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Cute Baby Animals in City Zoos (PICTURES)

Andrew Matthews | Posted 18.04.2014 | 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 17.04.2014 | 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 25.03.2014 | 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 ...

Why Do American Universities Produce More Professional Athletes Than British Universities?

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

Scholarships to prestigious university are awarded to the best athletes; university matches are housed in massive stadiums and are televised to the nation, top professional clubs often hand pick students from university. So why hasn't the UK system ever been such a springboard for students?

Film Review: Rush

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

One could be forgiven for approaching Rush sceptically as, on the face of it, it seems like one for the purists. The film details the events that took place in the build up to, and during, the 1976 Formula One World Championship, which was centered on the fierce rivalry between James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl)...

Bristol Fashion Update: 'bakedd.' Big Boys, Big Ideas

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

The dynamic of 'bakedd.' which has made the brand notable around the university campus is its plans for the future. It's 'in vest in art' concept is genuinely exciting and ambitious, especially for a 'start up' company...

Couple Given Bus Stop Where They Met As Memento

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

A married couple who met at a Bristol bus stop eight years ago have been handed the seat and sign to keep as a memento. Aly Hussein repeatedly spo...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: 7 Oct - 13 Oct 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

We're fairly confident that we've ticked all the new music boxes in this week's round-up of unmissable gigs.

Where's Best To Make Money Renting Out Property?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

London's property market may be so overheated that gardens now sell for £50,000, but a landlord can make a tidy sum buying properties to rent them ou...

HMP Bristol Isn't an Isolated Case: There Is a Real Problem With Our Prison System

Justin Cash | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK
Justin Cash

Filthy and overcrowded with some offensive staff, HMP Bristol is a hallmark of our broken prison system. It's hard to decide which of the findings is most disconcerting: the cockroaches, the shortage of adequate bedding, the "derogatory and abusive" language employees used or the denial of food as punishment.

Goodbye Lamp Post

Clare Reddington | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Tech
Clare Reddington

Hello Lamp Post asked Bristolians to look at their city anew by communicating with lamp posts, post boxes and other familiar street furniture. By texting hello and the unique code found on each object.

Twintastic

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Six sets of twins are celebrating after notching up 43 A* and 44 A-grade GCSEs between them - and they all go to the same school. The talented sibl...

Zoo Keeper Did What To A Seal?

PA | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK

A zoo keeper has been suspended after allegedly punching a seal. Bosses at Bristol Zoo Gardens have launched an investigation after the incident ca...

Escaped Paedophile And Rapist Caputred By Police

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

A convicted paedophile and rapist, described by police as "exceptionally dangerous", who went on the run after absconding from an open prison for a se...