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Eat Reading food festival returns to Broad Street

CULTURAL delights from all over the world will be coming back to Reading next week.

The popular Eat Reading food festival features 30 food stalls and will take over Broad Street on June 1 and 2.

Visitors will be able to sample mouth-watering dishes, including Caribbean and

today 06:32
4 of the most amazing houses for sale in Reading NOW

READING was recently named the most desirable place in the UK for first time buyers.

Whether you agree with that view in the Sunday Times or not, it's hard to deny there are lots of new houses and flats popping up across the town.

But as well as fist time buyers

yesterday 12:41
4 of the most amazing houses for sale in Reading NOW

READING was recently named the most desirable place in the UK for first time buyers.

Whether you agree with that view in the Sunday Times or not, it's hard to deny there are lots of new houses and flats popping up across the town.

But as well as fist time buyers

yesterday 07:26
Community rallies to install defibrillator and pass on life-saving advice

THE community has rallied to help install a defibrillator and pass on potentially life-saving advice.

Members of Our Lady Peace Social Club held a training session on May 20 following an efficient fundraising campaign.

The installation was prompted by two people being

yesterday 06:23
Prime Minister Theresa May will STAND DOWN next month

THERESA May has made a speech outside Downing Street this moning, confirming she will stand down as Prime Minister next month.

Pressure had been building on the leader of the Conservatives after several failed attempts to deliver Brexit.

During her speech, she said it was

2019-05-24 12:26
Prime Minister Theresa May will STAND DOWN next month

THERESA May has made a speech outside Downing Street this moning, confirming she will stand down as Prime Minister next month.

Pressure had been building on the leader of the Conservatives after several failed attempts to deliver Brexit.

During her speech, she said it was

2019-05-24 12:26
The following cases were heard at Reading Magistrates’ Court

The following cases were heard at Reading Magistrates’ Court

May 6:

Heather Louise Middleton, 28, of Staverton Road, Reading, admitted to two counts of theft from a shop and failing without reasonable cause to surrender to custody having been released on bail during

2019-05-24 08:14
MP backs campaign to turn derelict prison into arts hub

EFFORTS to preserve Reading Prison as an arts venue have been supported by Matt Rodda MP.

The jail has been derelict since 2013 and it has cost more than £250,000 every year to maintain and protect the site.

Community groups have hit back at plans to sell the land,

2019-05-24 01:56
Cllr Paul Woodward appointed as new mayor and Cllr David Stevens as deputy mayor

Councillor Paul Woodward was appointed as mayor at last night’s Reading Borough Council (RBC) AGM.

He takes over from Cllr Debs Edwards, while Cllr David Stevens will take the role of deputy mayor.

Cllr Woodward said it was a position he did not seek but he accepted

2019-05-23 20:41
Cllr Paul Woodward appointed as new mayor and Cllr David Stevens as deputy mayor

Councillor Paul Woodward was appointed as mayor at last night’s Reading Borough Council (RBC) AGM.

He takes over from Cllr Debs Edwards, while Cllr David Stevens will take the role of deputy mayor.

Cllr Woodward said it was a position he did not seek but he accepted

2019-05-23 17:32
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Reading for rally

Jeremy Corbyn paid a visit to Reading this week ahead of the European elections.

Supporters gathered at the Pakistan Community Centre on London Road for a rally with the Labour leader.

During his stay, he congratulated Ayo Sokale and Micky Leng after their success in the

2019-05-23 15:26
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Reading for rally

Jeremy Corbyn paid a visit to Reading this week ahead of the European elections.

Supporters gathered at the Pakistan Community Centre on London Road for a rally with the Labour leader.

During his stay, he congratulated Ayo Sokale and Micky Leng after their success in the

2019-05-23 14:23
Oxford Road closed in both directions due to 'police incident'

POLICE have made a series of arrests after an 'altercation' involving bladed weapons at a property on Oxford Road.

There are long delays on the roads this morning after several police cars attended the incident.

The A329 is closed in both directions from Wantage Road to

2019-05-23 11:14
Oxford Road closed in both directions due to 'police incident'

POLICE have made a series of arrests after an 'altercation' involving bladed weapons at a property on Oxford Road.

There are long delays on the roads this morning after several police cars attended the incident.

The A329 is closed in both directions from Wantage Road to

2019-05-23 11:14
Caversham man diagnosed with incurable cancer becomes face of national fundraising campaign

A COURAGEOUS man who was diagnosed with incurable bowel cancer six years ago has become the face of a national fundraising drive.

Steve Clark, from Caversham, is supporting Bowel Cancer UK’s 'Step up For 30' campaign, which encourages the public to exercise and get sponsored.

2019-05-23 08:05
West Berkshire school pupil rushed to hospital after eating 'spice sweets'

A SCHOOL pupil has been rushed to hospital after consuming 'sweets' which are found to have contained illegal drugs, a council has said. 

West Berkshire Council has sent out a 'dangerous substance alert' after a child became seriously sick as a result of eating one of the

2019-05-22 21:35
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Gove to enter crowded battle for the Number 10 crown

Environment Secretary Michael Gove will enter the race to be next Prime Minister on Sunday as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increasingly bitter.

The Press Association understands prominent Brexiteer Mr Gove will join an already crowded field after Foreign Secretary

today 09:41
Man in hospital after being attacked and hit by van

A man has been left seriously injured after being assaulted and struck by a van.

The incident happened in the Drumleck Gardens area of Londonderry at 1.40am on Sunday.

The attacker than made off in the van, police said.

The 32-year-old victim was taken to

today 09:41
Sumo diplomacy: Japan’s Abe courts Trump with wrestling, burgers and golf

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continued his US charm offensive on Sunday, courting President Donald Trump with three things close to his heart: wrestling matches, burgers and golf.

Call it sumo diplomacy.

Mr Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan is designed to demonstrate

today 09:41
Michael Gove confirms Conservative leadership bid

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed he will formally enter the Conservative leadership race.

Speaking to the Press Association from his London home, the prominent Brexiteer said he will join an already crowded field after Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and ex-Cabinet ministers

today 09:41
Luiz believes Sarri is doing amazing job at Chelsea

David Luiz has backed under-pressure Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, insisting the Italian is doing an amazing job.

Sarri has come in for heavy criticism this season with fans unhappy at his style of play, while a spectacular downturn in results saw them fall off the title pace.

They

today 09:41
History paints a bleak picture for Championship play-off final winners

Almost two-thirds of clubs promoted to the top flight via the play-offs since the introduction of one-off finals in 1990 have gone straight back down.

Derby, who face Aston Villa in Monday’s Championship play-off final, know very well how hard it can be to adjust after promotion via

today 09:41
Find some backbone on Brexit – fast: Watson attacks Labour’s second ref stance

Labour must “find some backbone” and fully commit to supporting a second referendum on Brexit to have any chance of winning the next general election, the party’s deputy leader has said.

Tom Watson said he feared the results of the European elections would show voters had

today 06:32
Trump plays down North Korean missile threat

Donald Trump has downplayed recent North Korean missile tests in an apparent contradiction of his national security adviser.

The US president tweeted from Tokyo that the tests are not a concern for him — even though they are for Japan.

Mr Trump also said North Korean leader Kim

today 06:32
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today 09:41 Gove to enter crowded battle for the Number 10 crown
today 09:41 Man in hospital after being attacked and hit by van
today 09:41 Sumo diplomacy: Japan’s Abe courts Trump with wrestling, burgers and golf
today 09:41 Michael Gove confirms Conservative leadership bid
today 09:41 Luiz believes Sarri is doing amazing job at Chelsea
today 09:41 History paints a bleak picture for Championship play-off final winners
today 06:32 Find some backbone on Brexit – fast: Watson attacks Labour’s second ref stance
today 06:32 Trump plays down North Korean missile threat
today 06:32 Golf and sumo wrestling on the agenda for Trump and Abe in Japan
today 06:32 Tory leadership race: Who are the contenders and where do they stand on Brexit?
today 06:32 Help on the way for unpaid carers as part of national awareness week
today 06:32 Campaigners will meet at Forbury Gardens to fight education funding crisis
today 06:32 Charity cycle ride raises more than £2,500 to help people with cancer
today 06:32 Eat Reading food festival returns to Broad Street
today 05:29 Toronto Raptors reach NBA Finals for first time
today 04:26 Sir Mo Farah and Andrew Strauss join runners at Vitality Westminster Mile
today 03:23 Tories and Labour braced for Europe poll backlash
today 03:23 Find some backbone on Brexit – fast: Watson attacks Labour’s second ref stance
today 02:20 What the papers say – May 26
today 01:17 Nicola Sturgeon to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin
today 00:14 Nicola Sturgeon to meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin
today 00:14 Smacking ban ‘will do nothing to help vulnerable children’
today 00:14 New national development coordinator to help prevent people going missing
today 00:14 NHS-wide ban on sale of high-energy drinks to under-16s
today 00:14 Gove to enter crowded battle for the Number 10 crown
today 00:14 Ernesto Valverde does not believe Liverpool defeat is haunting Barcelona
today 23:11 Villa need to win play-off final or season is a failure – McGinn
today 23:11 Smith won’t be asking for Lampard’s words of wisdom at Wembley
today 23:11 Derby’s play-off mentality has changed, insists Johnson
today 23:11 Gameiro and Rodrigo on target as Valencia edge Barcelona to win Copa del Rey
today 22:08 South Korean film Parasite claims Palme d’Or glory at Cannes
today 22:08 Celtic victory parade cancelled amid safety fears
today 22:08 Sinn Fein urges Irish government to ‘prepare for reunification of Ireland’
today 22:08 More big names enter race for Number 10 as sparks begin to fly
yesterday 21:05 More migrants picked up crossing Channel in May than ‘major incident’ December
yesterday 21:05 Former business manager of comic book creator Stan Lee held over ‘elder abuse’
yesterday 21:05 Hunt enters race for Number 10 as sparks fly between contenders
yesterday 21:05 Narendra Modi given another five-year term as India’s PM after poll triumph
yesterday 21:05 Green wave expected to roll in Ireland following European poll
yesterday 21:05 Neil Lennon: There’s a good chance I will accept Celtic job after treble success
yesterday 21:05 Steve Smith: I blocked out taunts from England fans in Australia warm-up win
yesterday 21:05 Warrington finish first day of Magic Weekend in style
yesterday 21:05 Anxious wait for England ahead of World Cup after Mark Wood sustains foot injury
yesterday 21:05 Bayern Munich secure double with DFB-Pokal victory over RB Leipzig
yesterday 20:02 South Korean film Parasite claims Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival
yesterday 20:02 Neil Lennon: There’s a good chance I will accept Celtic job after treble success
yesterday 20:02 Neil Lennon talks up his Celtic players after yet another treble
yesterday 18:59 Teacher behind LGBTQ-inclusive No Outsiders lessons leads Birmingham Pride
yesterday 18:59 Minister praises Irish voters with landslide divorce vote predicted
yesterday 18:59 Sinn Fein urges Irish government to call unity referendum
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today 09:38 UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even without a deal - PM candidate McVey
today 09:38 Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit
today 08:59 The casualties of Trump’s trade war
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today 08:56 Steven Gerrard reveals why James Tavernier didn't get a POTY nomination as he hails Rangers captain
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today 07:53 NHS ban Scots kids from high-energy drinks
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