Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.7% in March, as a result of, among other things, the higher cost of gasoline, clothing and footwear, but inflation fell by a tenth, now standing at 1.9%; The former Minister of Defence, Carme Chacón, has cancelled her comeback before the media in Catalunya, citing "problems with the agenda" as her reasoning; The chairman of Abertis, Salvador Alemany, claims that he expects all Spain's motorways to become "toll roads" by 2020, a change that is "inevitable" because of the crisis and the current budgetary adjustment.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The number of homeless people in Barcelona now numbers 2,791 after growing by 32% in three years; Sor Maria, a nun who has been accused of stealing babies has rejected claims as "disgusting" and hopes for a quick resolution.