Bullfighting

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Rewriting extinction: Ricky Gervais joins celebrities creating comics to save species
Peter Gabriel and Cara Delevingne also collaborate on picture stories to highlight species and ecosystem loss and fund projects

Anna Turns

14, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Bullfighting festival axed after bulls named ‘Feminist’ and ‘Nigerian’ slain
Century-old festival ‘crossed various lines’, says Gijón mayor, citing residents’ opposition to bullfighting

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

19, Aug, 2021 @2:02 PM

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Bull reportedly rammed to death by car after ring escape in Spain
Police investigating incident after Campanito the bull forced its way out of ring and injured two people

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

09, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Court rejects matador's bid to copyright his 'perfect kill'
Judges rule bullfighter’s performance cannot be registered as intellectual property

Sam Jones in Madrid

25, Feb, 2021 @8:39 PM

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Weird, wacky and utterly wonderful: the world's greatest unsung museums
A bullring full of blood, a house full of sweet wrappers, a power station full of sculpture, a roundabout full of plants … Hilton Als, Mary Beard, Russell Tovey and more pick their alternative favourite museums

Louis Wise

12, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Could lockdown be the death of bullfighting in Spain?
Struggling industry’s plea for government help has been met with stiff opposition from animal rights groups

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

12, May, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Fascist anthem played as bullfighting returns to Mallorca
Far-right Vox leader shows support while animal welfare activists protest

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

11, Aug, 2019 @5:02 PM

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Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women
More police on duty as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and party

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

07, Jul, 2019 @10:17 AM

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Anti-bullfighting party set for Spanish election breakthrough
As the right enlists bullfighters as candidates, animal welfare champions are polling well

Sam Jones in Madrid

26, Apr, 2019 @8:49 AM

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As Pamplona's bull-running fiesta kicks off, attitudes are changing
City council has extensive police patrols and app to allow anyone to report an assault

Sam Jones in Pamplona

06, Jul, 2018 @12:05 PM

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Spain urged to ban children from bullfights
UN Committee on the Rights of the Child says children need to be protected from ‘harmful effects’

Sam Jones in Madrid

09, Feb, 2018 @9:26 AM

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Dramatic fall in sexual assaults at Pamplona bull run after campaign
No reports of rape at this year’s festival, although women’s groups say action still needed against sexist slogans

Sam Jones in Madrid

12, Jul, 2017 @4:43 PM

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