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Bristol: City and county in England
Bristol is the most-populous city and county in South West England, with a population of 463,400. The wider district has the 10th-largest population in England. The urban area population of 670,000 is the 11th-largest in the UK. The city lies between Gloucestershire to the north and Somerset to the south. South Wales lies across the Severn estuary.


People following meatless diet may be at higher risk of bone fractures [Video]

People following meatless diet may be at higher risk of bone fractures

While following a vegetarian diet can be healthy, it has to be ensured that enough important nutrients like calcium, B12 vitamin, zinc, iron are included in the diet as it can increase the risk of bone..

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Deer roam in autumnal weather in Bristol [Video]

Deer roam in autumnal weather in Bristol

A deer herd roam on the Ashton Court Estate, Bristol, in crisp and coldautumnal weather.

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London and Bristol buildings lit up for those left 'in the dark' by pandemic [Video]

London and Bristol buildings lit up for those left 'in the dark' by pandemic

Mastercard shone a light on digital and financial exclusion by lighting uptower blocks in London and Bristol. The buildings were lit up for 19 minutes40 seconds, to represent the 19.4 million Britons..

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Bristol in 'Tier 1 plus' to control spread of coronavirus, says mayor [Video]

Bristol in 'Tier 1 plus' to control spread of coronavirus, says mayor

Credit: Bristol City Council. Bristol mayor Marvin Rees has said the city isimplementing a series of measures it describes as “Tier 1 plus” to reduce thespread of coronavirus. Mr Rees said the new..

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