Uncovering the secret state
The Cable interviews veteran investigative journalist Duncan Campbell about blowing open state surveillance – and being targeted by security services.
Fate of controversial Avonmouth industrial plant to be decided
Council ‘error’ leaves waste processing plant’s future down to Planning Inquiry.
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.
Brexit: Green MEP launches fight for secret documents
The government won’t hand over 50 reports on the impact of Brexit.
“Beautiful, ordinary people”: Capturing Brexit on film
Ahead of Bristol Radical Film Festival, the Cable spoke to director Timothy George Kelly about his ‘state of the nation’ documentary, Brexitannia.
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...
Bristol University: £3m in six years from Atomic Weapons Establishment
University’s ‘strategic alliance’ with AWE, which maintains and develops the UK’s nuclear weapons, continues.
Drug deaths in Bristol sharply increase
What explains the rising rates of drug misuse fatalities, and how can the risks be reduced for Bristol’s population of drug users?
Factory farms: Six-fold increase in Gloucestershire and Somerset permits since 2010
Intensive farming has rapidly expanded across the UK in the last decade. The Cable takes a look at the south-west picture.
Campaign against Fishponds McDonald’s explores judicial review options
Community campaign considering further legal action against multinational.
Voices: Don’t let the arms industry sponsor Bristol Pride
Lorna Stephenson argues that companies such as Babcock should not be allowed to ‘pink-wash’ their dealings with repressive regimes by sponsoring Pride events.
Chronic fatigue syndrome, Bristol University, and controversial science
Certain treatments of chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME, have pitted patients against researchers, and scientists against scientists – amid furious clashes on the validity of landmark studies into the condition.