An atomic weapons plant has been accused of failing to protect its staff during a fire at the Berkshire base three years ago.
In a prosecution brought by the Health & Safety Executive, the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) at Aldermaston today pleaded guilty to one charge of not ensuring the safety of employees.
One worker suffered burns to his face and arm in the fire which broke out in the building where explosives were being manufactured, in August 2010. Kate Bunkall sent this report from Reading Crown Court.
Anti-nuclear protesters from across the country will stage a demonstration today at the headquarters of the UK's Atomic Weapons Establishment. The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) says it expects thousands of people to join the protest at Aldermaston in Berkshire.
Network Rail has apologised after engineering work on two railway bridges was delayed. The A340 Bridge was due to open on May 12th and the Beenham Lockside Crescent Bridge was due to open on 5th July. But they now won't open until September.
Local businesses in the Padworth area of Reading say they are losing trade because of the extended closures. While hundreds of local people have complained about the disruption on Facebook.