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Bullfighting comes under attack in France

Bullfighting has a loyal following in France - but as David Chazan reports, the sport is coming under strong pressure from animal rights groups.

Think of bullfighting and you naturally think of Spain, but the controversial blood sport is also popular in parts of southern France.

Since a vote to ban it in the Spanish region of Catalonia from 2012, French animal welfare groups have been stepping up their campaign to get bullfighting outlawed in France as well.

But some towns in the south are planning to stage more bullfights because they're hoping to attract fans from Spain.

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