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Barcelona's last bullfight before Catalonia ban

A sell-out crowd of 20,000 people will watch the last bullfight in Barcelona later on Sunday, before a ban comes into place across Catalonia.

It is the first region in mainland Spain to prohibit bullfighting.

Animal rights activists are claiming it as a victory, but supporters still hope they can overturn the ruling.

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Madrid.

  • 25 Sep 2011
  • From the section Europe