Debunked: Expired MOT does not prove police vehicle fires were ‘staged’
Ever since a police van and car were set alight during disturbances in Bristol, false claims have circulated on social media that the vehicles’ expired MOTs prove that the events were ‘staged’.
Bristol and the Police and Crime bill; A day and night of protest and unrest
As videos gripped the world from the clashes on Sunday night, a report on the day’s events and how thousands protested against the Police and Crime Bill.
‘Morally right but legally guilty’: Meet the GP turned environmental activist self-representing in court
Diana Warner says the justice system is unjust in the battle against the climate crisis
Why women in Bristol are going on 'strike'
For International Women’s Day this Sunday 8 March, feminist collectives in Bristol are putting on a “Women’s Strike”. The Cable has been following the event's organisers to learn about the personal stories and politics behind the action.
Unlocking the cells: Bristol's history of prison reform
From rioting in 19th century to fighting for prisoner rights in the 1970s, Bristol has a long history of attempted prison reform.
I did time for tagging
Jack Keeling, who was imprisoned for graffiti, talks to the Bristol Cable about his sentence, Bristol’s graffiti scene and the council’s promise to create legal graffiti walls.
The Bristol Reform Riots
October 1831 saw a blaze of anger and thirst for change in the city Over three days in October 1831, Bristol saw arguably the most important riot in British history.
Video: What impact for anti-austerity protest?
At the national demonstration organised by the People’s Assembly in London on Saturday 1st of July, the anti-austerity movement showed a resurgence.
Feminist library occupiers defiant after police visit
Domestic violence campaigners occupying the now-closed Cheltenham Road Library, are determined to stay put after a visit from the police and other unidentified individuals - one of whom made threats.
Famous slave trader celebrated in Bristol again
Protests against Edward Colston celebrations continued yesterday as official birthday event marked the end of a fortnight of celebrations and fundraising.