Victor Barrio

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 Iván Fandiño (36) died in hospital after being gored while bullfighting. Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

Over the last two summers, Spain has seen an almost identical drama play out in the public sphere. A well-known bullfighter is killed in the bullring,(...)

Spanish bullfighter Juan Jose Padilla performs a pass on a bull during a bullfight  in Lisbo on September 29th. Bullfighting has been under increasing pressure in recent years, with fewer than 1,900 bullfights held in Spain in 2014, compared to 3,650 in 2007. Photograph:  Rafael Marchante/Reuters

The father of an eight-year-old boy who is has cancer is threatening legal action against social media users who have aimed abusive comments at the ch(...)

Spanish bullfighter Victor Barrio: he  was  gored a second time in the chest and the blow penetrated a lung and his aorta. Photograph: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP

A matador has been fatally gored in Spain during a bullfight – the first professional bullfighter to be killed in the ring in more than three decades.(...)