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Watch: One year since Colston fell

Priyanka Raval speaks to anti-racism campaigners on the year since the Edward Colston statue was toppled, and questions whether the controversy surrounding it helped the movement – or simply unveiled divisions within the city.

'Colston 4' to stand trial at Bristol Crown Court on 13 December

The protestors have pleaded not guilty and their lawyers say they will ‘fight these criminal charges vigorously’.

'Not guilty' plead the Colston 4

The case will be heard in Bristol Crown Court on 8 February.

The Bristol Briefing: Cases down, hospital admissions and vaccines up, plus the Colston 4 trial

What you need to know on Covid and what else is happening in the city - including the upcoming trial of the ‘Colston 4’

Enslaved person's gravestone vandalised in Bristol in racist retaliation attack for toppling of Colston statue

The historic grave of an enslaved young African person has been desecrated in an apparent racist revenge attack following the toppling of the statue of slave trader Edward Colston.

PHOTOESSAY: The protest that toppled Colston

The Black Lives Matter protest on Sunday hit headlines the world over after protestors pulled down the statue of slave trader Edward Colston and rolled him down to the docks and into the river.

Editorial: After Colston, now to tear down structures of racism, including in the media

A statement from the Cable on the felling of Colston, Black Lives Matter and working towards anti-racism.

Colston statue toppled during Bristol's Black Lives Matter protest

The statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol city centre - often the centre of debates about marking Bristol's dark history - was today torn down.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with the Master of the Merchant Venturers, on whether they are an all powerful elite club, or just charitable business people

The Society of Merchant Venturers is often talked about in conspiratorial tones.

What to expect from the appointment of Avon and Somerset’s next police chief

The newly elected Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner will select who heads Avon and Somerset Police.

Cable editorial: The big story behind Bristol’s local election isn’t who won, but who voted.

The Cable editorial team on what the results mean for our city as the dust settles on the elections.

Conservative Mark Shelford beats Labour candidate in Police and Crime Commissioner election

The tight race between the Tories and Labour went through to the second round, with the final winning margin being just 15,000 votes.