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M4 closed for weekend bridge and smart motorway work

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 10:17
Repairs to a bridge and ongoing smart motorway work on the M4 are being carried out at the weekend.
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TikTok user claims she gets banned for being plus-sized

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 07:56
Christy Collins, from Reading, says she is temporarily banned after being reported by other users.
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Covid tests: I trusted my PCR results

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 16:35
People share their stories of having negative PCR tests after positive lateral flow results.
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Investigation ordered into Wolverhampton Covid lab test failings

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 16:28
A lab in Wolverhampton is suspended as 43,000 people in England and Wales are potentially affected.
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Man calls 999 to complain about 'putrid' chicken

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 12:32
The caller asked Thames Valley Police to send a car to his house and take away a rotting chicken.
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Covid test lab in Wolverhampton suspended over wrong results

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 12:05
Health chief says it's not clear what went wrong as 43,000 in England and Wales potentially affected.
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Covid: False negative Covid test results confirmed at Newbury Showground

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 03:11
Some people who took tests in Berkshire earlier this month may have wrongly been given the all-clear.
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Reading stabbings: Khairi Saadallah refused appeal against whole-life term

BBC Berkshire - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 13:03
Khairi Saadallah, described as an Islamic extremist, murdered three friends in a Reading park.
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Nasa: Deaf children speak to astronauts on space station

BBC Berkshire - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 10:51
Pupils at a school for deaf children spoke to astronauts on the International Space Station.
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New Reading hospital construction could start in four years

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 12:29
Royal Berkshire Hospital will be rebuilt in its current location or constructed elsewhere.
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Covid: Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust removes fake vaccine leaflets

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 09:46
The trust's chief executive says sharing false information is "no way to show respect" to NHS staff.
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Squid Game: Police reassure motorists over M4 road sign

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 09:14
A sign that appears to direct motorists to Squid Game is in fact a motorway diversion, police say.
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Thatcham layby rape: Man faces no further action

BBC Berkshire - Wed, 10/13/2021 - 06:46
The attack took place in a layby on the A4 in Thatcham opposite the Mercure Hotel on 16 August.
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Newbury dad lied to Taliban to rescue his family from Kabul

BBC Berkshire - Mon, 10/11/2021 - 14:44
Newbury dad says he was quizzed by Taliban guards when he returned to Afghanistan in August.
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EFL Green Clubs: Scheme to help all 72 clubs become environmentally sustainable

BBC Berkshire - Mon, 10/11/2021 - 11:23
The English Football League agrees a partnership to help support clubs becoming more sustainable.
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Reading 3-0 Aston Villa: First-half blitz lifts Royals to first win of the season

BBC Berkshire - Sun, 10/10/2021 - 15:01
Three first-half goals lift Reading to their first win of the Women's Super League season after a clinical display against Aston Villa.
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Altrincham 2-0 Maidenhead United

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 10/09/2021 - 16:56
Altrincham return to winning ways in the National League with a 2-0 victory over struggling Maidenhead.
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M4 closed near Heathrow for weekend smart motorway works

BBC Berkshire - Sat, 10/09/2021 - 11:14
Both sides of the carriageway are closed between junctions 3 and 4b as part of ongoing work.
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Invasive Asian hornet discovered in Ascot

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/08/2021 - 14:45
The confirmed sighting is the first since a nest was destroyed in Hampshire last year.
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Aster Healthcare fined £1m over woman's scalding bath death

BBC Berkshire - Fri, 10/08/2021 - 13:05
A judge says Aster Healthcare misled investigators over the death of 93-year-old Frances Norris.
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