Participants in Pamplona’s city hall square await the launch of the rocket that marks the start of the San Fermin Festival. Picture: AFP

Pamplona’s running of the bulls: the good, bad and ugly sides

More than a million tourists visit the Spanish city every July for the high-octane and controversial “encierro”, but a good seat can cost a fortune and the spectacle only lasts a couple of minutes

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Participants in Pamplona’s city hall square await the launch of the rocket that marks the start of the San Fermin Festival. Picture: AFP
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