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Slavery case Lopresti ice cream boss 'exploited staff'

BBC Bristol News Feed - 13 hours 41 min ago
Salvatore Lopresti amassed money and power but made staff work long hours with low pay, it is claimed.
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County Championship: Somerset complete 49-run win over Warwickshire at Taunton

BBC Bristol News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:22
Division One leaders Somerset overcome Warwickshire's lower-order resistance to beat the Bears by 49 runs at Taunton.
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Bristol's Happy City sacks worker for Farage 'acid tweet'

BBC Bristol News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:51
Ruth Townsley has since "apologised unreservedly" and said it was "posted in a moment of frustration".
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County Championship: Gloucestershire beat Durham by six wickets

BBC Bristol News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:40
Gloucestershire knock off the 53 runs they require to beat Durham, easing to a six-wicket win at Chester-le-Street.
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Cats' activity levels tracked for joint disease research

BBC Bristol News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:10
The results of the study will be used to help improve the welfare of cats in the future.
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Artist creates 'grief party' to raise awareness of Venezuelan crisis

BBC Bristol News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:20
Bristol-based artist Ania Varez's show is called Guayabo which means "heartbreak" in Venezuelan slang.
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Pat Lam: Bristol Bears head coach extends contract to become director of rugby

BBC Bristol News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 08:13
Pat Lam signs a new long-term contract at Bristol Bears and becomes director of rugby at the Premiership club.
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Birmingham LGBT teaching row: How did it unfold?

BBC Bristol News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 00:07
How did primary school lessons about equality spark a national outcry?
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Drunk Avon and Somerset officer groped two women

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:54
PC Adam Crockett indecently assaulted a member of the public and a fellow officer, a hearing is told.
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County Championship: Durham facing fourth straight loss of 2019 against Gloucestershire

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 18:38
Durham are facing a fourth defeat of the 2019 season after their batsmen failed for a second time against Gloucestershire.
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County Championship: Somerset on course to beat Warwickshire at Taunton

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 18:16
Somerset need four more wickets to beat Warwickshire, who are 103-6 chasing 239 to win a low-scoring contest at Taunton.
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Stuart Sinclair: Walsall sign ex-Bristol Rovers midfielder

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:34
Walsall sign midfielder Stuart Sinclair on undisclosed terms, after he was allowed to leave Bristol Rovers this summer.
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Bristol teenager charged with attempted murder after pub assault

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 16:09
The 16-year-old boy has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon.
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Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:33
The UK celebrity chef says he is "saddened" as his restaurant group goes into administration.
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Natasha Abrahart suicide: MP brands Bristol uni 'callous'

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:27
Helen Goodman says Bristol University should have done more to help student Natasha Abrahart.
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European elections 2019: Voters in Weston-super-Mare

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:50
Weston-super-Mare voted in line with the 52-48 national result to leave the EU in 2016, but have views changed since then?
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George Smith: Ex-Australia captain retires after ending career at Bristol

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:36
Former Australia captain George Smith announces his retirement from professional rugby at the age of 38 after spending last season with Bristol.
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MRI scan death of Torbay teenager investigated

BBC Bristol News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:35
Alice Sloman's heart had grown to twice the normal size due to growth hormone treatment.
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Lee Johnson: Bristol City manager set for contract talks

BBC Bristol News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:31
Bristol City manager Lee Johnson says talks are due to start soon with the club about extending his contract.
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County Championship: Durham and Gloucestershire's bowlers on top

BBC Bristol News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:23
Bowlers dominate the opening day at the Riverside as both Durham and Gloucestershire struggle with the bat.
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