Making the news headlines in Barcelona today are the following stories:
LA VANGUARDIA (Castilian / Catalan)
Mass protests took place in 80 cities across Spain yesterday against the latest round of austerity measures—read story here; Germany estimates that Spain will need total bailout fund of €300 billion—read story here; Catalan fire services have spent the night battling a forest fire in the Bages region—read story here.
EL PERIODICO (Castilian / Catalan)
Spanish government to set spending limit for 2013—read story here; Trade union leaders announce wave of further protests against cuts for August—read story here; The Infanta Cristina earned €12,671 from the Noos Institute, her husband's company that is being investigated for corruption—read story here.
EL PUNT-AVUI (Catalan)
The Generalitat has been forced to postpone payments to subsidised schools (concertades). but says that salaries are not at risk—read story here; The Perpignan USAP rugby team will play once more in Barcelona, at the Lluís Companys Stadium on September 15th against Toulouse—read story here.