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Great Western Railway: Your questions on Hitachi 800 high-speed trains

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A new fleet of high-speed trains took the first passengers today and here ...

2017-10-18 08:29 open_in_new
County Championship: Middlesex unsuccessful with 'crossbow' points deduction appeal

Middlesex have failed in their appeal against a two-point deduction in the County Championship, confirming their relegation from Division One.

The punishment came for their slow over rate during August's match at Surrey, which was abandoned when a crossbow bolt was fired into The ...

2017-10-18 08:29 open_in_new
Mesh surgeon investigated by NHS trust in Bristol

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A surgeon who carried out mesh surgery that left women in severe pain is ...

2017-10-18 08:29 open_in_new
Fault delays new high-speed train's first journey from Bristol to London

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Broken air conditioning and a 41-minute delay have overshadowed the ...

2017-10-18 08:29 open_in_new
Jeffrey Barry guilty of 'savage' stab murder in Bristol

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A man has been found guilty of murdering his neighbour in a "savage and ...

2017-10-18 08:29 open_in_new
New Concorde museum in Bristol opens to the public

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A new museum, which is home to the last Concorde aircraft to fly, has ...

2017-10-18 08:29 open_in_new
Where are all the women in economics?

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We hear a lot about the under-representation of women in so-called STEM ...

2017-10-13 20:55 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
Bristol spate of burglaries 'ignored by police'

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Police are failing to take action over a spate of "brazen" burglaries in ...

2017-10-13 17:37 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
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 open_in_new
New Board of Trade established by government

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The Board of Trade is to be revived as an advisory body to attract more ...

2017-10-12 17:23 open_in_new
Just For Pets jobs saved with Pedigree Wholesale deal

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More than 100 jobs have been saved following a takeover deal at a ...

2017-10-11 19:23 open_in_new
Bristol boy 'did not die from meningitis'

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A boy who died in hospital in Bristol did not have meningitis, Public ...

2017-10-11 19:23 open_in_new
Racing driver with prosthetic leg targets Le Mans 2020

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A rugby player who uses a prosthetic leg has joined a team aiming to be ...

2017-10-11 19:23 open_in_new
Respiratory RSV vaccine to be trialled on unborn babies

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A new vaccine aimed at protecting babies against a virus that can cause ...

2017-10-11 16:05 open_in_new
Freddie Burns: Bath fly-half gets three-week ban for tip tackle

Bath's Freddie Burns has been suspended for three weeks after admitting making a dangerous tip tackle on Josh Adams during Saturday's game with Worcester.

The 27-year-old was sent off for the challenge in the 63rd minute of his side's 29-13 Premiership win.

He pleaded guilty to the ...

2017-10-10 23:35 open_in_new
Weston Beach: David Knight and Guy Martin team up for quad event

Four-time World Enduro champion David Knight will team up with TT star Guy Martin to compete in a two-man quad class at the Weston Beach race.

Both men will also compete in solo races on the Weston-Super-Mare sand dunes this weekend, but said it was a "last-minute decision" to team ...

2017-10-10 23:35 open_in_new
Missing Jazmyn Richardson, 14, 'may be with man aged 27'

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Police looking for a missing 14-year-old girl from Somerset have released ...

2017-10-10 16:59 open_in_new
Twerton Park: Bath City plan partial stadium redevelopment with investors

Bath City have confirmed their intention to partially redevelop their home ground, Twerton Park.

The National League South club and a private investment company have entered in to a "memorandum of understanding" over a joint redevelopment.

The proposed works would include a new ...

2017-10-10 14:47 open_in_new