Directly-elected "metro mayors" will be able to undertake the functions of Police and Crime Commissioners in England, under plans included in the Queen's Speech.
Bristol's mayor and the city's councillors vote to reject a recommended rise in their allowances.
A coach owner is found guilty of dangerous driving offences after a boy fell out of a vehicle on a motorway near Bristol.
A Bristol hospital is looking at whether a smoking shelter can be provided to stop patients smoking near the entrance.
Phone provider O2 says its service is "back to normal" after customers complained of problems with reception in Bristol and other cities.
Classic Bristol VR converted into mobile home
Family confirms 82-year-old's death
Listen to live local radio commentary as the County Championship season continues.
Worcester Warriors forward Jonathan Thomas says there is a 'unique’ pressure about the Championship play-off final.
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