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Bristol Workmen Have Actually Managed To Misspell 'Bus'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK

At least if a bup should ever come along, it'll know where it needs to stop. Workmen have managed to misspell the word 'bus' during roadworks. "Bup...

Gory Discovery Made In Recycling Plant

PA | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK

Human remains discovered at a depot may have got there after being chucked in with a recycling collection, police have said. A police cordon remain...

Snap, Snap, Is The Bristol Croc Back? (PICTURE)

Posted 26.06.2014 | UK

Bristol’s most exotic and elusive resident has been spotted again – and this time he’s been photographed too. A series of somewhat unlikely ...

Student Union Elections: Does Your Vote Matter?

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

With candidates making promises to have a pay-as-you-go gym, a free annual music event or free printer credits, it seems a shame that the elections still fail to capture the attention of the majority of the student population. Students should try to engage more with Guild politics to get the most out of their university experience and ensure that they are fully represented by the best possible candidate.

Out of the Shadows...

Clare Reddington | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Tech
Clare Reddington

Making the City Playable conference in September and will run for two months. From now and until then we will work with the creators to question, explore and make the most engaging, surprising, thoughtful project we can. I love how much this project moves on the notion of a Playable City and look forward to demonstrating again that playful city interventions can be more than just fun.

Art Project Covers Bristol In Ghostly Shadows (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech

A new art installation in Bristol creates 'ghosts' of people by projecting their shadows down onto the streets after they've left. Once the sun set...

About Neighbours

Dr Ion Jinga | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Ion Jinga

In the last 17 months a blaming culture and racist attitude has damaged the lives and reputation of thousands of Romanians in the UK. The British public was continuously served with scaremongering about Romanians who, in their vast majority, are hard working people, honest, committed, pay taxes and contribute to the growth of this country.

Tigerlilly Quinn's Top Picks From Bristol

Fritha Strickland | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fritha Strickland

There were a great selection of Indian and Moroccan themed picture frames in a variety of different shades. I love mix matched frames to create feature walls, I think it's a great idea to choose different sized frames too and not to be too concerned about aliment or spacing.

Bristol's Park Street Is One Giant Water Slide

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK

A massive water slide in Bristol has attracted hundreds of people eager to take advantage of the unique thrill event. The 90m (295ft) beast has tak...

Burger Blind Date at TGI's...

Paige Hiley | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Paige Hiley

The night rounded off with what could only be the most embarrassing and funny thing in the whole of TGI's... receiving our burger face pictures. Earlier on a guy came around snapping pictures of us making our 'burger faces' before we tucked into the delicious food. You can see my stunning burger face below...

A Day In My Life

Neil Davidge | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Davidge

We've only just started this project, I'm dead excited about this one, its the sequel to an English movie called 'Monsters'. It's really not what you'd expect from that title, it's beautiful and dark, a powerful movie that deals with the acceptance of that which is alien to us (the West specifically, it was filmed in the Sudan).

Cute Baby Animals in City Zoos (PICTURES)

Andrew Matthews | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Easter's traditionally a time for new life with lambs a'leaping and ducklings a'paddling down rivers and stuff. Already 2014 has been a great year for city zoos who've been welcoming new additions to some of the world's most loved and endangered species...

A Mourning With Jessica Albarn - The Plight of the Bumblebee

Gisele Scanlon | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Gisele Scanlon

Jessica Albarn has won numerous accolades for her art, books and films, but until her last film "The Boy In The Oak", she had never made one where she collaborated so closely with her brother - Damon Albarn.

Banksy Mural Could Save Youth Club But Not Everyone's Happy

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

A Banksy artwork has been removed from the wall it was screwed to - just hours after it was tracked to a location in Bristol. Mobile Lovers was pos...

The Rise and Rise of the Street Art Festival

Jo Brooks | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jo Brooks

Standing in the dank, fume-ridden disused road tunnel in an untrendy, forgotten corner of south London, little did I realise I was witnessing the start of a new art phenomenon. It was 2008 and the Cans Festival was taking shape.

A 6ft Crocodile Is On The Loose In Bristol. And It's Tweeting

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

Police in Bristol were on the hunt for an unlikely predator – a six foot crocodile, to be precise. Chief Constable Nick Gargan tweeted the alert...

An Injection Of Glamour For The West Country

Huffington Post UK/ SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

The landscape of Bristol has received an injection of glamour in the form of its very own iconic 'Hollywood' style sign. 'Bristoland' has been spe...

WATCH: Shocking Aerial Footage Of Floods

ITN | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Floods have closed roads and swamped fields in Bristol and other parts of Gloucestershire as storms continue to batter Britain. ...

Bristol Harbour Alien Is A Prank. Sigh

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

The appearance of a glowing, pulsing squid-like creature in Bristol harbour this week whipped up a frenzy of excitement. Baffled marine experts we...

Chilling Comments Of Vigilante Who Murdered Disabled Man

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

A killer who repeatedly stamped on the head of a disabled man, who he wrongly labelled a paedophile, committed an act of "murderous injustice", a judg...

British Red Cross Food Parcels Saved My Life

David Isherwood | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
David Isherwood

As part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network, The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. The British Red Cross works with other Red Cross and Red Crescent societies in the delivery of parcels as well as the IFRC and ICRC.

What Would Happen if Mayors Ruled the World?

Chris Giles | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Giles

Democracy is in crisis. The obstacle we have to overcome is how to solve issues that transcend the boundaries of nations in the most democratic way possible. Benjamin Barber has created the framework for an institution which can bring about more optimism for the world.

This Is The Most Honest Property Listing Ever

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

A house for sale in Bristol has been marketed without any effort to hide a dubious USP - it's a former cannabis farm. The living room clearly shows...

Bristol University Buys a Gromit!

Spencer Turner | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Spencer Turner

The University of Bristol won its very own Gromit, known as 'Bark at Ee', at the extremely popular Gromit Unleashed auction. A total of 80 Gromit statues were auctioned, raising a staggering 2.3 million pounds for the Bristol Children's Hospice at the Mall's outdoor pavilion which was transformed into an auction room for the evening with 500 Bristol-based guests were invited to the event.

Cities 'Could Lose £220m' Over HS2 Rail Project

Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

Cities across the UK could lose up to £220 million each as a result of HS2, according to previously unseen research. The more than 50 areas which ...