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The Bristol Post published Illegal immigrant murdered Bristol girlfriend before raping her

This is Bristol - 1 hour 50 min ago
WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT. AN illegal immigrant, high on drugs, throttled his girlfriend - and then raped her as she lay dying in her Bristol home. Sergio Novarette had repeatedly attacked Sarah O'Neill over a period of months after she let him move in to her house in Speedwell, Bristol Crown Court heard. The 22-year-old mother-of-one also miscarried as she died in a pool of blood. Novarette, 27, admitting violently killing her in the middle of the night after she told him to leave her...

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The Bristol Post published Touch down: Bristol's new hospital rooftop helipad tested for...

This is Bristol - 1 hour 57 min ago
AN air ambulance took flight this morning for the first ever test of the new helipad on the roof of the Bristol Royal Infirmary. If the test is deemed a success by the Civil Aviation Authority, the pad can be tested by other air ambulance crews before becoming fully operational on May 7, when some services from Frenchay Hospital will be transferred to the city centre site. The test flight of the Filton-based Great Western Air Ambulance, a Bolkow 105, was carried out to check the capability of...

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The Bristol Post commented Bristol Airport security staff break little girls' Easter Eggs to...

This is Bristol - 3 hours 1 min ago
Airport security staff have apologised to two little girls after breaking into their Easter Eggs - to check for drugs. Mum Natalie Marsland-Coniglione was travelling through Bristol Airport with daughters, five-year-old Maya and two-year-old Ocean, when officials seized their backpacks. The two girls were carrying six eggs that were a present from their grandfather, Tony Marsland, who they had been visiting in Cornwall. They were eventually reunited with their bags and looked inside to check...

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The Bristol Post published Former Bristol Rovers legend Barry Hayles tells the players:...

This is Bristol - 3 hours 17 min ago
FORMER Memorial Stadium favourite Barry Hayles says he would be devastated if Bristol Rovers were to suffer the ignominy of relegation from the Football League.Hayles, 41, who scored 32 times in 62 appearances for Rovers as they narrowly missed out on promotion to the Championship in 1997-98, said: "I always keep an eye out for Rovers' results."They seem to have gone on little runs of form at times, but haven't been able to get any consistency and that is probably why they are where...

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JamesMcNamara published Blame game has to wait until we've won our battle for survival,...

This is Bristol - 3 hours 27 min ago
Manager Darrell Clarke says that everybody associated with Bristol Rovers must forget about playing the blame game as they prepare to take the fight for survival on the road to Portsmouth on Saturday. Clarke believes "four or five" points from the remaining four games of the season should be enough to finally ward off the threat of relegation and remains confident Rovers, who are currently one point above the drop zone, will do enough to retain Football League status. They return to action...

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The Bristol Post published From Westbury-on-Trym luxury to Cape Town psychiatric hospital...

This is Bristol - 4 hours 25 min ago
SHRIEN Dewani grew up enjoying a privileged life attending an excellent school and owning a plush Westbury-on-Trym home where he and his wife were to start their life together.Now he has undergone more than three turbulent years fighting to avoid extradition to South Africa to be tried for masterminding his wife's death – something he has always vigorously denied.South African authorities have finally got their way and Mr Dewani has found himself in Cape Town, where he is being monitored...

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The Bristol Post published "Southmead Hospital has been my greatest challenge"

This is Bristol - 4 hours 25 min ago
WITHIN a matter of weeks the first patients will be attending the new £430 million Southmead Hospital for treatment and appointments.It marks the end of four years of building work on the state-of-the-art Brunel building – and years more of planning.North Bristol NHS Trust, which runs the hospital, wanted it to be recognised as one of the leading hospitals in Europe in terms of equipment, privacy and dignity experienced by patients.And it was project director Keith Hutton's job to...

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The Bristol Post commented Banksy mural could go on display at Bristol Museum over Easter...

This is Bristol - 4 hours 41 min ago
A mural placed by Bristol graffiti artist Banksy in St Jude's last weekend could go on display in Bristol Museum over Easter weekend, the council has said. The mural was stencilled outside the gates of Broad Plain & Riverside Youth Project at the weekend but was taken down by the club hours after its location was revealed. Manager Dennis Stinchcombe MBE planned to auction the artwork and claimed to have received offers above £1 million. He insists that Banksy left the mural as a...

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The Bristol Post published Bristol chefs come up with adventurous BBQ recipes for this...

This is Bristol - 5 hours 25 min ago
THERE'S a new sound in the background at this time of year, threatening to drown out the birdsong and the lawnmowers. It's the sound of people, usually men, rooting around in the garden shed trying to find the barbecue. And then once it's discovered, the sound of them cleaning it.Yes, spring is giving way to summer, and Bristol residents have this week been experiencing that unpredictable phenomenon – regular, unbroken sunshine. It's time to go al fresco in your own back yard or...

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The Bristol Post commented Are giant killer Asian Hornets heading for Bristol?

This is Bristol - 5 hours 31 min ago
Could giant killer hornets be heading for Bristol? The Asian hornets have devastated villages across France, killing six people, since they arrived in a shipment of Chinese pottery in 2004. They can grow to 5cm long - that's twice the size of the average hornet. Now experts have warned that they could now be headed to the South of England. The warning is contained in the latest House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) report on invasive non-native species. The British Beekeepers...

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The Bristol Post published 10 things to do over the long Easter weekend

This is Bristol - 5 hours 59 min ago
1. The sun is shining, the weather is hot. Nowadays having small children doesn't exclude you from pubs with family friendly beer gardens. Try the Royal oak in Gloucester Road, Cross Hands in Fishponds or The Lion in Clifton Wood. 2. The weather is meant to be wonderful for the Easter whole weekend. Take a long walk on the Downs with the family or friend and enjoy an ice cream by Sea Walls. 3. Go to the Easter Egg-Stravanganza in Fishponds on Friday for free fun for all the family. There is an...

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LouisEmanuel commented Council seeks Banksy's views over mural set to be unveiled at...

This is Bristol - 6 hours 22 min ago
BRISTOL City Council is seeking Banksy's intentions over his latest artwork placed outside a struggling boys' club, the Bristol Post understands. The mural was stencilled outside the gates of Broad Plain & Riverside Youth Project at the weekend but was taken down by the club hours after its location was revealed. Manager Dennis Stinchcombe MBE planned to auction the artwork and claimed to have received offers above £1 million. He insists that Banksy left the mural as a "gift"...

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SimonGalloway published PHOTOS: Avon Beekeepers Association

This is Bristol - 7 hours 28 min ago
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SimonGalloway published PHOTOS: GFA Junior Cup Final

This is Bristol - 7 hours 32 min ago
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SimonGalloway published PHOTOS: Hornets v Wells U18s Cup Final

This is Bristol - 7 hours 33 min ago
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SimonGalloway published PHOTOS: Hornets v Cleve

This is Bristol - 7 hours 36 min ago
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The Bristol Post commented Tickets for The Pogues in Bristol on sale this morning

This is Bristol - 8 hours 3 min ago
TICKETS go on sale this morning for the Bristol Summer Series festival with The Pogues and stars of ITV's Big Reunion set to play. The festival, which will make its debut in the city on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 June, will see acts perform on an open-air stage to crowds expected to reach around 5,000. The event is happening on the same weekend as the Glastonbury Festival but organisers are still confident of drawing in big crowds. The Pogues will headline on June 27, performing classic hits...

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