Berkshire

Great Weekend Getaways -Countryside Spa Hotels

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

After recently visiting some excellent hotel spas in London (Four Seasons, Bulgari, St Pancras and Cafe Royal), I decided to travel slightly further afield to find luxury countryside spa hotels with an interesting history.

Lower Thames Scheme Must Be Completed Within 10 Years

Adam Afriyie | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Politics
Adam Afriyie

rotecting the Thames Valley from flooding is in the local, regional and national interest. I'm optimistic this can be achieved. The prime minister has shown his support for investing in flood defences and the government's fully behind accelerating this scheme. We just need to crack on...

Man Held Over Body Of Mother-Of-Four Found In Maidenhead

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK

A mother-of-four whose body was found at her home was a carer for her wheelchair-bound husband, according to neighbours. Thames Valley Police were cal...

The Judgement of Paris - in Berkshire

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

I was intrigued to hear that a hotel in the heart of Berkshire stocks over 800 Californian wines, some of which are from the owner Sir Peter Michael's winery in Knights Valley, Sonoma.

PHOTOS: Eerie Pictures Of The UK Floods At Night

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

These eerie photographs show the calmness of the floods as residents have evacuated their homes or live amongst dampness that encroaches upon the stre...

Shocking Before And After Pictures Show True Devastation Of UK Flooding

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland and Paul Vale | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

These remarkable before and after pictures show the true horror of the flooding blighting England's southern counties after persistent rainfall caused...

Environment Agency Staff Abused By Public

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Environment Agency staff have been abused by members of the public, in a development the body has blamed on politicians such as Eric Pickles Worker...

Storms To Bring More Flood Misery

PA | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK

Hundreds more homes face flooding as the latest wave of winter storms lash Britain over coming days - and travellers can expect misery for months to c...

Seattle Hempfest and V-Festival - A Tale of Two Cities

Jason Reed | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

When we address what drug law reforms mean in real terms, we can use this as a case in point. Seattle are in process of a rational, humane, affable conversation of responsibility, compared with that of V-Festival who are flailing in the wind and are arguably operating outside the laws that we do actually have.

Which British City Has The Dirtiest Hotels?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The British tourist industry may have upped its game to encourage us to holiday at home, but some places are still finding it hard to shake the stereo...

Berkshire Offers Shining Example to School Sports Partnerships in Taking Advantage of Olympic Legacy

Jon Vale | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Sport
Jon Vale

Despite naysayers declaring the demise of school sport partnerships (SSPs) in anticipation of an imminent cut in central government funding, one of the country's less celebrated sporting centres has seen the partnerships go from strength to strength.

Berezovsky 'Found Lying In Bathroom With Ligature Round His Neck'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky was found lying on his bathroom floor with a "ligature around his neck and a piece of similar material on the shower...

The Crumbling Case for Britain's Biggest Bombs

Keith Taylor | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Politics
Keith Taylor

To keep on producing weapons-grade uranium Aldermaston is clearly going to need some major investment. At a time of austerity, when families are relying on foodbanks and benefits are being cut, can we really justify adding to the already astronomical nuclear weapons bill?

Man Jailed For Leaving Pig's Head Outside Mosque

Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

A 21-year-old man who dumped a pig's head outside a mosque has been jailed for three months. Rory Rowbottom left the animal part outside the Muslim...

'She Was Generous, Intelligent And Beautiful'

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The family of a 22-year-old woman who fell to her death from a football stadium hotel have spoken of their shock at her death. The body of Danielle...

Woman Found Dead At Premier League Football Ground

PA | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK

A woman has died at a Premier League football ground, police said on Sunday The 22-year-old was found at the bottom of a stairwell in the early hou...

Man In 80s Questioned Over Savile Abuse Claims Leaves Police Premises

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

The man in his 80s interviewed as part of investigation into Jimmy Savile sex abuse allegations has now left police premises. He was interviewed un...

Man In 80s Arrested In Berkshire Over Savile Abuse Claims

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

A man in his 80s is being interviewed by detectives investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal. The suspect, from Berkshire, is being questioned ...

Now That's Tragic

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Paul Daniel's garden is the latest victim of the torrential rain sweeping the country, with the TV magician tweeting a picture of his Berkshire estate...

Marching Orders!

Sabi Phagura | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

After some tweaking and changing I've got my food down to a tee, I've finally learned not to over do it on my 'cheat days', I know how to plan ahead when travelling and I'm totally familiar with my weights routine.

Death Of Woman Found In Underpass 'Suspicious'

PA | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

The death of a woman whose body was found in an underpass is being treated as suspicious by police. Officers were called to an address in Bay Drive...

Reading Man Arrested After His Partner Is Stabbed

PA | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested after his partner went to a neighbour's house for help after being stabbed in the stomach, according to police. At 7.40am t...

David Cameron To Offer Young Entrepreneurs 'Student Style' Support

PA | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Politics

Young entrepreneurs could be offered Government loans to help them start up a business along similar lines to the loans which help fund students throu...

Deafblind Teenager Put In 'Isolation' After School Bans Guide Dog

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A deaf teenager who is also slowly going blind has stopped going to school after being isolated from her friends when she was banned from the lunch ha...