Spain brings back live bull fighting to TV as country turns its back on traditional sport ...
Attendances at bullrings have fallen during economic crisis..
Six years since bullfights last shown on Spain's state TV
Critics have labelled the sport barbaric and cruel while supporters say it is a centuries-old symbol of Spanish culture.
Bull fighting has long divided opinion in Spain and across the world, but the traditional sport is nevertheless set for a boost after it was announced it is to be shown live on Spanish state TV for the first time in six years.
Broadcaster RTVE said live transmissions would resume with the screening of a bullfight on September 5 in the northern city of Valladolid.
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