An Interview With David Nicholls: Good Films, Bad Decisions And The Next Novel

Ella Kemp | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ella Kemp

I thank him and he tells me that it was a pleasure. A final note which is pretty emblematic of our conversation and of the way he is to the world. Honest, attentive and understanding of human emotions. The pleasure was all mine, David.

Expats Move Up The Career Ladder In The UK

Dean Blackburn | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK
Dean Blackburn

There are many dreams and aspirations expats hope to realise during their time abroad: improve their quality of life, pursue a new challenge or join a...

What Next for Pro-Europeans?

Joe Williams | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Politics
Joe Williams

We must let the government enter their negotiations with the Union's other members. And we must keep making the case for both a democratic and free Europe - and of the necessity of a public vote on the terms of whatever exit deal is produced.

Pair Charged After Baby Shot In The Head With Air-Gun

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK

Two people have been charged in connection with a one-year-old boy who is believed to have been shot in the head with an air-gun. Harry Studley, fro...

Baby In Critical Condition With Serious Head Injuries After 'Being Shot With Air Gun'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.07.2016 | UK

A one-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being shot with an air gun in Bristol, police say. The child is in a critical condition at Bristol ...

Banksy Left An Inspirational Note For The Kids Whose School Just Became His Latest Canvas

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

Street-artist Banksy has chosen a primary school in his probable hometown of Bristol as his latest canvas of choice. The spray-painter, whose work has...

The EDL's Bristol March Was Completely Overshadowed By A Naked Bike Ride (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.06.2016 | UK

On Saturday the English Defence League held an anti-immigration march in Bristol prompting a large police presence to keep it and anti-facist demonstr...

Teen Who Uses Pocket Money To Feed Homeless Reveals Even Bigger Plans

SWNS | George Bowden | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A kind-hearted teen who spends his pocket money on feeding the homeless is seeking funding to open up a soup kitchen - to help feed even more. Hamish...

Students Fight for Veggie and Vegan Options at University

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

2016 is the biggest ever year for vegans, with brands such as Quorn releasing egg-free products, Guinness planning to create a vegan beer, and Ben & Jerry's announcing dairy-free ice creams. Universities are generally known as places that advocate this sort of forward thinking and embrace positive change. Why then do so many British universities seem so behind on providing vegetarian and vegan options in their student unions?

Someone Has Painted A Giant Mural Of Donald Trump Snogging Boris Johnson In Bristol

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Comedy

A graffiti mural of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and former London Mayor Boris Johnson having a big ol' snog has appeared in Stoke's...

My First Term

George Ferguson | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Politics
George Ferguson

Whatever happens on the 5th of May, I shall forever be grateful to Bristol for having given me this unique opportunity. The last three and a half years have been remarkable. Throughout them, I have engaged with this city like never before and had the privilege of representing it across the world.

Poisoning, Unexpected Nomadism and Just Keeping Right on Walking

Roberta Verdant | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I spent a year living in Bristol. Bristol was my move back into a city after a couple of years in Devon. I found Devon spectacularly beautiful. I ran workshops, swam in rivers, took acting classes. Finally, I left. Didn't look back.

Giles Coren Says ‘Lycra-Covered Elephants’ Are Right To Be Charged For Park Run

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK

Giles Coren has told runners upset at being charged to exercise in a park in Bristol to "get a grip" after widespread outrage at a local council. The ...

Police Confirm Human Remains Believed To Be Those Of DJ Derek

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK

Police have confirmed remains found in woodland in north Bristol are believed to be those of DJ Derek Serpell-Morris. The grim discovery was in woo...

Missing DJ Derek's Family Fear The Worst After Human Remains Found

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Police confirm remains are from Derek Serpell-Morris The family of a missing Bristol DJ say they "expect the worst" after human remains were f...

Bristol Student Union Elections: An Insight

John Thalassites | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
John Thalassites

I am currently running for election as Bristol's SU Volunteer Chair. In addition to other promotional material, I have produced a pitch open to all st...

Mums Matter

Stephen Fear | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Stephen Fear

In my opinion there is another actor, now dead unfortunately, who would have certainly made a brilliant Bond had he been young enough at the time, and that was Cary Grant. Without doubt Grant had the looks, acting talent, and presence, to have made the role his own.

Schoolfriends Weep Paying Tribute To 'Likable' 17-Year-Old Murdered In Bristol

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.02.2016 | UK

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a popular teenager who was stabbed to death. The 17-year-old, named locally as Shamus Mcnama, ...

How Cities Can Tackle Poverty

George Ferguson | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK Politics
George Ferguson

Our city should look to a cocktail of issues to address social inequality rather than resorting to just one, two or three because, as research and experience shows, the causes of poverty and deprivation are enormously complex. Bristol needs leadership that not only understands this but is prepared to see the necessary action through to craft a pathway to much greater equality of opportunity for all.

Gynaecologist Delivers Gorilla After Incredibly Rare C-Section

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

A gynaecologist has delivered a critically-endangered gorilla by Caesarean section at a Bristol Zoo. Prof David Cahill performed the "very challeng...

Man, Nature and Climate Change: An English Middle-Class Affair?

Paul Murphy | Posted 21.02.2016 | UK
Paul Murphy

I recently saw a screening of This Changes Everything, a film inspired and narrated by Naomi Klein, that apparently 'connects the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there,'

Review: Jane Eyre at Bristol Old Vic/Theatre Royal

Joe Williams | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Joe Williams

Perhaps most impressively, the production manages to make a book from an era where a year's worth of information corresponds to approximately a second's of our own time feel relevant without the need for any crude literary devices.

This Graffitied 'Anatomically Correct' Queen Victoria Statue Is Causing A Stir

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK

One of history's supposedly most prude monarchs has had a 127-year-old statue of herself defaced by a feminist graffiti artist. Queen Victoria, im...

A New Climate Deal

George Ferguson | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech
George Ferguson

Last week I returned from COP 21 after nearly two incredibly busy weeks in Paris. Where I was promoting Bristol and negotiating a global solution to one of the biggest challenges that ours and future generations face.

Government Shoves 'Caring Crunch' on the 'Too Difficult' Pile

Karin Smyth | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Politics
Karin Smyth

Labour needs to seriously engage with and address the pervading fear that so many people live with - of ending a lifetime of contributions to our society in the silent misery of an inadequate social care system.