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Bristol council boss exits with '£70k golden-goodbye’

Anna Klonowski left her £160,000-a-year post at Bristol City Council in September after seven months in the job.

New Great Western Railway trains fixed after software upgrade

Four trains were removed from service on Wednesday due to glitches such as leaking air-con units.

South Gloucestershire schools 'worst funded by 2020'

If changes to government funding go ahead, the authority's schools will be the worst funded, a group claims.

Avon and Somerset Police face nail bar anti-slavery campaign anger

The force got complaints after officers painted their nails to highlight modern slavery issues.

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Afghan suicide mosque attacks kill scores of worshippers

Some 60 people are killed as worshippers are targeted in two separate attacks on mosques.

Brazil police arrests 108 in major anti-paedophilia operation

Officers seize more than 150,000 files with disturbing images of young children and teenagers.

Pablo Neruda 'did not die of cancer', say experts

The left-wing poet died in 1973, weeks after a military coup led by general Augusto Pinochet.

King Felipe VI says Catalonia 'will remain' Spanish

King Felipe VI says Spain will solve the crisis through democratic institutions.