BBC news for Berkshire

Water firms in south east publish plan to avoid supply shortages

The six companies in the south east of England say billions of pounds of investment is needed.

Marnie Clayton: Man held after teen who went missing found safe

A man is arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment after missing Marnie Clayton is found.

Covid: South Western Railway cuts services due to Omicron impact

Passengers across the south of England are warned of a new reduced timetable from Monday.

Three injured in Windsor after police car crashes

The car rolled down an embankment and hit three other parked vehicles after the collision.

Covid Updates for Berkshire

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Crime bill: Lords defeats for government's protest clamp-down plans

Peers vote against plans to clamp down on noisy protests and in favour of making misogyny a hate crime.

Downing Street party: Boris Johnson was warned about lockdown drinks, says Dominic Cummings

But No 10 has strongly denied claims by the PM's ex-aide that Boris Johnson ignored concerns.

Magistrates to get more powers to jail criminals for longer

In a bid to tackle court backlogs, magistrates in England and Wales will be able to jail criminals for longer.

Tonga runway ash blocks New Zealand air relief

After the tsunami New Zealand promises aid, but ash on Tonga's runway is hindering relief efforts.

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