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# bristol - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

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

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.

# bristol - Monday 22 March, 2021

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

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

Updated Mar 22nd 2021, 3:27 PM 37,687 Views 38 Comments

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

# bristol - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 2nd 2021, 10:43 PM 16,702 Views 48 Comments

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

# bristol - Monday 21 December, 2020

'It was not the smartest decision - a mistake that is on me'
# Missed Opportunity
From The42
# Missed Opportunity

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

Dec 21st 2020, 7:02 AM 7,688 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.

# bristol - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Connacht on the brink of European exit after losing to Bristol
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

Connacht on the brink of European exit after losing to Bristol

Dec 20th 2020, 7:37 PM 25,455 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'
# Skipper
From The42
# Skipper

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

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 42,940 Views 14 Comments

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

# bristol - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Pat Lam says Bristol’s Champions Cup hopes ‘on the line’ against Connacht
# Crunch Time
From The42
# Crunch Time

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

Dec 19th 2020, 11:59 AM 4,316 Views 0 Comments

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

# bristol - Friday 18 December, 2020

Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

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.

# bristol - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Japan star scores hat-trick in Clermont win over Pat Lam's Bristol
# Standing Out
From The42
# Standing Out

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

Dec 12th 2020, 3:49 PM 9,915 Views 5 Comments

Kotaro Matsushima scored three times in the impressive victory.

# bristol - Thursday 10 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 10th 2020, 8:07 PM 63,623 Views 24 Comments

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

# bristol - Friday 4 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 4th 2020, 8:23 PM 33,567 Views 12 Comments

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

# bristol - Thursday 3 December, 2020

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

Four dead after large explosion at UK wastewater plant

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:00 PM 22,622 Views 2 Comments

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

# bristol - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Exeter edge to first European crown after stunning final battle with Racing
# First Time
From The42
# First Time

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

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 8:30 PM 43,976 Views 87 Comments

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

# bristol - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years
# On The Brink
From The42
# On The Brink

Wasps blitz Bristol to reach first Premiership final for three years

Oct 10th 2020, 4:43 PM 8,295 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.

# bristol - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

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

Oct 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,837 Views 11 Comments

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

# bristol - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals
# Familiar Faces
From The42
# Familiar Faces

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

Aug 27th 2020, 10:21 AM 10,959 Views 8 Comments

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

# bristol - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Ed Byrne driving on with Leinster as twin brother Bryan settles in Bristol
# Ambitions
From The42
# Ambitions

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

Aug 26th 2020, 8:56 AM 8,477 Views 4 Comments

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

# bristol - Thursday 16 July, 2020

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

Protester sculpture that replaced Edward Colston statue has been removed

Jul 16th 2020, 7:29 AM 29,443 Views 30 Comments

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

# bristol - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 15th 2020, 7:12 AM 21,812 Views 47 Comments

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

# bristol - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

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

# bristol - Thursday 11 June, 2020

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

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.

# bristol - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Another Saracens player agrees loan move to stay in Premiership next season
# Sensible
From The42
# Sensible

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

Mar 11th 2020, 12:52 PM 12,301 Views 7 Comments

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

# bristol - Friday 28 February, 2020

Greta Thunberg tells Bristol climate rally she 'will not be silent while world is on fire’
# Youth Strike 4 Climate
# 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 25,702 Views 95 Comments

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

# bristol - Sunday 16 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 16th 2020, 5:06 PM 67,765 Views 30 Comments

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

# bristol - Monday 27 January, 2020

Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler
# World Class
From The42
# World Class

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

Jan 27th 2020, 9:51 AM 9,509 Views 17 Comments

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

# bristol - Friday 11 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 11th 2019, 9:48 PM 38,071 Views 0 Comments

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

# bristol - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'I've realised that Ireland is where I want to settle when the rugby career ends'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

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

May 19th 2019, 10:00 AM 58,958 Views 29 Comments

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

# bristol - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Madigan nails 88th-minute conversion to give Lam's Bristol a vital win
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

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

Mar 10th 2019, 11:17 AM 17,187 Views 44 Comments

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

# bristol - Friday 25 January, 2019

Callum O'Dowda on target with deft finish as Bristol City book FA Cup passage
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

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

Jan 25th 2019, 10:17 PM 6,977 Views 6 Comments

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

# bristol - Sunday 2 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 2nd 2018, 4:53 PM 22,382 Views 10 Comments

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

# bristol - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Copeland set for Connacht bow as Madigan starts for Lam's Bristol
# Familiar Faces
From The42
# Familiar Faces

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:12 PM 9,307 Views 3 Comments

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

# bristol - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ireland international Madigan up for Championship Player of the Year

Apr 25th 2018, 5:03 PM 20,092 Views 32 Comments

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

# bristol - Thursday 12 April, 2018

John Muldoon to link up with Pat Lam again as Bristol's defence coach
# Old Friends
From The42
# Old Friends

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

Apr 12th 2018, 4:40 PM 9,625 Views 10 Comments

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

# bristol - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

A British newspaper has apologised for a front page published 21 years ago
# Faces Of Evil
# Faces Of Evil

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

Mar 7th 2018, 2:45 PM 42,817 Views 41 Comments

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

# bristol - Saturday 23 December, 2017

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

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.

# bristol - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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

# bristol - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Shoulder leaves Heenan in race against time to play for Connacht again
# Unlucky 7
From The42
# Unlucky 7

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

Dec 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 4,048 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.

# bristol - Friday 23 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:17 PM 46,420 Views 31 Comments

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

# bristol - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'We brought a community together to be proud of Connacht. I'm proud of that'
# Final Stretch
From The42
# Final Stretch

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

Apr 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 13,766 Views 10 Comments

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

# bristol - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Jason Harris-Wright to follow Pat Lam's path to Bristol
# Hooked
From The42
# Hooked

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

Apr 11th 2017, 11:34 AM 9,678 Views 4 Comments

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

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