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Video. People living near Pangbourne in Berkshire are being reminded to watch out for nests of toxic caterpillars in trees. The hairs of the caterpillars contain a substance which can cause painful skin rashes and eye and throat irritations.
Commuters in one part of Oxford will be able to hire a bike to get work from today. The £150,000 scheme is being trialled by Oxfordshire County Council to cut congestion in and around Headington.
Women will be dressed up to the nines today as it's Ladies day at Royal Ascot. The big race of the day at the Berkshire course is the Ascot Gold cup. Around 300,000 racegoers are expected to attend over the five-day meeting.
Video. Simon Parkin has the weather forecast for the Meridian region.
Video. A murder investigation is underway in Berkshire this evening after a stabbing. A large number of police vehicles and dog handlers were called to the Nightingales Estate in Newbury after reports of a disturbance.
The body of a man was found with stab wounds. Police are asking anyone with information to come forward.
A murder investigation is underway in Newbury after a man was found stabbed on the Nightingales Estate. Several police vehicles and dog handlers are at the scene. More later.
For the first time in over a decade there will be an all female crew in the Volvo Round the World Sailing Race. Since the event started on the South Coast back in 1973 it's gradually got faster and tougher, making it more and more difficult for women to compete, let alone win.
But team SCA are out to prove the girls have got what it takes. Crew members Sam Davies and Annie Lush told Sally Simmonds that the challenge ahead is about as big as it gets.
Newspapers today are talking about dismal weather for another 10 years. Fred and Sangeeta put Simon Parkin on the spot.
Video. A mental health charity say thousands of patients are having their lives put at risk because staff are routinely pinning them face down on the floor.
New figures obtained by 'Mind' show a huge variation between trusts in the South in the use of 'face-down' physical restraint. Fred and Sangeeta have the details.
Click here for a report on mental health trusts in your area.
We may moan about the rain and the lack of a hot summer but farmers are expecting bumper crops this year. Tom Savvides has been speaking to Andrew Weeber of Gusbourne Estate near Ashford and Robert Pascall of Clock House Farm near Maidstone.