Etiqueta 'Bullfighting'

Animal welfare

Court annuls Catalonia bullfighting ban

The court's decision does have an impact on proposed Balearic legislation to ban bullfighting.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/10/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

New proposal to make bullfighting impossible

The parties of government are considering a way round a judgement which might mean that bullfighting cannot be banned in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/10/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Palma bullfight fine; bullfighting ban may be unlawful

Victoria, King Felipe's niece, was still only fifteen when she attended a bullfight with her mother and older brother.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter06/10/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Government will ignore Madrid's warning on bullfighting ban

"The government has given its assent to the passage of the legislative reform. Maintaining such a position when it knows that this is contrary to law has a name."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/07/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Bullfighting ban will wait until after the general election

With parliament unable to move ahead with the ban, the bullfight in Muro as part of its summer fiestas will definitely take place this coming weekend.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/06/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Sa Pobla becomes 34th municipality to back bullfighting ban

We continue with each firm step towards the abolition of bullfighting. Each day more municipalities reject torture and death for fun."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/06/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Parliament takes first step towards bullfighting ban

The parliamentary procedure can now move forward to ultimate approval.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/04/2016 00:00

Latest headlines

Booming economy, booming tourism: the week in Majorca

Heartening news on an economic front, some further nonsense about the tourist tax and defence of the bull-run. Some themes of the past week in the Majorca Daily Bulletin.

Monitor13/03/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Muro set to hold pre-ban bullfight

The town normally holds a bullfight event during its summer fiestas for Sant Joan, but the ban is likely to be in place before this.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/03/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Anti-bullfighting campaigners presenting petition to parliament tomorrow

The campaigners say that Majorca’s society is wanting a ban to be put into effect with the utmost speed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/02/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Bullfighting ban moves a step closer

The Balearic parliament today pledged to change the law on animal protection and to outlaw any form of event involving bulls.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/02/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

Parliament to debate the future of bullfighting next week

The campaign can now count on the support of 32 of the 53 municipalities in Majorca that have declared themselves against bullfighting plus the Council of Majorca, which has made a similar declaration.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/02/2016 00:00

Animal welfare

New poll: Support for bullfighting in Spain hits all-time low

This is further evidence that bullfighting is on the way out – especially as opposition is even higher among young people.

26/01/2016 00:00

Animal rights

EU puts an end to bullfighting subsidies in animal rights victory

MEPs approved an amendment that EU money “should not be used for the financing of lethal bullfighting activities”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/10/2015 00:00

Animal welfare

More councils ban bullfights

“We are continuing to gain ground and achieve our aim of banning bullfighting in the Balearics."

Humphrey Carter23/10/2015 00:00

Northern News Spotlight

Muro bullfight organisers face fines for admitting under-16s

Proceedings against the organisers of the June bullfight have been opened.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2015 00:00

Animal welfare

Bullfighting ban moves closer

This will be done despite the central government having declared bullfights to be in the “cultural interest of Spain”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/10/2015 00:00