Pamplona

Running Of The Bulls + GoPro = Terror

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

The Running of the Bulls is a very special kind of chaos. Taking place every year thousands of people will descend on the city of Pamplona where they'...

Pamplona's Running Of The Bulls Festival Opens In Spain (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

Spain has kicked off it’s annual eight day running of the bulls festival. One person was gored in the event in Pamplona, which sees participants...

Running Into Trouble: Can the Spanish Be Proud of Their 'Bull' Culture Without Being Barbaric?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Mansbridge

People of Spain: Say no to these embarrassingly un-macho and old-fashioned barbaric practices. We'll do all we can at this end to support you and bring the focus back to all the magical and positive parts of your endearing culture.

LOOK: Carnage At The Annual Pamplona Bull Run

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK

An Australian woman was taken to hospital after being gored during the annual bull running in Pamplona, Spain. The 23-year-old joined another four ...

Spain's Best Festivals - Without All the Tourists

Rosie Robbins | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Robbins

Spain's tourism superpower, I think, is the ability to put on the most thrilling, beautiful festivals in the world. Crisis or no crisis, it's hard to find a village or town that doesn't shut down for a few days to celebrate its patron saint, aided by a seemingly unwise combination of hooved animals, pyrotechnics, local firewater and costumes.

Two Brits Gored At Pamplona Bull Festival (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

Two Britons have been gored by a bull during the running of the bulls festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona. The two were amongst the t...

PHOTOS: Pamplona's Bull Running Festival Kicks Off

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK

Thousands of revellers have descended on the town of Pamplona, Spain, to celebrate the Festival of San Fermín. The festival is famous for its 'ru...

Pamplona: Where Bulls Are Run to Their Deaths

Abi Izzard | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Politics
Abi Izzard

In 2006 and 2007, I ran naked through the streets of Pamplona to draw attention to the suffering of bulls used in this festival. I saw for myself how cruelly people treated the bulls, and although the streets were crowded with members of the media, there was hardly any coverage of the ugly truth behind the sound bites. The 30-second snippets never show the bulls as they are whipped and goaded to get them to race out of their holding pens. Pamplona's narrow cobblestone streets are slippery and slick with spilled beer, and the bulls frequently lose their footing and fall, breaking their horns and bones and sustaining cuts and bruises, and drunken revellers hit them with sticks and rolled-up newspapers.