Several French NGOs called out the old Spanish tradition of setting a bull's horns on fire after footage of a bull with his horns on fire went viral on social media.
Three people were gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain's best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said.
The Sanfermines fiestas kicked off on Saturday with the much-anticipated “Chupinazo” ceremony, which sees the launching of a firework rocket to mark the start of the event.
Dozens of demonstrators lay half-naked on the streets of Pamplona on the eve of the San Fermin festival on Thursday.
At least three have been injured at the traditional running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain, with at least one man gored by a bull’s horns
Slippery conditions hamper traditional event
Spain's famous Running of the Bulls festival opens in Pamplona despite calls for it to be called off over the treatment of the animals and a sexual assault case in 2016
Protesters call for an end to bullfighting as Spain's iconic San Fermin festival gets underway in Pamplona
A Spanish province yesterday come one step closer to banning bull fighting once and for all.
More injured in Pamplona bull run
Thousands of tourists come from all over the world for the famous festival.
Two men injured in Pamplona bull run
Protesters have made their voices heard ahead of this week’s opening of the Pamplona running of the bulls festival in Spain.
To get the full 360º picture of the San Fermin festival you have to look beyond its iconic bull runs.