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More people charged after alleged Bristol mosque attack

Three more people have been charged in connection with an alleged attack at a mosque in Bristol Credit: ITV News

Three more people have been charged in connection with an alleged attack at a mosque in Bristol.

It happened at the Jamia Mosque in Totterdown on Sunday (Jan 17).

Alison Bennett, 46, and Mark Bennett, 48, both of Spruce Way, Patchway, Bristol, and Angelina Margaret Swales, 31, of West Town Avenue, Brislington, Bristol, have all been charged with a racially aggravated public order offence.

A total of four people have now been charged. They've been released on bail on condition they don't go within a hundred metres of any mosque.


On the brink: the first of our exclusive reports

Volunteers from the West are preparing to spend their Christmas at a refugee camp in Northern France, giving out life-saving aid, donated from our region.

Our cameras were given exclusive access to the camp before the authorities there started refusing.

In the first of our exclusive reports, our Correspondent Richard Payne travels to the Grande Synthe Camp near Dunkirk with the Bristol Volunteers helping those on the Brink.

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Somerset school under fire for cancelling trips to Europe over terrorism fears

A school in Somerset has come under fire from parents after cancelling trips to France and Germany next July because of the risk of terrorism on the continent.

Kingsmead School in Wiveliscombe was due to take 60 eleven and twelve year olds on the annual trip to help them learn French and German.

They're now looking for an alternative in England. Our Somerset correspondent, David Woodland, has this exclusive report.

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