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  1. Mohammed Rasheed death: Pair charged with manslaughter

    Two men have been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a man in Windsor.

    Mohammed Rasheed, 50, was found with fatal head injuries near nightclubs and pubs in the Goswell Hill area of the town early on Sunday 10 September.

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    Image caption: Mohammed Rasheed, 50, was found with fatal head injuries in the Goswell Hill area of Windsor

    Ashley Ball, 28, and Kirk Bentley, 31, both of Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey were charged on Wednesday.

    They have been released on bail to appear at Slough Magistrates' Court on 12 December.

  2. CCTV released in Havant anti-social motorbike investigation

    Police have released CCTV images of two motorcyclists they want to identify following 270 reports of motorbikes or scramblers being illegally ridden in Havant, Hampshire.

    Recent incidents include a man being verbally abused and shot at with a BB gun by riders.In another case, motorcycles were being ridden through the shopping areas and riders were seen to let off fireworks.

    Motocyclists CCTC
  3. Floating bridge review due in January

    The findings of a review into the design, build and delivery of the troubled new Cowes floating bridge will be made public in January, Isle of Wight Council has said.

    The troubled £3.2m vessel was withdrawn from service in September after suffering numerous technical failures.

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    Video caption: The problems which have afflicted the Isle of Wight's new £3.2 chain ferry.
    Quote Message: We owe it to residents to undertake a thorough investigation due to the large amount of public money involved and the level of disruption that has been caused. We need to understand exactly how we have ended up in this unacceptable position and what we can learn for the future to ensure nothing like this happens again." from Dave Stewart Leader, Isle of Wight Council
    Dave StewartLeader, Isle of Wight Council
  4. Plans submitted for new university building

    New building plans

    University of Reading has submitted plans for its next building at Thames Valley Science Park.

    The third building in the first phase of the development will provide 40,000 sq ft of space for technology companies.

    It will be an extension to the existing Gateway building, which is due to be complete later this year.

  5. E-fits issued in rape investigation

    E-fit

    E-fits have been issue of two men wanted in connection with a rape more than 13 years ago in Winchester.

    The victim, aged 23 at the time, was pushed to the ground, threatened with a knife and raped by two men in an alleyway near Sainsbury at Badger Farm.

    The attack happened at about 20:30 BST on 25 September 2004.

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A338 Dorset southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A338 Dorset southbound severe accident, between A31 Ringwood Road and B3073.

    A338 Dorset - A338 closed and very slow traffic southbound between Ashley Heath Interchange in West Moors and Blackwater junction in Hurn, because of an accident involving four vehicles.

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

  7. Post update

    Turbine blades

    A new plant for painting and storing wind turbine blades is to open at Fawley on the site of a decommissioned oil-fired power station.

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is manufacturing the 80-metre turbine blades at its factory on the Isle of Wight.

    The Fawley facility, which will open in April 2018, will create up to 50 jobs.

  8. Police carry out anti-drugs operations in Dorset

    Sixty addresses in Weymouth, Dorchester and Bridport have been targeted by police in anti-drugs operations earlier this week.

    The addresses were identified as being used by suspected drug gangs for "cuckooing" - where dealers take over the homes of vulnerable people to deal drugs from.

    A 27-year-old Weymouth man was arrested on suspicion of possession and supply of a controlled class A drug. A 22-year-old Weymouth man was arrested on suspicion of possession and attempt to supply a controlled class A drug. Both men have been released while investigations continue.

    Police car
  9. Davis targets victory in landmark game

    BBC Sport

    Southampton captain Steven Davis hopes to mark his 100th international appearance for Northern Ireland with a victory over Switzerland in the World Cup play-off first leg.

    Thursday night's game in Belfast is followed by the return leg in Basle three days later.

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    Video caption: World Cup play-off: NI skipper Davis targets victory in landmark game
  10. Muscle research for space station astronauts

    ISS

    Southampton University scientists have been awarded £192,000 by the UK Space Agency to study the effects of space flight on human muscle tone.

    Space station crew members will have their muscles and other tissue monitored before, during and after flight, using ultrasound and a new handheld device to measure tone and stiffness.

    Maria Stokes, professor of Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, said: "Ultimately our findings will benefit patients with muscle problems back on Earth."

  11. Homes remain without water

    Thames Water has said some residents may remain without water into the evening after an overnight power fault disrupted supplies.

  12. Calcot death: Man appears in court charged with murder

    A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a mother-of-two found fatally injured at a property in Reading.

    Steven Grainger, 32, of Hatford Road, Reading, spoke only to confirm his name and address when he appeared at Reading Magistrates' Court today.

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    Image caption: Simone Grainger was found with head injuries on Saturday

    Simone Grainger, 30, died at her home shortly after being found with head injuries in Windsor Way, Calcot, on Saturday afternoon.

    Mr Grainger was remanded with custody and will appear at Reading Crown Court tomorrow morning.

  13. Remembering Lucy and Stacey

    Two teenage runners fatally hit by car driven by a soldier a year ago are being remembered today.

    Stacey Burrows, 16, and Lucy Pygott, 17, who were were members of Aldershot, Farnham and District Athletic Club were out training in Aldershot when they were run over by Michael Casey on 8 November.

    Tim Eglen, who manages the club's U17s, U15s and U13s Cross Country teams said: "The focus is on a day of quiet contemplation."

    Lucy Pygott (left), 17, and Stacey Burrows

    Lucy, who was from Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, had won a 3,000m bronze medal at the European Youth Championships in July.

    Stacey, from Farnborough, was the Hampshire under-17 3,000m champion.

    Casey, who was over the alcohol limit and speeding when he killed the two teenage athletes, was jailed for six years in April.

  14. Award for RNLI volunteer couple

    James Vaughan (left) with Rod and Carole Brown

    Two lifeboat station volunteers from Poole have been presented with an award for their exceptional service to the RNLI.

    Rod and Carole Brown received the Local HERO award after 24 years of volunteering and fundraising for the station.

    Mr Brown held the role of Lifeboat Operation Manager at the station while Carole worked as treasurer.

  15. Bid to convert buses to homeless shelters

    BBC Radio Oxford

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    Image caption: A double-decker bus has already been used as a homeless shelter on the Isle of Wight

    A campaign group wants to turn double-decker buses into mobile homeless shelters in Oxford.

    It follows similar projects in Reading and the Isle of Wight.

    The plan is being backed by the Oxford Green Party, which is offering to help secure funding and find volunteers.

    In response, Oxford City Council says it welcomes new ideas and resources but added it was essential any solutions are properly resourced and provide a safe environment as well as shelter.