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Waco cult: How David Koresh persuaded 30 Britons to join

In 1993, a compound in Texas became a horrific fireball, killing members of a cult, including 24 Britons. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Police 'save the day' after bringing riot van to six-year-old's party

After a friend asked for help, officers turned up and allowed children to play inside the riot van. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Reading tiny garden gets a Halloween make-over

A gardening blogger has given her outside space a Halloween make-over Source: BBC News Berkshire

Havant & Waterlooville 7-0 Maidenhead United: 10-man visitors thrashed

Maidenhead's goalkeeper is sent-off and without a keeper on the bench, they lose 7-0 to Havant & Waterlooville. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Jail for Reading bomb hoaxer who 'wanted to be hero'

Sergio Costa who put a fake bomb in public toilets to "be a hero" was jailed for two years. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Thames Valley Police repost tweet mocking Diane Abbott

Thames Valley Police reposted a tweet from a former officer mocking the shadow home secretary. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Heathrow to Paddington trains were disrupted after power fault

Trains between Paddington, Heathrow, Oxford and Maidenhead were severely disrupted after cable damage. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Reading: Under-pressure Paul Clement 'will continue to fight' for club

Reading manager Paul Clement vows to keep fighting for the club despite them being in the Championship bottom three. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Girl, 6, dies after being hit by car in Slough

The victim is believed to have been crossing the road when she was knocked down, police say. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Reading hold Man City to draw in WSL

Man City Women miss the chance to go top of the Women's Super League as Reading Women hold them to a draw. Source: BBC News...

Swansea City v Reading

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Swansea City and Reading. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Off-duty Thames Valley Police officers save man from drowning

The force describes PCs Jon and Stacey Wildridge as "heroes on holiday" after they rescued the man. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Seven arrests after Trident protest in Berkshire

An anti-Trident group blocked approach roads to prevent workers entering a nuclear weapons factory. Source: BBC News Berkshire

London Waterloo: Passengers told 'do not travel'

South Western Main Line services into London Waterloo station are "severely" disrupted by the fault. Source: BBC News Berkshire

South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike

The walkout will be the longest yet in the dispute over the role of guards on trains. Source: BBC News Berkshire

Amputee PC told public how to save his life after car crash

PC Tom Dorman says people "ran out of their homes" to stop "catastrophic" bleeding in his leg. Source: BBC News Berkshire