Keyword: Bayonne

French agriculture minister, animal rights defender, attends bullfight

French agriculture minister Didier Guillaume, whose ministerial brief is also to defend animal welfare, has been photographed attending a bullfight in the town of Bayonne, south-west France, when six bulls were killed, prompting outrage from animal rights organisations.

From Guinea to Bayonne: the long journey of two youths seeking France's protection


Authorities in the French city of Bayonne are struggling to cope with the number of migrants coming from across the nearby Spanish border. Mediapart met Joseph and Moriba, 'blood  brothers' who are seeking France's protection after nearly dying at sea crossing to Europe from Morocco. After a legal battle, Joseph has now been recognised as a minor by the French courts while Moriba's request will be heard on appeal shortly. Mathilde Mathieu reports.

Bull gores president of local French bullfighting association

Dominique Perron and another spectator suffered serious injuries after bull jumped out of arena at Bayonne Festival in south west France.

French doctor acquitted in 'mercy killing' trial

Nicolas Bonnemaison, who ended the lives of seven terminally-ill patients, was acquitted of all charges after trial that raised issue of euthanasia.