Latest news stories in Berkshire

Pedestrian dies after motorway crash
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:26:21 GMT
A pedestrian dies in a crash on the M4 between Reading and Maidenhead.

Referee 'hit by bottle' at match
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:22:59 GMT
A non league football match is abandoned after the referee was hit by a bottle thrown from the crowd at half time, it is claimed.

Pet cat beheaded and tail cut off
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:39:30 GMT
A pet cat has been deliberately beheaded and had its tail cut off, police say.

'Execute travellers' Tory suspended
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:58:53 GMT
A Tory councillor from Maidenhead who joked that travellers refusing eviction should be "executed" is suspended by his party.

Cliff Richard police raid 'inept'
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:10:39 GMT
The handling of a police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard is described as inept by the Commons Home Affairs Committee.

Teenager rape inquiry 'discontinued'
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:39:06 GMT
Police investigating a reported rape in Reading say there is clear evidence that no rape took place.

Trafficking police raid 'brothel'
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:00:35 GMT
A woman is arrested on suspicion of running a brothel following a raid by police in Reading.

Secure hospitals staff go on strike
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:05:13 GMT
Staff from three high security psychiatric hospitals walk out in the latest strike over health workers' pay.

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

Arts facility for Cold War base
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:09:54 GMT
Cold War base turned into arts facility

Reading 3-0 Blackpool
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:43:13 GMT
Reading win their first match in six league games by earning a comfortable victory over bottom-side Blackpool.

Grenoble 15-25 London Irish
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:33:29 GMT
London Irish make it two wins from two in the European Challenge Cup with a bonus-point victory against Grenoble.

Royals players devastated - Federici
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:33:44 GMT
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici says the players were "devastated" after their second successive 3-0 defeat.

Bournemouth 3-0 Reading
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:59:58 GMT
Brett Pitman and Callum Wilson score as Bournemouth make it four wins in five Championship games with victory over Reading.

London Irish 70-14 Rovigo
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:03:23 GMT
Winger Topsy Ojo scores a hat-trick as London Irish thrash Italian side Rovigo 70-14 in their opening Challenge Cup game.