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Severe accident: M4 Berkshire westbound

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M4 Berkshire westbound severe accident, from J14 for A338 to J15 for A346 Marlborough Road.

M4 Berkshire - One lane closed on M4 westbound from J14, A338 (Hungerford) to J15, A346 (Swindon East), because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire eastbound

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M4 Berkshire eastbound severe disruption, from J12 for A4 Bath Road to J11 for A33 Basingstoke Road.

M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and it's very slow on M4 eastbound from J12, A4 (Theale) to J11, A33 (Reading), because of a break down.

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

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A man who threatened a shop cashier with a handgun has been jailed for six years and eight months.

Luke Andrews, 28, of Melville Gardens, Bournemouth, was convicted of robbery and attempted robbery at Reading Crown Court on Monday.

On 13 February 2017 he threatened a cashier at the Yarnton Budgens, who handed over money from the till.

On 16 February he tried to do the same at a newsagents in Woodcote Way, Reading, but the staff member wrestled the gun off Andrews, who then fled the scene.

Detective Constable Jon Morley said: "Following the attempted robbery at the newsagents in Reading, the gun and a black bin liner, which the suspect had left at the scene, were recovered and forensically examined.

"Andrews’ DNA was located on both the handle and gas canister chamber of the gun.

“Andrews’ fingerprints were also found on the black bin liner, which he took to the scene."