A British man has died after getting into difficulty during an expedition in Greenland. One of his friends from Ascot is in hospital.
The racehorse Frankel is expected to end his so far faultless career at Ascot this weekend.
Despite a ban on some outrageous styles in the royal enclosure at Ascot, the fashions are certainly fabulous at Ascot this year.
Click video. It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime - three friends together on an expedition across the Arctic ice cap. But, just two days into the adventure, one man is dead and two others are in hospital after they were caught in a severe snow storm.
An inquest is to be opened into the death of the Russian businessman Boris Berezovsky, whose body was found at his home in Mill Lane in Ascot on Saturday 23 March 2013. A formal identification by his next of kin took place on the afternoon of Tuesday 26 March.
Thames Valley Police said the inquest will be opened by HM Coroner for Berkshire Peter Bedford on Thursday 28 March in Windsor.
Thames Valley Police have issued a statement about their investigation into the death of the Russian businessman Boris Berezovsky at his home in Ascot on Saturday 23 March 2013. The lead investigator re-iterated that the police had no evidence of third-party involvement in the tycoon's death.
“Scenes of Crime Officers are carrying out further forensic examinations at the property and these are expected to last several days.
“A cordon will remain in place until this work has been completed, to protect the scene."
– Det Ch Insp Kevin Brown, Deputy Senior Investigating Officer, Thames Valley Police
“While this important investigative work continues, we are unable to comment on any items found within the property.
“I would like to reiterate that we have no evidence of any third-party involvement at this stage and we will not speculate on the cause of death until the post-mortem examination has been carried out.”
Berezovsky emigrated to the UK in 2000 after falling out with President Vladimir Putin.
In fear of his life, he sought political asylum and moved to the South East of England, buying upmarket properties in Knightsbridge and Berkshire.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and dangerous driving after a car crashed into the bedroom of a property in Ascot.
The woman and baby inside the bedroom were taken to hospital for treatment, but are not believed to have serious injuries.
Thames Valley Police are investigating the circumstances leading to the incident.
A young mother and her three-month-old baby have been rescued alive and well after a car crashed into their bedroom in Ascot this morning.
Described as a having had a "miraculous escape" by Station Manager Adam Stevens, the woman and her child were found by firefighters and ambulance crews, who had to tunnel through the wreckage of the partially collapsed bungalow to find them.
They were discovered amongst the wreckage, trapped under the front of the vehicle and the bed.
Both were taken to hospital but it is believed they did not suffered serious injuries.
The woman’s father, who had also been in the house, had managed to climb through a kitchen window after the Range Rover hit the house, and call the emergency services.
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) was called at 7.55am and sent two appliances, from Bracknell and Windsor.
Surrey Fire and Rescue sent two fire engines to the scene, from Egham and Camberley.
The RBFRS Heavy Rescue Unit and multi-role command vehicle from Dee Road, Reading, were also mobilised but were not required.
Frankel was at his majestic best as he made it a perfect 14 victories in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot. The world's highest-rated racehorse, trained by Sir Henry Cecil, won his 10th Group One race with a trademark display of pure brilliance - despite being slowly away from the stalls.
Sent off the 2-11 favourite, Khalid Abdullah's wonder colt took up the running from Cirrus Des Aigles over a furlong out under his ever-present jockey Tom Queally and pulled away from the French raider to win cosily by a length and three-quarters.
All eyes will be on Ascot tomorrow to see if Frankel, the racehorse with a so far faultless career, can end his competitive life undefeated. Sir Henry Cecil's four year old colt could make it 14 wins from 14 when he competes on the Berkshire turf in the Champions Stakes.