Fans of Downton Abbey will be able to get a look behind the scenes at Highclere Castle in Berkshire where the ITV drama is made.
The group has previously been criticised for its dealings with the taxman after its £1.2 billion settlement of a decade-long tax dispute
Firefighters are warning Hampshire motorists about the dangers of driving through flood water following the death of a man this morning.
The A4 Bath Road has been closed Westbound after an accident between Turnpike Road / Tull Way and B3421 Hambridge Road / Fir Tree Lane. It happened near the hospital.
Around 27 firefighters were called to the Mercure Hotel at Elcot Park in Bath Road in Newbury. A number of guests were led from the premises at about 3.30am. The fire is out. No-one is reported to have been injured. It is believed the fire may have starte din the basement.
Mercure Hotel at Elcot Park evacuated in Newbury, Berkshire after a fire in the basement. More follows.
Flood defence works are due begin in Newbury later today. The works along the River Kennet at Victoria Park will be carried out by West Berkshire Council and the Environment Agency for the next two weeks. The towpath in the park will be raised and a temporary towpath placed alongside it.
Our transport correspondent Mike Pearse has sent us pictures of crash causing major disruption on the A339.
The main road between Basingstoke and Newbury has been severely affected by an incident involving a lorry. The road will be closed for much of the day.
Groups such as the Newbury Astronomical Society are eagerly awaiting Comet Ison's arrival in November 2013. It is predicated to be a once-in-a-lifetime event. Another comet called 2014 LA will be visible from the region in the Spring. Comets originate in the Oort cloud, more than a light year away.
A34 Donnington (Newbury) link road - drainage maintenance will be carried out on the bridge which carries the northbound A339 over the A34 near Donnington (Newbury) overnight between 9pm and 6am for four nights from Tuesday 4th December using a lane closure on both the north and southbound A34.
Thames Valley Police have said that the deaths of an elderly couple who were found at their home on Sunday indicate a 'tragic incident'.
The 94-year-old man was found badly injured at the property in Berkeley Road in Newbury in Berkshire with injuries to his head, shoulder and ribs.
He later died at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. Initial post mortem examination results reveal that he had fallen heavily.
Preliminary post mortem examination results on his 89-year-old wife who was pronounced dead at the scene, indicate she may also have fallen.
Neither person had signs of assault or defensive injuries. The couple's next of kin have been informed of their deaths, but the couple have yet to be officially named by police.
– Detective Chief Inspector Gill Wootton, Thames Valley Police
"While the preliminary findings of the post mortems into these two deaths appear to indicate a tragic incident, we are continuing our detailed forensic investigation at the scene and investigative inquiries in the area.
"We are acting on behalf of the family and the coroner to fully determine the circumstances around these deaths and also to preclude any third party involvement."
Thames Valley Police has outlined the progress of the investigation into the deaths of an elderly man and woman found in Berkshire.
– Superintendent Robin Rickard, Thames Valley Police
We are aware that the continued police presence in the area may be causing some concern to the local residents.
We would like to reassure people that we are carrying out standard forensic investigations to determine fully the circumstances around the two deaths.
At this stage, there is no obvious sign of a forced entry to the property other than that made by the police to gain access. Full examination of the property is likely to take a number of days.
Officers will be increasing patrols in the area to ensure local people are kept informed as the investigation develops."
The results of post-mortem examinations on a woman and man from Newbury are expected soon.
Thames Valley Police is continuing its investigation after the body of an 89-year-old woman was found at an address in the town on Sunday, 25th November 2012.
A 94-year-old man was found with serious injuries. He was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford but died yesterday, 26th November 2012.
Police had to force an entry to the property in Berkeley Road after reports of concern for the occupants.