Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Multinational executives demand more power over the Barcelona brand after consulting with a foreign investment study which was released yesterday; The Strategic Plan 2012-2020 aims to promote Barcelona Zoo as a centre of scientific reference, education and animal conservation, as it plans to reinvent itself and build a new dolphinarium with private investment; Barcelona and other major cities participate in the protest 'indignados' #12M15M, which celebrates its first anniversary
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The two main party leaders of CiU (Xavier Trias Mayor) and PSC (Jordi Martí) open up discussions in an attempt to come to an agreement over the Municipal Action Plan (PAM); FGC negotiations with the Department of Territory and Sustainability were unsuccessful yesterday evening, anticipating the second day of the FGC strike; Barcelona's hotels will be 90% occupied and sales are expected to increase this weekend, as many visitors will be attending the F-1 Grand Prix at the Montmeló circuit.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)