Berkshire hathaway has waded into the takeover battle for Transatlantic Holdings, tabling a $3.2bn bid for the reinsurer.
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Monday 12 July 2010
Two men have died after their biplane crashed in woods. The pair, believed to be French nationals, came down in Rotherfield Greys, near Henley, Oxfordshire, at around 4.45pm on Saturday.
Sunday 27 June 2010
Royal Berkshire Shooting School, the country sports and clothing group, has been sold in a deal thought to be worth more than £10m.
Saturday 26 June 2010
Police are today continuing investigate the death of a woman during a suspicious house fire.
Thursday 06 May 2010
The family of a British man shot dead in Amarillo on a road trip through the United States will learn details of his death today.
Saturday 06 March 2010
Friday 19 February 2010
The many fans of Richard Fortey's Dry Store Room No.1, about the outlandish denizens of the Natural History Museum, should try this rather more sober but engaging ramble round Britain's geological marvels. They would learn that the division between north and south was once more marked than it is today.
Thursday 31 December 2009
Friday 18 December 2009
Racing at Ascot was abandoned because of snow today - with a 4pm inspection also planned ahead of tomorrow's meeting
Wednesday 18 November 2009
A mother was run over and dragged up to 65ft (20m) by her own car after a laughing thief leapt behind the wheel and mowed her down, a court heard today.
Saturday 24 October 2009
The all-round entertainer Felix Bowness found fame in his sixties as Fred Quilly, the suspended jockey employed as a riding instructor at Maplin's holiday camp in Hi-de-Hi!, after spending much of his working life as a variety comedian, extra, bit-part actor and warm-up artist for television shows.
Monday 19 October 2009
Wednesday 16 September 2009
A 43-year-old man was arrested today in connection with an attempted rape that happened more than 20 years ago.
Tuesday 04 August 2009
A British couple remained in hospital today after being seriously injured in a machete attack in Tobago, the Foreign Office said.
Monday 22 June 2009
In today's paper a reference to the wealth of Windsor Conservative MP Adam Afriyie was based on an email from his chief of staff, Russell Walters.
Monday 15 June 2009
A woman who was labelled "potentially violent" after she complained to a council about a vandalised flowerbed today sued for the authority for libel.
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