In the Barcelona news headlines today, you'll find the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The government lowers the severance pay to a maximum of 33 days; the sale of homes plummeted 17.7% in 2011 in contrast to the 6.8% rise in 2010;The final of the Copa del Rey will be played at the Mestalla and not the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid amid security fears.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Staff of Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) are planning a four-day strike during the year's biggest conference in a protest to earn €700 more than their current annual salary; Baltasar Garzón rejects his conviction and announces that he will appeal the decision, citing that there is not substantial evidence to prove his corruption; Greece has accepted the demanded cuts to avoid bankruptcy. Athens is awaiting the approval of the rescue package.