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Fourth ‘Kill the Bill’ protest passes off peacefully in UK
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Fourth ‘Kill the Bill’ protest passes off peacefully in UK

Mar 31st 2021, 9:53 AM 10,892 Views 4 Comments

A proposed law would give police powers to impose conditions on non-violent protests.

Disorder at ‘Kill the Bill’ protest in Bristol roundly condemned
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Disorder at ‘Kill the Bill’ protest in Bristol roundly condemned

Updated Mar 22nd 2021, 3:27 PM 37,693 Views 38 Comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel branded the scenes ‘unacceptable’ and said ‘thuggery and disorder’ would never be tolerated.

Bristol council passes motion on reparations for city’s role in slave trade
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Bristol council passes motion on reparations for city’s role in slave trade

Mar 2nd 2021, 10:43 PM 16,707 Views 48 Comments

Mayor Marvin Rees said the conversation on race will be complex, but that should not stop it taking place.

'It was not the smartest decision - a mistake that is on me'
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# Missed Opportunity

'It was not the smartest decision - a mistake that is on me'

Dec 21st 2020, 7:02 AM 7,691 Views 2 Comments

Connacht captain Paul Boyle regrets the decision not to take a last minute kick at goal and secure a losing bonus point last night.

Connacht on the brink of European exit after losing to Bristol
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Connacht on the brink of European exit after losing to Bristol

Dec 20th 2020, 7:37 PM 25,457 Views 15 Comments

Pat Lam’s team win 27-18 in the Sportsground leaving Connacht effectively out of the Champions Cup.

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'
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'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 42,953 Views 14 Comments

23-year-old Paul Boyle captains Connacht against Bristol in the Champions Cup today.

Pat Lam says Bristol’s Champions Cup hopes ‘on the line’ against Connacht
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Pat Lam says Bristol’s Champions Cup hopes ‘on the line’ against Connacht

Dec 19th 2020, 11:59 AM 4,318 Views 0 Comments

His side are boosted by the return from injury of their captain Steven Luatua, who makes his first appearance this season.

Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol
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Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol

Dec 18th 2020, 12:21 PM 6,917 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend’s men hope to deliver more of the good stuff from Paris last weekend.

Japan star scores hat-trick in Clermont win over Pat Lam's Bristol
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# Standing Out

Japan star scores hat-trick in Clermont win over Pat Lam's Bristol

Dec 12th 2020, 3:49 PM 9,917 Views 5 Comments

Kotaro Matsushima scored three times in the impressive victory.

Banksy confirms mural of sneezing pensioner on side of Bristol house is his work
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Banksy confirms mural of sneezing pensioner on side of Bristol house is his work

Dec 10th 2020, 8:07 PM 63,651 Views 24 Comments

The image appears to show a pensioner whose sneeze is knocking over buildings.

16-year-old boy among four killed in England water works explosion
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16-year-old boy among four killed in England water works explosion

Dec 4th 2020, 8:23 PM 33,569 Views 12 Comments

Emergency services were called to the explosion involving one of the chemical tanks yesterday.

Four dead after large explosion at UK wastewater plant
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Four dead after large explosion at UK wastewater plant

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:00 PM 22,624 Views 2 Comments

A fifth person was also hurt in the blast but their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing
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# First Time

Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 8:30 PM 43,979 Views 87 Comments

Simon Zebo scored two tries for the Top 14 side as they came up short in Bristol.

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years
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# On The Brink

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years

Oct 10th 2020, 4:43 PM 8,299 Views 3 Comments

It was Wasps’ 12th victory in their last 13 Premiership games under head coach Lee Blackett and a huge blow for former Connacht coach, Pat Lam.

'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'
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'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'

Oct 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,842 Views 11 Comments

27-year-old hooker Bryan Byrne has found a new lease of life with Pat Lam’s Bristol.

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals
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# Familiar Faces

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals

Aug 27th 2020, 10:21 AM 10,960 Views 8 Comments

The wing and loosehead prop have signed on until the end of the 2019/20 season.

Ed Byrne driving on with Leinster as twin brother Bryan settles in Bristol
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Ed Byrne driving on with Leinster as twin brother Bryan settles in Bristol

Aug 26th 2020, 8:56 AM 8,495 Views 4 Comments

The 26-year-old Carlow men have been split up for the first time in their careers.

Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed
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Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed

Jul 16th 2020, 7:29 AM 29,446 Views 30 Comments

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees tweeted: “I understand people want expression, but the statue has been put up without permission.”

Statue of slave-trader Edward Colston replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester
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Statue of slave-trader Edward Colston replaced with sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester

Jul 15th 2020, 7:12 AM 21,813 Views 47 Comments

The memorial to the 17th Century slave merchant was pulled down last month.

Man arrested over toppling of slave-trader MP statue in Bristol
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# Edward Colston

Man arrested over toppling of slave-trader MP statue in Bristol

Jul 1st 2020, 9:15 PM 16,530 Views 32 Comments

The 24-year-old was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and has been released under investigation.

Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council
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Toppled slave trader statue lifted out of Bristol harbour by council

Jun 11th 2020, 8:15 AM 24,646 Views 119 Comments

Bristol’s mayor Marvin Rees had previously confirmed the statue would be exhibited in a museum.

Another Saracens player agrees loan move to stay in Premiership next season
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# Sensible

Another Saracens player agrees loan move to stay in Premiership next season

Mar 11th 2020, 12:52 PM 12,302 Views 7 Comments

Jack Singleton is heading for Gloucester, while Ben Earl and Max Malins will be at Bristol.

Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’
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# Youth Strike 4 Climate

Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’

Feb 28th 2020, 8:15 PM 25,703 Views 95 Comments

Thunberg was the headline speaker at the Bristol Youth Strike 4 Climate on College Green, Bristol.

Banksy's Valentine's Day mural in Bristol covered up following ‘mindless vandalism’
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Banksy's Valentine's Day mural in Bristol covered up following ‘mindless vandalism’

Feb 16th 2020, 5:06 PM 67,777 Views 30 Comments

The elusive artist had confirmed he was behind the piece by posting two images of it on social media.

Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler
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# World Class

Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler

Jan 27th 2020, 9:51 AM 9,512 Views 17 Comments

The 26-year-old will make the move from Harlequins this summer.

British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path
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British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path

Oct 11th 2019, 9:48 PM 38,074 Views 0 Comments

The teenage boy, who admitted manslaughter, cannot be named for legal reasons.

'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'
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'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'

May 19th 2019, 10:00 AM 58,964 Views 29 Comments

30-year-old Ian Madigan has had a challenging season with Bristol Bears.

Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win
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Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win

Mar 10th 2019, 11:17 AM 17,188 Views 44 Comments

The 29-year-old showed his composure at the very death against Northampton.

Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage
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Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage

Jan 25th 2019, 10:17 PM 6,978 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland international scored Bristol’s equaliser on Friday as they booked their place in the fifth round.

Boy (16) suffers potentially life-changing injuries as 'unknown substance' thrown at face in UK
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Boy (16) suffers potentially life-changing injuries as 'unknown substance' thrown at face in UK

Sep 2nd 2018, 4:53 PM 22,387 Views 10 Comments

The attack happened close to a Pizza Express restaurant near Merlin Road in Bristol.

Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol
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Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:12 PM 9,308 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend has recalled Tiernan O’Halloran at fullback for Connacht’s final friendly game.

Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year
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Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year

Apr 25th 2018, 5:03 PM 20,103 Views 32 Comments

The 32-times capped out-half was instrumental as Pat Lam’s Bristol earned promotion.

John Muldoon to link up with Pat Lam again as Bristol's defence coach
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# Old Friends

John Muldoon to link up with Pat Lam again as Bristol's defence coach

Apr 12th 2018, 4:40 PM 9,627 Views 10 Comments

The Connacht legend is moving straight into professional coaching after he retires from playing.

A British newspaper has apologised for a front page published 21 years ago
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A British newspaper has apologised for a front page published 21 years ago

Mar 7th 2018, 2:45 PM 42,822 Views 41 Comments

The Bristol Post says a 1996 headline caused lasting damage to how people view the paper.

Irish flights among cancellations after plane goes off runway at Bristol Airport
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Irish flights among cancellations after plane goes off runway at Bristol Airport

Dec 23rd 2017, 1:01 PM 32,098 Views 7 Comments

No-one was hurt in the incident, but there have been dozens of flight delays.

'War on wildlife': Bristol residents put spikes on tree to avoid birds pooing on cars
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# Mind Your Claws

'War on wildlife': Bristol residents put spikes on tree to avoid birds pooing on cars

Dec 20th 2017, 8:58 AM 16,239 Views 56 Comments

The move has caused much bafflement.

Shoulder leaves Heenan in race against time to play for Connacht again
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# Unlucky 7

Shoulder leaves Heenan in race against time to play for Connacht again

Dec 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 4,049 Views 4 Comments

‘In terms of someone that has had injuries in the past, I have yet to see a player that has worked as hard to get himself back in a position to play,” says forwrds coach Jimmy Duffy.

A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity
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A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:17 PM 46,462 Views 31 Comments

An interview with DJ Goldie has people wondering if the artist is in fact Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack.

'We brought a community together to be proud of Connacht. I'm proud of that'
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'We brought a community together to be proud of Connacht. I'm proud of that'

Apr 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 13,768 Views 10 Comments

Pat Lam is moving into his final weeks as head coach of Connacht before his move to Bristol.

Jason Harris-Wright to follow Pat Lam's path to Bristol
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# Hooked

Jason Harris-Wright to follow Pat Lam's path to Bristol

Apr 11th 2017, 11:34 AM 9,682 Views 4 Comments

It will be the hooker’s second stint with the English club.

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