaigners for a living wage have raised concerns over workers' pay in a farm shop on the Queen's Windsor Castle estate.

Man arrested after motorway death
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:18:20 GMT
A man is arrested after the death of a man who is believed to have been thrown from a car on the M4.

Women's hostel 1989 rape investigated
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:57:45 GMT
Thames Valley Police investigates a report of rape at a women-only bail hostel in Reading from 1989.

Honour for Briton who saved Jews
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:46:32 GMT
Honour for Maidenhead's Sir Nicholas Winton

Psycho Halloween costumes 'appalling'
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:51:54 GMT
"Lunatic" and "psycho" outfits draw criticism

Blackburn Rovers v Reading
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:32:45 GMT
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Blackburn Rovers and Reading.

Williams ready to fight for Reading
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:46:42 GMT
Midfielder Danny Williams is ready to "fight" for Reading after overcoming the most frustrating period of his career.

Karacan close to Reading return
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:10:13 GMT
Reading captain Jem Karacan is close to making his return from a knee injury after more than a year out of action.