Only one rogue landlord prosecuted for illegal eviction in four years
In the past four years Bristol City Council have only successfully prosecuted one landlord for illegal eviction.
Exclusive: Former coppers, including undercover, exposed in police data blunder
While police are fighting to protect the identities of officers during the ‘spycops’ public inquiry into undercover policing, an Avon and Somerset Police Facebook group has exposed the identities of former officers, including covert police.
Iconic Bristol Bearpit billboard removed
The battle to reshape the Bearpit took a new turn today as the council removed Bristol’s only non-corporate billboard.
WATCH: simple steps to fight fake news
How can we fight fake news? Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, cognitive psychologist at Bristol University, spells out some simple steps.
Safeguarding shouldn’t mean alienating: parents criticise FGM investigations
There’s growing discontent among sections of the Bristol Somali community around how anti-FGM efforts are being handled. Getting the balance wrong risks driving a wedge between families and the professionals paid to protect children.
National report slams police ‘digital stop and search’ following Cable investigation
Following a Bristol Cable investigation in 2017, charity Privacy International have today published a new report on the technology UK police forces are secretly using to download all the content and data from people’s phones.
Opinion: Surveillance Britain, nothing to fear? Think again
We need to act fast to defend our civil liberties or, like the frog in the pot, we could too late find ourselves in a very different climate.
Bristol arms dealers are supplying Turkish forces who killed a Bristolian
A Bristol woman, Anna Campbell, has been killed by Turkish forces who are supplied by arms companies with bases in Bristol
Bristol activist could face life in prison for stopping deportation flight
Today is the first day of trial for 15 activists, including Bristol woman, who grounded deportation flight last year.
Anti-FGM investigations ‘discriminatory and undermining’, say parents
Bristol Somali parents feel they are being unfairly targeted and questioned by authorities over FGM.
Bristol’s offshore football clubs: offside or fair game?
Both of Bristol’s football clubs are owned by offshore companies. Should City and Rovers fans be concerned or simply grateful for the investment?
Watch: This Bristolian (and a toy fox) fought ISIS
This Bristol activist joined the Kurdish forces who are fighting ISIS, being attacked by the Turkish government and struggling for a more just society in Syria and the middle east.