A teenager has died during a police pursuit in Reading. The incident happened just before 11.30pm last night.
Brighton, Reading and Aldershot have some big matches this weekend in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup.
The Olympic flame set off from Reading this morning, on day 54 of its 8,000 mile relay around the UK.
There will be plenty of messing about on the water in the Thames Valley over the next few days. Thousands of people are expected at Reading's Water Festival tomorrow before the show moves upstream to Newbury the following weekend.
The festivals are a celebration of our waterway towns. And this year the charity that saved the Kennet and Avon canal from closure, has particular cause to celebrate. Penny Silvester reports
Interviewees: Clive Cox, volunteer; Caroline Boughton, volunteer and Rob Dean, Kennet and Avon Canal.
Video. Preparations are underway for Reading's Water Festival which takes place on Saturday. Thousands of people are expected to attend the event as it winds its way through the town. There will be three parades, stalls and live music.
QPR will today take on Reading in a bid to cling on to a place in the Premier League today. Both teams are currently bottom of the league and the loser of today's match, at the Madejski Stadium, faces certain relegation. The winner stays in with a chance but may still end up sliding out.
A draw could prolong the agony. We'll have more on London Tonight at 6.15pm.
A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for causing death by dangerous driving in Reading.
Samuel Darling, 24, of Sirius Close in Wokingham, was found guilty by a jury at Reading Crown Court yesterday. (17/4)
He was given seven years for each of the two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, to run concurrently.
Darling was also disqualified from driving for six years.
Darling’s white transit van was in collision with a VW Golf being driven by Jack Allison at Winnersh crossroads on 14 March last year.
Mr Allison, aged 18, and his passenger Stuart Craig, aged 19, both died following the collision.
The food service firm Baxter-Storey which is based in Reading, Leeds and Edinburgh has been awarded a second major contract with British Airways. The firm will provide dining and hospitality for thousands of employees at the airline's offices at Heathrow and Manchester.
Final score: Reading 0 - 2 Southampton
Reading 0 - 2 Southampton ( Scorers - Jay Rodriguez (34), Adam Lallana (72).
Train planners at Reading meeting now to sort out disruption.
– Dan Panes, First Great Western
We were not able to recover as we would have liked this morning. We are looking at how we can reduce these problems for the rest of the week. It could well be we run fewer services than expected during the next few days. Our planners are meeting now and we will issue an update soon. "