French MP pulls bullfighting ban bill during debate

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A left-wing Member of Parliament who put forward a bill to ban bullfighting in France has pulled the proposal after some five hundred amendments were tabled.

Aymeric Caron of France Unbowed blamed parliamentary obstruction and vowed it would soon be abolished in France.

The government officially opposed a ban and pro-bullfighting MPs had promised to talk it out of parliamentary time.

Imported from Spain in the 19th Century, the corrida remains popular across large parts of southern France.

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