Prou! Basta! Enough! La abolición de las corridas ha comenzado... Barcelona, 28 jul (Click on image for news in Spanish - ABC). The Catalan Parliament voted in favour by 68 votes to 55 against (and 9 abstentions) of a ban on bullfighting in Catalonia from 2012.
The parliament of Catalonia is 'the first region of mainland Spain to do so'. [BBC]...but will it be the last? Unlikely now although, as the Beeb article says, many believe the process has been pushed by nationalist-minded Catalans to set themselves apart from Spain.