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Two more held in Westminster terror probe as police piece together killer’s past

Two further “significant” arrests have been made in connection with the Westminster attack as detectives mount a huge investigation to establish what triggered terrorist Khalid Masood’s murderous rampage.

Scotland Yard’s top anti-terror officer, Mark Rowley, said ...

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Royal Marine who won Taliban murder conviction appeal to learn fate next Tuesday

A Royal Marine who is in prison for the fatal shooting of a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan must wait until next week to learn his fate.

Five judges at the Court Martial Appeal Court in London have been urged to free Sergeant Alexander Blackman from jail following the reduction of his ...

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England’s attempt to play New Zealand this year motivated by Eddie Jones request

England’s attempt to arrange a fixture against New Zealand this autumn was motivated by a request from Eddie Jones and not commercial opportunism, according to the Rugby Football Union.

Talks over the additional fixture that would have been staged at Twickenham on November 4 ended ...

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Chris Smalling injury results in first England call-up for Ben Gibson

Chris Smalling has been forced out of the England squad through injury, leading Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson to receive his first call-up.

Gareth Southgate was already facing a defensive headache for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Lithuania as Gary Cahill, the skipper in ...

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Arsene Wenger’s new contract more important than player deals, says Robert Pires

Robert Pires believes Arsene Wenger signing a new deal at Arsenal is more important than extending the contracts of star duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Gunners boss Wenger has yet to announce whether he will agree to a new two-year contract which is currently on the table, despite ...

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Nick Kyrgios has high expectations as Australian joins Queen’s line-up

Nick Kyrgios says he is expecting “big things on grass this year” after joining the field for the Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club.

The 22-year-old Australian has attracted more negative headlines than positive since breaking through in spectacular fashion by reaching ...

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The Bishop returns to Old Windsor

The Right Reverend Andrew Proud, Bishop of Reading will be making his second visit to Old Windsor this year.

He will be joining in with the Palm Sunday celebration on April 9 when it starts at 10am outside St Luke's Church, before the procession continues to St Peter and St Andrew ...

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Behaviour problem in schools nationwide, says expert in report

There is evidence of a national problem with behaviour in schools, according to the Government’s behaviour tsar.

Poor conduct remains a significant issue for many schools in England, and there needs to be better ways available to help tackle the problem, Tom Bennett said.

In ...

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Divers search crashed Coast Guard helicopter for three missing crew

Dive teams have begun searching the wreckage of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter for its three missing crew after it crashed into the Atlantic over a week ago.

Working in pairs and attached to a ship on the surface by umbilical cables for air and communications, divers have nine or 10 ...

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The Bishop returns to Old Windsor

The Right Reverend Andrew Proud, Bishop of Reading will be making his second visit to Old Windsor this year.

He will be joining in with the Palm Sunday celebration on April 9 when it starts at 10am outside St Luke's Church, before the procession continues to St Peter and St Andrew ...

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Slough Rugby Club: Alan Walters admits Greenies were "very poor" in Didcot defeat

ALAN Walters has admitted that Slough were “very poor” after a 22-17 defeat at Didcot on Saturday.

The Greenies suffered their first defeat in seven matches but remain third in the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Premier table.

Slough head coach Walters bemoaned: “It was our ...

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Arsenal and Bayern Munich fined by UEFA over fans’ behaviour

Arsenal and Bayern Munich have both been hit with UEFA fines after their Champions League last 16 tie at the Emirates Stadium on March 7.

The Gunners were thrashed 5-1 by the Bundesliga champions in the second-leg meeting, with the game interrupted by a pitch invader.

The result ...

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Man shares photo of ‘genuinely nice bloke’ Keith Palmer after officer’s murder

A man who met Pc Keith Palmer has said his murder “sent a shiver down my spine” as he shared a photo of himself and his daughters with the officer outside the Houses of Parliament.

In a post on Facebook, Andrew Thorogood, 41, a jeweller from Alice Springs, Northern Territory in ...

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Hundreds of rail passengers forced to walk along tracks after power failure

Hundreds of rail passengers on a packed train had to walk along tracks when they were evacuated after being stuck for almost two hours because of a power failure.

The London Overground service left Queens Road Peckham in south-east London at 8.35am on Friday, but slowed and stopped a few ...

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Demand for David Hockney exhibition sees Tate Britain open until midnight

Tate Britain will be opening its doors until midnight for the first time to cope with demand for its David Hockney exhibition.

The retrospective on the British painter, 79, has been one of the most popular shows in the gallery’s history.

It became the fastest pre-selling Tate ...

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Royal Marine who won Taliban murder conviction appeal ‘should be freed’

A Royal Marine who is in prison for the fatal shooting of a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan should now be freed, leading judges have heard.

The plea for the release of Sergeant Alexander Blackman was made by his QC at the start of a sentencing hearing in London on Friday.

A panel of ...

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Corrie McKeague search continues at landfill site

A search team trawling a landfill site in the investigation into missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague has been through more than 845 tonnes of waste.

Suffolk Police said that officers from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) were now working with the force, as the search nears the end of ...

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Woman fighting to divorce husband after nearly 40 years loses latest round

A woman who wants to divorce her husband of nearly 40 years has lost the latest round of an “extraordinarily unusual” court fight.

Tini Owens had failed to persuade a family court judge to allow her to divorce husband Hugh Owens.

Judge Robin Tolson published a ruling last ...

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People up and down the country will be raising money for Comic Relief and we want to hear from you

TODAY is Red Nose Day 2017 and we would like to hear how you are raising money for a worthy cause.

Send in your pictures to newsroomslough@berksmedia.co.uk by contributing your own news story or tweet us at @sloughobserver or @windsorobserver with a picture of you wearing ...

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Panel criticises Manchester City over anti-doping rule breaches

Manchester City broke the Football Association’s anti-doping regulations three times in less than five months last year and failed to heed a written warning sent three weeks before the final breach.

City were charged with breaking the FA’s ‘whereabouts’ rules in ...

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Thames Valley Sunday League: Maidenhead Nomads had tears in their eyes after winning League Shield final

JONNY Hague expressed feelings of pure joy after his Maidenhead Nomads third team were crowned Thames Valley League Shield champions last Friday.

Maidenhead defeated 10-man BAA Heathrow Reserves 2-0 after extra time in the final thanks to late goals from Jack Forrest and Fred Reid ...

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