Police and Crime bill

Mother of jailed Kill the Bill protester: ‘We never thought she’d get this long’ 

The mother of a woman recently sentenced to five and a half years after being found guilty of riot speaks out.

Two women jailed after Kill the Bill violence

Kill the Bill protester cleared of riot, found guilty of arson

Police and Crime bill

Jury convicts man of riot and arson after first Kill the Bill trial

Ryan Roberts will be sentenced after a psychiatric assessment, in around six weeks.

Bristol's Kill the Bill protests

Police used ‘excessive force’ during Bristol Kill the Bill protests, as parliamentary inquiry finds ‘significant failings’

Bristol and Beyond

Jews in Bristol protest Israel’s violence and oppression in Palestine

Retired riot cop breaks rank to say Police and Crime Bill must be stopped

In this exclusive interview, a retired Avon and Somerset police officer says the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is a democratic risk and could lead to more violence.

‘I was pretty scared so I was just in a ball’: Protesters speak out about police violence

We talk to protesters who say they were brutally attacked by police at the recent protests against the Police and Crime Bill.

What is the Police and Crime Bill, why does it matter, and why are people so angry?

The wave of dissent ongoing in Bristol looks set to continue across the UK as the Home Office’s Police and Crime Bill progresses. What’s at stake in the proposed legislation, how will it impact individuals and communities, and what alternatives do its opponents propose?

Bristol’s fourth Police and Crime Bill protest remains peaceful after hands-off policing

After last week’s protests against the Police and Crime Bill saw heavy-handed policing and clashes with protesters, the city’s fourth demo last night went ahead peacefully with no intervention from the police.

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’.

Police and Mayor ‘decided collectively’ to clear sit-down protest on College Green

In a candid radio interview with the Bristol Police Area Commander this morning, it was disclosed that police decided collectively with the Mayor to clear...