Berkshire hathaway has waded into the takeover battle for Transatlantic Holdings, tabling a $3.2bn bid for the reinsurer.
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Sunday 31 July 2011
At the start of 2011, Berkshire chancers Brother launched themselves at the knuckledragger market temporarily vacated by the Gallaghers, declaring themselves "the future of music".
Friday 15 July 2011
A man is missing today after he got into difficulties when he went into a river to rescue his teenage daughter, according to police.
Monday 27 June 2011
Tina Fletcher achieved a lifelong ambition yesterday by ending Hickstead's 38-year wait for a female winner of the Derby.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Heathland fires were still raging across parts of the Scottish Highlands, Ireland and England yesterday after an extended dry spell.
Tuesday 22 February 2011
A new bus tour around Kate Middleton's home in Royal Berkshire has been launched, taking in sights of her former schools and local church.
Friday 07 January 2011
The Liberal Democrats slumped in the first council by-election of the year.
Thursday 30 December 2010
Four men were being held on suspicion of murder today after a young man was fatally wounded at his home.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
A policeman in charge of the 7/7 blast site at Edgware Road today outlined a series of problems that delayed the retrieval of bodies.
Monday 22 November 2010
Workers at the company that provides the warheads for Trident, the country's nuclear deterrent, will stage a protest tomorrow in a row over pay.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Workers at the company that provides the warheads for Trident, the country's nuclear deterrent, are to take industrial action in a row over pay, it was announced today.
Sunday 24 October 2010
Few people enjoyed playing against Bobby Windsor. The pre-eminent Pontypool, Wales and Lions hooker of the 1970s was not only technically very skilful, but also equally adept at booting or punching opponents when the referee wasn't looking, and sometimes when he was.
Wednesday 22 September 2010
A sixteen-stone woman denied gastric band treatment on the NHS has used a judicial review to reverse the decision.
Sunday 29 August 2010
The main London section of the proposed Crossrail Berkshire-to-Essex infrastructure link could be delayed by a year to shave £1bn off the project's price tag.
Wednesday 04 August 2010
Homes were evacuated after a fire broke out at the atomic weapons base which maintains warheads for Trident, the country's nuclear deterrent.
Monday 12 July 2010
The family of Raoul Moat's murder victim today blamed police for not warning him that his life was in danger.
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Argentinian scored 'rabona' wonder goal for Tottenham in Europa League – see it here
Far-right organisation has defended its actions on Facebook
Thought you'd seen it all after the Jeremy Paxman interview?
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella