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Strike at the University of Reading 

EIGHT days of strike action will take place at the University of Reading due to disputes over pay, working conditions and rising pension costs. 

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) will walk out from Monday, November 25 until Wednesday, December 4.

The

today 05:53
READING: Power cut hits hundreds of homes

HUNDREDS of homes across Reading have been left without power this evening.

Scottish and Southern Electric (SSE) Network is reporting that 24 postcodes across Whitley and Whitley Wood have been hit by the power outage.

Initial reports suggest supply was lost around

yesterday 21:29
The Zyka, Tilehurst, awarded at Curry Life Awards

A TILEHURST restaurant has scooped a top prize in awards recognising the best curries in the country.

The annual Curry Life Awards awarded the best Indian restaurant in Reading to The Zyka, based in Park Lane.

READ MORE: Top 5 Indian takeaways in Reading according to

yesterday 18:20
The Zyka, Tilehurst, awarded at Curry Life Awards

A TILEHURST restaurant has scooped a top prize in awards recognising the best curries in the country.

The annual Curry Life Awards awarded the best Indian restaurant in Reading to The Zyka, based in Park Lane.

READ MORE: Top 5 Indian takeaways in Reading according to

yesterday 17:17
Reading Buses vehicle and car crash on A4 Bath Road

A BUS crash caused travel chaos during rush hour in West Reading last night (Monday, November 11).

The number 26 Calcot Ikea service was involved in a collision with a car at around 5.30pm in Southcote Lane, at the Burghfield Road junction.

READ MORE: 'I still live in

yesterday 16:14
Reading Buses vehicle and car crash on A4 Bath Road

A BUS crash caused travel chaos during rush hour in West Reading last night (Monday, November 11).

The number 26 Calcot Ikea service was involved in a collision with a car at around 5.30pm in Southcote Lane, at the Burghfield Road junction.

READ MORE: 'I still live in

yesterday 12:02
Mother of Aston Mclean Williams speaks about her son at inquest

THE MOTHER of a man who was killed during a police chase in Reading in 2014 described him at an inquest on Monday (November 11) as a 'loved' young man who 'adored his children'.

Father-of-two Aston Mclean Williams, 28, died on August 6, 2014 when he was hit by a police car after

yesterday 05:44
Aston Mclean Williams inquest opens in Reading

A FIVE-YEAR investigation into the death of a man who was hit by a police car in Reading will finally conclude as the inquest is opened.

Father-of-two Aston Mclean Williams, 28, died during the early hours of August 6, 2014, on Wokingham Road after being chased by police officers

2019-11-11 17:02
Woman rescued from river off Bridge Street, Reading

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital after being rescued from a river in Reading.

Teams of emergency services were scrambled to Bridge Street in the town centre yesterday over the fear for welfare incident.

Thames Valley Police said it was a woman in her 40s who was rescued

2019-11-11 12:50
In the Dock: The following cases appeared at Reading Magistrates' Court

The following cases were heard at Reading Magistrates’ Court:

September 3:

MATTHEW TARRANT, 41, of Redhatch Drive in Earley, admitted assault by beating in Earley on June 30. Given a community order including rehabilitation activity and must undertake 80 unpaid work.

2019-11-11 11:47
Five-try London Irish put Leicester Tigers to the sword

LONDON Irish head coach Les Kiss believes their positive approach and the options they have in their squad will be crucial to their attempts to survive in the Gallagher Premiership, following a five-try 36-11 victory at home to Leicester Tigers, writes Richard Ashton.

Exiles

2019-11-10 23:11
Teenager assaulted by three men in Thatcham robbery

A TEENAGER sustained injuries when three men assaulted him during a robbery in Thatcham.

The 18-year-old man was walking towards the Co-op in Hartmead Road on Tuesday, November 5 at about 1.45pm from Stoney Lane.

A vehicle pulled up in front of him and three men got out,

2019-11-09 14:38
Reading's Mr Chips awarded Good Food Award for Fish and Chips 2020

A READING fish and chip shop has been given a prestigious award - but is it your favourite in the area?

Mr Chips on Oxford Road has been awarded a Good Food Award for Fish and Chips 2020.

READ ALSO: PC Harper Ride of Respect fundraising total revealed.

The fish

2019-11-09 07:17
M4 crash sees delays between Bracknell and Reading

DRIVERS are facing delays on the M4 this evening after reports of two crashes. 

Traffic is starting to build up between Junction 10 for Wokingham and Bracknell heading towards Reading services. 

Delays are currently at around 11 minutes expected to get worse

2019-11-08 19:44
Reading cannabis farm found in Wolseley Street

A HUGE cannabis farm has been uncovered by police in central Reading.

Officers from the Thames Valley Police neighbourhood team found a large number of plants at a home in Wolseley Street.

ALSO READ: 'Frightening': CCTV after man indecently exposes himself to two

2019-11-08 13:26
Reading cannabis farm found in Wolseley Street

A HUGE cannabis farm has been uncovered by police in central Reading.

Officers from the Thames Valley Police neighbourhood team found a large number of plants at a home in Wolseley Street.

ALSO READ: 'Frightening': CCTV after man indecently exposes himself to two

2019-11-08 13:26
Daily News
16 killed as violence flares after Israeli strikes target Gaza militants

Israeli air strikes killed two Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza as rocket fire towards Israel resumed after a brief overnight lull, raising the death toll in the territory to 16 Palestinians in the heaviest round of fighting in months.

The Israeli military said more than 250 rockets have

today 09:02
David Gauke to stand as independent candidate at election

Ex-Tory Cabinet minister David Gauke has announced he will stand as an independent candidate at the General Election.

The former justice secretary said he would contest the South West Hertfordshire seat he has held since 2005.

Mr Gauke also endorsed calls for a second referendum,

today 09:02
Johnson vows to end ‘groundhoggery’ of Brexit in first major election speech

Boris Johnson will promise to end the “groundhoggery” of Brexit if the Conservatives win a majority at the General Election in his first keynote speech of the campaign.

The Prime Minister will pledge to drive a clean energy revolution while investing in the NHS, cutting crime

today 09:02
Charles enjoys e-rickshaw ride on India visit

The Prince of Wales has been taken on a rickshaw ride with a difference in India – a silent battery-powered journey.

Charles, a prominent climate change campaigner, went for a spin in one of the famous three-wheeled vehicles during a visit to India’s equivalent of the Met

today 09:02
Japanese space probe starts year-long journey home from asteroid

A Japanese spacecraft has departed from a distant asteroid, starting a year-long journey home after collecting soil samples and data that could provide clues to the origins of the solar system.

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) said the Hayabusa2 left its orbit around the

today 09:02
Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin hits out at corporate governance rules

Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin has launched a scathing attack on corporate governance rules and advisers which he said are causing companies to collapse.

The ardent pro-Brexit businessman also said he believed a no-deal Brexit would be preferable to the current deal secured by Prime Minister

today 09:02
How have Leicester got things so right this season?

Leicester are second in the Premier League and in the title race for the first time since they won a shock crown in 2016.

Here, the PA news agency looks what has gone right for the Foxes this season.

Brendan Rodgers has been nominated for the Barclays Manager of the Month award for

today 09:02
People’s Vote to support 100-plus candidates at election

Dominic Grieve, Chuka Umunna and Rosie Duffield head the list of more than 100 candidates who will receive backing from the People’s Vote group in a bid to topple the Tories in the election.

The cross-party group will lend financial and campaign support to its “PV100″

today 07:59
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today 09:02 16 killed as violence flares after Israeli strikes target Gaza militants
today 09:02 David Gauke to stand as independent candidate at election
today 09:02 Johnson vows to end ‘groundhoggery’ of Brexit in first major election speech
today 09:02 Charles enjoys e-rickshaw ride on India visit
today 09:02 Japanese space probe starts year-long journey home from asteroid
today 09:02 Wetherspoons boss Tim Martin hits out at corporate governance rules
today 09:02 How have Leicester got things so right this season?
today 07:59 People’s Vote to support 100-plus candidates at election
today 07:59 Flood warnings remain in place as more rain forecast
today 07:59 Most distant world ever explored given new name: Arrokoth
today 07:59 12 killed as violence flares after Israeli strikes target Gaza militants
today 07:59 Venice flooding hits second highest level ever
today 07:59 David Gauke to stand as independent candidate at election
today 07:59 Embiid rescues Philadelphia with last-gasp dunk at home to Cleveland
today 07:59 Woakes admits England’s bowlers will have to ‘find a way’ on New Zealand pitches
today 07:59 Eddie Jones admits he should have refreshed England’s World Cup final line-up
today 06:56 Security stepped up in Hong Kong after night of clashes
today 06:56 A statistical look back at England’s 999 international matches
today 06:56 England’s 1,000th men’s senior international: 5 landmark games
today 06:56 Football rumours from the media
today 06:56 Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah ruled out for Egypt
today 05:53 Thames Valley Air Ambulance called out to 360 Reading emergencies in one year
today 05:53 Strike at the University of Reading 
today 04:50 Shane Sutton weighing up whether to return to medical tribunal after angry exit
today 04:50 Gareth Southgate defends decision to sideline Raheem Sterling
today 03:47 Charles to hold talks with Indian president during two-day visit
today 03:47 William to mark 50th anniversary of youth homeless charity Centrepoint
today 02:44 What the papers say – November 13
today 02:44 Timeline of Cardinal George Pell’s career and accusations
today 01:41 Greta Thunberg to set sail for Europe after climate talks relocated
today 01:41 Australia’s highest court agrees to hear cardinal’s appeal
today 00:38 Bolivia clashes after opposition leader assumes presidency
today 00:38 Number of women in top roles at UK firms jumps but ‘step-change still needed’
today 00:38 Early humans ‘not as smart as modern apes’
today 00:38 Johnson vows to end ‘groundhoggery’ of Brexit in first major election speech
today 00:38 In Video: Watch the Covent Garden Christmas lights switch-on
today 00:38 Djokovic must beat Federer to progress at ATP Finals after defeat to Thiem
today 23:35 Corbyn vows to deliver ‘massive investment’ in Scotland if Labour win election
today 23:35 Labour pledges to ‘end NHS crisis’ with £26bn real-terms rescue plan
today 22:32 Boris Johnson: Tory majority government will end ‘groundhoggery’ of Brexit
today 22:32 Boris Johnson: Tory majority government will end ‘groundhoggery’ of Brexit
today 22:32 Labour pledges to ‘end NHS crisis’ with £26bn real-terms rescue plan
today 22:32 Corbyn vows to deliver ‘massive investment’ in Scotland if Labour win election
today 22:32 Leah Williamson's late strike hands Lionesses lucky victory
today 22:32 Phil Neville calls on England Women to get back to their best
today 22:32 Ben Davies insists relaxing night out can help Wales realise Euro 2020 finals dream
today 22:32 Murray keen to avoid life without tennis
yesterday 21:29 Boeing orders and deliveries continue to sag with Max grounding
yesterday 21:29 Robert De Niro named Screen Actors Guild life achievement honouree
yesterday 21:29 Lord Heseltine leads tributes to former Armed Forces chief Lord Bramall
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today 09:38 Johnson has 10-point lead over Labour before election - Kantar poll
today 09:26 Stunning Lagoon Hull plans going on display to public
today 09:11 Meghan and Harry ‘won’t be celebrating Christmas with the Queen this year’
today 09:11 Labour promises £26,000,000,000 for NHS by taxing UK’s richest
today 09:11 People’s Vote back 100 cross-party candidates in plan to topple Tories
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today 08:23 Dear President Macron, being a migrant is not a crime
today 08:23 Nationalists as much as threat to EU arts as resources
today 08:23 Cultural Battlefield
today 08:23 A magical Santa parade is happening in Hull this weekend
today 08:23 Friends reunion special talks are happening - Oh My God!
today 08:08 Romanian allowed into UK despite two killings murdered man within days of arriving
today 08:08 Paedophile caught working as elf at children’s Christmas event
today 08:08 Driver who killed best friend by crushing skull under car is spared jail
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today 08:08 Apple Watch update: Apple's next wearable could extend its lead over the Galaxy Watch
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today 08:08 Emmerdale spoilers: Arthur Thomas infuriates viewers as they spot filming blunder
today 08:08 World War 3: Russia submarines launch underwater warfare in Scottish waters - Moscow says
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today 08:08 Brexit LIVE: Boris’ 2020 Brexit promise drives Remainer out – delighting Leave voters
today 07:20 Money Minute Wednesday 13 November: UK inflation and house prices
today 07:20 Hull Live: Breaking news, traffic and travel from Hull and East Yorkshire on November 13
today 07:20 Asda is selling limited edition Baileys chocolate reindeer bars
today 07:20 Asda is selling limited edition Baileys chocolate reindeer bars
today 07:20 How eight men fell for flirty messages online and then blackmailed by conman posing as woman
today 07:20 How eight men fell for flirty messages online and then blackmailed by conman posing as woman
today 07:20 Royal Mail releases final posting dates for Christmas 2019
today 07:20 Royal Mail releases final posting dates for Christmas 2019
today 07:05 Pictured: Primark security guard who got shoplifters to perform sex acts for his silence
today 07:05 City worker fined for tirade at woman eating boiled eggs on commuter train
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