United Kingdom  

Bristol

City and county in England

Bristol    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Bristol: City and county in England
Bristol is a 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 724,000 is the 8th-largest in the UK. The city lies between Gloucestershire to the north and Somerset to the south. South Wales lies across the Severn estuary.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Teenage entrepreneur launches wearable tech to tackle Covid-19 transmissions from face touching [Video]

Teenage entrepreneur launches wearable tech to tackle Covid-19 transmissions from face touching

Vybro demonstration footage credit: VybProA 15-year-old entrepreneur from Bristol has developed a new wearable technology aimed at tackling one of the key transmission pathways of Covid-19 – face..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:16Published
Who was Edward Colston, why was his statue toppled? [Video]

Who was Edward Colston, why was his statue toppled?

Edward Colston becomes symbol for UK's Black Lives Matter movement as his statue is brought down in Bristol.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:14Published
Airbus planning to cut 1,700 jobs in UK as result of coronavirus crisis [Video]

Airbus planning to cut 1,700 jobs in UK as result of coronavirus crisis

Aerospace giant Airbus is planning to cut 1,700 jobs in the UK as a result of the coronavirus crisis, the company announced. The news is a huge blow to its site at Broughton in north Wales, where wings..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:36Published
50 years since Brunel’s SS Great Britain refloated [Video]

50 years since Brunel’s SS Great Britain refloated

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the refloating of the world’s first great ocean liner. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the SS Great Britain was the first iron-hulled, propeller-driven..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:17Published
Bristol statue saved from harbour and paint will be kept [Video]

Bristol statue saved from harbour and paint will be kept

Fran Coles, the Documentation and Conservation Manager for Bristol City Council, talks about the condition of Edward Colston statue after they retrieved it today from the harbour and says that they..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:21Published
Sign taken down from Colston Hall in Bristol [Video]

Sign taken down from Colston Hall in Bristol

Music venue Colston Hall has removed lettering from the outside of its building ahead of a planned name change. It was named after Edward Colston, the 17th century slave trader, and built almost 150..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:35Published
Bristol mayor responds to criticism over toppling of slave trader statue [Video]

Bristol mayor responds to criticism over toppling of slave trader statue

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees responds to criticism from Westminster over the toppling of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston by Black Lives Matter protesters.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published
Mayor calls on politicians to understand statue incident [Video]

Mayor calls on politicians to understand statue incident

Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees has called on national politicians to understand the pulling down of a statue in his city and not simply dismiss it is criminal damage. Mr Rees says politicians needs to..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:26Published
Home Office minister: Pulling down statue was a crime [Video]

Home Office minister: Pulling down statue was a crime

Home Office minister Kit Malthouse says the pulling down of a statue of Edward Colston in Bristol was a crime, and police will be investigating the matter. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:07Published
Starmer: Edward Colston statue should've been properly taken down a long time ago [Video]

Starmer: Edward Colston statue should've been properly taken down a long time ago

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says that the toppled memorial to slave trader Edward Colston that was dumped into Bristol harbour should've been taken down with consent a long, long time ago.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:20Published
Bristol statue toppled and sunk could be recovered for museum [Video]

Bristol statue toppled and sunk could be recovered for museum

Police are investigating the toppling of a statue of a 17th century slave trader during an anti-racism protest in Bristol. The bronze memorial of Edward Colston was pushed into the harbour. Avon and..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published
Black Lives Matter Protesters Toppled Slave Trader Statue [Video]

Black Lives Matter Protesters Toppled Slave Trader Statue

Reuters Black Lives Matter protesters in the UK tore down a statue of Edward Colston, a former slave trader. Protesters in Bristol on Sunday used rope to topple the statue before rolling it into the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published
Moment protesters tear down Edward Colston statue [Video]

Moment protesters tear down Edward Colston statue

A statue of slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down during the Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol. The statue was then rolled through the city centre before being thrown into Bristol harbour...

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:16Published
Patel: Edward Colston statue toppling is ‘disgraceful’ [Video]

Patel: Edward Colston statue toppling is ‘disgraceful’

Home Secretary Priti Patel says that the toppling of an Edward Colston statue in Bristol is "utterly disgraceful". It comes after anti-racism protesters pulled down the statue during a Black Lives..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:40Published
Controversial statue pulled down during protest in Bristol [Video]

Controversial statue pulled down during protest in Bristol

Protesters in Bristol have pulled down the controversial statue of a 17th century slave trader. The bronze memorial to Edward Colston situated in Bristol city centre since 1895, was torn down during..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:26Published
Rare lemur born at British zoo [Video]

Rare lemur born at British zoo

A critically endangered lemur has been born at a British zoo at the Wild Place Project, near Bristol. The tiny Lake Alaotra gentle lemur is smaller than a tennis ball but its birth is crucial to the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:20Published
Woodpecker chick insists on food deliveries from busy parents [Video]

Woodpecker chick insists on food deliveries from busy parents

A great spotted woodpecker chick is fed by its parents in Bristol. The great spotted woodpecker is one of three extant species of woodpecker in the UK, and is common across Great Britain and the east..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

You Might Like


When thousands watched Brunel's great ship return to Bristol

It is exactly 50 years since the rescued SS Great Britain returned to where she was built by Brunel.
BBC News - Published

Bristol's Freedom Youth LGBT group marks 25 years

Freedom Youth has been helping LGBT+ youths in Bristol for a quarter of a century.
BBC News - Published

Pubs delaying reopening on 'Super Saturday' amid fears of alcohol-fuelled mayhem

And one boozer in Bristol will hold off welcoming back punters after discovering birds nest and eggs in garden
Independent - Published

Bristol protests: Man arrested over pulling down of Edward Colston statue

A man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage by police investigating the toppling of a statue to 17th century slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol.
Independent - Published

Edward Colston: Bristol's Colston Arms pub to be renamed

The landlord of the Colston Arms in Bristol asks for the public's help in choosing a new name.
BBC News - Published

Bristol band Idles' Facebook fan group 'helps save lives'

A Facebook group about the band Idles becomes a space for members to talk openly about problems.
BBC News - Published

Alfred Fagon statue: Police release photo of man they want to talk to

A statue honouring the Jamaican poet, actor and playwright Alfred Fagon was damaged in Bristol.
BBC News - Published

Bristol slave trader statue: Mayor receives racist letters

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees says he has been sent anonymous notes telling him to leave the country.
BBC News - Published

Edward Colston: Bristol churches remove windows dedicated to 17th century slave trader

'These dedications have prevented many people from finding peace in these beautiful building' diocese says
Independent - Published

Enslaved African man's headstone in Bristol vandalised

It is thought to be a "retaliation attack" for the toppling of the Edward Colston statue in Bristol.
BBC News - Published

Edward Colston name removed from Colston Hall in Bristol

Bristol Music Trust said the removal of Edward Colston's name was a "symbolic moment".
BBC News - Published

Black Lives Matter: Bristol cenotaph 'punch' photo investigated

A photograph taken at the event appears to show a man being hit by a protester.
BBC News - Published

Black Lives Matter: Pledges for change in Bristol after protest

Police, teachers and community leaders have put forward their hopes for change in Bristol.
BBC News - Published

Black playwright's statue in Bristol doused in 'bleach'

A statue honouring the Jamaican poet, actor and playwright Alfred Fagon is attacked in Bristol.
BBC News - Published

Black Bristol artist's barge plan near Colston statue dumping site

Bristol African Caribbean Culture Space wants to raise £600,000 for the venue in Bristol harbour.
BBC News - Published

Edward Colston statue fished out of Bristol Harbour following Black Lives Matter protests

Bristol native was 17th-century slave trader
Independent - Published

Cecil Rhodes: Oxford vice-chancellor warns against 'hiding our history' in row over statue of colonialist

#RhodesMustFall movement comes into renewed focus after removal of Edward Colston statue in Bristol
Independent - Published

Artist Banksy has new take on toppled statue of English slave trader

The toppling of a statue of a 17th century slave trader in the English port city of Bristol was hailed by some as a long-overdue reckoning with Britain's imperalist past and denounced by others as a..
Reuters - Published

Edward Colston: Bristol schools consider name change

Colston's Girls' School in Bristol says a statue of the slave trader has been removed from its site.
BBC News - Published

England's Genge defends tearing down of Bristol slave trader statue

Bristol-born England rugby international Ellis Genge says the tearing down of the Edward Colston statue was "warranted".
BBC News - Published

Edward Colston: Tory councillor condemns toppling of slave trader statue in Bristol

'Colston to me and generations of Bristolians stands out as a hero whose wealth has continued to benefit the housing, education and healthcare of the citizens of this city'
Independent - Published

'No sense of loss': Bristol mayor says statue of slave trader Edward Colston was 'personal affront'

Police launch investigation into pulling down of controversial statue by anti-racism protesters
Independent - Published

Felling of British slave trader statue heats up simmering debate

The toppling by anti-racism protesters of a statue of a slave trader in the English port city of Bristol has given new urgency to a debate about how Britain should confront some of the darkest chapters..
Reuters - Published

Edward Colston: What else in Bristol is named after wealthy slave trader?

Divisive figure's wealth and charity have seen his name adorned across Bristol
Independent - Published

Premier Inn fire: Bristol hotel to be rebuilt

Work is due to start later this summer and the hotel is expected to be completed by the end of 2021.
BBC News - Published

Secret WW2 spy gadgets sell for £17k at Bristol auction

The objects used by stranded British troops included maps hidden in dominos and a hollow key.
BBC News - Published

Premiership: Leicester and Bristol bosses want carefully planned Premiership return

Geordan Murphy and Pat Lam say rugby union's return needs careful planning with Murphy warning against rushing a restart.
BBC News - Published

Toilet-dwelling lizard inconveniences Bristol man

Unwelcome surprises in the toilet are 10 a penny, but this one takes some beating.
BBC News - Published

Sandcastle trail pops up in Knowle West, Bristol

Knowle West may be 16 miles from the nearest beach but contains many roads named after seaside towns.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Film in eight languages 'shared worldwide'

The video - fronted by a GP from Bristol - explains how to stay safe during the pandemic.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Eddie Large funeral held in Bristol

The late star - famous for his partnership with Syd Little - gets a rousing send-off in Bristol.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg's Bristol climate rally cost council £10,000

The bill included costs for closing roads, for toilets and for 10 crowd control barriers in Bristol.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Bristol boy with spina bifida raises thousands for NHS

Inspired by fundraiser Capt Tom Moore, Frank Mills, six, begins own challenge.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Banksy makes 'bathroom' lockdown art

The elusive Bristol artist says his wife "hates it when I work from home".
BBC News - Published

Man jailed for raping teen he followed off Bristol bus

Michael Murray attacked the teenager and also hit a second victim after she rebuffed his advances.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Bristol DJ's rooftop show watched around the world

Howard Purse, known as Lord Dubs, says he has received comments from Istanbul, Malaya and Mexico.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Bristol tower block social-distancing 'impossible'

More than 80 families in one Bristol tower block have access to just two lifts and one laundry room.
BBC News - Published

EasyJet despicable over Egypt rescue flights, Bristol couple says

A Bristol couple were among up to 150 people stranded in Egypt amid coronavirus flights confusion.
BBC News - Published

Bristol explosion: Drug producer James Toogood jailed

James Toogood was using butane to make cannabis oil when he destroyed a block of flats.
BBC News - Published

Bristol WWII bomb blown up on playing fields

The device is thought to have been brought back to Bristol as a WWII souvenir.
BBC News - Published

Bristol flat explosion: Man 'was making beans on toast'

James Toogood is accused of causing the explosion at a flat while trying to make cannabis oil.
BBC News - Published

Bristol volunteer Lesbos migrant aid worker feels 'hunted'

Dav, from Bristol, says the situation for migrants and Lesbos residents is "beyond breaking point".
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg Bristol protest: College Green grass growing back

There were complaints College Green in Bristol had been ruined by thousands during the protest.
BBC News - Published

Premiership: Bath 13-19 Bristol - Bears win at Bath for first time in 14 years

Bristol produce an excellent defensive display to beat neighbours Bath 19-13 for their first win at The Rec since November 2006.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg Bristol strike: Row over College Green damage

Hundreds call for the organisers of a Bristol climate change rally to pay for damage caused.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg says people must 'be the adults in the room' in rallying cry to 30,000 climate protesters in Bristol

'Words and promises' from politicians not enough to avert environmental catastrophe, teenager tells crowds
Independent - Published

Greta Thunberg in Bristol: 'Change is coming'

Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg rallies protesters in Bristol ahead of a march through the city.
BBC News - Published

'Do not underestimate the scale of this protest': Greta Thunberg protest in Bristol set to attract tens of thousands

Children across UK defying warnings to join environmental icon at huge demonstration
Independent - Published

Bristol roads shut for Greta Thunberg climate strike

Greta Thunberg will join the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate event before marching through the city.
BBC News - Published

Greta Thunberg climate strike: Bristol roads shut for march

Greta Thunberg will join the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate event before marching through the city.
BBC News - Published


 Page 1  〉