BBC news for Berkshire

Reading Film Theatre blames Covid for closure after 50 years

Reading Film Theatre says dwindling audiences could "naturally be attributed to Covid-19 concerns".

Colby Lawton death: Man sentenced for murdering baby son

James Lawton is sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison for killing his one-month-old baby.

Ex-Newbury PC would have been sacked for racist comments

A disciplinary panel has found PC Perry Greenhalf made racist and homophobic comments whilst on duty.

Shani Warren: Man charged with murder over 1987 death

The body of Shani Warren, 26, was found gagged and bound in a lake.

BBC news for Berkshire

Reading Film Theatre blames Covid for closure after 50 years

Reading Film Theatre says dwindling audiences could "naturally be attributed to Covid-19 concerns".

Colby Lawton death: Man sentenced for murdering baby son

James Lawton is sentenced to a minimum of 17 years in prison for killing his one-month-old baby.

Ex-Newbury PC would have been sacked for racist comments

A disciplinary panel has found PC Perry Greenhalf made racist and homophobic comments whilst on duty.

Shani Warren: Man charged with murder over 1987 death

The body of Shani Warren, 26, was found gagged and bound in a lake.

Covid Updates for Berkshire

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BBC Front Page News

Covid: JCVI scientists to announce decision on booster rollout

A reduction in time between doses and extending the programme to younger age groups could be approved.

Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial to begin in New York City

The UK socialite denies grooming girls for convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse.

Covid: Dutch police arrest quarantine hotel escapee couple

The arrests were made on a plane in Amsterdam's airport before the take-off on Sunday, police say.

Labour calls for overhaul of system regulating ministers' conduct

It comes as the Commons standards committee prepares to publish its review of the code for MPs.