Bristol and Beyond
Voices: “Why we’re shouting the names of Kurdish fighters from the rooftops of arms companies”
An activist protesting Bristol arms companies explains why they are putting names and stories to the victims of the arms trade.
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.
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.
Plans to evict 2,000 people from Bath housing estate to go to High Court
Local people are fighting mass evictions and the demolition of 542-home Foxhill housing estate, where most affordable and social housing won't be replaced.
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.
Pregabalin: Bristol’s ‘emerging’ prescription drug problem
As pregabalin and gabapentin are liberally prescribed by GPs — and putting drug users at risk on the black market — the government is taking action.
Opinion: Why progressive cities let cyclists run red lights
Knee-jerk reactions are putting lives at risk. It’s time to reform cycling laws based on sound science and not tabloid headlines, argues Simon Oxenham.
Police snooping: a campaign for accountability on surveillance tech
The Cable is co-ordinating a national campaign to prompt a parliamentary inquiry into IMSI-catchers, and to get police to come clean on their use of the technology.
Interview: Shackelia Jackson, human rights activist
The Cable spoke to Jamaican activist Shackelia Jackson, who has been campaigning against unlawful police killings after the murder of her brother in 2014.
Paradise Papers: watch exclusive interview with chairman of Glencore - world's biggest mining company
The Cable grills Tony Hayward, former CEO of BP and current chairman of Glencore, which recently featured in the Paradise Papers.
From politics to potatoes: real views and stories from Bristol refugees and asylum seekers
From politics to potatoes: real views and stories from Bristol refugees and asylum seekers. People listened to the recordings while looking at the objects the...