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Saturday 4 July 2015 4:19 AM

Guilty verdict returned by jury in Maidenhead rape trial

A jury at the trial of a Maidenhead man accused of raping a woman has returned a verdict of guilty.

Gabriel Abbas, of Sandringham Road, was found guilty of forcing a woman to have sex with him on Friday, October 10 last year.

His trial began at Reading Crown Court on Monday.

Abbas, who earlier admitted physically assaulting the same woman


14:30 Fri 03 Jul 2015
Wooburn Bourne End Logo An environmental assessment for Wooburn and Bourne End looks set to save the parish council about £11,000 a year. The proposal for the survey was put forward at a meeting of the full council
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10:58 Fri 03 Jul 2015
Improvements will make train travel easier for passengers First Great Western has confirmed it expects to run the majority of London Thames Valley services should the planned strike action take place next week. While the company is due to meet with the RMT
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09:36 Fri 03 Jul 2015
Molly Watt with her skydive instructor A 20-year-old woman who has Usher syndrome is already looking ahead to her next challenge after jumping 13,000ft out of a plane. Molly Watt, from Old Acres, did a skydive on Friday in Peterborough
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12:30 Fri 03 Jul 2015
Namita Prakash, of Trust House Reading Working at a support centre for victims of rape and sexual abuse from across the Thames Valley isn't the easiest catalyst for conversation. "I don't make a lot of friends because of it," explains
10:42 Fri 03 Jul 2015
Dog Show Windsor Each week, we bring you a round-up of community and family-friendly events taking place across Maidenhead, Slough, Windsor, Burnham, Twyford and the surrounding area. Find out what's on where you are below. Friday: ASCOT: War
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16:54 Thu 02 Jul 2015
Missing: Cody the American bulldog Family pet Cody is feared to have been stolen after he went missing in Vicarage Road in Maidenhead on Tuesday. Monica Wheeler was visiting her friend when Cody, a white American bulldog, got out of
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