Etiqueta 'Bullfighting'

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Three die in 24 hours in Spanish bull festivals

The three men were injured on different days during the past two weeks but all died within hours this week

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/07/2022 10:49

It was the first such fatality in the country since such events resumed after COVID-19 curbs.


Man dies after being gored at Spanish bull-running festival

It was the first such fatality in the country since such events resumed after COVID-19 curbs.

Reuters01/11/2021 09:51

Revellers stand next to a barrier before a running-of-the-bull festival in Villaseca de la Sagra


Spanish village hosts first bull running fiesta since pandemic

Spanish society remains divided over the controversial issue of using bulls for sport.

Reuters06/09/2021 10:37

A view of an empty Pamplona's bullring

A view of an empty Pamplona's bullring

A view of an empty Pamplona's bullring

SUSANA VERA 08/07/2021

San fermin party in Spain


Bulls don’t know politics

In today's Blog: “Bullfighting has been part of the tradition of the left, in the same way that it has become part of the tradition of the right, because it is our culture.”

Andrew Ede17/12/2020 13:27

San fermin party in Spain

San fermin party in Spain

San fermin party in Spain.

JP Urdiroz - sb - EFE - EFE 17/12/2020

Letters to the editor

Letters to the Editor

Two readers on their thoughts about bullfighting and litter in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter31/07/2019 15:13


No bullfighting

The Palma city council is in a very complicated situation over the bullfight.

Jason Moore17/07/2019 10:28

Anti-bullfighitng movement

Animal welfare

Calls for town hall to prevent Palma bullfight

Council claims bullfight cannot take place because the required paperwork has not been submitted.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/07/2019 09:27

The intention had been that bullfighting would be no more in Majorca.

Animal welfare

Bullfighting set to return to Palma

Bullfighting had effectively been prohibited, until the Constitutional Court intervened.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/07/2019 04:01

Residents of Muro and anti-bullfighting protesters have frequently exchanged words.

Animal welfare

No bullfight for the Muro fiestas

Muro is one of the last remaining bastions of bullfighting. Or was.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/05/2018 00:00

Parents in Manacor considered this banner calling for freedom for political prisoners to be indoctrination.


Indoctrination and the missing million: the week in Majorca

Majorca's hoteliers were asked not to be alarmist; the attempt at communicating the benefits of the tourist tax was "dismal"; schoolchildren were at risk of being indoctrinated; and Madrid was making an appeal about bulls.

Andrew Ede11/11/2017 00:00

Under the proposed legislation, bulls in Fornalutx will no longer be subjected to this.

Animal welfare

Animal-welfare organisations back Balearic bullfight law

The proposed Balearic legislation on bullfighting is "the best possible option".

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/07/2017 00:00



Plans by the Balearic government to ban bullfighting have hit a brick wall... and they are going to have to go back to the drawing board.

Jason Moore04/07/2017 00:00


Eight new Balearic laws expected by the end of July

The Balearic parliament has so far this year approved only one law - for the Chambers of Commerce.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/06/2017 00:00



Madrid says that Balearic bullfighting legislation is unconstitutional

Proposed Balearic legislation, designed to prevent the staging of bullfights, may well end up going the same way as Catalonia’s legislation that banned bullfighting.

22/06/2017 00:00

The correbou in Fornalutx will not be outlawed.

Animal welfare

Delayed legislation means bullfights will take place this summer

Podemos, who had insisted on prohibiting the correbou, now appear to be prepared to tolerate its continuing.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/05/2017 00:00

The Fornalutx bull-run will not be addressed in the new legislation.

Animal welfare

New legislation will not outlaw the Fornalutx bull-run

Animal-rights groups have given the government an ultimatum of ten days to set out measures by which it will ban the bull-run.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/03/2017 00:00

Animal-welfare legislation in the Balearics was due to have been reformed this year.

Animal welfare

Animal-rights groups plan protests if bullfighting law is not approved

"It is incomprehensible that after more than 450 days (in government) they have been unable to approve the law."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/12/2016 00:00

Balearic legislation to ban bullfighting will have to take account of the court's ruling.

Animal welfare

Government will respect legality in bullfighting legislation

"It is one thing to talk about animal protection, but quite another to pursue a legal nonsense."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/10/2016 00:00