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Severe roadworks: A329 Berkshire both ways

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A329 Berkshire both ways severe roadworks, between Broad Lane and B3430 New Forest Ride.

A329 Berkshire - A329 London Road in Bracknell closed in both directions between Running Horse Roundabout and the B3430 New Forest Ride junction, because of gas main work.

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

South Western Railway strike: Commuter 'exhausted and stressed'
Alison Bunce says her commute from Surrey to London is now a five-hour round trip.

Estate agents fined for forming fee-fixing cartel

For sale sign
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Three estate agents have been fined more than £600,000 after illegally fixing minimum commission rates for seven years.

Michael Hardy, Prospect, Richard Worth, and a fourth company, Romans, all of Berkshire, broke competition law by running the cartel.

It set minimum commission rates for properties in Wokingham, Winnersh, Crowthorne, Bracknell and Warfield.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said Romans would not be fined as it informed it about the racket.

BBC political correspondent analyses what happened in the region

Peter Henley with a round-up of election news from the south of England

Reading East "too close to call"

Exit poll
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Most of Berkshire's seats are set to stay with the same parties, apart from Reading East, which has been dubbed "too close to forecast" by the BBC's exit poll.

Labour's Matt Rodda gained the seat in 2017 from the Conservative's Rob Wilson, but could lose the seat to the Tories this time round.

The exit poll predicts Alok Sharma will hold his seat in Reading West, who won in 2017 with a majority of just 2,876 votes.

The University of Reading app helping children to eat the sprouts
University doctors are trying to help parents encourage their children to eat their greens using a mobile app.

"Yes I do have a sweet tooth but I wasn't willing to sacrifice my goal for a quick Snickers bar or a McFlurry.

Leon Mitchell from Slough chat's about becoming Natural World Body Building Champion

Bracknell General Election Debate 2019

Andrew puts your questions to Bracknell candidates standing in the 2019 General Election.
Andrew Peach speaks to 2019 Bracknell parliamentary candidates James Sunderland for the Conservatives, Paul Bidwell for Labour and Kaweh Beheshtizadeh for the Liberal Democrats. The debate included audio from Independent candidate Olivio Barreto. Green Party candidate, Derek Florey decided not to take part. A full list of candidates can be found at bbc.co.uk/election.
Scientists research causes of Parosmia
Phil is taking part in the study to help discover exactly what caused him to lose his sense of smell.