08:32AM, Saturday 21 December 2013
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After nearly 60 years apart two sisters were finally able to hug each other last week.
Yvonne Laurie 'nearly died' of shock when former Westlife singer Brian McFadden turned up on her doorstep in Hawthorne Crescent, Slough, with her long-lost sibling Elaine Payne.
An independent review into events leading to the death of Callum Wilson will be made public early next year.
The 11-month-old's mother Emma Wilson, from Windsor, was convicted of his murder on Friday at the Old Bailey.
A popular leisure centre which attracts more than 750,000 visitors a year could be demolished and moved to a new location in Maidenhead.
The Royal Borough has said it will cost up to £7million to maintain the Magnet Leisure Centre and has compared it to the Forth Road Bridge.
Three men suspected of beating a man to death in Chalvey have been found not guilty of murder.
The trial of Leon Baptiste, Aiden Wall, and Tyrone Lake began at Reading Crown Court last month.
A distraught family say Christmas has been ruined after a suspected drink-driver ploughed into their block of flats, forcing them to leave their home.
Father-of-two David Stevens was in his family's first floor flat in Cheviot Drive with his sleeping baby daughter when he heard what he thought was a 'massive explosion' just before 1.40am on Sunday.
A major gas leak has seen 20 homes in Cippenham evacuated.
A 400 meter cordon was put in place around Wood Close after police were alerted to the leak at about 10.40pm last night.
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Wexham Park Hospital has urged members of the public to minimise pressures on services tomorrow by considering other treatment options before attending as the emergency department moves into the new assessment centre.