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'Colston 4' to stand trial at Bristol Crown Court on 13 December

The protestors have pleaded not guilty and their lawyers say they will ‘fight these criminal charges vigorously’.

'Not guilty' plead the Colston 4

The case will be heard in Bristol Crown Court on 8 February.

The Bristol Briefing: Cases down, hospital admissions and vaccines up, plus the Colston 4 trial

What you need to know on Covid and what else is happening in the city - including the upcoming trial of the ‘Colston 4’

Enslaved person's gravestone vandalised in Bristol in racist retaliation attack for toppling of Colston statue

The historic grave of an enslaved young African person has been desecrated in an apparent racist revenge attack following the toppling of the statue of slave trader Edward Colston.

PHOTOESSAY: The protest that toppled Colston

The Black Lives Matter protest on Sunday hit headlines the world over after protestors pulled down the statue of slave trader Edward Colston and rolled him down to the docks and into the river.

Editorial: After Colston, now to tear down structures of racism, including in the media

A statement from the Cable on the felling of Colston, Black Lives Matter and working towards anti-racism.

Colston statue toppled during Bristol's Black Lives Matter protest

The statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol city centre - often the centre of debates about marking Bristol's dark history - was today torn down.

Will Bristol’s new clean air zone influence city centre voters at the polls?

Central ward was a close race between Labour and the Greens in 2016, with a low turnout and just seven votes in it.

Prominent advocate for racial justice speaks out ahead of crucial Police and Crime Commissioner election

Prominent advocate for racial justice, Desmond Brown, sets out what the police and next PCC must do to tackle racism, rebuild community trust, and support young people at risk of violent crime, and why you should vote.

Rising hate crime: A key concern for voters in PCC election

The Police and Crime Commissioner candidates are asked how they plan to reduce hate crime and rebuild trust among local communities

‘We need a ‘Bristol Beacon’ in every community’

As Bristol pours money into the Bristol Beacon refurb, it’s time to ask for more for our independent music and arts venues.

Analysis: How Mayoral candidates will need to battle for votes and look both ways as they race for City Hall

Hopefuls have the tricky task of appealing to a diverse electorate.