Louis Emanuel

Online reporter at The Times and Sunday Times

Award-winning journalist recognised for news and feature writing, and with a focus on online and digital platforms. Graduate of politics and international relations with a high level of Spanish.

Portfolio

National

Fidel Castro dies, aged 90
Fidel Castro, the communist revolutionary who ruled Cuba for half a century, has died aged 90.
'Six survivors' after plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes
Scores of people are feared dead after a plane carrying a Brazilian professional football team travelling to a tournament final crashed in Colombia late last night. Officials at...
Farage shortlisted for Time Person of the Year
Nigel Farage may be hoping that there is time for one last upset before 2016 is out after he was named as an unlikely outsider to secure the coveted front cover of Time magazine...
Horn of Africa: Kidnappings and torrential rains threaten relief efforts
The kidnapping of aid workers and tourists, as well as torrential rains, are hampering relief efforts in the Horn of Africa, as the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) warns of...
More than money
"Here in the village when they say somebody is poor it means they don't have enough food," says Rodger Mkorong, an entrepreneur from Chipuware in Malawi. "We were in this group....
Catalan Independence: Can cash-strapped Spain afford the most-treasured jewel in its crown?
Around 1.5 million people were thought to have filled the streets of the Catalan capital last earlier this month. Independentistes poured in from around the region, creating a...

Bristol

Will it ever end?
In October 2015 police embarked on a series of dawn raids across Easton and St Paul's in a sweep of street-level drug dealing. Six months later, after 66 people were locked up...
Khat: The final days in Bristol for the drug they chew all night
AT the bottom of a shabby flight of stairs, around the back of a takeaway off Stapleton Road in Easton, I am greeted by a man with gums lined green with khat.
Bristol man Nasser Ahmed wanted for £156m tax fraud - but authorities "won't let him hand himself...
HIS mugshot stares out among a public list of Britain's most wanted fraudsters. But attempts by Bristol businessman Nasser Ahmed to turn himself in after almost ten years on the...
Have we reached 'peak Banksy'
Almost as fast as a new Banksy appears on the streets it disappears - either removed for sale or obscured by graffiti by lesser 'artists'. Louis Emanuel asks if we've reached a...
Bristol's affordable housing failure revealed
Two-thirds of large developments approved by the city council in Bristol fall short of the authority's own affordable housing targets. Figures uncovered by Bristol24/7 reveal...
Police in Bristol tackling surge in human trafficking and modern day slavery
POLICE in Bristol are tackling a surge in human trafficking and modern day slavery. Figures obtained by the Bristol Post show Avon and Somerset constabulary is dealing with 153...
Underneath the covers with Bristol's swingers
YOU'VE probably noticed it out of the corner of your eye before. You may have even driven right past it on your way to choose a carpet or pick up a new mattress on Fishponds...
MAP: How many people have been caught growing cannabis where you live in Bristol?
BRISTOL has such an industrial-scale production of cannabis in back street grow houses that dealers no longer need to import the drug from outside the city's boundaries. Supply...
Your questions put to Jeremy Corbyn
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn addressed a crowd of party members at a rally in the Trinity Centre on Thursday where he was introduced by Bristol mayoral candidate Marvin Rees....

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