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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 borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively. South Wales lies across the Severn estuary.


New EU climate law is 'surrender', says Greta [Video]

New EU climate law is 'surrender', says Greta

EU leaders unveiled their new environment plan while Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was in town - but if they were hoping to impress her, they failed. Lucy Fielder reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published
Banksy wows Saudis in Riyadh exhibition [Video]

Banksy wows Saudis in Riyadh exhibition

Nearly 70 art pieces depicting the works of famed graffiti artist Banksy are on display for the first time in the Middle East, this time in the Saudi capital Riyadh.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:54Published
Greta marches with school climate strikers in Bristol [Video]

Greta marches with school climate strikers in Bristol

Thousands of people braved the rain in Bristol for a climate strike with Greta Thunberg. Many schoolchildren brought placards and banners to the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate event on College Green in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published
Greta Thunberg rallies schoolchildren in Bristol [Video]

Greta Thunberg rallies schoolchildren in Bristol

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has rallied schoolchildren to not be silent over climate change, warning politicians that "change is coming whether you like it or not". The Swedish teenager addressed..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:43Published
Greta Thunberg arrives in Bristol for climate protest [Video]

Greta Thunberg arrives in Bristol for climate protest

Greta Thunberg arrives in Bristol to take part in a 'Youth Strike 4 Climate' demonstration with other schoolchildren. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:57Published
Banksy plays with violence and innocence in Valentine's Day graffiti [Video]

Banksy plays with violence and innocence in Valentine's Day graffiti

British street artist Banksy has given a Valentine's Day gift to his home town of Bristol in western England with the appearance of a new mural showing a small girl with a catapult and a splatter of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published
‘Banksy’ mural appears in Bristol, UK [Video]

‘Banksy’ mural appears in Bristol, UK

A new mural believed to be the work of street artist Banksy has appeared on a wall in Bristol. The black and white stencil of a girl with a catapult and a red paint splat, made of roses and plastic..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:29Published

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'Words and promises' from politicians not enough to avert environmental catastrophe, teenager tells crowds
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Greta Thunberg in Bristol: 'Change is coming'

Environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg rallies protesters in Bristol ahead of a march through the city.
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'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
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Bristol roads shut for Greta Thunberg climate strike

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The organisers of the Swedish environmentalist's visit to Bristol say they "won't be patronised".
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Police warn of 'inadequate safety' at Greta Thunberg protest

Police said there was a risk of "falls and crushing" if thousands of people joined the Bristol protest.
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Bristol rollerblade stabbings: 'I thought my friend would be killed'

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Greta Thunberg to join school strike in Bristol

Bristol Youth Strike for Climate said it was "honoured to be welcoming Greta Thunberg".
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Bristol's Hurrell had 'probable stroke' after recent Premiership game

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Bristol Valentine's Day Banksy mural vandalised

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Boy sentenced for killing man in Bristol bike dispute

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Banksy confirms Bristol Valentine's Day artwork is his

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