Amongst the stories making the Barcelona news headlines today are the following articles:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Local Rodalies train services are operating normally following yesterday's crash at El Clot station, in which 25 people were injured; Real Madrid player Pepe has apologised for stepping on Messi's hand during Wednesday's Copa del Rey match, but says it was not intentional; Mariano Rajoy will include the debt owed to Catalunya in his 2012 budgets, according to the Catalan wing of the Partido Popular.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
The Spanish treasury minister, Cristóbal Montoro, has expressed doubts on the ability of the country to meet its deficit objectives; During his court appearance, Baltasar Garzón has said that he ordered the wire tapping "in accordance with the law"; City council has said it will improve but not expand the bike lane network in Barcelona.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The savings banks La Caixa and Catalunya Caixa have put 13,000 apartments up for sale, in operations worth around €2.2 billion; Three Guardia Civil agents compel a man to speak in Castilian rather than Catalan, saying they don't understand the latter.