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PC Andrew Harper: Heartbroken family pays tribute to their brave son and brother

THE heartbroken family of a newlywed police officer who died following an attempt to stop a burglary have said they are "devastated".

PC Andrew Harper, 28, died in a tragic incident after attending a reported burglary in Sulhamstead, between Reading and Newbury last week.

yesterday 10:14
A4 Chemical spill: Road reopens after fuel pours into road

A LORRY carrying a large amount of fuel was spilled into the roads last night causing roads to be blocked and delays.

The incident happened last night between the A340 Basingstoke Road and the A340 in Theale.

Police closed the roads overnight and reopened them at around

yesterday 09:11
GCSE Maths past paper exam quiz - can you pass?

GCSE Maths probably seems like a distant memory, but if you cast your mind back it was a pretty big deal at the time.

All those numbers! And fractions, and probabilities, and x and ys and graphs. 

You might have aced the exam and gone on to become a mathematician or

2019-08-22 09:59
GCSE Maths past paper exam quiz - can you pass?

GCSE Maths probably seems like a distant memory, but if you cast your mind back it was a pretty big deal at the time.

All those numbers! And fractions, and probabilities, and x and ys and graphs. 

You might have aced the exam and gone on to become a mathematician or

2019-08-22 09:59
GCSE Maths past paper exam quiz - can you pass?

GCSE Maths probably seems like a distant memory, but if you cast your mind back it was a pretty big deal at the time.

All those numbers! And fractions, and probabilities, and x and ys and graphs. 

You might have aced the exam and gone on to become a mathematician or

2019-08-22 08:58
GCSE Maths past paper exam quiz - can you pass?

GCSE Maths probably seems like a distant memory, but if you cast your mind back it was a pretty big deal at the time.

All those numbers! And fractions, and probabilities, and x and ys and graphs. 

You might have aced the exam and gone on to become a mathematician or

2019-08-22 07:53
Jed Foster appears at Reading Crown Court charged with the murder of PC Andrew Harper

A TRIAL date has been set for the man accused of killing policeman PC Andrew Harper. 

The case against Jed Foster, 20 was discussed before a judge at Reading Crown Court to set the first date of his trial.  

Foster wore a grey prison-issued tracksuit as

2019-08-21 14:02
Police investigate death of officer on duty

POLICE this week have been investigating the tragic death of an Abingdon-based officer who was killed while on duty between Reading and Newbury.

PC Andrew Harper, 28, died of 'multiple injuries' in Sulhampstead on Thursday night (August 15).

The newlywed was attending to

2019-08-21 12:59
Reading Festival: An overview of the weekend

More than 100,000 people will be preparing to descend on St John’s Farm this weekend for Reading Festival.

It's expected to be the biggest ever festival event in Reading with early bird festival goers arriving from today (Wednesday 21) for a weekend of music and fun.

2019-08-21 11:56
Man charged with murder of PC Andrew Harper denies all involvement

A MAN charged with murder after the death of a police officer has denied all involvement after appearing in court.

Jed Foster, of Pingewood in Burghfield near Reading, spoke only to confirm his name and address as he stood in the dock of Reading Magistrates’

2019-08-20 13:53
Man charged with murder of PC Andrew Harper

A MAN has been charged with the murder of PC Andrew Harper. 

The 28 year-old died whilst responding to reports of a burglarly on the A4 in Berkshire on Thursday night. 

Jed Foster, 20, from Reading, has been charged with murder. 

2019-08-19 23:11
Threat of legal action against cyclists lifted

The Royal Borough's threat of legal action against cyclists gathering at a cafe in a small hamlet has been dropped.

Velolife was set up on the site of an old pub as a cafe and bike workshop in 2016 by entrepreneur Lee Goodwin in Warren Row.

READ THE FULL STORY: West

2019-08-19 16:53
Threat of legal action against cyclists lifted

The Royal Borough's threat of legal action against cyclists gathering at a cafe in a small hamlet has been dropped.

Velolife was set up on the site of an old pub as a cafe and bike workshop in 2016 by entrepreneur Lee Goodwin in Warren Row.

READ THE FULL STORY: West

2019-08-19 16:53
Council withdraws threat of legal action against cyclists at West Berkshire cafe

The threat of legal action against cyclists gathering at a cafe in a small hamlet has been dropped.

Velolife was set up on the site of an old pub as a cafe and bike workshop in 2016 by entrepreneur Lee Goodwin in Warren Row.

READ THE FULL STORY: West Berkshire cycle cafe

2019-08-19 14:47
PC Harper: Tribute to officer at Reading FC match

A MINUTE'S silence was held during Reading FC's match against Cardiff City on Sunday (August 18) to honour PC Andrew Harper.

Before kick-off at Madejski Stadium, players and fans on both sides stood for one minute to respect the memory of the 28-year-old police officer who was

2019-08-19 13:44
£100,000 raised for PC Andrew Harper's family as 10 quizzed in murder probe

Well-wishers have donated more than £100,000 in just 24 hours to support the family and widow of Pc Andrew Harper as murder detectives continue questioning 10 suspects, including a 13-year-old boy.

The 28-year-old newlywed officer died of multiple injuries after he was dragged

2019-08-19 12:41
Daily News
Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China

President Donald Trump says products coming from China that were to be hit with a 10% tariff on September 1 will now face a 15% levy.

President Trump also says goods and products currently being taxed at 25% will be taxed at 30% starting on October 1.

His comments come after China

today 22:50
The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM

Boris Johnson makes his international summit debut on Saturday at the G7 summit.

– What is the G7?

It is an informal club of rich nations that meets annually to discuss major issues. The members are: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United

today 22:50
Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit

Boris Johnson warned Brexit critics they are “gravely mistaken” about the UK losing its place on the world stage as he prepared for his first international summit and trade talks with Donald Trump.

The Prime Minister will meet the US President in the margins of the G7 summit in

today 22:50
Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record

A bank holiday heatwave will see most of the country sizzling in sunshine with possible record temperatures, the Met Office has said.

On Friday, south-easterly winds drew warm air from Europe towards the UK, bringing rising temperatures along with dry and settled weather.

Chief

today 22:50
Aston Villa pick up first Premier League win of season

Aston Villa won their first Premier League game since February 2016 after Wesley and Anwar El Ghazi struck to sink Everton.

Striker Welsey – a £22million summer buy – grabbed his first Villa goal and El Ghazi’s late strike earned a 2-0 win and ended a 1,294-day wait

today 22:50
Leicester midfielder Adrien Silva completes switch to Monaco

Leicester’s Adrien Silva has completed a season-long loan move to Monaco.

The midfielder, 30, will team up with Leicester team-mate Islam Slimani who also joined the Ligue 1 club on a temporary deal earlier this week.

Silva, who has made 21 appearances for the Foxes, has failed

today 22:50
Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino accepts that no one expected Christian Eriksen’s future to still be unresolved going into the final week of the European transfer window.

Eriksen, who is out of contract at the end of the season and said at the start of the summer that he was

today 22:50
Solskjaer wants fans to stand by Pogba after penalty problems

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Manchester United fans to show their support for Paul Pogba in Saturday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.

The Frenchman found himself at the centre of another controversy when he took a late penalty in the 1-1 draw with Wolves on Monday instead

today 22:50
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today 22:50 Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs on China
today 22:50 The G7: All you need to know about Boris Johnson’s first summit as PM
today 22:50 Boris Johnson set for debut on global stage at G7 summit
today 22:50 Rising temperatures could set August bank holiday record
today 22:50 Aston Villa pick up first Premier League win of season
today 22:50 Leicester midfielder Adrien Silva completes switch to Monaco
today 22:50 Mauricio Pochettino surprised Christian Eriksen’s future remains unresolved
today 22:50 Solskjaer wants fans to stand by Pogba after penalty problems
today 22:50 Frank Lampard urges Chelsea squad to share the scoring burden
today 22:50 Bruce defends his corner at Newcastle after tough start to the season
today 22:50 Dale claims Bury have been sold with hours to spare
yesterday 21:47 Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM
yesterday 21:47 Football hero joins young bike riders for anti-knife crime protest
yesterday 21:47 No excuses from England after poor show against Australia
yesterday 21:47 Day two of the third Ashes Test: England’s Ashes hopes on the brink
yesterday 20:44 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 20:44 Justice Ruth Ginsburg completes treatment for tumour on pancreas
yesterday 19:41 Polish chef criticises Home Office after bid for settled status rejected
yesterday 19:41 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 19:41 EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury but MP says bid is coming
yesterday 19:41 Halep: What comes now is a bonus after Wimbledon win
yesterday 19:41 England embarrassed for 67 as Ashes hopes hang by a thread
yesterday 18:38 Prime Minister enjoys fish and chips during visit to Brixham
yesterday 18:38 Life without parole for man who killed Spanish golfer on US course
yesterday 18:38 Campaigners criticise Boris Johnson’s ‘inflammatory’ message to migrants
yesterday 18:38 Brazil’s leader suggests he will send army to tackle Amazon wildfires
yesterday 18:38 Fires in the Amazon rainforest: Why are they happening?
yesterday 18:38 Bury great Craig Madden recalls happier times at Gigg Lane as deadline looms
yesterday 18:38 Perisic set for Bayern bow but Kovac ‘won’t take any risks’ with Coutinho
yesterday 18:38 EFL says little progress made in bid to save Bury
yesterday 18:38 Wolves boss Nuno dismisses burnout fears amid busy schedule
yesterday 18:38 Roger Federer feeling better than ever heading into US Open
yesterday 17:35 Special prosecutor appointed in ‘staged attack’ case involving Jussie Smollett
yesterday 17:35 Investors in Kevin McCloud housing venture facing heavy losses
yesterday 17:35 In Pictures: Fun in the sun ahead of bank holiday heatwave
yesterday 17:35 BA pilots to strike in dispute over pay
yesterday 17:35 Extracted eggs could help northern white rhino escape extinction
yesterday 17:35 Foreign Office warns travellers’ phones could be checked at Hong Kong border
yesterday 17:35 Married police sergeant facing jail over child grooming charges
yesterday 17:35 Pellegrini warns West Ham against ‘big mistake’ at out-of-form Watford
yesterday 17:35 England’s Ashes hopes dwindling as dominant Australia turn screw in third Test
yesterday 17:35 Nedved: Juventus still the team to beat after strong transfer window
yesterday 17:35 Schmidt hopes Kleyn can take his game to the next level
yesterday 17:35 Cook, Boycott and Vaughan criticise England’s approach after batting collapse
yesterday 16:32 Harland and Wolff shipyard should be renationalised, say unions
yesterday 16:32 Charles to attend Battle of Arnhem commemorations in Netherlands
yesterday 16:32 Smart motorways used to boost road capacity
yesterday 16:32 Denmark’s prime minister has ‘constructive’ phone call with Donald Trump
yesterday 16:32 Johnson ‘deeply concerned’ about Amazon rainforest fires
yesterday 16:32 Hot buttered toast for patients will improve their NHS experience, says PM
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