BBC news for Berkshire

Two injured in 'terrifying' Newbury gas explosion

A gas cylinder exploded in a fire in Newbury that spread to three gardens, a fire service says.

Reading gang-rape investigation closed by police

Thames Valley Police confirmed officers were "no longer investigating an incident of rape".

Berkshire postal worker 'in fear' after £1m bank nightmare

Azhar Bhutta says Barclays has not said why he went £1m overdrawn or had direct debits cancelled.

Law in memory of PC Harper comes into force after wife's campaign

Lissie Harper campaigned for a change in the law after her police officer husband was killed in 2019.

Covid Updates for Berkshire

Click the the latest news on Covid within Wantage https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51768274

BBC Front Page News

Paris trial: Salah Abdeslam guilty as historic trial ends

Salah Abdeslam and 19 others convicted over the 2015 attacks which killed 130 people across Paris.

R. Kelly given 30 years in jail for sex abuse

The singer was found to have used his celebrity status to sexually abuse children and women.

Ukraine war: US to ramp up military presence across Europe

President Biden announces a strengthening by "land, air and sea" over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Palace review of how Meghan bullying claims were handled stays private

An investigation into the handling of claims against the Duchess of Sussex will remain confidential.

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