Bristol Pride promise ‘positive way forward’ on arms sponsorship
Pressure over Airbus partnership has led to talks between organisers and campaigners
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.
Airbus factory occupied by friends of Bristolian killed in Syria by Turkish military
Friends of a female British fighter who was killed by Turkish forces have occupied the roof of an Airbus facility in Filton.
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
One protest, two outcomes for Bristol anti-arms activists
Two activists, one act of protest, two different outcomes. The Bristolians campaigning against UK arms sales.
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.
Bristol goes nuclear: Hinkley, Oldbury and the defence industry
Bristol and the South West are gearing up to be a hub of the revived UK nuclear industry. But is there more to the ‘nuclear renaissance’ than low carbon power?
It’s show time for Bristol’s arms industry
Bristol arms companies will be promoting themselves in Cardiff on 28th March.
Bristol’s role in arming the world
Fighter jets with engines manufactured in Patchway are dropping missiles designed in Filton on Yemen. But can the defence sector be re-shaped to provide real security?
Arms industry funding for Bristol University continues
University defends ‘robust ethics of research policy’
Filton MP throws Westminster party for Bahrain
Jack Lopresti MP, loyal advocate of arms exports, hosts Westminster party celebrating Bahraini-UK relations – as more human rights abuses emerge in the Middle Eastern...
Jobs for guns: Bristol MP’s ties to defense contractors
Local MP Jack Lopresti has a friendly relationship with defence contractors. But are local interests being subordinated to those of multinational arms companies?
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