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Man stabbed in the chest in Reading

A man was stabbed in the chest in an altercation between two groups in Reading.

The stabbed man, who is in his 20s, and a 19-year-old man who was hit with a bottle and has head injuries, are in hospital.

The incident happened in Strathy Close between 21:30 BST on Sunday and midnight on Monday following a party.

Det Insp Richard Jarvis said a thorough investigation is being carried out to establish what happened.

He said he wants people who left the scene in a white car shortly before police attended to come forward.

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A man was stabbed and another hit over the head with a bottle in Strathy Close in Reading

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,438 in Berkshire, an increase of nine since Saturday.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 697

West Berkshire - 500

Wokingham - 611

Windsor and Maidenhead - 431

Reading - 808

Bracknell Forest - 391

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Sunday 9 August

Severe accident: M4 Berkshire eastbound

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M4 Berkshire eastbound severe accident, from J7 for to J6 for A355 Royal Windsor Way Slough.

M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and queues on M4 eastbound in Buckinghamshire from J7, Slough West to J6, A355 (Slough), because of an accident.

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

Coronavirus: Cases confirmed in Berkshire

The latest number of cases of Covid-19 has been confirmed as 3,429 in Berkshire.

The breakdown of figures by local authority area is:

Slough - 693

West Berkshire 498

Wokingham - 611

Windsor and Maidenhead - 429

Reading - 807

Bracknell Forest - 391

The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

Data as of Saturday 8 August

Severe disruption: M25 Surrey clockwise

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M25 Surrey clockwise severe disruption, from J12 for M3 J2 to J13 for A30 Staines By Pass.

M25 Surrey - One lane closed and it's heavy on M25 clockwise from J12 M3 J2 to J13, A30 (Staines), because of a breakdown.

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