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Houseboat explodes in Bristol harbour
One person has been injured in a blast on a houseboat in Bristol harbour.
2017-08-20 16:23
Motorcyclist dies in collision with car in Weston-super-Mare
One person has died in a collision involving a car and a motorbike on a main road into Weston-super-Mare.
2017-08-20 11:59
Footballers Lee Tomlin and Billy Kee face GBH charges
Two footballers have been charged following an alleged incident outside a Leicester nightclub on 22 January.
2017-08-19 19:29
Great Western Rail upgrades affecting south Wales begin
Rail upgrade works affecting people travelling between south Wales, Bristol Parkway and London Paddington have begun.
2017-08-19 13:57
Bristol Balloon Fiesta: Balloons take to sky on final day
A glorious morning allowed dozens of hot air balloons to take off from Ashton Court as part of the annual Bristol Balloon Fiesta.
2017-08-13 15:01
Bristol Balloon Fiesta: Thousands attend night glow
Thousands of people have attended the annual night glow at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta.
2017-08-13 02:55
Bristol's 39th International Balloon Fiesta gets under way
The night sky was lit up at the start of Bristol's annual four-day International Balloon Fiesta.
2017-08-11 01:25
Bristol flat fire: Man dies and woman critically ill
A man has died and a woman is in a critical condition in hospital following a flat fire in Bristol.
2017-08-06 12:27
Bristol flats near ss Great Britain given 'all-clear'
Residents evacuated from flats near the ss Great Britain in Bristol have been allowed to return home following a suspected chemical incident.
2017-08-05 12:15
Homes evacuated near ss Great Britain after 'chemical' find
Flats have been evacuated near to the ss Great Britain in Bristol following a "possible chemical incident", Avon and Somerset Police said.
2017-08-05 01:15
Bristol Rovers ditch new stadium plan at UWE
Bristol Rovers has said it will no longer be building a new stadium at University of West of England (UWE).
2017-08-03 10:45
Short films by young West country artists go on show
More than 40 short films by young artists including animators, poets and a refugee who found sanctuary in Bristol are being screened.
2017-07-30 11:41
Massive star bursts caught in one in 10,000 chance encounter
A detailed picture of the most powerful type of explosion in the universe has been captured in what was described as a one in 10,000 chance event.
2017-07-28 13:29
New Avon Fire Authority to be formed following report
A new Avon Fire Authority is to be formed following a critical report into the way the current authority is run.
2017-07-26 21:53
Banksy's balloon girl chosen as nation's favourite artwork
Banksy's mural of a girl letting go of a heart-shaped balloon has been voted the nation's favourite artwork.
2017-07-26 02:05
Violence at Bristol prison due to 'deluge of drugs'
A "deluge of illicit drugs" has fuelled violence, debt and self-harm at a men's prison, a report has said.
2017-07-25 05:11
Daily News
Women's Super League: Southern Vipers and Surrey Stars qualify

Holders Southern Vipers and Surrey Stars became the first sides to book their places at the 2017 women's Super League Finals Day following victories.

Lizelle Lee hit 72 in the Stars' 169-6 before Western Storm were all out 117.

Spinner Linsey Smith took 3-14 as Lancashire Thunder

today 18:17
Julie Biesmans: Bristol City Women sign Belgium midfielder from Standard Liege

Top-flight club Bristol City Women have signed Belgium midfielder Julie Biesmans from Standard Liege.

The 23-year-old has signed an undisclosed-length deal with the Vixens after nine years with the Belgian side.

She was part of the Belgium national team at this summer's Women's

today 18:17
Man and woman arrested on suspicion of Bristol murder
A woman has been stabbed to death in the St Pauls area of Bristol.
yesterday 16:59
Father of dead Somerset baby quizzed over harassment complaints
The father of a premature baby who died aged eight weeks may face prosecution after doctors complained of harassment.
yesterday 14:47
Two MPs quit Bath University roles over vice-chancellor's pay deal
Two further MPs are to quit their roles at the University of Bath in protest over the vice-chancellor's "unjustifiable" pay.
yesterday 12:35
Wings Over Scotland blogger arrested over alleged harassment
The pro-independence blogger behind the Wings Over Scotland website has been arrested for alleged online harassment.
yesterday 09:17
Bristol tower block has similar cladding to Grenfell Tower
A tower block in Bristol has similar cladding to the Grenfell Tower block in London, the BBC has learned.
2017-08-21 18:47
Anthony Perenise: Samoa prop rejoins Bath from Bristol

Bath have re-signed tighthead prop Anthony Perenise from Bristol for the 2017-18 Premiership season.

The 34-year-old Samoa international made 85 appearances in his first spell at the Rec from 2011 to 2014.

"He has shown throughout his career his quality in the set-piece, as well as

2017-08-21 17:41
Latest news from Bristol
today 18:17 Women's Super League: Southern Vipers and Surrey Stars qualify
today 18:17 Julie Biesmans: Bristol City Women sign Belgium midfielder from Standard Liege
yesterday 16:59 Man and woman arrested on suspicion of Bristol murder
yesterday 14:47 Father of dead Somerset baby quizzed over harassment complaints
yesterday 12:35 Two MPs quit Bath University roles over vice-chancellor's pay deal
yesterday 09:17 Wings Over Scotland blogger arrested over alleged harassment
2017-08-21 18:47 Bristol tower block has similar cladding to Grenfell Tower
2017-08-21 17:41 Anthony Perenise: Samoa prop rejoins Bath from Bristol
2017-08-21 13:17 Cleveland Bridge tollhouse pillar destroyed by car
2017-08-20 19:41 Bristol stabbing leaves two men injured
2017-08-20 16:23 Houseboat explodes in Bristol harbour
2017-08-20 11:59 South Wales train delays after 'major' signalling failure
2017-08-20 11:59 Motorcyclist dies in collision with car in Weston-super-Mare
2017-08-19 19:29 Footballers Lee Tomlin and Billy Kee face GBH charges
2017-08-19 13:57 Great Western Rail upgrades affecting south Wales begin
2017-08-18 22:33 Charlie Estcourt: Bristol City Women re-sign Reading's Wales midfielder on loan
2017-08-17 23:27 Bristol council tax relief cuts could be 'illegal' say opponents
2017-08-17 16:55 Cauley Woodrow: Bristol City sign Fulham striker on loan
2017-08-17 15:49 Probe after elderly patient locked in Bristol hospital room
2017-08-17 00:25 Second WW2 bomb found in Bristol Channel near Hinkley Point
2017-08-16 23:19 David Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort dies, aged 89
2017-08-16 21:07 Milan Djuric: Bristol City striker sidelined by groin surgery
2017-08-16 21:07 Boardmasters festival teen George Zographou dies after developing meningitis
2017-08-16 20:33 Liselotte Marshall obituary
2017-08-16 17:49 Amazon to open new Severn Beach warehouse in 2018
2017-08-16 13:25 Boardmasters festival-goers given meningitis treatment
2017-08-16 09:01 Bath murder: Two charged after death of Tashan Corpe
2017-08-16 00:13 T20 Blast: Derbyshire & Middlesex win to boost quarter-final hopes
2017-08-15 17:37 Bath murder: More time to question suspects
2017-08-15 17:37 'Wicked decisions' needed on council tax support levels
2017-08-14 18:31 Bristol Rovers: Revamped Memorial Stadium could include safe standing area
2017-08-14 18:31 Officer denies assaulting Judah Adunbi race group founder
2017-08-14 13:01 Man dies after serious assault in Bath
2017-08-13 19:25 Arson arrest after shop blazes in Bath
2017-08-13 15:01 Bristol Balloon Fiesta: Balloons take to sky on final day
2017-08-13 02:55 Bristol Balloon Fiesta: Thousands attend night glow
2017-08-12 20:19 M48 Severn Bridge closed for work
2017-08-11 19:01 Bath University: MP Andrew Murrison quits role over vice-chancellor's pay deal
2017-08-11 19:01 Devizes nuclear bunker cannabis gang jailed
2017-08-11 19:01 Optical Express optometrist suspended over RAF laser surgery claim
2017-08-11 13:31 Bristol International Balloon Fiesta begins
2017-08-11 02:31 In pictures: Photographer 'in awe' of older athletes
2017-08-11 01:25 Bristol's 39th International Balloon Fiesta gets under way
2017-08-10 21:01 Charles Piutau: Bristol to sign Ulster and New Zealand utility back
2017-08-10 19:55 Somerset v Surrey: Rain-affected match ends in draw at Taunton
2017-08-10 18:49 Women's T20: Champions Southern Vipers thrash Western Storm in opener
2017-08-10 16:37 South Western rail franchise boss not committing to guard role
2017-08-10 16:37 Severn bridges to be publicly owned from 8 January 2018
2017-08-10 09:59 Bath tattoo parlour hit by fire 11 days after opening
2017-08-10 00:05 Memorial Stadium: Bristol Rovers to stay at ground and plan redevelopment
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