Bristol

Dreaming, Uncertainty and Dreaming Your Way Through Uncertainty. (What Do You Dream About?)

Roberta Verdant | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

Winter is for the dreaming, as far as I am concerned. As the darkness sets in I begin to long for storytelling, for deep talk by candlelight, for open fire to stoke my spirit, for dreaming deeply.

Folk + Noir = Folk Noir, It's a Coupling So Good That if it Didn't Exist We'd Surely Have to Invent It...

Mark Cosgrove | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Cosgrove

Cross the doomy chiaroscuro and skewed perspectives of classic film noir with the cussed fatalism and strange apparitions of folk music and you have a seductively dark result that reflects a whole mess of contemporary sound and screen-culture.

Personal Best - 'Song For The Failures' Union' Stream

Clara Cullen | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Clara Cullen

When I first saw Personal Best play the legendary punk den Cavern in Exeter they immediately caught my attention. The Bristol 3 piece play with an energy and confidence that cuts through any immediate competition.

Becky Watts' Stepbrother Charged With Murder

PA | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Becky Watts' Stepbrother Appears In Court Charged With Her Murder Becky Watts' step-brother has been charged with her murder, police have...

How to Empower Men and Women to Say No to Rape Culture

Catherine Phillips | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Catherine Phillips

Layla met Will on a night out. He seemed nice and mentioned they had lots of friends in common...

Becky Watts' Stepbrother Arrested For Murder In Latest Shocking Twist

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK

The stepbrother of murdered 16-year-old Becky Watts has been arrested on suspicion of her murder, along with his girlfriend, according to reports. ...

Body Parts Discovery 'Too Much To Bear' For Becky Watts' Family

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

Police searching for missing teenager Becky Watts have announced they have discovered body parts, which her family have called "too much to bear". ...

Missing Teen Police Make Murder Arrests

PA | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering missing 16-year-old Rebecca Watts, known as Becky, police have said. The teenager was last ...

Bristol Man Nigel Yates Has Come Up With THE Best Name For His Plumbing Firm

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Comedy

Snapped by Liz Booker in Bristol, this Facebook photo has introduced us - and hopefully now the rest of the world - to possibly the greatest name of a...

Keep Lamp Posts Weird

Clare Reddington | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Tech
Clare Reddington

The Playable City Award asks us to imagine how we might use these same technologies to make our cities more liveable, hopeful and collaborative. In order to fully explore the possibilities, it is vital we listen and share these questions with people across the world.

Why Go to Small Live Music Venues?

Chloe Bevan | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Chloe Bevan

Over recent years the likes of Cardiff, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, as well as, London have all since some of their smaller music venues lost to time and the lack of an audience, but why? When the underground rock music scene is healthier than it has ever been, with even more great and unique bands coming up the ranks.

Bristol's Fog Bridge - With Fujiko Nakaya

Amelia Carruthers | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK
Amelia Carruthers

Fujiko Nakaya is a Japanese artist (born in 1933), whose "fog sculptures" represent the culmination of her life long collaborations with nature.

Mental Health Services for Young People Need Money and New Ideas, Not Outrage

Dr Simon Newitt | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK
Dr Simon Newitt

Since we lack the political introspection to ask more urgent questions about the health of our increasingly unequal world and the political and economic aetiology of mental ill health more specifically, the basic issue of resources seems to me the most urgent place for our contemporary politicians to fix their gaze.

Reliving the Summers of Love

Livvy and Chrissie | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Livvy and Chrissie

He also told us that he and Paul McCartney used to go around London by bus sometimes, and people would look at Paul in a wondering sort of way and then think "no, can't be" and leave them alone. Not something that would happen today with all the camera phones and selfies.

Under Attack From a Beige Establishment: Why the Green Party Are Now a Major Political Force

Karl Davis | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

The Green Party have a duty to continue to provide for the nation a fresh, fair and radical alternative to the 'business as usual' establishment, just as media chiefs from the BBC, ITV, SKY et al have a duty to promote and encourage a wide, engaging and relevant debate involving those extended the right to vote and elect.

This Terrible 'Joke' Tweet About Hitting A Cyclist Costs Stockbroker His Job

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK

A stockbroker has been fired for tweeting that he hit a cyclist with his car and failed to stop. Police are investigating after Rayhan Qadar report...

'My Joy, My Hope, My Strength': Tributes For Tragic Bristol Mother & Baby

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Around 300 family and friends gathered on Friday to mourn the loss of a mother and her newborn daughter. Charlotte Bevan, 30, and four-day-old Zaan...

Seriously, Why Don't All Post Boxes Speak?

The Huffington Post UK | Protein UK | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Tech

As any honest city dweller will tell you, the flashing lights, crowds of people and constant sirens found in urban environments can take their toll on...

From Bristol to Hollywood and Back - Cary Grant Comes Home for the Weekend

Paul Murphy | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Murphy

Yesterday I had also learnt how to walk and talk like Cary Grant, as well as how to mix the iconic Gibson cocktail. I was beginning to get a sense of what Archie Leach had meant when he said, 'Everybody wants to be Cary Grant, even I do.'

This Low Quality Blurry Photograph Definitely Proves That Ghosts Exist

The Huffington Post UK/SWNS | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK

It was supposed to a happy occasion, seeing his friends getting married in a Victorian chapel. So imagine the horror when Oliver Davey took a pictu...

From Devon to Bristol: On Transitions, Moving and a Sense of Home

Roberta Verdant | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

Until I was eighteen, I'd moved house once. I'd always lived in the same general (suburban) area. Aged eighteen, I left home for university. I've stopped counting how many times I've moved since. This is a combination of factors. I like to roam.

The 15-Year-Old Bristol Girl Who 'Could Become Jihadi Bride'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

A missing British girl believed to be heading to join extremists in Syria could become a "jihadi bride" when she gets there. Yusra Hussien, 15, fro...

Now Two Teens May Be Heading To Syria

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

Two teenage girls have gone missing and may be trying to get to Syria to join extremists in the war torn state. A 15-year-old from Bristol and a 17...

Man Queues Days For iPhone To 'Win Back Wife'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Tech

Darius Wlodarski from Bristol queued 44 hours at the Bristol Apple Store in order to 'win back' his wife by buying her an iPhone 6. The Bristol Pos...

Shadow Play

Clare Reddington | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Tech
Clare Reddington

This week marks our first Playable City conference (Making the City Playable) and the unveiling of Shadowing, the winner of our second Playable City Award, which animates the lamp posts of Bristol to capture and play back the shadows of passers by.