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St Michael on the Mount Without: New uses sought for arson-hit church
A Grade-ll* church which was badly damaged by fire last year is to be sold.
2017-10-08 14:23
Prison mental health care criticised after inmate suicide
The sister of a prison inmate who took his own life just 48 hours after being remanded in HMP Bristol says she "has no faith in the system".
2017-10-02 05:31
Murder arrest after man's body found in house fire
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a house fire in Bristol on Friday night.
2017-10-01 11:55
Portishead shooting: Portbury Hundred to remain closed
A road near the M5 motorway will remain closed during the morning rush hour after a man died in a shooting involving armed police.
2017-09-28 02:31
Bishop of Bristol Right Reverend Mike Hill retires
A farewell service is being held to mark the retirement of the Bishop of Bristol, the Right Reverend Mike Hill.
2017-09-23 15:31
M5 reopens following four deaths in lorry crash
The M5 motorway in Gloucestershire has reopened following a crash on Saturday which claimed four lives and left three people critically injured.
2017-09-18 00:59
Gloucestershire M5 crash: 'At least' four dead
At least four people have died in a crash on the M5, police have said.
2017-09-16 18:09
'Hazardous' house blaze probe continues in Bristol
Investigations are continuing after a house blaze involving a "potentially hazardous" substance forced neighbours to leave their homes.
2017-09-11 02:43
Evacuation after 'potentially hazardous' fire in Bristol
People living near the scene of a house fire have been evacuated after a "potentially hazardous" substance was found inside the property.
2017-09-09 13:19
Bristol 'Underground': New transport system proposed for city
A £2.5bn "mass transit" underground for Bristol has moved a step closer.
2017-09-05 03:19
Bristol Jacobean ceiling 'destroyed before listings visit'
A 400-year-old ceiling was demolished a day before an inspection by historic listings officers, it has been claimed.
2017-09-01 02:27
Owl disrupts Avon and Somerset police's phone system
An owl has caused serious problems for a police force's computer and phone systems after it flew into power cables.
2017-08-28 14:45
New £80k vehicle donated to Irish mountain rescue charity
The parents of a school boy who died in a light aircraft crash in 2008 have donated £50,000 towards a vehicle for an Irish mountain rescue charity.
2017-08-26 15:27
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
Daily News
Where are all the women in economics?
We hear a lot about the under-representation of women in so-called STEM fields - science, technology, engineering and maths.
2017-10-13 20:55
European Rugby Champions Cup: Bath v Benetton

Fly-half Josh Lewis will make his first start for Bath in Saturday's Champions Cup opener against Benetton Treviso.

The 25-year-old arrived from Ebbw Vale in the summer and steps up with Freddie Burns suspended and Rhys Priestland injured.

Elsewhere Max Clark replaces Ben Tapuai at

2017-10-13 18:43
Bristol spate of burglaries 'ignored by police'
Police are failing to take action over a spate of "brazen" burglaries in Bristol, a group of residents claim.
2017-10-13 17:37
Middlesex: Somerset 'preparing legal case' against ECB if points deduction reversed

Somerset are preparing to take legal action against the England and Wales Cricket Board should Middlesex's appeal over a points deduction be successful.

Middlesex were relegated to Division Two after finishing one point below Somerset.

They were docked two points for a slow over rate

2017-10-12 19:37
Bristol City v Burton Albion

Bristol City will be looking to extend their unbeaten run to 12 matches as they play Burton Albion.

The hosts will be be without defender Eros Pisano (knee), midfielder Gary O'Neil (knee) and forward Milan Djuric (groin) who are all injured.

Burton will once again be missing Liam

2017-10-12 18:31
Ben Stokes: England all-rounder will make 'full explanation public when time right'

England cricketer Ben Stokes will make his explanation public when the time is right after his arrest, says his agent.

The all-rounder, 26, was arrested on 26 September on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm following an incident near a Bristol nightclub.

"Ben will make public

2017-10-12 17:23
New Board of Trade established by government
The Board of Trade is to be revived as an advisory body to attract more inward investment to the UK and boost exports.
2017-10-12 17:23
Just For Pets jobs saved with Pedigree Wholesale deal
More than 100 jobs have been saved following a takeover deal at a collapsed pet shop chain.
2017-10-11 19:23
Latest news from Bristol
2017-10-13 20:55 Where are all the women in economics?
2017-10-13 18:43 European Rugby Champions Cup: Bath v Benetton
2017-10-13 17:37 Bristol spate of burglaries 'ignored by police'
2017-10-12 19:37 Middlesex: Somerset 'preparing legal case' against ECB if points deduction reversed
2017-10-12 18:31 Bristol City v Burton Albion
2017-10-12 17:23 Ben Stokes: England all-rounder will make 'full explanation public when time right'
2017-10-12 17:23 New Board of Trade established by government
2017-10-11 19:23 Just For Pets jobs saved with Pedigree Wholesale deal
2017-10-11 19:23 Racing driver with prosthetic leg targets Le Mans 2020
2017-10-11 19:23 Bristol boy 'did not die from meningitis'
2017-10-11 16:05 Respiratory RSV vaccine to be trialled on unborn babies
2017-10-10 23:35 Freddie Burns: Bath fly-half gets three-week ban for tip tackle
2017-10-10 23:35 Weston Beach: David Knight and Guy Martin team up for quad event
2017-10-10 16:59 Missing Jazmyn Richardson, 14, 'may be with man aged 27'
2017-10-10 14:47 Twerton Park: Bath City plan partial stadium redevelopment with investors
2017-10-10 12:35 Boy dies in Bristol hospital from suspected meningitis
2017-10-09 16:47 Commons airgun debate over airgun control after toddler shot in head
2017-10-09 12:23 Judd Trump beats Stuart Bingham 9-7 to retain European Masters title
2017-10-09 11:17 Claudia Fragapane wins World Gymnastics bronze in Montreal
2017-10-08 14:23 St Michael on the Mount Without: New uses sought for arson-hit church
2017-10-07 14:19 Northampton Town v Bristol Rovers
2017-10-06 19:35 Mark Allen edged out by Judd Trump in European Masters quarter-final
2017-10-06 19:35 Ten arrests made in £35m tax fraud probe
2017-10-06 17:23 Premiership: Bath v Worcester Warriors
2017-10-06 15:11 Weston-super-Mare hospital: Report casts doubts on services
2017-10-06 09:41 Aden Flint: Player of the month was not expecting to play in September for Bristol City
2017-10-05 22:41 Ben Condon death: Hospital apologises for 'failings'
2017-10-04 19:09 Tanning salon voyeur who secretly filmed women jailed
2017-10-04 13:39 Gary O'Neil: Bristol City midfielder to undergo surgery
2017-10-04 09:15 Ben Stokes: England all-rounder to miss Ashes if inquiry ongoing when tour starts
2017-10-04 09:15 Bristol flat fire body: Two men charged with murder
2017-10-03 22:15 Bristol City Women: Chris Roberts arrives as coach from Hibernian Ladies FC
2017-10-03 22:15 Kamil Ahmed death: Refugee 'was stabbed 25 times'
2017-10-03 20:03 Bristol Council scraps £160k chief executive role
2017-10-03 18:57 Churngold Recycling bosses sentenced over toxic waste
2017-10-03 12:21 Bristol flat fire body: Second murder arrest
2017-10-03 09:03 Qatar Airways chief's faith in Cardiff Airport service
2017-10-03 09:03 Mark Sampson should have been sacked years ago - FA chairman Greg Clarke
2017-10-03 09:03 Home Office delays: 'We are living in a virtual prison'
2017-10-02 16:31 Ryan Higgins: Gloucestershire sign Middlesex all-rounder on three-year deal
2017-10-02 16:31 Roll-up solar panels power Flat Holm island
2017-10-02 15:25 Bristol flat fire murder victim named as Andrew Groves
2017-10-02 12:07 Andy Hurry: Somerset name director of cricket, Jason Kerr becomes head coach
2017-10-02 05:31 Prison mental health care criticised after inmate suicide
2017-10-01 14:31 Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Bristol
2017-10-01 11:55 Murder arrest after man's body found in house fire
2017-09-30 13:55 Man dies and road closed after house fire in Bristol
2017-09-30 12:49 Bristol Rovers v Plymouth Argyle
2017-09-29 23:37 Bloodhound supersonic car fires up Eurofighter engine
2017-09-29 21:25 Murder arrest after woman's body found in Ely, Cardiff
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today 14:03 Couple filmed having sex in Domino's pizza takeaway arrive at court holding hands as they face possible jail sentence
today 14:03 Couple filmed having sex in Domino's pizza takeaway arrive at court holding hands as they face possible jail sentence
today 12:45 Scorned wife 'emptied kettle of boiling water over mistress of Royal Marine husband' leaving her screaming with pain
today 12:33 Football referee knocked out on pitch after being HEADBUTTED by player angry over red card
today 12:33 Football referee knocked out on pitch after being HEADBUTTED by player angry over red card
today 12:09 Terrified students wearing pyjamas run from huge fire as flames rip through high-rise university halls
today 12:09 Terrified students wearing pyjamas run from huge fire as flames rip through high-rise university halls
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today 11:51 From Hurricane Ophelia to Storm Brian? Britain set to be battered AGAIN this week by gale force winds and heavy rain
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today 11:41 Harrowing images show the effects drug use can have on your appearance in a short period of time
today 09:59 "Don't shout at me you stupid woman!" Furious man rants at fellow Tube passenger after she said "excuse me"
today 09:59 "Don't shout at me you stupid woman!" Furious man rants at fellow Tube passenger after she said "excuse me"
today 09:41 Adorable dog is completely bowled over by his owner's artwork as she stares at painting in Zen-like state
today 09:41 Adorable dog is completely bowled over by his owner's artwork as she stares at painting in Zen-like state
today 09:41 SAS hero Chris Ryan reveals the moments that make him panic and the one thing that left him terrified
today 09:41 SAS hero Chris Ryan reveals the moments that make him panic and the one thing that left him terrified
today 09:41 Grieving mum kept stillborn daughter's nursery untouched so second baby could 'share a room' with her dead sister
today 09:41 Grieving mum kept stillborn daughter's nursery untouched so second baby could 'share a room' with her dead sister
today 09:01 Freak tornado spotted looming over UK seaside town after day of bizarre weather sparks 'hurricane sun' and 'sea snow'
today 09:01 Freak tornado spotted looming over UK seaside town after day of bizarre weather sparks 'hurricane sun' and 'sea snow'
today 08:43 "I simply love killing": Outed British mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria says toll of 26 dead militants "isn't enough"
today 08:43 "I simply love killing": Outed British mercenary fighting ISIS in Syria says toll of 26 dead militants "isn't enough"
today 07:47 Terrified student 'seconds from death' after stranger 'calls her "s***" then repeatedly punches her in face'
today 07:47 Terrified student 'seconds from death' after stranger 'calls her "s***" then repeatedly punches her in face'
today 06:03 England legend Terry Butcher 'distraught' after Army veteran son dies aged just 35
today 06:03 England legend Terry Butcher 'distraught' after Army veteran son dies aged just 35
today 03:39 Bodies of couple who went missing during hike found three months later 'locked in final embrace'
today 03:39 Bodies of couple who went missing during hike found three months later 'locked in final embrace'
today 03:01 Daredevil films stomach-churning leap from 800ft cliff in Yosemite National Park WITHOUT a parachute
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yesterday 21:47 Little Demi and her three tiny brothers have lost both their parents - they must not lose each other
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yesterday 20:45 First pictures of two Hurricane Ophelia victims after man is killed clearing tree with chainsaw and woman is crushed in car
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