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  2. Woman dies in bungalow fire in Slough
  3. General election 2017: Greens and UKIP form pacts in Hampshire
  4. Today's weather: Sunshine and showers

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  1. That's all for today

    Roz Tappenden

    BBC South

    We will be back on Monday at 08:00 with all of the region's latest news, travel, sport and weather.

  2. Royal Berkshire Hospital affected by cyber-attack

    Linda Serck

    BBC South

    A statement on the hospital foundation trust's website says:

    "There are currently national issues with the NHS IT network. Some of the RBFT telephone lines may also be affected. Engineers are aware of these and are seeking to rectify the issue.

    "Patient care remains unaffected, although there may be some delays as we switch on to our backup systems.

    "We apologise for any inconvenience."

  3. HMS Daring homecoming to Portsmouth

    There were emotional scenes in Portsmouth as friends and family welcomed home the crew of HMS Daring.

    The Type-45 destroyer had spent nine months at sea supporting the military campaign against so-called Islamic State. 

    The ship and her 250-strong crew was deployed to the the Gulf to patrol shipping lanes and help protect US aircraft carriers engaged in bombing raids in Iraq and Syria. 

    HMS Daring
    HMS Daring
    HMS Daring
    HMS Daring
  4. Going on holiday in June?

    With the general election coming up, this may be useful if you're going away and worried about how you can cast your vote.

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    Video caption: For people who are not here on polling day there are options available to help
  5. Ride for cyclist killed on Botley Road later

    A cycle ride in Oxford to celebrate the life of a woman who died in a crash involving a double-decker bus after she fell off her bike takes place later.

    The 31-year-old, named locally as Claudia Comberti, was killed after the crash on Botley Road, Oxford, on Tuesday.

    Community group Broken Spoke Bike Co-op is organising the ride, which starts at 19:00 on Broad Street, to "show the solidarity and strength of our community, to celebrate a life, to imagine better streets, a better city, to take space for people on bikes... and for Claudia". 

    About 100 cyclists also took part in a procession on Wednesday.

    Flowers for Claudia Comberti
  6. Shot executive 'waited 50 minutes for help'

    Guy Hedger
    Image caption: Guy Hedger died as a result of gunshot wounds.

    The ambulance service said he was not classed as a priority as he was conscious and breathing.

    Shot executive 'waited 50 minutes for help'

    Guy Hedger

    The ambulance service said he was not classed as a priority as he was conscious and breathing.

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  7. No injuries in bus fire

    Stagecoach has confirmed no one was injured when a bus caught fire in Aldershot earlier.

    The number 1 service between Aldershot and Camberley suffered an engine fire in Hospital Hill at about 15:45.

    When fire crews arrived the bus was "well alight".

    The company said the driver and passengers "exited safely" and an investigation into the cause of the fire was under way.

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    Severe disruption: A3 Surrey northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A3 Surrey northbound severe disruption, at Old Portsmouth Road.

    A3 Surrey - A3 closed northbound at Thursley, because of an overturned lorry and recovery work.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Dont forget: The M4 will be closed for repair works this weekend

    Drivers heading to the west of Reading are being reminded of a series of weekend closures on the M4. 

    The closures, which start this evening, are being carried out for "essential" repairs to two bridges, according to Highways England. 

    The repair work will completely close the motorway in both directions between junction 12 at Theale and junction 13 at Chieveley. 


    Work on the bridges, which carry the M4 over Ashampstead Road and Dark Lane near Bradfield, will include road resurfacing, deck beams, bridge joints and sections of the safety barrier will be replaced. 

    The road will be closed from 21:00 tonight until 06:00 BST on Monday until the end of May. 

  10. Jack Wilshere: Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe wishes midfielder well

    BBC Sport

    Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe says he is identifying transfer targets for next season - and is unlikely to re-sign England midfielder Jack Wilshere.

    Wilshere, 25, has been on loan with the Cherries most of the season from Arsenal but has missed the end of the campaign with a fractured leg.

    "I think it's going to be really difficult for us," said Howe, when asked on Friday about the chances of re-signing Wilshere.

    "We wish him well for the future."

    Jack Wilshere
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    Severe accident: A303 Hampshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A303 Hampshire eastbound severe accident, between A343 Salisbury Road and A3057.

    A303 Hampshire - A303 in Andover closed and slow traffic eastbound between the A343 Salisbury Road junction and the A3057 junction, because of a serious accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  12. Reading's Zimbabwean fan

    Fulham v Reading (17:30 BST)

    Adam Whitty

    BBC South

    It's being billed as Reading's biggest game in five years.

    The Royals' play-off semi-final against Fulham tomorrow begins a journey that fans hope will lead them to the Premier League.

    Jaap Stam's men have a mega fan in a far flung location, who has made a song to motivate his team ahead of their big game.

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  13. NHS Cyber attack: Hospitals unaffected

    NHS services across England have been hit by IT failure, following a large-scale cyber-attack on NHS services

    Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital, Poole Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester, Queen Alexandra in Portsmouth, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital and Berks Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have all told us their systems have not been affected and they are working as normal. 

    We are still waiting to hear from other hospitals in the region.

  14. Motocyclist dies 10 days after A27 crash

    A motorcyclist injured in a crash on the A27 last month has died.

    The 51-year-old man, from Basingstoke, was taken to Southampton General Hospital following a collision with a car on April 30.

     A 32-year-old man, from Havant, who was arrested in connection with the crash, was released but remains under investigation.

  15. Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 'on alert'

    Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust says it is "on alert" following the large-scale cyber-attack on NHS services.

    Peter Knight, chief information and digital officer, said: "So far, our strong security measures are holding solid. 

    "We continue to closely monitor the situation and have asked staff to be vigilant. Protecting patient information is our top priority.

    "We understand that NHS Digital has set up a dedicated incident line, and suppliers are working to find solutions to this ransomware outbreak."

  16. Bin there, done that...

    Cherwell District Council has a new bin mascot, and wisely, or very possibly unwisely, they are letting the public decide his or her name.

    Of course, the last time this happened a state-of-the-art polar research ship nearly got called Boaty McBoatface.

    Polar research ship

    But this is part of a summer campaign to raise awareness of the authority's recycling services, and the mascot will tour markets in the area.

    We don't know what it will look like, only that it will have one of six possible names, so take your pick from Binny McBinface (naturally), Binderella, Philippa, Binelope, Binbo Baggins, and Recyclasaurus Rex.

    You can vote on the council's Facebook page from 25 May.

    Debbie Pickford, lead member for "clean and green", called it a "bit of playful summer fun, but it carries a serious message".

    Whatever happens, the winning vote will definitely be... rubbish.

  17. Man who 'bit off' victim's ear in assault is jailed

    A man who bit off part of his victim's ear in a late night assault has been jailed. 

    Curtis Coney-Lax, 29, of Hayes Avenue, Bournemouth has been sentenced to two years and nine month in prison. 

    He admitted causing grievous bodily harm at Bournemouth Crown court after the incident in the Camel Bar on Old Christchurch Road in October last year. 

    The court heard Coney-Lax attacked the 20-year-old first by headbutting him and then later biting his nose before biting the top part of his right ear completely off. 

    Quote Message: Coney-Lax was responsible for a violent attack that left his victim with nasty injuries. I hope this case sends out a message that this kind of behaviour will not be tolerated." from Det Sgt. Andy Haworth Bournemouth CID
    Det Sgt. Andy HaworthBournemouth CID