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Bristol: City and county in England
Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 463,400. The wider district has the 10th-largest population in England. The urban area population of 724,000 is the 8th-largest in the UK. The city lies between Gloucestershire to the north and Somerset to the south. South Wales lies across the Severn estuary.

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Cherished Part Of India's National History Left 'Hanging Out' Of English Letterbox [Video]

Cherished Part Of India's National History Left 'Hanging Out' Of English Letterbox

Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi's glasses are set to be auctioned for more than $19,000 on August 21st, 2020. But that's only because someone opened an envelope found hanging out of a..

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Hot air balloons perform ‘flypast’ over Bristol [Video]

Hot air balloons perform ‘flypast’ over Bristol

Every year hot air balloons take off en masse in Bristol as part of theInternational Balloon Fiesta. This year however was slightly different, due tothe Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing..

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NHS worker speaks out after 'racially motivated' attack [Video]

NHS worker speaks out after 'racially motivated' attack

K-Dogg, an NHS worker in Bristol, has spoken out after hit-and-run left him scarred for life and frightened for his safety last week. Police say the incident was 'racially motivated' and are still..

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NHS worker relives racially aggravated hit-and-run [Video]

NHS worker relives racially aggravated hit-and-run

An NHS worker has been left scarred for life and frightened for his safetyafter being seriously injured in a racially aggravated hit-and-run. The 21-year-old was walking to the bus stop after finishing..

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‘Inquisitive’ lynx kittens at wildlife attraction to be named by public [Video]

‘Inquisitive’ lynx kittens at wildlife attraction to be named by public

Keepers at the Wild Place Project in Bristol are asking the public to helpchoose names for two lynx kittens. Since they were born five weeks ago, mumLoka has been keeping the youngsters hidden in the..

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Bristol mayor: Democratic process must decide the future of Edward Colston plinth [Video]

Bristol mayor: Democratic process must decide the future of Edward Colston plinth

Bristol mayor Marvin Rees says any decision on replacing the statue of slave trader Edward Colston must be decided democratically, after a sculpture erected on the plinth where the statue used to stand..

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Statue of BLM protester appears on Colston plinth [Video]

Statue of BLM protester appears on Colston plinth

The statue of a Black Lives Matter campaigner appears in Bristol on Edward Colston plinth. Artist Marc Quinn says he was inspired after seeing protester Jen Reid standing on the plinth during the 7..

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Edward Colston statue replaced by sculpture of black protester [Video]

Edward Colston statue replaced by sculpture of black protester

A sculpture of a black woman who took part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol has been erected on the plinth where a statue of slave trader Edward Colston used to stand.

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Prince Charles and Camilla meet Asda employees in Bristol [Video]

Prince Charles and Camilla meet Asda employees in Bristol

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall meet Asda food distribution workers in Bristol. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Teenage entrepreneur launches wearable tech to tackle Covid-19 transmissions from face touching [Video]

Teenage entrepreneur launches wearable tech to tackle Covid-19 transmissions from face touching

Vybro demonstration footage credit: VybProA 15-year-old entrepreneur from Bristol has developed a new wearable technology aimed at tackling one of the key transmission pathways of Covid-19 – face..

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Who was Edward Colston, why was his statue toppled? [Video]

Who was Edward Colston, why was his statue toppled?

Edward Colston becomes symbol for UK's Black Lives Matter movement as his statue is brought down in Bristol.

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Airbus planning to cut 1,700 jobs in UK as result of coronavirus crisis [Video]

Airbus planning to cut 1,700 jobs in UK as result of coronavirus crisis

Aerospace giant Airbus is planning to cut 1,700 jobs in the UK as a result of the coronavirus crisis, the company announced. The news is a huge blow to its site at Broughton in north Wales, where wings..

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50 years since Brunel’s SS Great Britain refloated [Video]

50 years since Brunel’s SS Great Britain refloated

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the refloating of the world’s first great ocean liner. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the SS Great Britain was the first iron-hulled, propeller-driven..

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Bristol statue saved from harbour and paint will be kept [Video]

Bristol statue saved from harbour and paint will be kept

Fran Coles, the Documentation and Conservation Manager for Bristol City Council, talks about the condition of Edward Colston statue after they retrieved it today from the harbour and says that they..

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Sign taken down from Colston Hall in Bristol [Video]

Sign taken down from Colston Hall in Bristol

Music venue Colston Hall has removed lettering from the outside of its building ahead of a planned name change. It was named after Edward Colston, the 17th century slave trader, and built almost 150..

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