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Danny Heaps appeared at Newbury Magistrates Court on 18 December.
A candle started the fire at a house in Green Road.
Auction to be held next week to sell off assets from folded motor sport company, Marussia.
A man's starting an eight year jail term for raping a teenager in Reading, back in 1988.
A twenty thousand pound reward is being offered for help to solve the murder of Dr Michael Meenaghan in Blackbird Leys.
Experts are examining more than 250 guns and a haul of ammunition handed in to Thames Valley police.
Three women were touched inappropriately by a man - and two others were followed.
36-year-old James Wall from Dorset has admitted a string of Asian gold burglaries in the Banbury area dating back to 2010.
A Labour MP has claimed he has evidence of two murders which were related to allegations of a VIP paedophile ring in Westminster - one of which was previously unknown to police.
Great swathes of England have been "plunged into darkness" with millions of street lights now turned off or dimmed at night, it has been claimed.
The Chancellor has confirmed that traders who rig foreign exchange (forex) and other key markets will face jail terms of up to seven years.
A search team has found a set of keys belonging to a college student who went missing after a night out with friends on Thanksgiving.
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has blamed a panic attack for a meltdown at Heathrow Airport which led to her being arrested by armed officers.
The group behind the devstating hacking attack on Sony has apparently posted a message mocking the FBI.
Sir Elton John and David Furnish have officially married - nine years to the day they tied the knot in a civil partnership ceremony.
Sony has defended its decision to cancel a film mocking the North Korean regime after the studio suffered a damaging cyber-attack.
The curtain has come down on an incredible 11 days of Commonwealth Games sporting action in a glittering ceremony at Glasgow's Hampden Park.
Wales international flanker Justin Tipuric has committed his future to Ospreys by signing a new three-year contract with the club.
Adam Zampa hit a huge six in the final over as Adelaide Strikers snuck over the line to a one-wicket win over Perth Scorchers with one ball to spare.
Sepp Blatter has "every intention" of running for a fifth term as the head of world football’s governing body, according to officials close to the FIFA president.
Take the dog out for a walk and what do you expect to find in the field? A seal, of course.
A German man has comfortably outdone the neighbours with Christmas decorations, as his house is sparkling with more than 450,000 lights.
A cyclist had a lucky escape when he was run over by a large lorry in China.
A dog has been credited with saving the life of its owner after nudging him and alerting him to a fire inside his California home.
The actor and his dog Mono make a very festive film!
He's got the moves like jagger - and he's only 8! Watch dancer Aidan Prince Xiong's awesome routine to Mark Ronson's Uptown Funk.
Shoppers in London's Borough Market were treated to a bit of a festive love in for the areas millennial birthday celebrations….
Forget heartbreaking British telly ads this Christmas, this German supermarket stunt is the coolest promo ever!
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A whopping 79% of women lie to their friends and family about the real reason they can’t go out on the town.
According to one in ten men a man's place is now well and truly in the kitchen.
Research has revealed that 85% of British men dream of an easy life.
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