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Bullfighter performs acrobatics over charging bull

This Spanish recortador put on an impressive show for spectators in Cali, repeatedly vaulting over a charging bull.

A recortador performs a fearless dive over a bull during a show in Cali Credit: REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

Recortadores is a bloodless form of bullfighting that involves jumping acrobatically over bulls.

The recortador somersaults Credit: REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

The fighter who shows the most daring and comes closest to the bull is the winner.

The recortador leaps high over the bull Credit: REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga

Spanish Princess to appear in court for tax fraud

Princess Cristina of Spain and her husband Inaki Urdangarin are accused of fraud. Credit: Gonzalo/Cooper Photographers/EMPICS Entertainment

Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain's King Felipe, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of tax fraud.

The charges were brought as part of an investigation into the business dealings of Cristina's husband, former Olympic handball player Inaki Urdangarin, who is accused of embezzling millions in public funds through his non-profit Noos Foundation.

It will be the first time a member of the Spanish royal family has sat in the dock. Princess Cristina and her husband have both denied wrongdoing.


Manchester United midfielder Herrera named in match-fixing case

A Spanish judge has named Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera amongst 42 people in an alleged match-fixing case.

The Basque midfielder was part of the Real Zaragoza team that played in a 2-1 win over Levante at the end of the 2010-11 season that is under investigation.

It is unknown if Ander Herrera will face prosecution. Credit: PA

Herrera was listed along with every other player than represented their club, along with the Zaragoza manager and president.

It has previously been reported in court that the Levante team were offered £766,000 to lose the match.

The judge will now decide whether any prosecutions are required.


Spain call-up young English goalkeeper Whalley

Real Zaragoza's English goalkeeper Oscar Whalley has received his first call-up to the Spain Under-21 squad.

Whalley, 20, has an English father and Mexican mother, but was born and brought in the Spanish city.

The stopper has impressed this season playing the the Spanish second division.

He has previously stated his preference would be to play for England.

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