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 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?
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?
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?