A police informant says he was let down, now his life is in danger
Avon and Somerset Police persuaded ‘John’ to provide information about criminals he’d grown up with. One officer’s bending of police guidelines has left him living in fear.
Members' meeting: Behind the Lopresti ice cream investigation
This Monday, we hosted a free evening at Windmill Hill City Farm cafe in Bedminster to discuss our investigation into the Lopresti ice cream slavery case.
Part one: The axe murder suspect, Somerset Tory cider baron and botched art heist police probe
Dark Arts is a tale of private investigators, corruption, political pressure, Pakistani heroin and a mansion in the Somerset hills.
A secret side of Bristol is revealed by the Cornerman crime series
There's no two ways about it, the Cornerman series is 'sensational', but not at the expense of accuracy, rather because of it.
Relative of Bristol Brink's-Mat gangster jailed as part of organised crime ring
10 men including John 'Goldfinger' Palmer's son-in-law jailed for roles in extortion, drug dealing and blackmail gang.
Private probation companies are sending more people to jail. But not for committing crimes
Outsourced providers in the Bristol area are under heavy fire for sucking up millions in public money, but failing on public safety and criminal justice.
A High Price? Bristol and the Global drug trade
Bristol is often seen as a leader in the movement for ethical and sustainable living. At the same time, free parties, raves and recreational drug use are also marks of the city. But how do these scenes interact? Are the ethical implications of drug use considered?
Anarchists vandalise Tory MP's house
Anarchists in Bristol have ruptured a 1,300 litre heating oil drum at the home of Charlotte Leslie, the Conservative MP candidate for Bristol North West.
Exclusive: Less than 1 in 5 rape crimes result in a charge by Avon and Somerset police
The Bristol Cable can reveal that up to 80% of rapes and sexual assaults recorded by Avon and Somerset Police do not result in a...