“In the ten years I’ve been working in the Backpackers, I’ve never experienced a situation like this.” Hostel workers on the impact of Brexit.
The Cable interviews veteran investigative journalist Duncan Campbell about blowing open state surveillance – and being targeted by security services.
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Commemorating a pioneering St George author
A small plaque on an unassuming Troopers Hill bench celebrates Victorian author Elizabeth Emra, who wrote about the lives of east Bristol’s poor.
Fate of controversial Avonmouth industrial plant to be decided
Council ‘error’ leaves waste processing plant’s future down to Planning Inquiry.
Cable members in Knowle West talking about drugs
Our monthly members’ meeting took place in Knowle West this week, exploring drug related issues in the city
Determination and struggle to shake “hangover from the past” in Southmead
Sensationalist coverage of “riot” in area shows how media failed to grasp the real challenges faced by the community.
Paradise Papers: watch exclusive interview with chairman of Glencore – world’s biggest mining company
The Cable grills Tony Hayward, former CEO of BP and current chairman of Glencore, which recently featured in the Paradise Papers.
This is how many Bristol rough sleepers will be ‘removed’ from UK
Documents obtained by the Cable show the council plans for removing immigrant rough sleepers
Video: Behind the murder of Kamil Ahmed
The Cable spoke to Adil Jaifar, a translator and friend of Kamil, to find out how the disabled Kurdish asylum seeker fell through the gaps...
Revealed: Council already reporting homeless to Immigration Enforcement
Joint operations between the council and Immigration Enforcement have been ongoing for at least two years
Opinion: Fitting that Bristol strikes at developers in week of Paradise Papers
Investigative journalist and member of the Tax Justice Network George Turner gives his take.
Finally: A victory on housing crisis transparency
A year later, the council have responded to calls to take on developers. Here is the Cable’s take.
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Learning the legal hustle
Bristol-based project Street2Boardroom is ready to shake up the street and business worlds, but challenges lie ahead. “We can’t live in a society where people...
Voices: My community doesn’t need a Somali word for autism
Autism cuts across all communities – understanding it is crucial. I am the Somali parent of an autistic child.
Voice: A Bristol guide to racist Halloween costumes
“If I can dress up as Captain America why can’t I be an ‘Arab’ or an ‘Indian’? And how dare you offend me by being...
Kerry McCarthy MP on Brexit and the future of UK farming
The Labour MP for Bristol East talks about the challenges of steering Brexit in a green direction.
The Bristol Reform Riots
October 1831 saw a blaze of anger and thirst for change in the city Over three days in October 1831, Bristol saw arguably the most important riot in British history.
Drugs services: commissioning failure after funding cuts
Cuts make Bristol one of a growing number of local authorities who received no bids from service providers.