‘Science is a public service, and we should be doing it in the public eye’
Professor and TV presenter Alice Roberts speaks with the Cable about her mission to bring science to the people.
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...
A never-ending journey
What can history teach us about how we got here and where we go next? The Journey to Justice project aims to find out by...
David Olusoga: Not the “angry black guy on television”
The Bristol-based celebrity historian talks about why he challenges the white-washing of British history… and the “pretty weird” relationship the city has with Edward Colston.
Bijan Ebrahimi’s nephew: “We all let my uncle down, we must all fight a racist system”
Davood Khayatain talks about institutional racism, media prejudice, and how Bijan's death has influenced his activism.
Palestine to Bristol: Football, freedom and feminism
“We live surrounded by a wall, but through football we can break it down”: the Palestinian women using sport to resist oppression.
The community razed to the ground for a road that was never built
In the 1960s the council demolished most of Totterdown, in a planning disaster still remembered by Bristolians today.
Refugee return policy “an insult to the Geneva Convention”
There is anger in Bristol at what is being seen as yet another attack on refugees in the UK.
Feminist library protestors “violently” evicted
Domestic violence campaigners have been “violently” evicted from Cheltenham Road Library.
Feminist library occupiers defiant after police visit
Domestic violence campaigners occupying the now-closed Cheltenham Road Library, are determined to stay put after a visit from the police and other unidentified individuals - one of whom made threats.
55% cut to crisis fund “catastrophic” for domestic violence survivors
Women’s groups have raised concerns that a 55% budget cut to the council’s crisis fund will have a disproportionate impact on those fleeing domestic abuse.