Demonstrators show Francoism victims during a march in Madrid. If the Pamplona proposal is passed it would be the first time  a local authority in Spain has sought  legal proceedings in connection with abuses  under the Franco regime. Photograph: Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images

The northern Spanish city of Pamplona is expected, on Friday, to approve a motion calling for a criminal investigation into human rights abuses(...)

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There are more than 15,000 bull-running events around Spain every year. Photograph: EPA/Emilio Naranjo

A 66-year-old Spaniard died after being gored in the chest by a bull in a village festival in the Spanish province of Segovia on Sunday, bringing the (...)

Killorglin: where a goat is  king for three days. Photograph:  Don MacMonagle

From today the centuries old festival Puck Fair takes place in the Kerry town of Killorglin, where a goat will be king for three days. While the role (...)

Activists lie half-naked covered in fake blood during a protest against bullfighting in Vitoria, northern Spain. Photograph: David Aguilar/EPA

A man stands face-to-face with a bull in a town square. Exhausted, the animal appears oblivious to the rifle in the man’s hands, pointing at its head.(...)

A runner falls in front of one of the bulls from the Jandilla ranch during the first bullrun of the Fiesta de San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain. Photograph: EPA/Jesus Diges

A Briton and two Americans were gored and eight others injured as thousands of people dashed alongside fighting bulls through the streets of Pamplona (...)

A  Pamplona runner holds up his phone inches from the bulls. Photograph: Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images

Police in Pamplona are searching for a bull runner who they believe snapped a selfie as he ran ahead of several charging bulls in Pamplona. As the you(...)

Steers and bulls from the Ranch of Torrestrella enter the bullring during the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain. Photograph Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Four people were hospitalised today on the first day of Spain’s San Fermin bull run, a daily race through the narrow, cobbled streets of Pamplona that(...)

Watching three or more hours of television a day can double your risk of dying young, research released last night has shown.

We may not have believed our parents when they told us watching too much television was bad for us , but now it has been proven. Watching three or mor(...)

Ellis Ludwig-Leone: ‘I kind of converted to classical music when I was in college, but I used to go to sleep to The Doors’ first record when I was a kid’

His musical project might be named after the famous “running of the bulls” festival in Pamplona, but there is nothing wild, brutish or frenzied(...)