Black and ethnic minority people more likely to face cannabis prosecution in Bristol, data shows
‘No excuse’ for ethnic disparities say police, as overall prosecutions for Class B drug rise despite local diversion programme
Ex-undercover cop secretly ran business with man connected to gangsters
The ex-undercover cop hid the fact he was running a second-hand car dealership with a man who had “very dangerous” known associates in organised crime. He denied the allegations against him and claimed senior members of Avon and Somerset Police tried to discredit him.
Part three: A Somerset cider baron’s stolen art collection, heroin from Pakistan, two collapsed cases and a rinsed taxpayer
The tale of how stolen art belonging to a cider baron and former MP was recovered by a man acquitted of the murder of Daniel Morgan.
Part two: The troubled cop bent on solving the UK’s longest running murder case, and a key player in the phone hacking scandal
An art heist in Somerset, the UK’s longest running murder case, and the phone hacking scandal - three sensational stories weave into one.
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...