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Bristol is about to ditch its mayor. What can it learn from Sheffield?

The clock is ticking down on Marvin Rees’ time in charge, with a new less centralised power structure based around committees replacing the mayoral model. With a similar transition having taken place in South Yorkshire, are there lessons for our city?

Bristol rallies to save beloved Big Issue seller Jeff Knight

Bristol pledges to welcome 10 Afghani families fleeing from Taliban rule

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Escape from Hong Kong to Bristol: 3 protestors speak out on police brutality and life in exile

They are keeping the spirit of the pro-democracy protest movement alive - and wondering whether they'll ever go home. Content warning: this video contains some violent scenes.

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Jews in Bristol protest Israel’s violence and oppression in Palestine

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The working class academic fighting to overturn wrongful convictions

The Bristol property secretly owned by the controversial governor of the Bank of Lebanon

Investigation finds that Lebanon's Governor siphoned millions abroad, including into Bristol.

A morning with activists taking direct action against immigration enforcement

The group said the action was in response to the "institutional racism of the government's hostile environment policy".

From St Pauls to Syria: Why this young woman and Kurds in Bristol are struggling for justice from afar

We spent the morning with a Kurdish activist struggling for peace and justice in north eastern Syria

Activists block Filton arms companies to protest Turkey’s invasion of Syria

They blocked the main entrance to the arms dealers for four hours.

George Monbiot: ‘Bristol airport expansion is like a gun pointing at the heart of the planet’

Bristol is not doing enough after declaring climate emergency, says environmental journalist.

5G rollout raises urgent questions about high-frequency health impacts

As Bristol experiences 5G mobile phone technology for the first time and conspiracy theories abound, science writer Andy Extance looks at the technologies risks and benefits.