Latest news stories in Berkshire

Giant 'sinkhole' appears in garden
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:21:23 GMT
A "massive" sinkhole has appeared in the front garden of a house in Berkshire.

Final editions for local newspapers
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:49:33 GMT
The Reading Post, Surrey Herald and Surrey Times print their final editions following a decision to close seven local newspaper titles.

House gutted by Christmas tree fire
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:04:44 GMT
A house is gutted by fire after a candle fell off a Christmas tree and set it alight.

Car museum rammed in cash raid
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:34:12 GMT
Five men are arrested in Wokingham after a pick-up truck was used to ram the glass entrance of a car museum in Surrey.

Clarke appointed new Reading manager
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:12:41 GMT
Championship side Reading appoint former West Bromwich Albion head coach Steve Clarke as their new manager.

Stolen Red Bull trophies found
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:51:15 GMT
Trophies stolen from the Red Bull Racing factory in Milton Keynes are found in a lake.

Waterways work begins as firm hired
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:24:53 GMT
The first phase of a scheme to regenerate Maidenhead's waterways will begin in January following the appointment of a contractor.

Two men guilty of child sex offences
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:10:08 GMT
Two men are convicted of sexual offences against three girls in Slough following a police investigation into child sexual exploitation.

The ultimate Christmas sandwich
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:45:59 GMT
Berkshire turkey farmer under pressure to deliver

VIDEO: Political week in 60 seconds
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:47:57 GMT
Peter Henley reviews the region's politics

Smith plays down London Irish exit
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:59:50 GMT
London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith plays down talk he will leave the club at the end of the season.

Kauto Star set for 2015 dressage bow
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:36:02 GMT
Record-breaking Kauto Star is likely to compete in dressage in 2015, but will not take part in the 2016 Olympics.

Adkins sacked as Reading manager
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:03:30 GMT
Reading sack manager Nigel Adkins after 20 months in charge of the Championship club.

Birmingham City 6-1 Reading
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:40:24 GMT
A first-half hat-trick from teenage winger Demarai Gray gives Birmingham City a handsome home win over Reading.

London Irish 34-23 Cardiff Blues
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:18:24 GMT
London Irish inflict a first ever European Challenge Cup loss on Cardiff to join them at the top of Pool One.