The tragic stand collapse was caught on drone footage, showing the falling wood and bamboo structure, trapping hundreds of people and children.
You’re not supposed to revel in the misfortune of others, so they say, but for many bullfighting is about as repugnant as any practice out there.
Usually it’s rather entertaining when live TV takes a turn for the worse, but when a man is gored to death it doesn’t make for easy watching.
Spanish matador Francisco Rivera Ordóñez, dubbed the David Beckham of bullfighting, has landed himself in some hot water for his latest antics.
Call me old-fashioned but when someone stabs me with a sharp knife and taunts me in front of a crowd I tend to get worked up. So does this bull.
On Sunday, 20 000 bullfighting fans packed Barcelona’s La Monumental bullring to watch the last corrida that Catalonia will hold; the event was headlined by Spain’s premier matador, José Tomás. The regional ban on bullfighting, which was approved at the end of last year, goes into effect in January.